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5 Business Lessons I Learned in a Foxhole

5 Business Lessons I Learned in a Foxhole

Powerful lessons from the military that continue to serve me as an entrepreneur all these years later.
7 Things the Army Taught Me About Running a Company

7 Things the Army Taught Me About Running a Company

The norm for military officers is to take blame. share credit and put the team first. That's as inspiring in civilian life as it is in uniform.
The Steps Businesses Can Take to Avoid a Serious Social-Media Blunder (Infographic)

The Steps Businesses Can Take to Avoid a Serious Social-Media Blunder (Infographic)

Here's what companies can learn from DiGiorno Pizza's Twitter mistake and misappropriation of #WhyIStayed.
8 Things My Dad Taught Me About Entrepreneurship and Life

8 Things My Dad Taught Me About Entrepreneurship and Life

As a semi-retired business owner, my father is full of resourceful advice. Here are a few of his lessons.
10 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Must Learn

10 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Must Learn

Building a long-term, healthy and sustainable business isn't the result of magic, but understanding the importance of adapting and growing.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly on Partnering With Your Partner

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly on Partnering With Your Partner

Starting a business with your significant other can make a lot of sense, until it doesn't. Consider these pros and cons before jumping in.
What I Learned in My First 365 Days as an Entrepreneur

What I Learned in My First 365 Days as an Entrepreneur

The first year of a startup can be a brutal time for an entrepreneur. Here are a few lessons on how to survive the first 12 months.
How to Build Skills That Are Valuable: Lessons Learned From Selling Matches

How to Build Skills That Are Valuable: Lessons Learned From Selling Matches

Our society values skills, but everyone is obsessed with results. The problem with this is that it can become easy to get trapped focusing on results when you should really be building your skills.
10 Startup Tips Learned the Hard Way

10 Startup Tips Learned the Hard Way

Be up front with customers about what you do and how much it will cost, and consider romantic relationships with co-workers very carefully.
Letter to a Young Entrepreneur: 3 Things to Remember

Letter to a Young Entrepreneur: 3 Things to Remember

Important life and business lessons gleaned from an early 20th century poet.
What I Learned About Business After Getting Married

What I Learned About Business After Getting Married

Your business can improve if you focus on your important relationships -- most important of them being the one with yourself.
Be Happy, Make Millions, Live the Dream

Be Happy, Make Millions, Live the Dream

In this podcast, Lewis Howes chats with entrepreneur James Altucher about everything from rapid, massive success to subsequent rapid, massive failure.
10 Lessons to Learn From Failing Startups (Including My Own)

10 Lessons to Learn From Failing Startups (Including My Own)

A serial entrepreneur provides valuable insights gleaned from the trenches.
5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the World Cup

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the World Cup

Much like the teams, the games and the fans, there are lessons learned that can be applied to the life of an entrepreneur.
What a Teen's Summer Job Can Teach Us About Good Business Practices

What a Teen's Summer Job Can Teach Us About Good Business Practices

Lessons come from everywhere -- even that kid selling ice cream from a boat.
The Founders' 5 Timeless Lessons for Entrepreneurs

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.
5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Online Dating

5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Online Dating

If youÂ’re looking for the perfect match, here are five ways online dating might just sharpen your entrepreneurial acumen.
The Cowboy CEO's 8 Business Rules Learned Roping Cattle

The Cowboy CEO's 8 Business Rules Learned Roping Cattle

The stamina needed to run a cattle in the merciless Canadian winters was a sound start for a life of business.
Simple Yet Powerful Business Lessons From a Broke Entrepreneur Turned Multi-Millionaire

Simple Yet Powerful Business Lessons From a Broke Entrepreneur Turned Multi-Millionaire

Some wise words that you can put into practice at your own startup endeavors.
Hungry for Success? 3 Business Lessons From the Food Network.

Hungry for Success? 3 Business Lessons From the Food Network.

Critical tips to help you take the heat and stand out as a top entrepreneur.
6 Reasons to Delete Your Facebook Account Right Now

6 Reasons to Delete Your Facebook Account Right Now

The sooner you get off the nonstop narcissism train, the better. Here's why.
The Top 10 Lessons Learned in the Trenches of Startup Year 1

The Top 10 Lessons Learned in the Trenches of Startup Year 1

The co-founder of a new Cincinnati company shares what he learned about pitching, fundraising and claiming small victories.
4 'Magical' Keys to Business From My Stint at Disney World

4 'Magical' Keys to Business From My Stint at Disney World

A former Mouse House member shares how the resort shaped his development as an entrepreneur.
Lewis Howes on the Importance of Having a Mentor

Lewis Howes on the Importance of Having a Mentor

In this video, the entrepreneur and former pro athlete discusses how having a coach can help elevate you personally and professionally.
Keep Calm and Continue Disrupting: Lessons From Building a Fast-Growing Firm

Keep Calm and Continue Disrupting: Lessons From Building a Fast-Growing Firm

Even after a few years, a startup still has an uphill battle against more entrenched competitors.

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