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Shocker! Entrepreneurs Often Are Not CEO Material.
Entrepreneurs

Shocker! Entrepreneurs Often Are Not CEO Material.

An entrepreneur who serves as CEO of a company he launched has found the two roles are very, very different.
Murray Newlands
Mothers, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurship

Mothers, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Entrepreneurs

Founders work harder for less money than is otherwise legal, with a lottery-ticket chance of success. Why would parents wish that on their children?
Jeff Smith
At What Point Do You Reward Yourself for Success?
Entrepreneur Mindset

At What Point Do You Reward Yourself for Success?

Leaving behind a steady income and starting your business introduces a conundrum: When do you get a prize?
Adam Callinan
5 Ways to Be the Leader Employees Rally Behind
Leadership

5 Ways to Be the Leader Employees Rally Behind

You can save yourself and your team time while being open, honest and respectful.
Martin Zwilling
The 3 Biggest Challenges of Being a Solo Founder
Solopreneur

The 3 Biggest Challenges of Being a Solo Founder

While being a solo entrepreneur definitely has its benefits, there are also unique obstacles that come with running a company without co-founders.
Aihui Ong
The 6 Most Important Roles of a Startup CEO
Leadership

The 6 Most Important Roles of a Startup CEO

Founding and growing an industry-transforming company is probably one of the hardest things anyone could ever do.
Andrew Cohen
Thanks for Everything, Now Get Out! When Founders Get Fired.
Founders

Thanks for Everything, Now Get Out! When Founders Get Fired.

Knowing the limits of one's ability and understanding when it is best for the organization to have another assume power is perhaps the greatest quality any leader can possess.
Susan Solovic
6 Reasons CrossFit Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur
Exercise

6 Reasons CrossFit Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

For one startup founder, the fitness platform with a cult-like following provides a physical, mental and emotional challenge.
Andrew Medal
Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Doing These 10 Things, Right Now
Starting a Business

Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Doing These 10 Things, Right Now

There are a number of behaviors that founders often find themselves entangled in that, without question, make starting a business harder.
Adam Callinan
5 Reasons Why I Quit My Own Business to Work for Someone Else
Jobs

5 Reasons Why I Quit My Own Business to Work for Someone Else

You can still be an entrepreneur at heart while earning a paycheck at someone else's company.
Brandon Turner
Why This Internet Pioneer Believes Bitcoin Has the Power to Break the Cycle of Poverty
Bitcoin

Why This Internet Pioneer Believes Bitcoin Has the Power to Break the Cycle of Poverty

At 20, Wences Casares launched Argentina's first Internet service provider. Now 40, and with several successful startups under his belt, the serial entrepreneur is on a mission to bring financial security to underserved communities through Bitcoin.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
You Need Not Be a 20-Year-Old Techie to Found a Successful Firm
Entrepreneurship

You Need Not Be a 20-Year-Old Techie to Found a Successful Firm

Entrepreneurs of all ages and backgrounds can make the startup world their playground while putting stereotypes to rest.
Zeynep Ilgaz
3 Reasons Every Entrepreneur Needs to Take Vacation Time
Work-Life Balance

3 Reasons Every Entrepreneur Needs to Take Vacation Time

Not only will a respite allow the leader to renew mind and body, members of the team back in the office can take some initiative.
Lorna Borenstein
10 Approaches to Handle the Burden of Leadership
Leadership

10 Approaches to Handle the Burden of Leadership

It takes effort and a special focus to lessen the burden and avoid the loneliness of being a founder or top executive.
Martin Zwilling