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5 Ways to Rekindle Your Optimism After You Crash and Burn

5 Ways to Rekindle Your Optimism After You Crash and Burn

Hardship and failure is part of the entrepreneur's life. Here are some strategies to deal.
The Retail Giants That Disappeared

The Retail Giants That Disappeared

From Circuit City to KB Toys, a look at the popular stores that went bust over the last 25 years.
Fight Overthinking, That Destroyer of Decision Making

Fight Overthinking, That Destroyer of Decision Making

By worrying and ruminating about your choices, you can slow down the very mental processes that you need.
Corner Office Turnover: Why CEOs Succeed or Fail

Corner Office Turnover: Why CEOs Succeed or Fail

Those unprepared for the role can be caught off guard and find themselves out of the job soon after.
Mysterious Google Barge in Maine to be Scrapped

Mysterious Google Barge in Maine to be Scrapped

One half of Google's expensive clandestine project is no more.
5 Stern Truths You Need to Know Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

5 Stern Truths You Need to Know Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

If you hunger for success, you can't let failure intimidate you.
4 Reasons Why Your Startup May Never Be Successful

4 Reasons Why Your Startup May Never Be Successful

The high failure rate that occurs in the startup world can be attributed to many different factors, but often, it comes down to these four recurring problems.
10 Quotes on Persistence to Help You Keep Going

10 Quotes on Persistence to Help You Keep Going

The ability to keep making progress may just be the greatest skill an entrepreneur can learn.
Successful Entrepreneurs Thrive in Failure, So Embrace It When It's Inevitable

Successful Entrepreneurs Thrive in Failure, So Embrace It When It's Inevitable

A business ending shouldn't be seen as the end of the line. With each defeat, comes important lessons to get it right next time.
9 Things Exceptionally Smart Entrepreneurs Do to Be Successful

9 Things Exceptionally Smart Entrepreneurs Do to Be Successful

The difference between success and failure often comes down to these actions.
What Helps Entrepreneurs Truck Forward After Massive Loss?

What Helps Entrepreneurs Truck Forward After Massive Loss?

There are lessons to learn from every failed startup. But here is one way to make picking up the pieces a bit easier.
10 Lessons to Learn From Failing Startups (Including My Own)

10 Lessons to Learn From Failing Startups (Including My Own)

A serial entrepreneur provides valuable insights gleaned from the trenches.
Why Your Startup Will Fail: You.

Why Your Startup Will Fail: You.

The most common preventable failure comes when CEOs are simply not willing to put their companies' needs ahead of their own.
4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

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.
Before You Rush to Fail, Read This

Before You Rush to Fail, Read This

Yes, you can learn a lot from failure. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't do everything you can to avoid it.
Is it Time to Give In? How to Know for Sure.

Is it Time to Give In? How to Know for Sure.

No entrepreneur wants to pull the plug on a startup. Science sheds some light on why we can’t always tell when enough is enough.
It's Good to Feel Stupid: 5 Thoughts on Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt

It's Good to Feel Stupid: 5 Thoughts on Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt

Important tips for how you can get past your fears and do the things that you want to do.
Google's First Server and a Crumpled Napkin Are About to Get Museum Treatment

Google's First Server and a Crumpled Napkin Are About to Get Museum Treatment

The Smithsonian will launch an American Enterprise exhibit in 2015 that will run for at least the next two decades. Here's an inside look at some of the objects to be featured.
6 Tips For Accepting Failure and Moving On

6 Tips For Accepting Failure and Moving On

Failure happens. It is what you learn from your missteps that sets you apart.
5 Ways Creativity Leads to Productivity

5 Ways Creativity Leads to Productivity

If the workplace environment is developed and nurtured in a certain way, the two can peacefully co-exist.
The Reasons People Fail in the Staffing Industry

The Reasons People Fail in the Staffing Industry

Here are the problems you'll face and how you can successfully overcome them in order for your staffing service to thrive.
James Dyson: 'Never Be Afraid to Fail'

James Dyson: 'Never Be Afraid to Fail'

James Dyson isn't just about vacuums. The inventor is also a pioneer in wearable gadgets and green technology. Through his experiences, the entrepreneur learned the one person he needed to believe in his technology was himself.
Smarten Your Employees' Work Styles -- 5 Ways to Coax Productivity

Smarten Your Employees' Work Styles -- 5 Ways to Coax Productivity

By creating a goal-oriented culture and focusing more on quality work, managers can help their staff save time while bettering the results.
How Entrepreneurs, Such as Daymond John, Learn to Improve Their Game

How Entrepreneurs, Such as Daymond John, Learn to Improve Their Game

Startup life is fraught with peril, but it's one space where prior experience really helps. These business owners share how their business expertise evolved.
How to Redefine Failure so You're Not Crippled by It

How to Redefine Failure so You're Not Crippled by It

It can be as simple as thinking about the word differently or changing your focus.
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