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Dropbox CEO Gives Graduates His Cheat Sheet for Success

Tech entrepreneur Drew Houston spoke about the importance of obsessing over your dream during his 2013 commencement speech at MIT.
Why 'You' May Be Standing in the Way of Your Company's Success

Why 'You' May Be Standing in the Way of Your Company's Success

In business, as in life, your preconceived notions can wreck your future potential. To stamp them out, consider an attitude adjustment.

Dalai Lama's Lessons for New Grads on Global Responsibility and Compassion

During his commencement speech, the Dalai Lama provides insight into how young entrepreneurs can make the world a better place.
4 Quick Ways to Help You Stay Focused

4 Quick Ways to Help You Stay Focused

Making endless to-do lists can be counterproductive. Try sitting down with a pen and paper to do one of these writing exercises to help you refocus on what's most important to you and your business.

Stephen Colbert Offers Grads Some Key Advice: 'Pave Your Own Path'

Despite challenging economic times, comedian Stephen Colbert had some takeaways for recent grads during his 2013 commencement address at the University of Virginia on Saturday.

Why Entrepreneurs Choose Freedom Over Money

Starting your own business often means thankless hours, measly pay and the stress of being at the helm. Yet entrepreneurs report greater job satisfaction than their employed counterparts. Here's why.

How to Turn Criticism into the Ultimate Startup Motivator

Student entrepreneur Will Caldwell on the taking critiques in stride and using that feedback to help improve a business.
A Look at Modafinil and Getting an Entrepreneurial Edge, the Natural Way

A Look at Modafinil and Getting an Entrepreneurial Edge, the Natural Way

While "smart drug" Modafinil has recently been in the limelight, we wanted to provide tips on how to naturally get energized.

Obama's 3 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs on How to Live the American Dream

During his commencement speech this past weekend, President Barack Obama provides tips on succeeding as entrepreneurs.
How to Maximize Every Sales Opportunity

How to Maximize Every Sales Opportunity

Being successful at selling means setting high goals, staying focused and winning over your most important prospect: yourself. Here are three strategies to help you make the most of every sale.
Want to Flourish in Business? Cultivate Positivity

Want to Flourish in Business? Cultivate Positivity

The power of positivity isn't just in your head. It can also do wonders for your startup.
Kitten Races, Ping Pong, Naps -- and Productivity?

Kitten Races, Ping Pong, Naps -- and Productivity?

Startup life doesn't have to be all work and no play.

Why You Should Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

Doing things that make us uncomfortable aren’t fun, but they’re absolutely necessary. YE business coach Antonio Neves explains.
How to Keep Employees Engaged

How to Keep Employees Engaged

The key to developing employees with oomph is communication.

How Kitten Races, Ping Pong and Napping Can Help Make Your Startup More Productive

Startup life doesn't have to be all work and no play.

Not an Entrepreneur Yet? How to Lead Without a Fancy Job Title

Not sitting in the c-suite at a company, doesn’t mean you can’t be a leader. Business coach Antonio Neves offers three tips for becoming a vital resource at your company.

4 Ways a Hobby Can Boost Your Entrepreneurial Efforts

Student entrepreneur Will Caldwell on the importance of finding passion outside of your startup.

What's Trending With… Jason Silva? The Former Current TV Host Turned YouTube Star on Big Ideas

YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist and 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with the ever inspiring Jason Silva. Here, he dishes on where the best ideas come from and how to cultivate them.
The Art of Leadership: 10 Trailblazers on What it Takes to Lead

The Art of Leadership: 10 Trailblazers on What it Takes to Lead

Words of wisdom from influential leaders from Napoleon to Sam Walton.
Quick Tips for Managing Introverted Employees

Quick Tips for Managing Introverted Employees

Five ways to understand and create a better work environment for staff with this personality type.

3 Ways to Increase Your Confidence -- And Build Your Business

While having a stellar business idea is a huge part of the startup puzzle, conveying your idea confidently will help you piece it all together. Business coach Antonio Neves tells you how to inject some swagger into your pitch.
How to Bring Life Back to Your Office

How to Bring Life Back to Your Office

Are you in need of some recharging? Is your staff looking a little drained? We've got the tools and tips to help you get back in action.
4 Reasons Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Start Up

4 Reasons Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Start Up

When it comes to launching a business, you can make countless excuses, but you have to have faith. Here's how to confidently take the plunge.
How Today's Young Female Entrepreneurs Embrace Their Feminine Mystique

How Today's Young Female Entrepreneurs Embrace Their Feminine Mystique

The days where women were seen and not heard may be long gone, but challenges remain -- especially upon entering the typically male-dominated world of entrepreneurship.
Top 10 Inspirational Entrepreneurship Quotes

Top 10 Inspirational Entrepreneurship Quotes

Amid the rigors of launching a business, feeling drained or tapped out can happen to the best of us. Here are a few inspiring lines, sure to drive a spark through any crummy day.

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