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What I Learned in My First 365 Days as an Entrepreneur

What I Learned in My First 365 Days as an Entrepreneur

The first year of a startup can be a brutal time for an entrepreneur. Here are a few lessons on how to survive the first 12 months.
4 Entrepreneurial Cult Classics to Cultivate Success

4 Entrepreneurial Cult Classics to Cultivate Success

Add these business titles to your book bag to get your thinking off the beaten path.
Feel Dumb Asking for Advice? You'll Actually Appear More Competent.

Feel Dumb Asking for Advice? You'll Actually Appear More Competent.

New research reveals that while we're all scared asking for advice will make us look like incompetent fools, it actually has the opposite effect.
Should You Switch Your Company's URL to a New Domain Extension?

Should You Switch Your Company's URL to a New Domain Extension?

.florist? .coffee? .technology? The options are vast, but are any of these new domain extensions worth the money?
Keys for Solopreneurs and High-Performing Cultures:  Weekly Tips Roundup

Keys for Solopreneurs and High-Performing Cultures: Weekly Tips Roundup

Start your week with these top tricks and secrets from Entrepreneur's online contributors.
5 Life Lessons That Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

5 Life Lessons That Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

Some of the words of wisdom that guide my personal life have proved to be just as useful in the office.
Even Superman Needs to Be Clark Kent Some of the Time

Even Superman Needs to Be Clark Kent Some of the Time

Considering launching a business? Remember this: You can phase in pursuing your entrepreneurship bid while still keeping that day job.
6 Things I Wish Somebody Had Told Me When I Started My Small Business

6 Things I Wish Somebody Had Told Me When I Started My Small Business

Nothing is more overrated than learning things the hard way.
How These Sibling Franchisees Built an Empire

How These Sibling Franchisees Built an Empire

Brothers Joe and Allen Hertzman, who own six Long John Silver's, 13 Rally's and 24 Papa John's Pizza units, share what's in their secret franchising sauce.
3 Books That Will Help Change The Way You Think About Sales

3 Books That Will Help Change The Way You Think About Sales

Even if the word makes you cringe, entrepreneurship and sales are intertwined. Learn to see sales differently with these three great reads.
Maximizing Your Time While Helping Others

Maximizing Your Time While Helping Others

The more successful you get as an entrepreneur, the more likely you’ll be barraged with people who’d like to ask your advice or 'pick your brain' Here is how to help them out, while also protecting your time.
How to Answer Questions Better Than Anyone Else

How to Answer Questions Better Than Anyone Else

Tips for providing answers and advice with confidence and without sounding like a jerk.
Richard Branson on the Right Way to Multitask

Richard Branson on the Right Way to Multitask

Taking on too much too fast can lead to disaster.
Nasty Gal CEO Sophia Amoruso: 'Wisdom is Earned Through Experience, Particularly Mistakes.'

Nasty Gal CEO Sophia Amoruso: 'Wisdom is Earned Through Experience, Particularly Mistakes.'

The fashion-retail founder explains why entrepreneurs shouldn't be afraid to veer off of the prescribed track, why it is okay for them to make mistakes and how founders should strive to be like Indiana Jones.
5 Tips from Entrepreneur Pros on Starting a Business

5 Tips from Entrepreneur Pros on Starting a Business

Starting a business can be a challenge and often entrepreneurs need guidance in various areas. Here five established founders reveal their tips for getting a new business off the ground.
Sage Advice for Entrepreneurs From America’s Greatest Risk Takers

Sage Advice for Entrepreneurs From America’s Greatest Risk Takers

These quotes from five signers of the Declaration of Independence show their wisdom lives on.
The Best Business Advice You'll Ever Get

The Best Business Advice You'll Ever Get

We called on leading entrepreneurs to share the most valuable piece of advice they've received.
6 Dumb Ways to Ask for Help

6 Dumb Ways to Ask for Help

As an entrepreneur, the ability to make connections, ask for help and get help is easier than ever. When doing so, avoid these relationship-killing mistakes.
How to Find the Absolute Right Mentor to Steer You to Startup Success

How to Find the Absolute Right Mentor to Steer You to Startup Success

Whether you need a cheerleader, someone to vent to or a person with specific skill sets, here are tips for approaching your search for the perfect guide.
How Giving Could Become Your Default Weapon of Choice

How Giving Could Become Your Default Weapon of Choice

Three successful leaders in business are modeling the idea that being generous is a valuable goal in itself.
4 Things to Consider When Making Your First Hires

4 Things to Consider When Making Your First Hires

Making the right decisions today will ensure your company's survival tomorrow.
3 Life Lessons From Steve Ballmer's Rousing Graduation Speech

3 Life Lessons From Steve Ballmer's Rousing Graduation Speech

Microsoft's recently departed CEO and the soon-to-be owner of the LA Clippers shared his own life advice with the graduates at the University of Washington.
18 Things to Do Right Now to Be a Happier Small-Business Owner

18 Things to Do Right Now to Be a Happier Small-Business Owner

Running a company has its ups and downs, so rely on a robust set of strategies to keep an even keel.
What My Father's Early Departure Taught Me About Business

What My Father's Early Departure Taught Me About Business

Yahoo's chairman recalls the lessons of fairness, coaching and helping others gleaned from the other paternal figures in his life.
10 of the Most Counterintuitive Pieces of Advice From Famous Entrepreneurs

10 of the Most Counterintuitive Pieces of Advice From Famous Entrepreneurs

While advice can come from likely sources, the advice itself isn't always exactly as you'd expect. Here are some interesting examples.

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