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Successful Entrepreneurs Do These 5 Things Daily

Successful Entrepreneurs Do These 5 Things Daily

Try out these activities and you may just find that you'll lead better and your business will thrive.
Beware of These 10 Franchise Ownership Myths

Beware of These 10 Franchise Ownership Myths

What to consider when weighing a decision to become a franchisee.
Because Life Isn't Easy: 4 Secrets of Success Amid Adversity

Because Life Isn't Easy: 4 Secrets of Success Amid Adversity

Tragedy and personal setbacks can ruin you, or inspire you to do more with your life. Here's some advice.
TOMS Founder: 'Focus on Your Passion. Nothing Else Matters.'

TOMS Founder: 'Focus on Your Passion. Nothing Else Matters.'

After failing at launching a cable network, Blake Mycoskie found his passion in social entrepreneurship. Here is how he turned TOMS into a global force for good.
This Entrepreneur Almost Gave Up On Himself. Now, He Runs a Million-Dollar Brand.

This Entrepreneur Almost Gave Up On Himself. Now, He Runs a Million-Dollar Brand.

Raj Peter Bhakta could be called crazy for some of his previous endeavors, but he seems to have hit it right with WhistlePig whiskey.
The Event Planning Recipe for Success

The Event Planning Recipe for Success

Here are some key tips to help you learn from the mistakes of others and make your event planning business a success.
Make a Positive Change Now With These 5 Life Shortcuts

Make a Positive Change Now With These 5 Life Shortcuts

Save time and conserve energy with these simple but powerful changes in your daily actions and thinking.
The Philosophical Guide to Turning Trials Into Triumph

The Philosophical Guide to Turning Trials Into Triumph

In this podcast, Lewis Howes chats with Ryan Holiday, author of 'The Obstacle Is the Way.'
The Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon: Persistence. (See General Grant.)

The Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon: Persistence. (See General Grant.)

With slow, steady striving to solve a problem from many different angles, an innovator can arrive at a breakthrough.
5 Must-Have Skills of Intrapreneurs Inside Their Grown-Up Startups

5 Must-Have Skills of Intrapreneurs Inside Their Grown-Up Startups

Great entrepreneurs don't have to sell and start over once their businesses hit it big. Instead, they can transform themselves into intrapreneurs.
Fallen Giants: Iconic Companies That Disappeared

Fallen Giants: Iconic Companies That Disappeared

Companies that seem invincible now might not be around forever. Here's a look back at some mega brands that have faded away.
Don't Let These 7 Excuses Sink Your Startup

Don't Let These 7 Excuses Sink Your Startup

Rather than quitting, look for alternatives: pivot the business model or merge with new partners for support.
What to Do When You Screw Up

What to Do When You Screw Up

We all occasionally shoot ourselves in the foot, but some of us are our own worst enemy. No worries: This six-step program will fix you right up.
Why Entrepreneurs Should Plan for Failure, Not Success

Why Entrepreneurs Should Plan for Failure, Not Success

Being practical and thoughtful about all of the possibilities and worst-case scenarios prompts allows firm to progress.
Shutting Down to Starting Up: Being Hooked on Entrepreneurship

Shutting Down to Starting Up: Being Hooked on Entrepreneurship

Even with past failures, entrepreneurs often continue to persevere on, looking for their next venture to jump into. For our series The Grind, one entrepreneur opens up about why she isn't ready to throw in the entrepreneurship towel.
Failure: Go From Moping to Hoping

Failure: Go From Moping to Hoping

Fail. Hope. Repeat. How a few simple steps can help you spring back if your startup fails.
14 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in '14

14 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in '14

Thousands of books offer business, leadership or startup advice, but we've narrowed down the options to some must-reads.
Richard Branson on Seeking Out Opportunity

Richard Branson on Seeking Out Opportunity

Becoming an entrepreneur is a process.
11 Lessons I Learned at Startups That Keep Me Up at Night

11 Lessons I Learned at Startups That Keep Me Up at Night

Founding or working at a new business can be scary, but each experience can lead to improvements.
$30 Million Disaster: What Went Wrong at Clinkle

$30 Million Disaster: What Went Wrong at Clinkle

The startup boasts big-name investors and a 22-year-old CEO at the helm, but its much-hyped mobile wallet app still has yet to launch publicly.
My Biggest Mistake: Not Closely Examining the Numbers

My Biggest Mistake: Not Closely Examining the Numbers

An entrepreneur discusses how he fell into the trap of equating revenue with profit.
My Biggest Mistake: Trusting the Wrong People

My Biggest Mistake: Trusting the Wrong People

Often entrepreneurs are anxious to get their startup up and running but not taking the time to make sure all the ducks are all lined up can cause a major headache down the road.
The SEALs' Guide to Planning for Failure

The SEALs' Guide to Planning for Failure

Planning for failure is different than expecting to fail. Without a good plan, you're more likely to face bad results.
Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

The 'Shark Tank' investor and real estate mogul discusses the necessity of extreme optimism and why logic can be dangerous

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