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7 Business Lessons for Entrepreneurs From 'Parks and Recreation'
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7 Business Lessons for Entrepreneurs From 'Parks and Recreation'

As the beloved TV comedy draws to a close, here some entrepreneurial lessons from the series that you can apply to your own career.
Nina Zipkin
What You Can Learn From Albert Einstein on Creativity and Work Ethic
Work Ethic

What You Can Learn From Albert Einstein on Creativity and Work Ethic

'Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.'
James Clear
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Playing Pinball
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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Playing Pinball

Video games? Pfffft. Playing old-fashioned pinball can make you a better business owner.
Carol Roth
3 Lessons to Learn From BlogHer's Trio of Pioneers
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3 Lessons to Learn From BlogHer's Trio of Pioneers

Elisa Camahort Page, Jory Des Jardins and Lisa Stone created a community of women's bloggers and a business model. Their guiding principles can be instructive to many startup founders.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
How My Life as an Entrepreneur Shaped My Time in Prison
Entrepreneur Mindset

How My Life as an Entrepreneur Shaped My Time in Prison

What other business owners can learn from how I used my startup skills during the two years I spent behind bars.
Andrew Medal
5 Valuable Concepts I Learned Working for a Multibillion-Dollar Firm
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5 Valuable Concepts I Learned Working for a Multibillion-Dollar Firm

A startup CEO describes how his experience at Bain Capital shaped the way he approaches business.
Rob Biederman
Turn Your Data Into 'Lessons Learned' to Guide Your Marketing Plan
Marketing Plans

Turn Your Data Into 'Lessons Learned' to Guide Your Marketing Plan

"Lessons Learned" is a simplified approach to analyzing past year performance, program by program, to assess what's worked and what has not worked.
Jim Joseph
8 Lessons for Entrepreneurs That 'The Celebrity Apprentice' Emphasizes
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8 Lessons for Entrepreneurs That 'The Celebrity Apprentice' Emphasizes

Current contestant Brandi Glanville on the Donald Trump-hosted show shows insights that apply to running any kind of business.
Jonathan Long
5 Lessons Golf Teaches About How to Succeed at Your Business
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5 Lessons Golf Teaches About How to Succeed at Your Business

There is no such thing as a perfect round of golf, just like there has never been a business that went flawlessly from launch to profitability.
John Boitnott
This Entrepreneur Sold His Company to AOL and Bought It Back Two Years Later. Here's What He Learned.
If I Knew Then

This Entrepreneur Sold His Company to AOL and Bought It Back Two Years Later. Here's What He Learned.

Venture capitalist and About.me CEO Tony Conrad shares his thoughts on making tough choices.
Nina Zipkin
Learning to Embrace Struggles
Challenges

Learning to Embrace Struggles

As an entrepreneur, it often seems like the only constants in life are the challenges standing between you and your goals.
Chris Myers
5 Things My Dogs Taught Me About Leadership
Leadership

5 Things My Dogs Taught Me About Leadership

Man's best friend can provide important lessons to us on just about anything including how to run a company.
Craig Cincotta
Everything I Know About Business I Learned From My High School English Teacher
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Everything I Know About Business I Learned From My High School English Teacher

The lucky ones have had a teacher that played a pivotal role in shaping not only our work habits but also our character.
Norm Merritt
Richard Branson on Learning to Delegate
Management Lessons

Richard Branson on Learning to Delegate

If you want to grow as an entrepreneur, you need to realize you can't do everything yourself.
Richard Branson