Kristine Hansen

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    Cancer Survivor Opens Restaurant That Gives Back

    by on August 6, 2014

    Snug in San Antonio’s ultrahip Pearl Brewery complex, a collection of shops, restaurants, and even a culinary institute housed in the now-defunct brewery buildings — you’ll find a gastropub-style restaurant with a creative bent called Cured.

    “It’s th…

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    Entrepreneur Chris Brogan on Why You Shouldn’t Conform

    by on June 18, 2014

    Freaks, misfits and weirdos haven’t always been cool. Entrepreneur and author Chris Brogan, publisher of Owner magazine, turns these terms on their heads by reclassifying freaks as game changers.

    In his latest book, The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth: Entre…

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    Author Jaime Tardy on How to Become a Millionaire

    by on May 1, 2014

    Not too long ago, business coach Jaime Tardy set out to answer the million-dollar question: What does it take to become a millionaire?

    She polled 120 people who fit the bill and presented her findings in the book Eventual Millionaire: How Anyone Can Be an Ent…

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    Author Scott Leonard on Freeing Yourself From the Office

    by on April 24, 2014

    In 2011, Scott Leonard began living what for many small-business owners is only a dream: He took a “working sabbatical,” managing his financial-services firm remotely for nearly three years while sailing around the world with his wife and young sons.


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    A Pop-Up Bakery With a Social Mission

    by on March 4, 2014

    Using a pop-up business model, the Depressed Cake Shop works to spread awareness of mental illnesses worldwide. Local bakers from London to Kuala Lumpur donate cookies and cakes — often frosted in somber tones — that sell for $3 to $5 each. The temporary s…

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    How Two Brothers Revived a Long-Defunct Family Business

    by on January 23, 2014

    When Andy and Charlie Nelson opened a business together in Tennessee, they decided not to start from scratch. Instead, the brothers resurrected a family distillery that had been closed since the state enacted prohibition laws in 1909.

    Their great-great-great …

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    “Zentrepreneur” John Murphy on Running a Peaceful, Meaningful Business

    by on January 15, 2014

    “Not every entrepreneur is making good change, and not every entrepreneur is at peace — balanced, so to speak — and living in the now,” says John Murphy, a self-proclaimed “Zentrepreneur.”

    The founder of Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Venture Managem…

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    How Entrepreneurs Can Serve the Planet

    by on January 10, 2014

    Steve Strauss is a proponent of starting up businesses and uplifting people who live in poverty. The Portland, Ore.-based consultant merges his two passions in Planet Entrepreneur, a book he edited and co-wrote with 13 other members of the World Entrepreneursh…

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