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Are You Starting a Business for the Right Reasons?

Are You Starting a Business for the Right Reasons?

To be successful as an entrepreneur, have a clear view of next steps. Some people quit a job they don't like but end up in a new place that's no better.
7 Reasons to Ditch the Corporate World for a Career at a Startup

7 Reasons to Ditch the Corporate World for a Career at a Startup

While some people envision starting a company, others dream of just being part of a newly-founded business.
Can the Academic Entrepreneur Save the Ivory Tower?

Can the Academic Entrepreneur Save the Ivory Tower?

Higher education could be rebranded as startups' best friend and assist students in mastering business skills.
Franchise Players: Turning to Franchising For Meaning, Not Validation

Franchise Players: Turning to Franchising For Meaning, Not Validation

Dan Roda became a Nurse Next Door franchisee after working in sales for 31 years in an effort to find a job that was fully meaningful.
10 Things I Learned While Training for the Olympics That Absolutely Apply to Business

10 Things I Learned While Training for the Olympics That Absolutely Apply to Business

Olympic skier Shannon Bahrke Happe has always been about risk versus reward, whether she's flying down a mountain or running her own company.
The Esquire Guy's Guide to Asking for Advice

The Esquire Guy's Guide to Asking for Advice

Best practices for picking your mentor's brain.
How to Handle Being Passed Over for a Promotion

How to Handle Being Passed Over for a Promotion

Besides getting fired, being passed over can be the worst thing to happen to you in your career. But it shouldn't be the end of the world.
17 Startups You Should Bet Your Career On

17 Startups You Should Bet Your Career On

Anyone who's ready to quit their corporate job and join a startup should give these innovative, growing companies a look.
How to Jump From Startup to Startup Without Hurting Your Career

How to Jump From Startup to Startup Without Hurting Your Career

It's not taboo to jump from job to job anymore. But you have to know the right way to do it.
Age is Just a Number in the World of PR

Age is Just a Number in the World of PR

Our ASK the Expert maven Rebekah Epstein provides advice about entering the world of PR at any age.
7 Things Your Body Language Is Telling Your Boss

7 Things Your Body Language Is Telling Your Boss

From the way you sit in your chair to the color of your tie, nonverbal communication can have a big impact on your professional life. Here's some advice.
Turning Passion Into Profits: An Investment Banker Goes to the Dogs

Turning Passion Into Profits: An Investment Banker Goes to the Dogs

She left a banking career in New York for a sunnier life in California. Now, Andrea Servadio is co-founder of Fitdog Sports Club, which must grow to stay ahead of the pack.
Leaving Wall Street for Wine Country

Leaving Wall Street for Wine Country

Jamie Kutch chucked a lucrative job to pursue his dream, becoming one of California's most respected vintners. Here's how one entrepreneur changed careers in midstream.
Clues to Find the Perfect Path for Your Personality

Clues to Find the Perfect Path for Your Personality

Still looking for your true calling? Author Nicholas Lore on how to discover satisfaction and success.
Reid Hoffman, Permanent Beta and the Startup of You

Reid Hoffman, Permanent Beta and the Startup of You

Reid Hoffman and co-author Ben Casnocha talked about their ideas about entrepreneurship at the SXSW Festival in Austin. Even if you never start a company, they say, you're still the entrepreneur of your own life
Big Moves: Leaving Corporate America -- and Relocating -- for a Franchise Opportunity

Big Moves: Leaving Corporate America -- and Relocating -- for a Franchise Opportunity

Instead of letting a promising deal get away, a Texas couple moves across the state -- and finds even more than they bargained for.
Editor Leaves Publishing to Hammer Out Jewelry Business

Editor Leaves Publishing to Hammer Out Jewelry Business

Janet Hill Talbert switches from editing the printed word to crafting jewelry etched with inspiring verses.
Test-Driving Your Dream Job

Test-Driving Your Dream Job

Oregon entrepreneur helps would-be entrepreneurs take their ideas for a spin before sealing the deal.
Rolling Stones Rocker Turns Eco Entrepreneur

Rolling Stones Rocker Turns Eco Entrepreneur

Inspired by his passion for the environment, keyboardist Chuck Leavell launches a global news network.

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