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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.

Winning is Simpler When You Don't Complicate Things

If you're not getting the results you want and feel like your business is in a slump, you've probably just gotten away from your fundamentals.

9 'Mindsets' You Need to Switch From Employee to Entrepreneur

It's a jarring change from living on a paycheck to living on a dream. If you aren't willing think differently, better to keep your day job.

5 Ways to Adapt to the Overworked Entrepreneurial Lifestyle

Finding your passion and following your dream is not stress free but you can make it less stressful

When Will Washington Start Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs?

The latest GDP figures prove that the policies of the last six years are targeting the wrong culprits.

Why Financial Security Ruins People

Sting knows what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur: self-reliance, personal accountability and feeling that you have nothing to lose.

Entrepreneurship as the Hero's Journey

Leave the familiar, grapple with the unknown, chance failure, triumph.

Are You Really Ready to Be an Entrepreneur?

Before you decide to jump the corporate ship, make sure you are really ready to start your own company.

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