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How Cheezburger Founder Ben Huh Rebounded After Hitting Rock Bottom
Failure

How Cheezburger Founder Ben Huh Rebounded After Hitting Rock Bottom

In 2001, Cheezburger founder Ben Huh hit a low point, having had to close his 18-month-old startup. In this video, Huh chats with us about how a shift in perspective helped him gain a new outlook on life.
Andrea Huspeni
Just Like Mighty Oaks, Businesses Need to Be Nurtured to Grow
Grow Your Business

Just Like Mighty Oaks, Businesses Need to Be Nurtured to Grow

Here are five lessons founders can learn from trees.
Zach Cutler
What an Angry Bull Taught a Future CEO About Doing a Job Even When the Boss Isn't Watching
Lessons

What an Angry Bull Taught a Future CEO About Doing a Job Even When the Boss Isn't Watching

Getting the job done, no matter what, is a value exalted far above just doing the job you're paid to do.
Fred Brown
The 4 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read This Year
The Grind

The 4 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read This Year

Everyone knows reading is an important source of knowledge, but many don't understand how much they can actually learn by hitting the pause button, sitting down and picking up a book.
Moritz Plassnig
3 Lessons From the Company That Went From Struggling to $1.2B IPO in 7 Years
Success Strategies

3 Lessons From the Company That Went From Struggling to $1.2B IPO in 7 Years

The key takeaways from the massive success of Lending Club.
Matthew Toren
Leadership Lessons to Learn from the New Republican Congress
Leadership Skills

Leadership Lessons to Learn from the New Republican Congress

Can you work with people whose views are diametrically opposed to yours?
Paul White
Overcoming Startup Obstacles, Hong Kong Style
Hong Kong

Overcoming Startup Obstacles, Hong Kong Style

Babson College's Peter Cohan offers lessons to learn from WeLab, offering below-market personal loans to consumers.
Peter S. Cohan
The 4 Most Common Mistakes Early Entrepreneurs Make
The Grind

The 4 Most Common Mistakes Early Entrepreneurs Make

Here are a few errors newbie entrepreneurs make -- and how to avoid them.
AJ Agrawal
5 Key Lessons Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From 'Unbroken' Louis Zamperini
Lessons

5 Key Lessons Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From 'Unbroken' Louis Zamperini

You've read the book or seen the film, now apply the wisdom of this true story of persistence and overcoming all odds to your endeavors.
Adam Toren
The 4 Reasons Why My Startup Failed
Failure

The 4 Reasons Why My Startup Failed

Sometimes you have to know when to walk away.
5 Points of Success Entrepreneurs Can Learn From a Masked Street Artist
Grow Your Business

5 Points of Success Entrepreneurs Can Learn From a Masked Street Artist

New York City-based 'Alec Monopoly' gets paid to paint and has partnered with huge brands and celebrities.
Jonathan Long
A Navy SEAL's 5 Entrepreneurial Leadership Lessons From 2014
Leadership

A Navy SEAL's 5 Entrepreneurial Leadership Lessons From 2014

It's always a good idea to review what worked, what didn't work and why, and think about what you will do in the upcoming year.
Jeff Boss
6 Business Lessons From 6 Big Holidays
Holidays

6 Business Lessons From 6 Big Holidays

We can actually improve our results if we just listen to what the holidays are trying to tell us.
Ron Yekutiel
The Biggest Lessons I Learned Working Solo in 2014
Lessons

The Biggest Lessons I Learned Working Solo in 2014

From limited partnerships, knowing your worth to effective time management.
Deborah Mitchell