History http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/history The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on History en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 04 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT The Founders' 5 Timeless Lessons for Entrepreneurs We live in a nation that celebrates small business and encourages people to create an idea and make it their own. Fri, 04 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235264 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235264 Jim Joseph We live in a nation that celebrates small business and encourages people to create an idea and make it their own. This Business Has Been Fiercely Independent Since 1776 The owners of ConnecticutÂ’s Griswold Inn explain why staying family-owned is their plan for business -- for the next 100 years. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235214 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235214 Jason Fell The owners of ConnecticutÂ’s Griswold Inn explain why staying family-owned is their plan for business -- for the next 100 years. This Company Makes Money by Letting Civilians Drive Military Vehicles "We've crushed cars and motor homes. We've even driven tanks through barns," says founder Tony Borglum Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234887 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234887 Jason Ankeny "We've crushed cars and motor homes. We've even driven tanks through barns," says founder Tony Borglum Google's First Server and a Crumpled Napkin Are About to Get Museum Treatment The Smithsonian will launch an American Enterprise exhibit in 2015 that will run for at least the next two decades. Here's an inside look at some of the objects to be featured. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235026 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235026 Geoff Weiss The Smithsonian will launch an American Enterprise exhibit in 2015 that will run for at least the next two decades. Here's an inside look at some of the objects to be featured. Richard Branson on Why Creativity Grows With Experience A lot of exciting ideas are nothing more than recycled old ones with a fresh twist. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234831 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234831 Richard Branson A lot of exciting ideas are nothing more than recycled old ones with a fresh twist. 3 Ways to Master the Hashtag #amIdoingthisright? Fri, 23 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233153 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233153 Ann Handley #amIdoingthisright? A Family Legacy: Tennessee Brothers Seek to Revive Fallen Whiskey Empire The Nelson brothers were staggered to discover on a country drive one day that their great-great-great grandfather owned and operated one of the largest whiskey distilleries in pre-Prohibition America. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233416 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233416 Geoff Weiss The Nelson brothers were staggered to discover on a country drive one day that their great-great-great grandfather owned and operated one of the largest whiskey distilleries in pre-Prohibition America. Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work On the 50th anniversary of IBM's iconic mainframe workhorse, we look at the revolutionary, lasting impact that computers, in all their many forms, have had on how we do (and sometimes don't) get work done. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:26:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232870 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232870 Kim Lachance Shandrow On the 50th anniversary of IBM's iconic mainframe workhorse, we look at the revolutionary, lasting impact that computers, in all their many forms, have had on how we do (and sometimes don't) get work done. 3 Lucky Traits Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From The Irish With St. Patrick's Day upon us, the 'luck of the Irish' is in full swing. Here are a few Irish disruptors and what you can learn from their journey. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232258 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232258 Adam Toren With St. Patrick's Day upon us, the 'luck of the Irish' is in full swing. Here are a few Irish disruptors and what you can learn from their journey. Buying a Franchise? What to Look for in a Company's History The documents franchises offer tell part of the story, but franchisees need the full history before committing to anything. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232005 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232005 Joe Prusha The documents franchises offer tell part of the story, but franchisees need the full history before committing to anything. Lessons From 3 Lesser-Known Presidents What entrepreneurs can glean from William Harrison, Rutherford B. Hayes and William McKinley. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231543 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231543 Matthew Toren What entrepreneurs can glean from William Harrison, Rutherford B. Hayes and William McKinley. Are You Ready for the Age of the Customer? After thousands of years, the marketplace has experienced a tectonic shift. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231220 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231220 Jim Blasingame After thousands of years, the marketplace has experienced a tectonic shift. An Eclectic Treasure Hunter Lends a Vintage Touch to Modern Homes A California transplant helps the past come alive for patrons of her small-town Tennessee antiques store. Wed, 31 Aug 2011 08:35:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220180 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220180 Margaret Littman A California transplant helps the past come alive for patrons of her small-town Tennessee antiques store. Mike Wolfe of 'American Pickers' Is the New Americana Idol Mike Wolfe, creator and star of the TV show American Pickers, is leveraging a popular passion for the past to build the multimedia empire of the future. Wed, 31 Aug 2011 07:33:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220176 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220176 Jason Ankeny Mike Wolfe, creator and star of the TV show American Pickers, is leveraging a popular passion for the past to build the multimedia empire of the future. Behind the Scenes With 'American Pickers' in Nashville How a commercial shoot for the History Channel's hit show brought several blocks of downtown Nashville to a halt one hot summer afternoon. Tue, 30 Aug 2011 14:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220181 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220181 Jason Ankeny How a commercial shoot for the History Channel's hit show brought several blocks of downtown Nashville to a halt one hot summer afternoon.