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Richard Branson Says He Writes His Own Blog Posts, And He's Read Your Comments

…Including the ones that say 'Richard Branson doesn't really read this.'

How to Grab the Attention of Top-Notch Mentors

Finding a great mentor is hard. Here are a few tips on how to stand out from the crowd and gain access to amazing advisors.

Richard Branson on Common Misconceptions About Becoming an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurial success isn't reserved for one personality type, and you don't have to commit all your savings to an idea on blind faith.

The 3 Most Important Questions Every Entrepreneur Must Answer

Entrepreneurs must constantly ask themselves tough questions about where they want to go, what it takes to get there and how to get there successfully.

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Sabrina Horn.

Our expert Sabrina Horn is looking to answer your questions about PR, marketing, social media and general entrepreneur inquiries.

The Secrets to Landing a Literary Agent

Entrepreneurs are full of lessons and advice, making them ideal candidates to write a book.

4 Ways to Get Influencers to Spread Your Brand's Message

Think of it as a way to connect with your audience's audience.

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

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.

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?

.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

Start your week with these top tricks and secrets from Entrepreneur's online contributors.

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

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

Nothing is more overrated than learning things the hard way.

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

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

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

Tips for providing answers and advice with confidence and without sounding like a jerk.

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.'

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

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

These quotes from five signers of the Declaration of Independence show their wisdom lives on.

The Best Business Advice You'll Ever Get

We called on leading entrepreneurs to share the most valuable piece of advice they've received.

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