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Why Startups Fail, According to Their Founders
Failure

Why Startups Fail, According to Their Founders

The top reason might surprise you. Or perhaps it won't.
Erin Griffith
The Mindy Kaling Guide to Entrepreneurial Domination
Success

The Mindy Kaling Guide to Entrepreneurial Domination

Five lessons on success founders can learn from this unlikely leader.
Aaron Orendorff
4 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Take From the Kids Going Back to School
Lessons

4 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Take From the Kids Going Back to School

Recreate the rhythms of your long years of schooling to succeed in the marathon of building your business.
Charlie Harary
Fight Early and Fail Fast: 15 Business Lessons in 15 Years
Business Lessons

Fight Early and Fail Fast: 15 Business Lessons in 15 Years

There's a lot to learn from so many years in business. Here are a few of the most important things I've picked up along the way.
Kevin Hart
6 Suggestions for an Aspiring Entrepreneur
Startup Advice

6 Suggestions for an Aspiring Entrepreneur

Based on what I've learned, here's some insight if you happen to be getting started along this road to starting a company of your own.
Joel Gascoigne
5 Business Lessons I Learned in a Foxhole
Military

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.
Jake Wood
7 Things the Army Taught Me About Running a Company
Leadership Skills

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

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.
Nina Zipkin
8 Things My Dad Taught Me About Entrepreneurship and Life
Inspiration

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.
Peter Gasca
10 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Must Learn
Lessons

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.
Jayson DeMers
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly on Partnering With Your Partner
Partnerships

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.
Carol Roth
What I Learned in My First 365 Days as an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship

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
Business Skills

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.
James Clear
10 Startup Tips Learned the Hard Way
Startup Basics

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.
Rameet Chawla