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What Accidentally Buying Kurt Cobain's First House Taught Me
Real estate

What Accidentally Buying Kurt Cobain's First House Taught Me

A real estate investor stumbled into a deal for the Nirvana singer's childhood home, which came with some free lessons.
Brandon Turner
What Adults Can Learn From Teenage Ecommerce Entrepreneurs
Young Entrepreneurs

What Adults Can Learn From Teenage Ecommerce Entrepreneurs

These bright young entrepreneurs are not only learning the skills it takes to start a business, but also offering up some sage advice along the way that we can all take a moment to learn from.
5 Harsh Lessons Learned in Prison That Made Me a Better Entrepreneur
Lessons

5 Harsh Lessons Learned in Prison That Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

Business success and prison survival both require managing relationships, accepting consequences and maintaining the right balance of humilty and confidence.
Mansal Denton
6 Lies They Teach in Business School
Business Lessons

6 Lies They Teach in Business School

Sometimes, the lessons you learn from life experience contradict the ones you learned in the classroom.
Michelle Goodman
How Playing Video Games Made Me a Better Entrepreneur
Failure

How Playing Video Games Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

It turns out all those lost lives in Super Mario Bros. translates into great business experience.
Ross Resnick
Hard-Earned Lessons From Building a Remote Culture
Managing Remote Teams

Hard-Earned Lessons From Building a Remote Culture

While the benefits of working on a remote team can be tremendous, being successful requires radical commitment from your team's leadership.
Nick Francis
The 10 Best Life and Business Lessons I've Learned So Far
Lessons

The 10 Best Life and Business Lessons I've Learned So Far

I have been fortunate enough to face certain challenges and overcome certain obstacles.
Timothy Sykes
How Reflection Sets You Up for Success
Leadership

How Reflection Sets You Up for Success

Taking the time to reflect on your business keeps one focused on the objective, working toward goals and grateful -- yes, grateful -- for bumps in the road.
Gabriel Bristol
6 Recent Marketing Campaigns That Were Pretty Awesome
Marketing

6 Recent Marketing Campaigns That Were Pretty Awesome

Learn why these campaigns worked and where their success was noticeable.
Ann Handley
4 Lessons for Business Valuations
Valuations

4 Lessons for Business Valuations

Valuing growing companies remains an elusive and difficult task. Here's what to keep in mind.
Bakley Smith
5 Business Lessons from Non-Business Books
Books

5 Business Lessons from Non-Business Books

Important lessons about life and business are there for the learning in the great novels they made you read as a kid.
Star Cunningham
3 Lessons From My Failed Business With a Guy I Met on Craigslist
Failure

3 Lessons From My Failed Business With a Guy I Met on Craigslist

If you've ever jumped into a relationship way too quickly, and let things get serious way too fast, you'll have a small glimpse of what happened.
Andrew Medal
6 Truths About Failure Every Entrepreneur Should Embrace
Failure

6 Truths About Failure Every Entrepreneur Should Embrace

Understanding these tenets can help you embrace fear as a powerful tool that will make you a better business owner.
Peter Gasca
6 Lessons Businesses Can Learn From a Michelin-Rated Restaurant
Lessons

6 Lessons Businesses Can Learn From a Michelin-Rated Restaurant

After doing a behind-the-scenes tour of restaurant Joël Robuchon, I learned many insights and lessons that can be applied to entrepreneurs, regardless of the industry they're in.
Vic Keller