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From Pennies to Millions: What It Felt Like to Make Money for the First Time

From Pennies to Millions: What It Felt Like to Make Money for the First Time

In 2005, Susan Petersen and her husband felt like an $86 income tax refund was enough to make them rich. Today, she's at the helm of a multimillion-dollar business. Here's what that ride felt like.

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20 Motivational Quotes from Legendary Entrepreneurs, Leaders and Visionaries (Infographic)
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20 Motivational Quotes from Legendary Entrepreneurs, Leaders and Visionaries (Infographic)

Feeling like a failure? Gain some perspective with help from these famous quotes.
Biz Stone to Aspiring Entrepreneurs: If You're Not Emotionally Invested, Don't Do It
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Biz Stone to Aspiring Entrepreneurs: If You're Not Emotionally Invested, Don't Do It

For our series, 'If I Knew Then,' the Twitter co-founder and Jelly Industries CEO says that while success isn't guaranteed with emotional investment, you're more likely to fail without it.
6 Leaders Share the Secrets to SaaS Startup Success
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6 Leaders Share the Secrets to SaaS Startup Success

From being the face of your startup to not just focusing on the freemium model, six leaders share what it takes to make it.
Mastermind James Altucher Reveals His Secret to Success
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Mastermind James Altucher Reveals His Secret to Success

The serial entrepreneur, author and angel investor opens up about investing, podcasting and predicting the future.
Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: Real Winners Say 'Hit Me Again'
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Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: Real Winners Say 'Hit Me Again'

The real-estate mogul and startup investor knows how to fail -- and she's not afraid to do it.
5 Things 'America's Most Dangerous Underdog' Can Teach Us About Success
Leadership

5 Things 'America's Most Dangerous Underdog' Can Teach Us About Success

The most successful athletes are driven by the desire to accomplish their goals and hit new personal records, something business leaders should also be doing.
The Story of a CEO Who Grew Up on Food Stamps
Leadership

The Story of a CEO Who Grew Up on Food Stamps

A businesswoman shares lessons from her hard climb -- from humble beginnings in North Dakota to running an Alabama marketing agency.
3 Relatively Unknown, But Successful Founders Who Prove Entrepreneurship Is Open to All
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3 Relatively Unknown, But Successful Founders Who Prove Entrepreneurship Is Open to All

Think being an epic entrepreneur is only open to the elite few? Here are three entrepreneurs who prove it's a lifestyle for anyone.
How Your Daily Caffeine Fix Is a Silent Killer of Success
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How Your Daily Caffeine Fix Is a Silent Killer of Success

Drinking several cups of coffee a day is hurting your performance far more than it's helping it.
Every CEO Can Learn Something About Leadership Watching These 11 Films
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Every CEO Can Learn Something About Leadership Watching These 11 Films

This list of movies for winter watching offers plenty of lessons on the qualities that make good leaders and a happy life.
Success Can Come at Any Age. Just Look at These 6 Successful Entrepreneurs.
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Success Can Come at Any Age. Just Look at These 6 Successful Entrepreneurs.

While much attention is thrown at the teen genius or the college dropout, it's important to remember that often the wiser among us can more easily navigate the road to success.
How 5 Gen Y'ers Went From Uncertainty to Success
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How 5 Gen Y'ers Went From Uncertainty to Success

These tales of inspiration should prompt you to ask yourself, 'is this all there is for me?'
5 Points of Success Entrepreneurs Can Learn From a Masked Street Artist
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5 Points of Success Entrepreneurs Can Learn From a Masked Street Artist

New York City-based 'Alec Monopoly' gets paid to paint and has partnered with huge brands and celebrities.
The 3 Secrets That Have Led Me to Success
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The 3 Secrets That Have Led Me to Success

Get the inside scoop on the three traits I've discovered have been the key to a life of an entrepreneur.
Magic Johnson: The Businessman Behind the Basketball Legend
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Magic Johnson: The Businessman Behind the Basketball Legend

The basketball great is just the second person to be honored with Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year Legacy Award.
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