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Former 'Shark Tank' Judge Kevin Harrington on Launching His First Business at 15 and What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur (Video)

Former 'Shark Tank' Judge Kevin Harrington on Launching His First Business at 15 and What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur (Video)

The founder of As Seen on TV had a staff of 25 by the time he was a junior in college.
Catherine Clifford
'Supermarket Superstar' Mentor Serves Up 7 Tips for Product Development
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'Supermarket Superstar' Mentor Serves Up 7 Tips for Product Development

With clients like Starbucks, Yoplait and Betty Crocker, DINE marketing president Chris Cornyn offers up business advice for entrepreneurs -- foodies and all.
Ashley Lee
The 10 Fastest-Growing Small-Business Sectors Right Now
Growth Strategies

The 10 Fastest-Growing Small-Business Sectors Right Now

Over the past year, the strengthening housing market has been helping small companies grow -- and fast.
Gabrielle Karol
Richard Branson Shares Letter He Wrote to 12-Year-Old Fan About Keys to Success
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Richard Branson Shares Letter He Wrote to 12-Year-Old Fan About Keys to Success

The Virgin Group founder recently received a letter from a 12-year-old girl asking about his skills. He took to LinkedIn on Thursday to share his response with the world.
Lyneka Little
3 Steps to Transform Your Business Idea Into a Prototype
Starting a Business

3 Steps to Transform Your Business Idea Into a Prototype

Whether you're building a cup holder or a tech gadget hooked to your smartphone, every product has to follow these three steps before it's ready.
JD Albert
3 Ways to Keep Your Creative Juices Flowing When You're Always Busy
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3 Ways to Keep Your Creative Juices Flowing When You're Always Busy

It can be hard to exercise your brain's innovation muscles, but these three brain-boosting activities can help you no matter how busy you are.
Debra Kaye
How to Always Be Ready to Adapt Your Business to Change
Growth Strategies

How to Always Be Ready to Adapt Your Business to Change

Adapting to change quickly is a key way to ensure your business enjoys sustained growth. Here are six ways to make sure you're ready.
Peter S. Cohan
Why Intellectual Property Allows You to Be An Entrepreneur
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Why Intellectual Property Allows You to Be An Entrepreneur

Some argue you can't patent an idea, but if IP laws didn't exist, would you even be in business?
Erik Telford
Why KFC's New Go Cup Is a Brilliant Business Idea -- Even If You Don't Like Fried Chicken
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Why KFC's New Go Cup Is a Brilliant Business Idea -- Even If You Don't Like Fried Chicken

KFC has found a new use for your car's cup holder -- a lesson to all innovators out there: You don't have to reinvent the wheel to come up with a good idea.
Stephen Key
Starting a Business

How Keeping Wine Cold Became a Hot Business

Ben Hewitt created the Corkcicle to ensure "perfectly chilled wine every time."
Katherine Duncan
Why Every Entrepreneur Should Unleash Their Inner Artist
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Why Every Entrepreneur Should Unleash Their Inner Artist

Here are five ways to let your creative side shine to be a better entrepreneur.
SharĂ­ Alexander
5 Ways to Build Momentum For Your Business Idea
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5 Ways to Build Momentum For Your Business Idea

A good business idea needs a healthy dose of momentum to get it going. Here are five steps to help you get there.
Travis Peoples
Shark Tank's Kevin Harrington Opens Up About His Biggest Flops (Video)
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Shark Tank's Kevin Harrington Opens Up About His Biggest Flops (Video)

The founder of As Seen On TV has invested in 500 inventions in his career so far. He has tapped into some real home runs, but he has also lost a fair amount of money believing too long in the wrong products.
Catherine Clifford
College Entrepreneur Creates Digital Care Package Business
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College Entrepreneur Creates Digital Care Package Business

Regaalo, a web service that allows parents to send gifts to students, applies modern technology to an old-fashioned concept.
Jodi Helmer