Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is the quality associated with the act of starting and building a new business venture that previously didn't exist. The term is associated with bold, independent creative acts in the business world that, if successful, culminate in value-creation. Entrepreneurs take risks to create innovative enterprises that break ground with new products and services.

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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.

The Legacy of Communism Still Influences Beliefs About Entrepreneurship

Twenty-five years years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the residents of former communist countries still tend to hold more negative views of entrepreneurship than their counterparts elsewhere.

8 Steps You Can Take Starting Today to Dramatically Increase Your Income

The greatest single factor determining how much money we make is how we view ourselves and our worth.

Is Entrepreneurship Education Weakening in America?

Since 2009, fewer Americans say their schools encourage the development of entrepreneurial principles.

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.

How Inspiration From Leo Tolstoy Can Drive Your Business

Tolstoy never ran a business and faced a world different from ours. But entrepreneurs can learn a lot from him.

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.

Your Startup Can Thrive Without VC That it Will Probably Never Get Anyway

Financing growth from sales is tough but the reality is very few companies receive the venture-capital funding seemingly everyone believes is indispensable.

What I Learned in My First 365 Days as an Entrepreneur

The first year of a startup can be a brutal time for an entrepreneur. Here are a few lessons on how to survive the first 12 months.

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Sick Days

Even entrepreneurs can get run down and get sick but for many, they can't afford to take time off. Here’s how you can harness the power of sick days to get ahead in business.

4 Lessons About Entrepreneurs, From the Seat of a Bicycle

On a 4,000-mile bike trek, one professor learned some surprising traits about small business owners.

21 Resources to Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Here is where you should be looking to learn new things about your industry, as well as different facets of running a business.

A Guide to Hiring the Right Type of Salesperson for What You're Selling

Just as a relief pitcher and a starter are different types doing the same job, sales pros come in endless variety.

5 Skills Every Successful Entrepreneur Must Master

Whether you’re already great at the following practices or could use a few pointers, these are the areas you should focus on.

Can You Really Handle the Entrepreneurial Life? Check These 5 Signs.

Those who start their own businesses are prone to more stress, rejection and uncertainty. It's important to be prepared.

5 Essential Reads for Startup Entrepreneurs

To get ahead of the game, here are five books all entrepreneurs should be reading. Bonus: one is free.

The One Controversial Thing You Should Do Before Starting Your Business

After realizing he wasn't really moving forward at his startup, founder Alex Lorton decided to make a big change in his approach to the entrepreneurial world.

The 5 Myths About Entrepreneurship

As people are trying to navigate away from the 'corporate jungle' towards the land of supposed 'entrepreneurial utopia,' a lot of misconceptions arise. Here are five big ones.

How This Entrepreneur Convinced Steve Wozniak to Join His Company

The founder of startup Fusio-io used a technique that is critical to every entrepreneur in the world but seldom mastered.

Best Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Just Kiss the Girl

Don't spend so much time preparing for love, or launching a business, dive in and gain the experience.

How to Rebrand Yourself as an Entrepreneur

Whether you are looking to leave your corporate job or just start a new startup venture, the goal is always the same. You want to show others, as rapidly as possible, that you should be taken seriously in your new identity.

Jump on an Idea Quickly With These 5 Tips

Great entrepreneurs don’t catch lightning in a bottle and leave it on the table.

5 Quotes About Meaning That Will Frame How You Define Entrepreneurship

Work is just work without context. Putting meaning into your actions creates dramatically different results.

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

If you at first you don’t succeed, dust yourself off and TED again. These inspiring talks will get you back on your feet in no time.

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