Barbara Corcoran

"You're going to like me a lot more than the guys, trust me." Barbara Corcoran is a successful entrepreneur, having started her own real estate company with a small $1,000 loan, which after 25 years became a multi-million dollar firm, gaining her much credibility and popularity. Author of an unlikely business book and national best-seller, If You Don't Have Big Breasts, Put Ribbons on Your Pigtails, Barbara also is a real estate contributor to the Today Show and CNBC, and is currently on her fourth season as a panel member in ABC's Shark Tank.

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5 Books That Reveal the Secrets of Your Entrepreneurial Heroes
Leadership

5 Books That Reveal the Secrets of Your Entrepreneurial Heroes

Here are five must-read books that show what entrepreneurial success really takes, and how we can apply the principles of the best to our business.
Dorie Clark
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Starting Up, With the Sharks or Without Them
Pitching investors

Starting Up, With the Sharks or Without Them

Surinder Singh, the founder of Jugglebox, a company that supplies plastic boxes for movers, pitched to the 'Shark Tank' producers at a recent casting call at Columbia Business School.
Laura Entis
Want to Get on Shark Tank? 8 Secrets From the Show's Casting Producer.
Pitching investors

Want to Get on Shark Tank? 8 Secrets From the Show's Casting Producer.

Scott Salyers, the supervising casting producer for ABC's hit show, offers tips for pitching investors.
Laura Entis
Barbara Corcoran: I Used to Fire 25 Percent of My Sales Team Each Year
Leadership

Barbara Corcoran: I Used to Fire 25 Percent of My Sales Team Each Year

The 'Shark Tank' star knows a thing or two about how to fire someone. After all, she made it an annual, company-wide practice at her real-estate firm.
Geoff Weiss
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Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do
Barbara Corcoran

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

The 'Shark Tank' investor and real estate mogul discusses the necessity of extreme optimism and why logic can be dangerous
Laura Entis
Work Hard and Dream Big: 5 Inspiring Entrepreneurs You Should Follow on Twitter
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Work Hard and Dream Big: 5 Inspiring Entrepreneurs You Should Follow on Twitter

Here are some of the business owners we love to follow on Twitter. We bet you'll find them inspiring, too.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Advice From Barbara Corcoran to Marc Ecko: Entrepreneur's Hottest Videos of 2013
Starting a Business

Advice From Barbara Corcoran to Marc Ecko: Entrepreneur's Hottest Videos of 2013

Here, we count down our most-viewed videos from the last 12 months.
Jason Fell
12 Successful Entrepreneurs Share the Best Advice They Ever Got
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12 Successful Entrepreneurs Share the Best Advice They Ever Got

Mark Cuban, Tim Ferris, Jon Taffer and more share their best words of encouragement and guidance.
10 Successful Entrepreneurs on How to Be Awesome
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10 Successful Entrepreneurs on How to Be Awesome

Startup advice from top entrepreneurs including Tony Hawk, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs.
Jason Fell
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I Screwed Up: How 3 Famed Entrepreneurs Learned From Failure
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I Screwed Up: How 3 Famed Entrepreneurs Learned From Failure

Barbara Corcoran, David Mintz and Fran Tarkenton reveal their biggest business mistakes and the lessons they learned.
Arlene Weintraub
The Biggest Business Challenge: Your Insecurity?
Starting a Business

The Biggest Business Challenge: Your Insecurity?

Shark Tank star and angel investor Barbara Corcoran on how she deals with her own inner critic.
Teri Evans
Barbara Corcoran on How to Win Over the 'Crowd'
Finance

Barbara Corcoran on How to Win Over the 'Crowd'

The Corcoran Group founder answers an entrepreneur's question about what works on crowdfunding sites.
Colleen DeBaise
Barbara Corcoran on Two Things Investors Look For
Finance

Barbara Corcoran on Two Things Investors Look For

The Shark Tank investor describes exactly what she looks for when entrepreneurs pitch to her.
Colleen DeBaise
10 Must-Read Inspiring Biographies of Business Leaders
Starting a Business

10 Must-Read Inspiring Biographies of Business Leaders

Take a page from the book of the lives of these famous entrepreneurs.
Lindsay LaVine