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Barbara Corcoran: Failure Is My Specialty
Leadership

Barbara Corcoran: Failure Is My Specialty

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran explains the most important qualities successful entrepreneurs share.
Carly Okyle
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Lessons From Burning Man on How to Unlock Creativity and Think Big
Leadership

Lessons From Burning Man on How to Unlock Creativity and Think Big

Creativity meets action in every corner of the annual counterculture arts festival. Here are some takeaways for businesses.
Catherine Clifford
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TOMS Founder: 'Focus on Your Passion. Nothing Else Matters.'
If I Knew Then

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.
Nina Zipkin
3 Stories on Bouncing Back From Failure
Starting a Business

3 Stories on Bouncing Back From Failure

A panel of ambitious entrepreneurs share how they've turned a mistake into an opportunity.
Carly Okyle
Microsoft Says 11-Hour Azure Outage Was Caused by System Update
Microsoft

Microsoft Says 11-Hour Azure Outage Was Caused by System Update

The problem affected customers around the globe and affected third-party programs hosted on the platform.
Carly Okyle
7 Poisonous Beliefs That Make You Desperately Unhappy
Personal Improvement

7 Poisonous Beliefs That Make You Desperately Unhappy

How happy you feel is in large part something you can control.
Jeff Haden
The 3 Entrepreneurial Traits Kids Should Learn for a Successful Life
Kids

The 3 Entrepreneurial Traits Kids Should Learn for a Successful Life

Sharing values can be a great way to teach children important character tools they'll need and use for a lifetime ahead.
Matthew Toren
Avoid These 5 Practices to Be Better at Business
Success Strategies

Avoid These 5 Practices to Be Better at Business

Without taking the time to reflect upon the past, there will be limited mobility to act in the future.
Jeff Boss
Don't Delude Yourself. These 3 Common Behaviors Hold Your Business Back.
Problem Behaviors

Don't Delude Yourself. These 3 Common Behaviors Hold Your Business Back.

These actions are easy to fall into, we've come up with seemingly reasonable excuses for them.
Stephen Key
Never Turn Your Back on Reality
Leadership

Never Turn Your Back on Reality

When you start to believe you can do no wrong and everyone around you agrees, that's when you're in trouble.
Steve Tobak
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How Entrepreneurs Can Benefit From Frugal Experiments
Market Research

How Entrepreneurs Can Benefit From Frugal Experiments

Startups can snatch success from the jaws of failure by doing research on a shoestring.
Peter S. Cohan
The 5 Most Underwhelming Realities of Being a First-Time Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs

The 5 Most Underwhelming Realities of Being a First-Time Entrepreneur

As a first-time founder slugging it out in the ultra-competitive world of startups, the path isn't exactly a walk in the park. Here are a few underwhelming realities aspiring entrepreneurs should expect.
Aaron Goodin
4 Key Lessons From a Startup's Spectacular Failure
Failure

4 Key Lessons From a Startup's Spectacular Failure

Israeli electric car company Better Place made several mistakes that by themselves wouldn't have spelled disaster. Combined though, they spelled calamity.
Daniel Wesley
Easily Diagnose and Treat Imposter Syndrome
Leadership

Easily Diagnose and Treat Imposter Syndrome

A serial entrepreneur reflects on the paradox of meeting success and needing to hide out. Have you ever felt like you were a fake or unworthy?
Kelsey Ramsden
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