The prodigious juggling skills necessary for parenthood translate well to entrepreneurship. Here's some advice on how to hang in there from the founders of Esoteric Food Company, maker of Zuké pickles.
Solar leasing—where you don’t own your own panels, you just buy the power from them—has been very hot. But a new startup called Kiwi wants to you to own your own solar power, and is making that easier with convenience, cost, and design.
Though many places around the country barely have enough to drink, they’re ignoring a massive free source of water: the stuff up in the clouds, which could fulfill almost all of our water needs if we just used it right.
Entrepreneurial communities grow up around smart people. Whenever someone in government asks me what they can do to accelerate entrepreneurship, I always tell them to put as much money and energy as they can into education. If you build a broad base of smart, inquisitive, curious people that are long term members of your community, you'll be delighted with the results.
Studies show that top-notch teaching talent is the biggest factor in a student's academic success, and Senator Michael Bennet, the former head of Denver Public Schools, thinks it's high time we start reflecting that in teachers' salaries. "We haven't changed the way we pay teachers in this country since we had a labor market that discriminated against women," Bennet says. But reform efforts almost always end in gridlock among teachers unions, school districts, and residents.