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Lessons I Learned From SXSW (Even Though I Didn't Go to SXSW This Year)

Lessons I Learned From SXSW (Even Though I Didn't Go to SXSW This Year)

Thinking back on my experiences at the big interactive festival, I've become a better business person for having attended. Here are some takeaways.
When Ego Is the Enemy

When Ego Is the Enemy

Overconfident big mouths are not just bores at parties; they can harm your business
Get Angry! Be Passionate! Your Emotions Are Vital to Success.

Get Angry! Be Passionate! Your Emotions Are Vital to Success.

Emotion is what gets people to invest in you, buy your products and help you on your entrepreneurial journey. Here's how to harness it.
Take a Page From The Rock and Refer to Yourself in the Third Person

Take a Page From The Rock and Refer to Yourself in the Third Person

Pronouns are important, and new research suggests that too many 'I's are bad for the psyche.
Forget Confidence. Try Being a Little Insecure Instead.

Forget Confidence. Try Being a Little Insecure Instead.

Why losing the cockiness and being your own Doubting Thomas may be the best thing you can do for your business.
'Polished, Poised, Prepared': Confidence Tips from Women Entrepreneurs

'Polished, Poised, Prepared': Confidence Tips from Women Entrepreneurs

These women aren't going to let anyone get in the way of their dreams. Here's what they've learned.
7 Ways to Become a Better Leader

7 Ways to Become a Better Leader

Leadership is a skill that can be continually strengthened. Here's how.
The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are a diverse bunch. The best ones, however, share a collection of characteristics -- from tenacity to the ability to tolerate risk -- that are crucial to any successful venture.
Employees Everywhere: We Want a Raise This Year

Employees Everywhere: We Want a Raise This Year

2014 looks like the year that employees are finally saying, 'It's time to take care of me.'
10 Honest and Completely Helpful Tips for Hitting a Public-Speaking Homerun

10 Honest and Completely Helpful Tips for Hitting a Public-Speaking Homerun

Looking for advice on how to amp up your public speaking skills? Here are a few tips from a pro.
5 Simple Steps to Be a Super-Confident Leader

5 Simple Steps to Be a Super-Confident Leader

In business, confidence is key. Follow these tips to be stronger and more certain of your own capabilities.
3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Kindergarteners

3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Kindergarteners

Don't over-think it: Embrace your inner 5-year-old and go with your gut.
Startup Entrepreneurs Have Confidence. Duh.

Startup Entrepreneurs Have Confidence. Duh.

Of all the surveys conducted, the Kauffman/LegalZoom Startup Confidence Index is taking the prize for the most obvious.
10 Ways to Promote Yourself to Entrepreneurial Success

10 Ways to Promote Yourself to Entrepreneurial Success

It's not enough if you think you're special. Others should think you are too.
Need a Pep Talk?

Need a Pep Talk?

In starting up, confidence is oh-so-important. Check out these four tips for giving your self-esteem a kick.
How the Founder of S.W. Basics Got Her Confidence Back

How the Founder of S.W. Basics Got Her Confidence Back

When you are looking to raise growth funding, you'll often have to answer extremely tough questions about your business and yourself. Here's how one business owner rediscovered just how important it is to be confident.
7 Ways to Be a Confident, Rock Star Leader

7 Ways to Be a Confident, Rock Star Leader

Entrepreneurial success isn't for the meek. Follow these tips to project an air of confidence.
Do You Have the Right Kind of Confidence?

Do You Have the Right Kind of Confidence?

Genuine success comes from self-assurance and a willingness to fail.

How Straying From the Pack Can Open the Door to Success

In her new book Do Cool Sh*t, Miki Agrawal discusses the importance of marching to your own drum and surrounding yourself with supportive people.
Keys to Success: Overcoming 5 Fears That Hold Entrepreneurs Back

Keys to Success: Overcoming 5 Fears That Hold Entrepreneurs Back

Here's how to move past your personal obstacles and get your startup idea off the ground.
What You Can Learn From Ashton Kutcher About Public Speaking

What You Can Learn From Ashton Kutcher About Public Speaking

The 'Jobs' actor's stirring acceptance speech at the Teen Choice Awards is earning him considerable respect among speechwriters.
Small-Business Confidence Levels Rise, But Not Fast Enough

Small-Business Confidence Levels Rise, But Not Fast Enough

Small-business owners are marginally more confident than they have been, but their optimism remains below historic norms, a new report finds.

Overcoming Your Kryptonite and Making the Leap into Entrepreneurship

When it comes to starting up, our insecurities can become our own worst enemy. Here's how one young entrepreneur overcame his inner demons.

Finding an All-In Business Partner and 4 More Tips From the Week

Read the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com, from making sure that your business partner is committed to softening your digital communications.

When Overconfidence Backfires

A certain brashness has correlations to success. But how much is too much?

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