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Entrepreneur

An entrepreneur is a person who creates a business where one didn't exist before, often employing innovation and more than an ordinary degree of risk. 

The terms entrepreneur and small-business owner should not be used interchangeably, although they often are. Entrepreneurs are not content in just owning a business. They are focused on building and growing an enterprise. And often, many entrepreneurs are ready to move on to the next thing once their venture has taken off.

These unique business owners drive forward with ideas and innovations that impact us all. They are an unstoppable force inspired to lead, determined to define success by their own terms, and as passionate about work as they are play. 

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Why Our Growing American Affluence Should Be Celebrated, Not Condemned
Leadership

Why Our Growing American Affluence Should Be Celebrated, Not Condemned

A new study suggests many Americans reach the dream of affluence. How? Because we're a country of smart, driven entrepreneurs.
Ryan Shea
Focus on Passion, Not Labels
Growth Strategies

Focus on Passion, Not Labels

I have started, managed and guided a range of businesses. But I never considered myself an entrepreneur. Why? Because I never got caught up in labels.
Steve Tobak
What's in the Stars this Month for Entrepreneurs?
Entrepreneurs

What's in the Stars this Month for Entrepreneurs?

For the month of November, famed astrologer Jennifer Angel provides an entrepreneur-focused horoscope for each astrological sign. What's in your sign?
Jennifer Angel
7 Things Great Entrepreneurs Don't Do
Leadership

7 Things Great Entrepreneurs Don't Do

What separates real entrepreneurs from the pack? A little tough love for the entrepreneurial generation.
Steve Tobak
What's in the Stars for Entrepreneurs This Month?
Growth Strategies

What's in the Stars for Entrepreneurs This Month?

For the month of October, famed astrologer Jennifer Angel provides an entrepreneur-focused horoscope for each astrological sign. What's in your professional future?
Jennifer Angel
Millennials Are Snubbing the Corporate World for Entrepreneurship (Infographic)
Entrepreneurs

Millennials Are Snubbing the Corporate World for Entrepreneurship (Infographic)

The millennial generation is looking to skip a traditional career path to create their own.
Andrea Huspeni
Top 30 Startups to Watch
Growth Strategies

Top 30 Startups to Watch

In producing everything from at-home-mushroom kits to foldable-ballet slippers, these young companies are making plenty of waves in startup land. Here is Entrepreneur's 2013 list of the top 30 startups to watch.
Andrea Huspeni
Entrepreneurship Won't Make You Rich and Other Hard Truths
Starting a Business

Entrepreneurship Won't Make You Rich and Other Hard Truths

Want to know the cold hard truth about entrepreneurship before you start up? Keep reading.
Matthew Toren
Leadership

Blue, Green, Gold? How to Manage Employees Based on their "Color" Temperaments

Authors Susan Geary and Anne Bulstrode provide a simple way for entrepreneurs to decipher employees' temperaments -- and how to handle them.
Andrea Huspeni
DocuSign Aims to Make Its eSignature Tech the Standard
Technology

DocuSign Aims to Make Its eSignature Tech the Standard

The eSignature pioneer has grown to capture more 25 million users who use their services to digitally sign, send and store legally binding documents in more than 188 countries.
Bryan Elliott
7 Ways Entrepreneurs Will Ride Crowdfunding's Ripple Effect
Starting a Business

7 Ways Entrepreneurs Will Ride Crowdfunding's Ripple Effect

A look at how the impending new crowdfunding rules are prompting entrepreneurs to predict -- and deliver -- what the expanded industry will demand.
Catherine Clifford
How Motorcycle Designer Erik Buell Got His Vroom Back, Post Harley-Davidson
Growth Strategies

How Motorcycle Designer Erik Buell Got His Vroom Back, Post Harley-Davidson

The trailblazing entrepreneur followed up a disastrous collaboration by launching a new company, a showcase for innovative racing bikes. But can it get the funding it needs?
Jennifer Wang
An Innovative Recording Studio Goes Mobile
Growth Strategies

An Innovative Recording Studio Goes Mobile

The best artists in the business want to lay down their tracks at Allen Sides' Ocean Way Recording. Now he's taking his state-of-the-art studio expertise to them.