Adam Toren

Adam Toren

Serial entrepreneur, mentor, investor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com
Adam Toren is a serial entrepreneur, mentor, investor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com. He is co-author, with his brother Matthew, of Kidpreneurs and Small Business, BIG Vision: Lessons on How to Dominate Your Market from Self-Made Entrepreneurs Who Did it Right (Wiley). He's based in Phoenix, Ariz.

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5 Quotes About Meaning That Will Frame How You Define Entrepreneurship
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5 Quotes About Meaning That Will Frame How You Define Entrepreneurship

Work is just work without context. Putting meaning into your actions creates dramatically different results.
5 Quotes to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing
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5 Quotes to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Think your line of business doesn't need creativity? Think again! Every entrepreneur needs imagination to thrive.
Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship
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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship

The Declaration of Independence reminds us why going out on your own is a worthwhile endeavor.
Contribute to the Greater Good by Taking These 3 Easy Initiatives
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Contribute to the Greater Good by Taking These 3 Easy Initiatives

You don't have to do it all to make it worth the effort. Take these steps toward being a more socially-conscious entrepreneur.
3 Other Ways Entrepreneurs Can Use Crowdfunding
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3 Other Ways Entrepreneurs Can Use Crowdfunding

While crowdfunding has become a popular means of raising investment by giving rewards, there are some emerging platforms that want to take crowdfunding one step further.
Entrepreneurship as the Hero's Journey
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Entrepreneurship as the Hero's Journey

Leave the familiar, grapple with the unknown, chance failure, triumph.
Startup Aims to Meet Tech Challenges of Dining Industry
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Startup Aims to Meet Tech Challenges of Dining Industry

Red Book Connect's solutions for the four biggest issues restaurants face are already embraced by large numbers of businesses.
Treat Your Corporate Job as an Entrepreneurial Training Program
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Treat Your Corporate Job as an Entrepreneurial Training Program

Aspiring entrepreneurs could learn valuable lessons that would help develop the know-how to run their own companies.
The Mind-Body Practices of 5 Mega-Successful Entrepreneurs
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The Mind-Body Practices of 5 Mega-Successful Entrepreneurs

There are some habits that seem to permeate the most reputable entrepreneurs. Here are some of their practices for ultimate success.
5 Quotes to Inspire the Optimistic Entrepreneur in You
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5 Quotes to Inspire the Optimistic Entrepreneur in You

A positive attitude can take you far in your career, like these five successes prove with their perspective of possibility.
An Indoor Beach and 4 Other Amazing and Unusual Home-Office Designs
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An Indoor Beach and 4 Other Amazing and Unusual Home-Office Designs

Thinking of redoing your home office? You're definitely going to want to check out these off-the-wall ideas.
Want to Be an Entrepreneurial Icon? Try These 5 Steps.
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Want to Be an Entrepreneurial Icon? Try These 5 Steps.

How do you lift your status and become an industry expert in your market? It may be simpler than you think.
5 Quotes on Risk That Will Have You Ready to Take Action
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5 Quotes on Risk That Will Have You Ready to Take Action

Nothing ventured, nothing gained -- right? Get ready to face some risk with these inspiring calls to action.
Master Any Skill With These 3 Simple Steps
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Master Any Skill With These 3 Simple Steps

Simple doesn't mean fast or easy, but if you put in the work, you'll be on the way to conquering new abilities.
3 Reasons You Should Have Difficult Conversations Now
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3 Reasons You Should Have Difficult Conversations Now

When a conflict arises you may want to run away from it. However, running toward the conflict is usually the best solution.
Make a Positive Change Now With These 5 Life Shortcuts
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Make a Positive Change Now With These 5 Life Shortcuts

Save time and conserve energy with these simple but powerful changes in your daily actions and thinking.
5 Keys for Maintaining Your Entrepreneurial Vision
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5 Keys for Maintaining Your Entrepreneurial Vision

It can be challenging to keep your focus when the grind of daily life can knock you down. Here are some tips to help keep you on the path.
3 Simple Swaps That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur
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3 Simple Swaps That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Changing a few daily habits can help improve your productivity and stamina.
Before You Strike Out on Your Own, Know These 3 Realities
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Before You Strike Out on Your Own, Know These 3 Realities

Entrepreneurship is a sexy word with lots of promise, but like anything, there are some challenges to this dream. Be prepared!
Need Guidance at Your Startup? Create an Advisory Board Keeping These 3 Things in Mind.
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Need Guidance at Your Startup? Create an Advisory Board Keeping These 3 Things in Mind.

Figure out who your advisors will be, what role they'll play and what they'll get in return.
Is Your Marketing Plan Violating Pinterest's Updated Use Policies?
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Is Your Marketing Plan Violating Pinterest's Updated Use Policies?

If you're using Pinterest for your brand, here are the new rules you need to be aware of to stay compliant.
3 Social Media Marketing Plans for Every Startup Budget
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3 Social Media Marketing Plans for Every Startup Budget

You need a social media strategy, but how do you get started on a shoestring budget? Here are three options.
The Philosophy That Will Help You Get 'It' Done
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The Philosophy That Will Help You Get 'It' Done

Sometimes, there isn't a shortcut for completing your work. Tackle your to-do list the old fashioned way with the G.S.D. motto.
3 Professionals Entrepreneurs Need for Their Personal Lives
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3 Professionals Entrepreneurs Need for Their Personal Lives

You're used to hiring out your business needs, but here are some professionals you should consider for your personal needs.
5 TED Talks That May Change Your View on Life
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5 TED Talks That May Change Your View on Life

From space walks to body language, here are five speeches that will change the way you think and act as an entrepreneur.
10 Quotes to Get You Through the Marathon of Entrepreneurship
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10 Quotes to Get You Through the Marathon of Entrepreneurship

These motivational nuggets of wisdom will help you persist during the ups and downs.
5 Entrepreneurs Who Embrace, and Dominate, Risk
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5 Entrepreneurs Who Embrace, and Dominate, Risk

With risk, comes greater rewards. These five men have come out ahead against failure.
15-Year-Old Entrepreneur Looks to Disrupt Sugary Drinks Market
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15-Year-Old Entrepreneur Looks to Disrupt Sugary Drinks Market

Recent Shark Tank contestant infuses some 'sweet' innovation in his product that seeks to replace soda and sports beverages.
Is Your Cyber Security in Shape?
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Is Your Cyber Security in Shape?

With cyber security issues facing major retailers, entrepreneurs are scrambling to protect customer data.
3 Lucky Traits Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From The Irish
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3 Lucky Traits Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From The Irish

With St. Patrick's Day upon us, the 'luck of the Irish' is in full swing. Here are a few Irish disruptors and what you can learn from their journey.

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