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The World's No. 1 Poker Player on Winning, Losing and Staying Sane in High-Stress Situations

With more than $8.8 million in live earnings, 25-year-old poker champ Dan Smith knows a little something about playing to win.

Successful Entrepreneurs Have These 5 Traits in Common

Maybe being an entrepreneur is in your DNA but, even if it's not, it's in your power to succeed at it.

How to Dress for a Business Meeting. Yes, Seriously. (Infographic)

You may be tempted to try the rumpled-hair, hoodie look – just don't.

7 Insanely Productive Habits of Successful Young Entrepreneurs

To be successful, entrepreneurs must beat the odds stacked against them -- especially young ones. To understand what these founders do differently, we've compiled a list of habits that made them successful.

10 Awesome Tips for Being a Better Leader

There’s always room for improvement, and this advice can help get you going in the right direction.

Shark Tank Star Robert Herjavec on the 5 Worst Sales Sins

Do you walk around asking potential clients 'What can I do to win your business?' Don't.

4 Pieces of Bad Startup Advice That You Should Ignore

Investors will not be impressed if you attempt to pursue these unfounded bits of guidance.

Richard Branson's Guide to Finding a Mentor

Every entrepreneur needs one.

To MBA or Not to MBA

Can a formal education really help you make your entrepreneurial dreams come true? Experts weigh in.

9 Ways to Show More Confidence in Business

You’re much more likely to reach out to others about your latest idea or effectively pitch a new client if you feel self-assured.

Steve Blank: 'Entrepreneurship is a Calling, Not a Job.'

For our 'If I Knew Then, What I Know Now' series, serial entrepreneur Steve Blank discusses the importance of following your passion, the importance of family and the legacy he hopes to leave behind for future entrepreneurs.

Why You're Thinking About Networking All Wrong

Here's to a broader, more generous definition of the oft-used career term.

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?

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