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Even Control Freaks Need Wisdom to Accept What They Can't Change

Even Control Freaks Need Wisdom to Accept What They Can't Change

Accepting that we don't control very much but can handle life's challenges is the first step to banishing needless anxiety.
The 5 Books Entrepreneurs Should Toss in Their Beach Bags

The 5 Books Entrepreneurs Should Toss in Their Beach Bags

Entrepreneurs work hard all year long to ensure their businesses become successful and stay successful, but everyone needs a break to relax and reflect. Here are some books to take to the beach that won't make you feel too guilty about relaxing.
Why It Is Important to Teach Girls About Entrepreneurship

Why It Is Important to Teach Girls About Entrepreneurship

The founder of Glamtrepreneur talks about instilling the business bug at an early age.
6 Ways to Be a Top Performer, According to the Navy's Top SEAL

6 Ways to Be a Top Performer, According to the Navy's Top SEAL

Admiral William McRaven's recent commencement speech has plenty of inspiring lessons for entrepreneurs.
10 Inspirational Quotes From Literary Legend Maya Angelou

10 Inspirational Quotes From Literary Legend Maya Angelou

Having suffered from heart problems for some time, Angelou passed away at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C., this morning at age 86.
Sheryl Sandberg's Advice to Grads: Banish Self-Doubt, Dream Bigger and Lean In, Always

Sheryl Sandberg's Advice to Grads: Banish Self-Doubt, Dream Bigger and Lean In, Always

During her commencement speech at City Colleges of Chicago, Facebook's COO told graduates to lean in even on days when they feel like hanging back and remaining quiet.
5 Quotes on Risk That Will Have You Ready to Take Action

5 Quotes on Risk That Will Have You Ready to Take Action

Nothing ventured, nothing gained -- right? Get ready to face some risk with these inspiring calls to action.
Every Entrepreneur Should Heed These 3 Pieces Of Sage Wisdom

Every Entrepreneur Should Heed These 3 Pieces Of Sage Wisdom

Let these expert's hindsight guide you as you pursue success in your career.
As Mark Zuckerberg Turns 30, His 10 Best Quotes as CEO

As Mark Zuckerberg Turns 30, His 10 Best Quotes as CEO

One thing is for certain: Zuckerberg has had some interesting sound bytes over the years. Here are a few we liked best.
3 Ways to Join the Knowledge-Based Economy

3 Ways to Join the Knowledge-Based Economy

Do you silently concur with this statement "I don't know what to say on Twitter; I have nothing interesting to share"? Want to up your game?
Why the Five People Around You Are Crucial to Your Success

Why the Five People Around You Are Crucial to Your Success

Whether itÂ’s co-founders, family or friends, you need people to challenge you and help you make your company better.
How Good Meals and Goodwill Lead to Good Business

How Good Meals and Goodwill Lead to Good Business

When stumped for some creative inspiration, order up a round of collaboration while sharing victuals and conversation with the team.
The Most Telling Sign That You Might Be an Entrepreneur

The Most Telling Sign That You Might Be an Entrepreneur

In this video, entrepreneur and online marketing expert John Rampton talks about the one surefire thing that could point to a person being a born entrepreneur.
Entrepreneurs Remember Their Favorite School Teachers. Tell Us: Who Inspired You?

Entrepreneurs Remember Their Favorite School Teachers. Tell Us: Who Inspired You?

The founders of Pencils of Promise, Warby Parker and Harry's remember their favorite teachers and what made them so great.
5 Keys for Maintaining Your Entrepreneurial Vision

5 Keys for Maintaining Your Entrepreneurial Vision

It can be challenging to keep your focus when the grind of daily life can knock you down. Here are some tips to help keep you on the path.
Who Knew? Charismatic Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Moonlights as a Singer (Video)

Who Knew? Charismatic Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Moonlights as a Singer (Video)

He may be founder of one of the world's largest ecommerce companies, but Jack Ma also knows how to deliver a show-stopping musical performance.
The Best College Graduation Speeches Ever

The Best College Graduation Speeches Ever

From Bill Gates to Stephen Colbert, a look at the speakers who gave the most memorable commencement speeches.
This Simple Habit Could Be the Secret to Increasing Creativity

This Simple Habit Could Be the Secret to Increasing Creativity

In a creative slump? Strap on some sneakers.
Lewis Howes On Being Confident: 'Own Who You Are'

Lewis Howes On Being Confident: 'Own Who You Are'

Don't let negativity slow you down. In this video, the lifestyle entrepreneur shares one of his favorite confidence-building quotes.
3 Apps That Can Give You a Dose of Inspiration

3 Apps That Can Give You a Dose of Inspiration

Download these pick me ups to keep your spirits high when the going gets tough.
Inside the Mind of Big-Time Investor Fred Wilson

Inside the Mind of Big-Time Investor Fred Wilson

In this question-and-answer interview, Wilson discusses retirement, Tumblr's exit and getting over a difficult year.
The 7 Books Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read When They're Discouraged

The 7 Books Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read When They're Discouraged

As a founder, you are going to see your fair share of twists and turns, with some making you want to throw in the towel. Here are seven books to read when you are feeling discouraged and need to feel inspired.
What Motivates Entrepreneurs to Do What They Do? (Infographic)

What Motivates Entrepreneurs to Do What They Do? (Infographic)

Running your own business is stressful, tiring and risky. So, why bother? A new survey reveals some surprising insights.
14 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in '14

14 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in '14

Thousands of books offer business, leadership or startup advice, but we've narrowed down the options to some must-reads.
5 Ways to Slay the Enemy of Entrepreneurs: Fear

5 Ways to Slay the Enemy of Entrepreneurs: Fear

Decide that you desire to achieve your goals (and build a startup) more than you're afraid of the obstacles.
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