Tyree Harris

Tyree Harris has his degree in journalism at the University of Oregon, where he served as an editor-in-chief, earned awards for column writing, and gave various speeches including a TEDx speech. Harris hopes to motivate young, business-minded people to explore their entrepreneurial potential.

Recent Articles Published by Tyree Harris

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Friday Roundup: Entrepreneur state of mind, squeezing employees, graduation advice from bazillionaires

Don’t get so wrapped up in work that you forget to stay up with the current events of the business world! Amid all of the chaos, grab a cup of Joe and take a short reading break. Read more »

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Friday Roundup: More advice on being more productive, corporate tax cuts, Silicon Forest?

Don’t get so wrapped up in work that you forget to stay up with the current events of the business world! Amid all of the chaos, grab a cup of Joe and take a short reading break. Read more »

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Friday roundup: Amy’s Baking Company, rising small business optimism, creative business people

Don’t get so wrapped up in work that you forget to stay up with the current events of the business world! Amid all of the chaos, grab a cup of Joe and take a short reading break. Read more »

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Friday Roundup: Doing it all in your business, is Google Glass dorky?

Don’t get so wrapped up in work that you forget to stay up with the current events of the business world! Amid all of the chaos, grab a cup of Joe and take a short reading break. Read more »

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Friday roundup: Deep voice = deep pockets, Are highly creative people difficult?

Don’t get so wrapped up in work that you forget to stay up with the current events of the business world! Amid all of the chaos, grab a cup of Joe and take a short reading break. Read more »

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Music Entrepreneurship: Portland rap legend Cool Nutz shares the secrets of his success

I sat down with Portland rapper Cool Nutz to understand what’s made him so successful, and why there aren't a lot of rappers in his position. Read more »

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Friday Roundup: Win business plan competitions, be an amazing boss, and get a patent

Don’t get so wrapped up in work that you forget to stay up with the current events of the business world! Amid all of the chaos, grab a cup of Joe and take a short reading break. Read more »

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Friday Roundup: Palo Alto Software CEO in NY Times, Jay-Z keeps stacking dough, Dubai police get Lamborghinis

This week's Everyone's Business addresses Jay-Z's business savvy, Dubai's Lambo's and Seth Godin's general amazingness. Read more »

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Friday Roundup: Drinking on the job, Overpaid NBA Players, Offshore Accounts

Carmelo Anthony tops the NBA overpaid players list; drinking on the job is overrated Read more »

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Friday Roundup: Five must-read articles for growing your business from March 25-29

Taxes, firings and leadership advice highlight this week's Everybody's Business Read more »

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Living the Music: Music engineer, entrepreneur strives for success in the Northwest

Chris Reeser met with us to talk about the engineering business model, the music industry and the challenges he faces. Read more »

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Leaders: Don’t Try to Do Everything — You’ll End Up Accomplishing Nothing

A leader's work is never to do the work for others, or to be all-knowing. Rather, a leader's work is to provide employees with the means to complete their tasks, and to hold them accountable to the organization. Read more »

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Friday Roundup: Five good business articles from March 18-22

1. Inc. Magazine sat down with Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who spoke on how he believed startups will define America’s future. If you’ve seen Cory Booker’s documentary “Brick City,” you know how amazing this guy is. 2. Under30 CEO tells the United States’ young entrepreneurs to pack their bags and leave — now.  3. I... Read more »

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Living the Music: Being in Music Doesn’t Mean You Have to Starve

We all know the story: the local band that tears up the hometown bars, but never gets any big publicity; the independent rapper who sounds just like that one famous guy, but never gets shows bigger than 15 of his good friends huddled inside a small basement; the best singer in your choir class, now... Read more »

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10 Great Websites for Entrepreneurs

Whether you’re a budding business owner or an experienced hotshot, taking some time to read what’s going on in the industry is essential. The internet is filled with resources and publications dedicated to assisting you in your ventures, but you have to be able to track down the good stuff. By accessing BPlans, you’re already reading some... Read more »

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Friday Roundup: Five good business articles from March 11-15

Every Friday, we’ll be aggregating a few great articles from the week. 1. Entrepreneur talked with Indiegogo‘s Slava Rubin about some of  the myths of entrepreneurship.  2. Likeable Media founder Carrie Kerpen wrote an article in Inc. Magazine on why she believes other women might be a woman’s greatest obstacle in the workforce. 3. A bit of a downer,... Read more »

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Is a Down Economy a Good or Bad Time to Start a Business?

Graphic by: Global Economic Intersection Times of economic woe don’t mean you have to tuck-in your entrepreneurial spirit and settle for whatever job you can get. In fact, economic slowdowns can be prime opportunities to get your startup off the ground. Don’t believe it? Ask General Electric, IBM, Microsoft, Facebook, Disney, Burger King or Apple... Read more »