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 Starbucks Banned at Sochi? No Problem. NBC Finds a Way to Smuggle It In.
Franchises

Starbucks Banned at Sochi? No Problem. NBC Finds a Way to Smuggle It In.

While Starbucks isn't an Olympic sponsor, NBC has managed to set up its own shop for coffee addicts.
Kate Taylor
In Sochi, People Are Using Matchmaking App Tinder Like Crazy
Technology

In Sochi, People Are Using Matchmaking App Tinder Like Crazy

Tinder CEO Sean Rad reports a 400 percent increase in new users since the Olympics started last week
Nina Zipkin
Go for the Gold: 5 Business Principles to Learn From Olympians
Growth Strategies

Go for the Gold: 5 Business Principles to Learn From Olympians

Looking at the world's best athletes can teach you some important lessons about entrepreneurship.
Adam Toren
Sochi Organizers Did a Terrible Job Stocking Olympic Souvenirs
Technology

Sochi Organizers Did a Terrible Job Stocking Olympic Souvenirs

Olympic spectators are grumbling that Sochi merchandise is both hard to come by and severely overpriced at this year's Games.
Geoff Weiss
The Winter Olympics by the Numbers (Infographic)
Technology

The Winter Olympics by the Numbers (Infographic)

A sampling of fun facts and figures from this year's Olympic Games.
Entrepreneur Staff
10 Things I Learned While Training for the Olympics That Absolutely Apply to Business
Entrepreneurs

10 Things I Learned While Training for the Olympics That Absolutely Apply to Business

Olympic skier Shannon Bahrke Happe has always been about risk versus reward, whether she's flying down a mountain or running her own company.
Nina Zipkin
Global Startup Trend for 2014: Consider Brazil
Starting a Business

Global Startup Trend for 2014: Consider Brazil

With global events, a rising middle class and major investment opportunities, all eyes are on Brazil.
How to Create Your Own Dream Team in Business
Growth Strategies

How to Create Your Own Dream Team in Business

Before the 'Fab 5' there was the 'Magnificent 7.' Olympian Dominique Moceanu was part of that original team, which won the very first gold medal for U.S. Women Gymnastics. Here are her team-building tips.
Nadia Goodman
3 Olympian Strategies to Get Gold-Medal Tough in Business
Growth Strategies

3 Olympian Strategies to Get Gold-Medal Tough in Business

The performance strategies that help elite athletes power through tough times can also help 'treps persevere in business. Here are three you should adopt now.
Gwen Moran
Richard Branson and the Sporting Life
Entrepreneurs

Richard Branson and the Sporting Life

The Olympics and other sporting events have the billionaire entrepreneur thinking about the importance of sports to teamwork and competition.
Richard Branson
Olympic Great Greg Louganis on Refocusing Fast After Failure
Leadership

Olympic Great Greg Louganis on Refocusing Fast After Failure

The American diving champion offers tips to help entrepreneurs become more resilient.
Nadia Goodman
3 Social Media Lessons from the Olympics
Marketing

3 Social Media Lessons from the Olympics

A look at what business owners can learn from the recent Twitter missteps made by Olympic athletes.
Jason Fell
Olympic Training Tips for Coaching Employees to Greatness
Growth Strategies

Olympic Training Tips for Coaching Employees to Greatness

Just as Olympians need great coaches to reach their highest potential, your high-performing employees need coaching to do the same. Here's how to get started.
Gwen Moran
10 Success Secrets of Olympic Greats
Entrepreneurs

10 Success Secrets of Olympic Greats

Successful entrepreneurs and Olympians have more in common than you might think. As London welcomes the newest group of world-class athletes, we rounded up the best success tips from several of the most memorable gold medalists.
Kara Ohngren Prior