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Teach Yourself Coding on Your Own Time With These Resources

Learning the language of computers is an incredibly useful skill for entrepreneurs to have.

Whether You're Starting a Business or Not, It Pays to Think Like an Entrepreneur

Applying these eight skills will differentiate you from a crowded and competitive workforce and prepare you if you do start a venture.

5 Skills Every Successful Entrepreneur Must Master

Whether you're already great at the following practices or could use a few pointers, these are the areas you should focus on.

Going From 'Least Likely to Succeed' and Charting a Path to Prosperity

An entrepreneur without a college degree gives his ingredients for overcoming hurdles and learning the skills to run a robust enterprise.

Great at World of Warcraft? Put It on Your Resume.

Stephen Gillett, Symantec's chief operating officer and former Starbucks CIO, says the skills he learned playing the online game have helped him professionally.

The 10 Unique Soft Skills Employers Desire in New Hires

Companies have a hard time finding candidates with communication skills, a positive attitude and the ability to work on a team.

The Workplace Training Hotbed You May Be Overlooking

By tapping the expertise of colleges and universities, companies can boost staff skills and productivity and stay ahead of the competition.

How to Create Strategic Partnerships That Are a Win-Win

Follow these steps to forge relationships grounded in mutual trust that will increase your business presence and profitability.

The 3 Qualities of Likable People

Business leaders and entrepreneurs with these skills have a competitive edge over others.

Master Any Skill With These 3 Simple Steps

Simple doesn't mean fast or easy, but if you put in the work, you'll be on the way to conquering new abilities.

Embrace Change: The 4 Skills Needed to Reinvent Yourself

These days, we're more likely to receive our incomes in different ways during our careers. Prepare yourself for opportunity with these tips.

Why Medical Schools are Pumping out Entrepreneurs

As far as entrepreneurship training goes, a medical degree -- not a MBA -- can be a surprising but useful asset.

10 Ways to Promote Yourself to Entrepreneurial Success

It's not enough if you think you're special. Others should think you are too.

What My Corporate Internship Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

College Trep AJ Agrawal describes one of his company's biggest assets: His summer internship.

University-Backed Businesses That Put Students in the Driver's Seat

Student-run businesses aim to give aspiring entrepreneurs an opportunity to test their mettle.

Why Starting Small Can Mean Big Business for Your Career

Working at a startup used to be risky for career-minded young people. It's now gaining ground as the first stop on the road to gainful employment.

Why Future Entrepreneurs Should Invest in College

It's a perennial question, but a tough one all the same. As early May marks the deadline for when many future young treps will need to decide if going to college is right for them, here are a few key considerations.

Not an Entrepreneur Yet? How to Lead Without a Fancy Job Title

Not sitting in the c-suite at a company, doesn't mean you can't be a leader. Business coach Antonio Neves offers three tips for becoming a vital resource at your company.

Biggest Mistakes: Skillshare on Knowing Your Strengths -- And Weaknesses

When the education-sharing platform began hiring employees, making benefits decisions soon became a priority. But co-founder Michael Karnjanaprakorn now says he should have left that task up to a professional.

What Doesn't Kill You... Makes You an Entrepreneur?

Go getter? Problem Solver? Bossy? Here are five signs you may have what it takes to be an entrepreneur.

Could This Free Online University Be Your Next Start-Up Incubator?

University of the People offers some would-be entrepreneurs an opportunity to bone up on business basics. See how the program could become an even more viable option in the future.

9 Ways to Beef-Up Your Business Skills on the Cheap

If you weren't born with an innate ability to manage a business, you could get an MBA. Or you might try implementing these tips.

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