Overcoming Obstacles

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Business Lessons From a Refugee Turned Youngest African-American IHOP Franchisee
Success Strategies

Business Lessons From a Refugee Turned Youngest African-American IHOP Franchisee

At 27, Adenah Bayoh purchased a franchise. Today, her portfolio also includes $200 million in urban redevelopment projects. Here are some of her insights.
Carol Roth
How I Overcome the Fear of Failure
Failure

How I Overcome the Fear of Failure

Lifestyle entrepreneur Lewis Howes opens up about his biggest fears and talks about how he works on overcoming them.
Lewis Howes
5 Words Successful (and Happy) People Never Use
Success

5 Words Successful (and Happy) People Never Use

The biggest difference between people like us and people who do things we would like to do is they didn't reflexively decide to put up their own barriers.
Jeff Haden
3 Tips to Hit the Ground Running at Your New Job
Career Change

3 Tips to Hit the Ground Running at Your New Job

Starting a new gig can be stressful. These tips can help ease the transition.
How a Bullied, Dyslexic 16-Year-Old Entrepreneur Fought Back and Found His Way
Young Entrepreneurs

How a Bullied, Dyslexic 16-Year-Old Entrepreneur Fought Back and Found His Way

Ollie Forsyth didn't let haters kill his spirit. Instead, he drew strength from dyslexic billionaire Richard Branson's stratospheric success story and used their cruel jabs to fuel his entrepreneurial fire.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Find Entrepreneurial Inspiration From a Personal Calamity
Setbacks

How to Find Entrepreneurial Inspiration From a Personal Calamity

After nearly being killed by a distracted driver, this entrepreneur was moved to help prevent others suffering as he had.
Michael Amaru
7 Simple Steps to Master the Game of Money With Tony Robbins
Money Management

7 Simple Steps to Master the Game of Money With Tony Robbins

It's all about money and wealth, but also about the way to become great in all parts of your life.
Lewis Howes
Drop the Excuses. Here Are 3 Easy Steps to Forming Good Habits.
Habits

Drop the Excuses. Here Are 3 Easy Steps to Forming Good Habits.

Behavior science expert James Clear shares tips that can get you on the path to creating better habits -- and sticking to them.
Jason Fell
How One St. Louis Business Owner Stays Open After the Ferguson Riots
Overcoming Obstacles

How One St. Louis Business Owner Stays Open After the Ferguson Riots

Entrepreneurs are trying to make the best of a bad situation.
Everett Rosenfeld
How a Kid in a Gang Became a Multi-Millionaire Entrepreneur
Success Stories

How a Kid in a Gang Became a Multi-Millionaire Entrepreneur

At age 16 he was facing four years in prison. Now he's a successful entrepreneur, CEO and author.
Lewis Howes
The 5 Most Underwhelming Realities of Being a First-Time Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs

The 5 Most Underwhelming Realities of Being a First-Time Entrepreneur

As a first-time founder slugging it out in the ultra-competitive world of startups, the path isn't exactly a walk in the park. Here are a few underwhelming realities aspiring entrepreneurs should expect.
Aaron Goodin
How to Develop Mental Toughness in the Face of Adversity
Overcoming Obstacles

How to Develop Mental Toughness in the Face of Adversity

We all experience failure, but mentally tough people realize that failure is an event, not their identity.
James Clear
9 of the Scariest Business Stories You'll Ever Hear
Overcoming Obstacles

9 of the Scariest Business Stories You'll Ever Hear

The wind is howling, it's getting darker earlier, and homes are decorated with scary looking creatures. And, you know, being an entrepreneur can be kinda scary.
Dave Kerpen