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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Why Stressed-Out Control Freaks Make Insanely Great Entrepreneurs

You either want to accomplish great things or you don’t. If you don’t expect and push for it, you don’t get it.

7 Film Biographies to Inspire Every Entrepreneur

Movies can be thrilling flights of imagination but none more so than those depicting the struggles of true-life entrepreneurs.

The Advantage That Rookies May Have Over Serial Entrepreneurs

First-time players may display a drive that propels them to scramble up steep learning curves, explore new terrain and innovate. Here's how to capitalize on that approach.

The 7 Toughest Startup Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way

Nothing sets an entrepreneur up for a fall like early success.

The Most Important Career Choice You'll Ever Make

Ready to reach for the stars and tackle every obstacle that stands in your way? Advice from someone who's been down that long hard road.

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.

Why the Hell Would Anyone Want to Be an Entrepreneur?

Being an entrepreneur might seem glamorous, but it isn't. Far from it. Still, the rewards are great... and not what you might expect.

Listen and Learn From These 9 Emerging Entrepreneurial Podcasters

These podcasts use the radio format to deliver ideas and inspiration tailored to the needs, and schedules, of entrepreneurs.

Don't Let Crowd 'Wisdom' Do All Your Thinking

Entrepreneurs should invite public opinion when the timing is right -- without handing over the reins.

Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban: 'Failure is Part of the Success Equation'

Falling down and pulling yourself back up only makes you more kickass at business and in life, the Shark Tank star says.

Entrepreneurship Doesn't Cause Per-Capita Income Growth

The data suggest that rising wealth depresses business formation.

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.
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