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5 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From the Man Who Completed 50 Ironman Triathlons in 50 Days
Starting a Business

5 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From the Man Who Completed 50 Ironman Triathlons in 50 Days

James Lawrence, 'The Iron Cowboy,' accomplished something beyond belief. Starting a business isn't as physically grueling, but it can take a mental toll.
Josh Steimle
The 5 Best Business Mantras From 'Mr. Wonderful'
Shark Tank

The 5 Best Business Mantras From 'Mr. Wonderful'

I recently met with Kevin O'Leary, one of the judges on ABC's "Shark Tank," and came away with some memorable lessons.
Stacey Alcorn
Smart Cookies: 5 Business Lessons Leaders Can Learn From Girl Scouts
Lessons

Smart Cookies: 5 Business Lessons Leaders Can Learn From Girl Scouts

While not all of us were lucky enough to be Girl Scouts, there's still time to build those skills in the trenches.
Samuel Edwards
What Growing Up Broke in a Rich Neighborhood Taught Me About Business
Lessons

What Growing Up Broke in a Rich Neighborhood Taught Me About Business

This unique experience actually worked out to my advantage, and some of the lessons I learned helped shape my perspective and outlook on life and entrepreneurship.
Andrew Medal
3 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From 'Ninja Warrior' Training
Sports

3 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From 'Ninja Warrior' Training

Whether you're navigating obstacles on a course or on the way to starting a business, the takeaways are similar.
Stephen J. Bronner
3 Ways to Wring at Least Some ROI From Failure
Failure

3 Ways to Wring at Least Some ROI From Failure

Failure is tuition, so learn the lesson.
Mark Coopersmith & John Danner
7 Mentors You Didn't Even Know You Had
Mentors

7 Mentors You Didn't Even Know You Had

You can build a better business simply by observing and studying the people whom you have already surrounded yourself with.
Stacey Alcorn
6 Brilliant Lessons From the Startup World's New Rich
Success Strategies

6 Brilliant Lessons From the Startup World's New Rich

Some of these entrepreneurs preach their messages off the rooftops, and others are more subtle.
Andrew Medal
Lessons on Innovation and Evolution From 3 Top Hip-Hop Artists
Success Strategies

Lessons on Innovation and Evolution From 3 Top Hip-Hop Artists

Many of the best hip-hop artists have managed to survive and thrive over decades of changing music, economic storms and technology shifts.
Matthew Toren
How 3 Entrepreneurs Went from Welfare to Multi-Million Business in Five Years
Startup Basics

How 3 Entrepreneurs Went from Welfare to Multi-Million Business in Five Years

The CEO of Zaycon Fresh shares the entrepreneurial lessons he learned from taking his circumstances and turning them into a major business opportunity.
Carol Roth
5 Pivotal Things I've Learned From Failure
Failure

5 Pivotal Things I've Learned From Failure

While the thought of failing can ignite fear and anxiety in everyone, these mishaps can be some of the greatest lessons in life.
Mark Ghermezian
What a Childhood as Dad's Entrepreneurial Shadow Taught Me
Entrepreneurs

What a Childhood as Dad's Entrepreneurial Shadow Taught Me

A son shares what he learned from a father who made every day take your kid to work day.
David Politis
5 Lessons I Learned From My Father -- for Business and for Life
Fathers

5 Lessons I Learned From My Father -- for Business and for Life

I named my wine business after him, because without him there would be no business.
Joseph Carr
What My Father Taught Me About Getting Started in Entrepreneurship
Fathers

What My Father Taught Me About Getting Started in Entrepreneurship

Four lessons my dad, who started his business later in life, showed by example.
Peter Gasca