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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
Fearful, Lazy or Just Plain Stuck? 29 Ways to Unlock Your Creative Gifts (Motiongraphic)

Fearful, Lazy or Just Plain Stuck? 29 Ways to Unlock Your Creative Gifts (Motiongraphic)

For those stuck in a creative rut, we've got just the thing.
Leave the Past Behind: How to Stop Self-Sabotaging Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

Leave the Past Behind: How to Stop Self-Sabotaging Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

Often when people are faced with tough decisions, they revert back to their past and recall how tough choices affected their lives. This kind of behavior can hold people back from pursuing their passion.
3 Ways Owning Your Mistakes Will Make You Powerful

3 Ways Owning Your Mistakes Will Make You Powerful

Nobody likes that person that always denies or casts blame.
How to Overcome the Myths of Entrepreneurship

How to Overcome the Myths of Entrepreneurship

With a new startup popping up every day, many people have formed stereotypes of what entrepreneurship entails. Here are a few misconceptions about the entrepreneurial journey and how to overcome them.
Celebrating Failure: How to Make a Hit Out of Misses

Celebrating Failure: How to Make a Hit Out of Misses

While many large corporations loath failure, in the startup world it is often celebrated. When failure occurs, here is how to make the most of it.
How Cheezburger Founder Ben Huh Rebounded After Hitting Rock Bottom

How Cheezburger Founder Ben Huh Rebounded After Hitting Rock Bottom

In 2001, Cheezburger founder Ben Huh hit a low point, having had to close his 18-month-old startup. In this video, Huh chats with us about how a shift in perspective helped him gain a new outlook on life.
Afraid of Failure? Think Like a Scientist and Get Over It.

Afraid of Failure? Think Like a Scientist and Get Over It.

Your failures are not you. Your successes are not you. They are simply data points that help guide the next experiment.
7 Ways to Get Moving Again After a Failure

7 Ways to Get Moving Again After a Failure

Don't let a professional setback set you back. Get back up, brush yourself off, and have a plan to attain success.
Cheezburger Founder Ben Huh and the Importance of Making Smaller Bets

Cheezburger Founder Ben Huh and the Importance of Making Smaller Bets

The founder and CEO of Cheezburger talks to Entrepreneur.com about rebounding and lessons learned.
Are You Emotionally Intelligent? It'll Help You Rise Above Failure.

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? It'll Help You Rise Above Failure.

Being aware of your emotions is a crucial ability for today's great entrepreneurs.
Failure Is Part of the Game. Getting Back Up Is the Magic Sauce. (Motiongraphic)

Failure Is Part of the Game. Getting Back Up Is the Magic Sauce. (Motiongraphic)

If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, you are going to have to be able to handle rejection. Probably more than you think.
Insure Yourself Against Extinction by Building Your Personal Brand

Insure Yourself Against Extinction by Building Your Personal Brand

Separate yourself from your company and you'll be able to survive past failures.
Entrepreneurs: Your Irrational Optimism Is Necessary

Entrepreneurs: Your Irrational Optimism Is Necessary

A look at how an aggressively optimistic outlook can lead to great things.
Richard Branson on Pursuing What Makes You Happy

Richard Branson on Pursuing What Makes You Happy

You have one life, so spend it doing something you love.
How Changing Gears Stopped My Startup From Failing

How Changing Gears Stopped My Startup From Failing

For our series The Grind, the founder of Practice Makes Perfect discusses how pivoting helped him not fall into the category of failures.
Are You Holding Yourself Back? How to Use it to Your Advantage.

Are You Holding Yourself Back? How to Use it to Your Advantage.

Bad habits can prevent you from achieving success. It's time to change.
How To Win When You Fail

How To Win When You Fail

The way you react to screw ups is a critical factor in determining how successful you will be in business.
Thinking of Quitting? Remember, the Sun Will Rise.

Thinking of Quitting? Remember, the Sun Will Rise.

How we manage ourselves during downtimes are critical to our success.
9 Reasons Why Most Startups Fail

9 Reasons Why Most Startups Fail

There are all sorts of pitfalls for entrepreneurs. These are the ones that trip up the majority of startup founders.
7 Ways to Become a Better Leader

7 Ways to Become a Better Leader

Leadership is a skill that can be continually strengthened. Here's how.
How OfficeMax Failed on the PR Front...Twice

How OfficeMax Failed on the PR Front...Twice

OfficeMax's insensitive letter to 'Daughter Killed in Car Crash' is being blamed on Big Data. But all the blame rests with the company.
Closing Shop: Why I Decided to Throw in the Towel

Closing Shop: Why I Decided to Throw in the Towel

For our series The Grind, the founder of a healthy salad restaurant explains why she decided to call it a day and shut her restaurant doors.
How Ordinary Skills Led to an Extraordinary Life for 'Dilbert' Creator

How Ordinary Skills Led to an Extraordinary Life for 'Dilbert' Creator

Scott Adams describes himself as a man with average skills who failed at almost everything. Yet, he has a bestselling book and created one of the most popular comics of all time. Here's how he did it.
Is it Time to Give Up? How to Know for Sure.

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

You’ve worked hard, but it might be time to take what you’ve learned and use those lessons to fuel a new project. Our experts explain how to take stock of the situation.

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