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5 Quotes to Inspire the Optimistic Entrepreneur in You

5 Quotes to Inspire the Optimistic Entrepreneur in You

A positive attitude can take you far in your career, like these five successes prove with their perspective of possibility.
Hungry Entrepreneurs Need True Grit to Get Their Next Meal

Hungry Entrepreneurs Need True Grit to Get Their Next Meal

Three essential qualities are the hallmarks of business owners who prevail.
Small Businesses Extend Hiring at Best Post-Recession Clip

Small Businesses Extend Hiring at Best Post-Recession Clip

There's still a lot of worry about adding new employees, but the pace of hiring is at an eight-year high.
Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

The 'Shark Tank' investor and real estate mogul discusses the necessity of extreme optimism and why logic can be dangerous
Meet the 25-Year-Old Wedding Photographer Who Became CEO of Lonely Planet

Meet the 25-Year-Old Wedding Photographer Who Became CEO of Lonely Planet

Daniel Houghton, a former wedding photographer with no prior executive experience, has been trying to turn around global travel guide company Lonely Planet.
Entrepreneurs: Your Irrational Optimism Is Necessary

Entrepreneurs: Your Irrational Optimism Is Necessary

A look at how an aggressively optimistic outlook can lead to great things.
Become More Positive With These 5 Tips

Become More Positive With These 5 Tips

Having a better outlook on life will lead you to success.
Young Women Are Earning Almost as Much as Men for First Time Ever

Young Women Are Earning Almost as Much as Men for First Time Ever

Women between the ages of 25 and 34 are earning 93 percent of what men earn, according to a new survey.
Small-Business Confidence Levels Rise, But Not Fast Enough

Small-Business Confidence Levels Rise, But Not Fast Enough

Small-business owners are marginally more confident than they have been, but their optimism remains below historic norms, a new report finds.

Economists Optimistic Even As Sales Growth Slows

A group of economists believe that U.S. economic growth is stable despite sales growth slowing in the second quarter, according to a new report.
Small Business Optimism Grows Despite Stagnant Hiring, Paycheck Size

Small Business Optimism Grows Despite Stagnant Hiring, Paycheck Size

Payroll-processing firm SurePayroll releases its June Small-Business Scorecard.
Small-Business Owners: Working Harder, But Optimistic

Small-Business Owners: Working Harder, But Optimistic

More than seven in 10 small-business owners say they expect to generate more revenue in 2013 than they did last year.
U.S. Small Businesses Expect Improved Sales Prospects (Infographic)

U.S. Small Businesses Expect Improved Sales Prospects (Infographic)

A new survey shows that entrepreneurs in the U.S. are optimistic about domestic business growth.
Spring Break Plans? Open Your Mind and Rekindle Your Love of Entrepreneurship

Spring Break Plans? Open Your Mind and Rekindle Your Love of Entrepreneurship

Spring may be in the air, but you've got a lot of work to do -- on your business and your soul. Here are five tips for meeting your business challenges with a clear, open mind.
Business Owners Fed Up With Washington, But Many Are Optimistic on Their Prospects

Business Owners Fed Up With Washington, But Many Are Optimistic on Their Prospects

A survey of business owners found that nearly half are more confident than a year ago.
Credit Crunch Easing for Small Businesses

Credit Crunch Easing for Small Businesses

Entrepreneurs remain optimistic about profits and growth according to new report.
Obama vs. Romney: A Tale of Two Economic Plans

Obama vs. Romney: A Tale of Two Economic Plans

With the Presidential election just around the corner, we break down the candidates' stance on small business, jobs and the economy.
The Power of Business Imagination

The Power of Business Imagination

Your imagination can help you meet business goals that may seem unrealistic right now.
Why Women Business Owners Feel More Successful

Why Women Business Owners Feel More Successful

An informal survey released this week suggests that women entrepreneurs are more confident about their business's success than their male counterparts and offers some clues as to why.
How to Maintain a Positive Attitude As a Business Owner

How to Maintain a Positive Attitude As a Business Owner

Running your own business can be a rollercoaster ride, especially in a rocky economy. How can you stay optimistic in tough times? Jen Groover offers tips from her experience as a serial entrepreneur.
How Do Entrepreneurs Stay Positive?

How Do Entrepreneurs Stay Positive?

Our Facebook fans let us know how they maintain a happy, healthy outlook.
How to Create a Positive Business Outlook

How to Create a Positive Business Outlook

By learning to work positively, you can redefine your reality -- and your business.
Mixed Messages on Small-Business Optimism

Mixed Messages on Small-Business Optimism

Do varying reports indicate that there is no real consensus on financial outlook?
Is the Economy Getting Worse? Business Owners Say Yes

Is the Economy Getting Worse? Business Owners Say Yes

A new survey shows more than half of small-business owners believe the U.S. economy is backsliding.
The Innovators: Digital Chocolate's Trip Hawkins

The Innovators: Digital Chocolate's Trip Hawkins

The founder of the social gaming company talks about creating a workplace that inspires creativity and new ideas.

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