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5 Key Characteristics Every Entrepreneur Should Have
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If you're aspiring to start your own company, see how many of these vital personality traits you possess.
April 22, 2014 in Leadership
The Secret Sauce of Successful Entrepreneurs? It's All in Their Head.

The Secret Sauce of Successful Entrepreneurs? It's All in Their Head.

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For entrepreneurs to succeed they need to fix their mindset.
February 25, 2014 in Leadership
Get Angry! Be Passionate! Your Emotions Are Vital to Success.

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

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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.
February 24, 2014 in Leadership
The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

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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.
January 10, 2014 in Lifestyle
Why Growing Your Business Is All About Perspective

Why Growing Your Business Is All About Perspective

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For our series The Grind, entrepreneur Greg Connolly explains how changing his mentality helped him become a better entrepreneur.
November 14, 2013 in Grow Your Business
The Startup Turning Point: When You Need to Ask for Help

The Startup Turning Point: When You Need to Ask for Help

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The stories of entrepreneurs who needed just one big breakthrough, and the four scenarios that got them there.
November 12, 2013 in Starting a Business
Forget the Flu: Entrepreneurship May Be Viral

Forget the Flu: Entrepreneurship May Be Viral

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A new study by the Kauffman Foundation suggests that knowing an entrepreneur might convince you to become one.
October 16, 2013 in Lifestyle
Why Everyone Will Have to Become an Entrepreneur (Infographic)

Why Everyone Will Have to Become an Entrepreneur (Infographic)

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From those doing manual labor to those in the C-suite, workers of all kinds are facing more pressure to embrace an entrepreneurial way of thinking.
September 3, 2013 in Business Management
Video: What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur NowPlay Video

What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur Now (Video)

Entrepreneur's Amy Cosper talks about the evolving concept of entrepreneurship at the SXSW Festival.
May 31, 2013 in Startup Basics
Dominate Your Industry: How to Become the Best in Your Field

Dominate Your Industry: How to Become the Best in Your Field

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Robert Greene, author of 'The 48 Laws of Power,' talks to Entrepreneur.com about how to become a master.
March 28, 2013 in Leadership
Is Corporate America a Startup?

Is Corporate America a Startup?

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People are hacking corporate culture. But are they entrepreneurs?
March 8, 2013 in Lifestyle
Veterans Tackle the Challenges of Entrepreneurship

Veterans Tackle the Challenges of Entrepreneurship

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New programs help veterans harness their unique skills -- including determination, creative problem-solving and risk tolerance -- to overcome the challenges of starting a business.
February 10, 2013 in Lifestyle
Tech Investor: Courage Is an Entrepreneur's Most Important Quality

Tech Investor: Courage Is an Entrepreneur's Most Important Quality

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Why a founding partner of a Silicon Valley powerhouse venture capital firm holds this above honesty or integrity.
January 23, 2013 in Leadership
What Does the 'Creativity Crisis' Mean for Innovation?

What Does the 'Creativity Crisis' Mean for Innovation?

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Newsweek reported that our country is facing a creativity crisis. What does it mean for the future of entrepreneurship in America and what can we do about it now?
January 18, 2013 in Innovation
5 Tips for Generating Breakout Opportunities

5 Tips for Generating Breakout Opportunities

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Reid Hoffman, investor and co-founder of LinkedIn, and Ben Casnocha, entrepreneur and author, share valuable tips on cultivating and seizing make-or-break opportunities.
June 19, 2012 in Starting a Business
An Inventor Reinvents His Business

An Inventor Reinvents His Business

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Christopher Hawker was thrilled when his invention hit it big. But just a few years later, his company was on the brink of bankruptcy -- until he reinvented his business model.
April 26, 2012 in Business Management
The Other Startup Generation

The Other Startup Generation

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They've accumulated a wealth of experience and resources compared to Gen Yers -- but can boomers afford to take entrepreneurial risks?
April 17, 2012 in Starting a Business
How to Make the Move From Big-Business Employee to Small-Business Owner

How to Make the Move From Big-Business Employee to Small-Business Owner

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Follow these six steps to help make the transition from corporate employee to entrepreneur.
February 24, 2012 in Lifestyle
Are You a Born Entrepreneur? (Opinion)

Are You a Born Entrepreneur? (Opinion)

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Scientific research shows that our genes influence whether we start our own businesses.
December 6, 2011 in Leadership
Need More Time? Wait Just a Minute, Here It Comes

Need More Time? Wait Just a Minute, Here It Comes

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A key to time management is to anticipate time wasters. Then turn them into productive work sessions.
November 9, 2011 in Productivity
Quiz: Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?

Quiz: Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?

If you're thinking about starting a business, it's time for some personal assessment. Take this informal quiz to see how your personality compares with the popular profile of today's successful entrepreneurs.
November 8, 2011 in Startup Basics
Video: Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Entrepreneurs and FearlessnessPlay Video

Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Entrepreneurs and Fearlessness (Video)

A successful Internet entrepreneur talks about why fear can't be a factor when starting a business. Entrepreneurs come in all varieties, Jason Nazar says, but one quality they all share is that they're willing to take risks that others aren't.
September 15, 2011 in Startup Basics
Managing the Stress of Starting Your Own Business

Managing the Stress of Starting Your Own Business

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Stop spieling off platitudes about risk. Instead, develop a strategy to offset the oof, ugh and ouch! that can tag along with a risk-taking life.
September 7, 2011 in Lifestyle
Marathon Man: The Driving Force Behind a Community Revival

Marathon Man: The Driving Force Behind a Community Revival

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How one determined developer is helping restore the creative spirit of Nashville's downtown scene.
August 31, 2011 in Profiles
How to Overcome Startup Fears

How to Overcome Startup Fears

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Here are suggestions for getting past the mental traps that might be holding you back from starting your own business.
June 8, 2011 in Startup Basics

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