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Why Growing Your Business Is All About Perspective

Why Growing Your Business Is All About Perspective

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

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

The stories of entrepreneurs who needed just one big breakthrough, and the four scenarios that got them there.
Forget the Flu: Entrepreneurship May Be Viral

Forget the Flu: Entrepreneurship May Be Viral

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

Why Everyone Will Have to Become an Entrepreneur (Infographic)

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.
What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur Now

What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur Now

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

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

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

Is Corporate America a Startup?

People are hacking corporate culture. But are they entrepreneurs?
Veterans Tackle the Challenges of Entrepreneurship

Veterans Tackle the Challenges of Entrepreneurship

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

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

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

What Does the 'Creativity Crisis' Mean for Innovation?

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?
5 Tips for Generating Breakout Opportunities

5 Tips for Generating Breakout Opportunities

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.
An Inventor Reinvents His Business

An Inventor Reinvents His Business

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.
The Other Startup Generation

The Other Startup Generation

They've accumulated a wealth of experience and resources compared to Gen Yers -- but can boomers afford to take entrepreneurial risks?
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

Follow these six steps to help make the transition from corporate employee to entrepreneur.
Are You a Born Entrepreneur? (Opinion)

Are You a Born Entrepreneur? (Opinion)

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

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

A key to time management is to anticipate time wasters. Then turn them into productive work sessions.
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.
Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Entrepreneurs and Fearlessness

Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Entrepreneurs and Fearlessness

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.
Managing the Stress of Starting Your Own Business

Managing the Stress of Starting Your Own Business

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.
Marathon Man: The Driving Force Behind a Community Revival

Marathon Man: The Driving Force Behind a Community Revival

How one determined developer is helping restore the creative spirit of Nashville's downtown scene.
How to Overcome Startup Fears

How to Overcome Startup Fears

Here are suggestions for getting past the mental traps that might be holding you back from starting your own business.
Why Business Owners Should Never Be Happy

Why Business Owners Should Never Be Happy

Every successful company is a work in progress, so your pursuit of better performance needs to be relentless.
25 Common Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

25 Common Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

Do you have what it takes to get through hard times? Here are the traits that help home-based business owners thrive.
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