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College Entrepreneur of 2012 Winner: 'We're Focusing on Our Next Step, Not the Last Step'
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College Entrepreneur of 2012 Winner: 'We're Focusing on Our Next Step, Not the Last Step'

Bryan Silverman talks about life after winning our top award for college business owners.
Linda Lacina
Want to Start a Business Fresh Out of College? Try Freelancing First.
Freelancers

Want to Start a Business Fresh Out of College? Try Freelancing First.

While being an entrepreneur can be thought of as a sexy career path, it can be tough. To test the waters, start out freelancing.
Peter Cannone
What These Influential Leaders Want to Tell Today's 22-Year-Olds
Leadership

What These Influential Leaders Want to Tell Today's 22-Year-Olds

Richard Branson, Deepak Chopra and other LinkedIn Influencers look back at themselves at 22 to offer advice to this year's group of college graduates.
Nina Zipkin
How I Found Success by Age 30
The Grind

How I Found Success by Age 30

For our series The Grind, young entrepreneur Jason Lucash opens up about hitting the 30-year-old milestone and what advice he has for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Jason Lucash
Growing Big From a Small Start
Starting a Business

Growing Big From a Small Start

This entrepreneur started selling study guides from his dorm room but explains that why and where you begin is less important than the clarity of your vision and inspiring people to dream the future as you do.
Mike Matousek
The Best College Graduation Speeches Ever
Inspiration

The Best College Graduation Speeches Ever

From Bill Gates to Stephen Colbert, a look at the speakers who gave the most memorable commencement speeches.
Cindy Perman
5 Key Characteristics Every Entrepreneur Should Have
Leadership

5 Key Characteristics Every Entrepreneur Should Have

If you're aspiring to start your own company, see how many of these vital personality traits you possess.
Nathan Resnick
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Why College Students Need to Be Entrepreneurial With Their Careers
College students

Why College Students Need to Be Entrepreneurial With Their Careers

Here are five ways students can think more like an entrepreneur, and how doing so can improve your chances for professional success.
Dan Schawbel
Student Startup: Why College Is the Perfect Time to Launch a Business
College Entrepreneurs

Student Startup: Why College Is the Perfect Time to Launch a Business

You are stressed, busy and broke. Of course it is the perfect time to start a company.
Jessica Ekstrom
How to Overcome the Myths of Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs

How to Overcome the Myths of Entrepreneurship

With a new startup popping up every day, many people have formed stereotypes of what entrepreneurship entails. Here are a few misconceptions about the entrepreneurial journey and how to overcome them.
Fred Dawkins
3 Ways to Overcome the Liability of Youth
Young Entrepreneurs

3 Ways to Overcome the Liability of Youth

Here are some strategies to make sure your age doesn't work against your business.
Jay Azriel
Business Schools Should be Transformed to Drive Entrepreneurism
Education

Business Schools Should be Transformed to Drive Entrepreneurism

Universities should empower students with the skills to push an idea through to implementation.
Rory O'Shea
The Secret Entrepreneurial Lessons of a Liberal Arts Education
Leadership

The Secret Entrepreneurial Lessons of a Liberal Arts Education

It turns out, the basic college degree is worth more than it seems.
Steve VanderVeen
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Should I Quit Engineering and Study Business?

While skills are important for business owners, so is personality. Our expert helps this college student understand the traits that great entrepreneurs need.
Penny Morey