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5 Fundamentals Successful Entrepreneurs Build Into Their Strategy

Business is a minefield of what we can't anticipate or control. The key is building that into your plan and, more importantly, your backup plan.

Create a Binding Agreement With Yourself, Just for Today, and Defeat Complacency

Ready to give it your all? Put it to paper and keep yourself to it.

5 Ways to Convert Challenges Into Gifts

The highs and lows of owning a business can be similar to riding a rollercoaster, but remember, setbacks are the building blocks of success.

The 5 Pillars, or 'Fingers,' of Successful Entrepreneurship

What sets the successful businesses apart from the failed ones? This 'handy' metaphor should help.

4 Everyday Entrepreneurial Lessons From My Daughter

Big lessons come in small packages, especially if that package is disguised as a 3-year-old girl in a purple dress.

From Dreaming to Succeeding, the 12 Phases of Entrepreneurship

When you know it's crazy to quit your job to start a business but you do it anyway, you're on your way.

Entrepreneurs Should Expect to Scrape by on Crumbs Before the Feast

You will never do big things until you do small things in a big way.

To Turn Potential Into Performance, You Need to Place Confidence in Others

Employees, clients and customers will be inspired to do better if you show them that you believe they can.

4 Reasons to Quit Your Job

What criteria can you use to determine if you have been with the same company too long? And to know it's time to do something new?

10 Ways Entrepreneurs Think Differently

Those in the thick of business ownership understand that even considering all its rewards, entrepreneurship is a difficult and complicated path.

You Need the Stamina and Mindset of a Professional Athlete to Make It in Business

What athletes need to endure the brutal winnowing process on their way to the pros is just what it takes to launch and grow a business.

What Makes Israel a Hotbed for Startups?

According to estimates, the country is second to Silicon Valley for new companies. Here are three things that may be driving that.

Joan Rivers Showed Us She'd Do Whatever It Takes. Do Your Actions Say the Same?

The recently-deceased comedian taught a brilliant lesson about personal branding that we should all take to heart.

Underdogs Can't Win Being Copycats

Don't just look at the current best in your industry and do what they do. Try to be the best you, but feel free to borrow from unlikely sources.

A 10-Point Checklist to Confirm You Can Be an Entrepreneur

Starting and running your own business isn't for everybody. Run through these qualities to see if you're cut out for it.

9 Traits That Will Lead You to Success

Spending a summer observing a well-liked and 'lucky' businessman illuminates qualities we all can strive for.

4 Questions to Ask Before Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

Starting and running your own business is one of the hardest things you can ever do. Make sure you're ready for the challenge.

The Hard Truth of Entrepreneurship: You Will Suffer

Achieving the results you're striving for will take pushing yourself. It will be painful, but it will be worth it in the end.

Lessons Learned on a Pizza Shop Owner's Long Entrepreneurial Journey

The first Papa Johns' pizza was baked in the renovated broom closet of a bar. The facilities are better now but a lot else is unchanged.

Franchise or New Venture? That Depends on You.

Here are some quick gut checks and questions to ask yourself to determine what path you should embark on.

7 Key Attributes to Look for in a Balanced Entrepreneur

Starting a business requires a mentality that enjoys a mix of activities that include leadership, decision-making and problem solving.

To Make It, You Have to Be Willing to Fall Flat on Your Face

Anyone who dares to call themselves an entrepreneur has to take on the big risk that comes along with it, and continue taking risks.

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 Ways to Rekindle Your Optimism After You Crash and Burn

Hardship and failure is part of the entrepreneur's life. Here are some strategies to deal.

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