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4 Everyday Entrepreneurial Lessons From My Daughter

Big lessons come in small packages, especially if that package is disguised as a 3-year-old girl in a purple dress.

A Guide to Maternity Leave for Entrepreneurs

Nurture both babies at once with a bit of planning, foresight and a team you can trust and rely upon.

Shark Tank Star Robert Herjavec: Don't Ever Expect a 'Balanced Life'

The 'nicest' Shark says that with great success comes great sacrifice -- specifically downtime. The one exception he has to make: his kids.

6 Tips for Succeeding as Both an Entrepreneur and a Parent

Work and family are the world's original exercise in multitasking.

To Better Balance the Work-Life Scales, More Men Should 'Lean Out'

Gender bias holds back women in their careers but also keeps men at work instead of with their families. Each person must decide, how much more is there to life than making a living?

From Stuffed Zucchini to Wicked Jack Chicken, Savory Recipes From Entrepreneurs

Not only do they run businesses and write. They can cook up a storm. Sample some delightful dishes from our columnists.

How These Sibling Franchisees Built an Empire

Brothers Joe and Allen Hertzman, who own six Long John Silver's, 13 Rally's and 24 Papa John's Pizza units, share what's in their secret franchising sauce.

How to Manage Your Own Kids as Summer Employees

Hiring your own children can have a ton of advantages, provided you do it right.

Faith and Family at Work: A Recipe for Disaster or Prosperity?

Done right, melding business, faith and family is the most incredible pursuit you will ever undertake.

These Siblings Feed Off Each Other's Input to Drive Their Entrepreneurial Success

A serial entrepreneur recalls her early collaborations with her brother and gives tips on how to encourage enterprise-building traits.

How to Find the Absolute Right Mentor to Steer You to Startup Success

Whether you need a cheerleader, someone to vent to or a person with specific skill sets, here are tips for approaching your search for the perfect guide.

How You Can Avoid Becoming a Workaholic

Working too much can negatively affect your life and your business. Here are four tips for finding the right balance.

10 Things Your Mother Taught You That Will Help Your Business Grow

Revisiting some of the great advice your mom dispensed over the years might do you and your company some good.

The Surprising Benefits of Hiring Your Kids

You may just end up saving money along with, you know, providing some good life experience.

Richard Branson on Seeking Out Opportunity

Becoming an entrepreneur is a process.

My Mentor Is 30 Years Younger Than Me (and Taught Me 5 Incredible Lessons)

Valuable lessons sometimes come from unexpected sources. Learn to listen to those around you and take a break from technology addiction.

4 Factors in Crafting Your Company's Leave Policy

Writing a good leave policy takes a good balance between following the law and respecting the needs of your employees.

Franchise Players: A Young Franchisee Brings Family's Lessons to Forever Yogurt

Mit Patel draws inspiration from his family as he ventures out as his own franchisee.

Taking Care of Your Loved Ones When Your Business Can't

Entrepreneurship comes with financial risk. Is it possible to take the leap if you're also supporting a family?

9 Essentials for Any Family Business to Thrive

Running a family business is no easy feat. Here are nine keys to making it work.

The Naptime Entrepreneur: Pursuing Your Business in 'Off Hours'

Tips to building your enterprise while having another commitment, such as young children.

Nurturing Your 'Baby:' Starting a Family While Running a Startup

As a father and a CEO of a startup, Jake Gibson offers up insight on how he manages to get it all done.

The Frequently Fatal Family Business Flaw: Denial

It turns out, businesses owned by families suffer from bad management practices that could cause a meltdown.

12 Steps to Help Manage Your Work-Life Balance on the Go

With mobile capabilities making it easier than ever for entrepreneurs to conduct business on the go, often, business life gets mixed with personal time. Check out 12 steps for how to remain productive while also maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

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