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Afraid of Failure? Think Like a Scientist and Get Over It.
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Your failures are not you. Your successes are not you. They are simply data points that help guide the next experiment.
March 10, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Franchise Players: We Put Our Home on the Line to Buy a Franchise

Franchise Players: We Put Our Home on the Line to Buy a Franchise

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Josh Kattenberg knew buying a Real Property Management franchise would have its challenges. Here's how he faced them.
March 3, 2014 in Franchises
Tony Robbins on the Importance of Being Fearless

Tony Robbins on the Importance of Being Fearless

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The acclaimed life and business coach discusses one of the more dramatic ways he encourages people to overcome fear and move forward with their pursuits.
January 21, 2014 in Startup Basics

How 3 Franchisees Beat the Odds

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Cancer, severe weather, economic uncertainty -- three franchise owners share their personal stories of overcoming obstacles to achieve success.
January 5, 2014 in Franchises
Moving Forward After a Co-Founder Dies

Moving Forward After a Co-Founder Dies

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In the startup world, tragedy can either forever ruin a team or literally transform it.
December 20, 2013 in Leadership
How Blake Mycoskie Got His Groove Back

How Blake Mycoskie Got His Groove Back

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At CGI, TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie responds to his critics, discusses his newest production facility in Haiti and explains why he feels like an entrepreneur again.
September 26, 2013 in Growth Strategies
4 Tips for Dealing with Founder Depression

4 Tips for Dealing with Founder Depression

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When you feel down, try these tips to fight self-doubt and get back to running your business.
August 21, 2013 in Starting a Business
Keys to Success: Overcoming 5 Fears That Hold Entrepreneurs Back

Keys to Success: Overcoming 5 Fears That Hold Entrepreneurs Back

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Here's how to move past your personal obstacles and get your startup idea off the ground.
August 19, 2013 in Startup Basics
How One Entrepreneur Overcame Unthinkable Tragedy

How One Entrepreneur Overcame Unthinkable Tragedy

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It's how you pick up the pieces in the worst of times that reveal your company's true colors.
August 9, 2013 in The 'Treps
How to Stay Calm in a Crisis

How to Stay Calm in a Crisis

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Three strategies to help you show strong leadership when you are faced with business problems.
August 8, 2013 in Leadership

Overcoming Your Kryptonite and Making the Leap into Entrepreneurship

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When it comes to starting up, our insecurities can become our own worst enemy. Here's how one young entrepreneur overcame his inner demons.
August 5, 2013 in Profiles
How One Young Entrepreneur Pivoted a Business Failure into Success

How One Young Entrepreneur Pivoted a Business Failure into Success

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On the path to startup success, expect to hit multiple roadblocks along the way.
July 11, 2013 in Starting a Business
Video: Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan on Pack Dynamics for Entrepreneurs and Other AnimalsPlay Video

Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan on Pack Dynamics for Entrepreneurs and Other Animals (Video)

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Embracing the low moments of your career is what will ultimately bring you to the top. Here's the story of one entrepreneur who grew an empire from his passion for working with dogs.
June 25, 2013 in Leadership

Back to the Roots' Nikhil Arora on Starting Up

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For Nikhil Arora and Back to the Roots' co-founder, entrepreneurship just kind of happened. Here, the young entrepreneur opens up to YE's Antonio Neves on what the ride has been like so far.
June 20, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

3 Ways to Avoid the Loneliness of Working Remotely

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For cash-strapped startups, forgoing an office space is a keen way to save money. But what do you do to keep loneliness at bay? Here are some tips.
June 19, 2013 in Business Management

How to Keep Your Business Running When You Have a Serious Illness

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The inspiring story of how an entrepreneur kept her business afloat through a battle with breast cancer, and five tips for dealing with a health crisis while running a business.
June 11, 2013 in Business Management
Launching With a Loved One? Five Lessons From Successful Startup Couples

Launching With a Loved One? Five Lessons From Successful Startup Couples

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If you're thinking of starting up with your significant other, consider the tips of those who've made the plunge before you.
June 6, 2013 in Success Stories

Mailbox Co-Founder Gentry Underwood on Managing Success

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When Underwood’s company got snapped up by Dropbox, he says the rush of money and attention has taken some getting used to. Here, the entrepreneur opens to YE’s Antonio Neves.
May 30, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

How Website Optimization Helped a Small-Business Owner Bounce Back From Debt

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Four ways a Wisconsin perfume retailer overcame debt and started over and to find new success online.
May 27, 2013 in Your Website

How to Turn Criticism into the Ultimate Startup Motivator

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Student entrepreneur Will Caldwell on the taking critiques in stride and using that feedback to help improve a business.
May 14, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

3 Tips for Handling Startup Hiccups

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Business consultant Joshua Medcalf on the importance of embracing the unknown.
March 27, 2013 in Business Management

3 Reasons to Be Proud of Your Brick-and-Mortar Shop

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Student entrepreneur Sarah Haselkorn on the daily rewards she gets from operating a physical location.
March 12, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

Why the World Needs More Brilliant 'Stupid' Ideas

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Next time someone says your business idea has more 'hair than brains,' consider the countless examples of fellow stupid-successful entrepreneurs.
March 8, 2013 in Starting a Business

Stop Saying 'I'm Sorry:' 3 Reasons Why Apologizing Prevents Progress

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It’s just not helpful to say you’re sorry. Instead, focus on the problem and how to prevent it from happening again, suggests business coach Antonio Neves.
March 7, 2013 in How To Start a Business
How to Thrive During Tough Times

How to Thrive During Tough Times

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Three tips to help you adapt and grow as a leader.
February 27, 2013 in Leadership

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