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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
The 5 Qualities Teams Look for in Their Leaders
Leadership Qualities

The 5 Qualities Teams Look for in Their Leaders

The person steering the ship has a significant impact on productivity and emotions of employees.
Nisha Ahluwalia
Coke Is Luring Experienced Entrepreneurs to Create New Startups
Entrepreneurs

Coke Is Luring Experienced Entrepreneurs to Create New Startups

In Coca-Cola's new platform for entrepreneurs, Coke brings the money and the cachet, while startups (hopefully) help the soda giant reach new markets down the road.
Kate Taylor
Microsoft's Missed Opportunity: Not Getting Minecraft's Founders?
Founders

Microsoft's Missed Opportunity: Not Getting Minecraft's Founders?

The tech giant snagged Mojang, the maker of the popular game Minecraft, but its founders are out.
Laura Entis
4 Startup Founders Under 30 to Keep an Eye On
Young Entrepreneurs

4 Startup Founders Under 30 to Keep an Eye On

They're young and already changing the status quo. Discover and follow these four young entrepreneurs as they rise up.
Matthew Toren
Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson Will Not Take on the Company's Board
Board of Directors

Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson Will Not Take on the Company's Board

Instead, he will sell half his shares to a private-equity firm.
Laura Entis
Think You Know Your Company's Core Values? Think Again.
Values

Think You Know Your Company's Core Values? Think Again.

With passing years, it's easy for businesses to lose sight of their founding principles. Here's how to regroup as your company evolves.
Geoff Weiss
When It Comes to Equity Stakes, There's No Need for Contention
Finance

When It Comes to Equity Stakes, There's No Need for Contention

We take a look at the issue from both the investors' and founders' point of view.