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The Startup Turning Point: When You Need to Ask for Help
Starting a Business

The Startup Turning Point: When You Need to Ask for Help

The stories of entrepreneurs who needed just one big breakthrough, and the four scenarios that got them there.
Go Daddy Founder Bob Parsons: I Owe My Success to the Marines
Success Stories

Go Daddy Founder Bob Parsons: I Owe My Success to the Marines

Go Daddy founder and Vietnam War veteran Bob Parsons is working to help veterans transition to civilian life through business and charity.
On Starting Up From Three Veteran Entrepreneurs
Startup Basics

On Starting Up From Three Veteran Entrepreneurs

You may think you know what tough is, but these three vets can tell you a few stories.
Chobani's Secret to Making Customers Feel Like Family
Branding

Chobani's Secret to Making Customers Feel Like Family

Branding your business starts from the inside out. Here are four ways to build a brand your customers will love.
4 Lessons in Success From Millionaire Entrepreneurs
Startup Basics

4 Lessons in Success From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

Three entrepreneurs share their stories of success (and failure) in building multi-million dollar companies.
What I Learned in Business From Failing in College Football
Success Stories

What I Learned in Business From Failing in College Football

I was a practice-field hero, and football failure. What I was missing in the game and in business was the cerebral side.
Why Mixing Business With Pleasure Is Your Recipe For Success
Business Management

Why Mixing Business With Pleasure Is Your Recipe For Success

There's a way to do what you love and make a living at it. Here's one entrepreneur's success story.
How the Robertsons of Duck Dynasty Conquered America
Marketing

How the Robertsons of Duck Dynasty Conquered America

With a focus more on values and less on drama, A&E's Duck Dynasty stands out from the reality series crowd.
Richard Branson on the Secret to Virgin's Sustained Success
The 'Treps

Richard Branson on the Secret to Virgin's Sustained Success

Running a successful ever-growing business means having to set certain best practices in place. Here's how Virgin's CEO does it.
The No. 1 Reason Business Ideas Fail and How You Can Avoid It
Business Ideas

The No. 1 Reason Business Ideas Fail and How You Can Avoid It

Give up too soon on your idea and of course it will be destined for failure. Here are four essential tenets of inventing and product development that will keep you on track to succeed.
The Unbeatable Rightness of Branson
Profiles

The Unbeatable Rightness of Branson

This Labor Day weekend, we're turning Entrepreneur.com over to Sir Richard Branson. Here is why we think he's one mogul worth learning from.
A Facebook Alum Builds an Intelligent Sales Platform
Business Ideas

A Facebook Alum Builds an Intelligent Sales Platform

Darian Shirazi turned down a $35 million acquisition offer from Google, and leveraged his massive local database to provide real-time information for sales teams targeting the U.S. small-business market.
Skateboarding World Champion Pierre Andre on Building the Etnies Empire
Innovation

Skateboarding World Champion Pierre Andre on Building the Etnies Empire

The mind behind game-changing skating shoe designs shares the yearlong journey that took him from living on the streets of Venice Beach to the premiere stages of freestyle.
Why Bartending and Other Odd Jobs Can Help You Start a Business
Startup Basics

Why Bartending and Other Odd Jobs Can Help You Start a Business

Being creative and diverse about your work experience is a smart way to prepare yourself for running your own company. Here's one entrepreneur's unusual path.
Startup Wisdom From 3 Millionaire Entrepreneurs
Success Stories

Startup Wisdom From 3 Millionaire Entrepreneurs

We've gathered advice from entrepreneurs who made millions on their first businesses and are applying that hard-won wisdom to their new startups.
How a Squinting Dog Inspired a $3 Million Company
Success Stories

How a Squinting Dog Inspired a $3 Million Company

When their border collie had trouble seeing during a game of fetch, Roni and Ken Di Lullo invented Doggles, tinted sport goggles for dogs.
How a Coffee Lid Turned into a Million-Dollar Idea
Business Ideas

How a Coffee Lid Turned into a Million-Dollar Idea

Just days after going on sale, a tiny startup's product sells out. Here is how a drinking lid for Mason jars turned into an instant moneymaker.
Growth Strategies

Businesses Find Benefits in Going Green

At last, eco-friendly products and services are paying off in new and scalable ways. See how green can work for you by checking out these forward-looking business models.
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Gives Wounded Veterans a New Life
Starting a Business

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Gives Wounded Veterans a New Life

Disabled veterans often find the return to civilian life difficult, especially when seeking jobs. Now, a university program thinks it has the key to their independence: turn them into entrepreneurs.
If I Knew Then: CEO of KIND Healthy Snacks Dishes on Lessons Learned During His First Years as an Entrepreneur
Young Entrepreneurs

If I Knew Then: CEO of KIND Healthy Snacks Dishes on Lessons Learned During His First Years as an Entrepreneur

If Daniel Lubetzky had a time machine, he would have realized the importance of sticking to his brand's promise of quality.
How Two Recent Grads Turned a Study Abroad Trip into a Social Venture
Young Entrepreneurs

How Two Recent Grads Turned a Study Abroad Trip into a Social Venture

The young founders of Serengetee are looking to social entrepreneurship to make the world a better place. See how they're helped by a few choice fabric swatches.
Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan on Pack Dynamics for Entrepreneurs and Other Animals
Leadership

Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan on Pack Dynamics for Entrepreneurs and Other Animals

Embracing the low moments of your career is what will ultimately bring you to the top. Here's the story of one entrepreneur who grew an empire from his passion for working with dogs.
Lego's Secrets for Brand Longevity
Grow Your Business

Lego's Secrets for Brand Longevity

How young entrepreneurs can emulate the success of powerhouse brand Lego.
Dorm-Room Startup iCracked Gives New Life to Bad Apples
Young Entrepreneurs

Dorm-Room Startup iCracked Gives New Life to Bad Apples

A college entrepreneur found a way to take the frustration out of fixing damaged mobile devices.
How Failure Made These Entrepreneurs Millions
Leadership

How Failure Made These Entrepreneurs Millions

Even the most successful entrepreneurs experience their share of failures. Here are five ways to use failure as a means to succeed.
10 Cool American-Made Products
Success Stories

10 Cool American-Made Products

See some of the innovative products that are made in the U.S.
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