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3 Ways to Avoid the Loneliness of Working Remotely

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.

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

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

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

If you're thinking of starting up with your significant other, consider the tips of those who've made the plunge before you.

Mailbox Co-Founder Gentry Underwood on Managing Success

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.

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

Four ways a Wisconsin perfume retailer overcame debt and started over and to find new success online.

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.

3 Tips for Handling Startup Hiccups

Business consultant Joshua Medcalf on the importance of embracing the unknown.

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

Student entrepreneur Sarah Haselkorn on the daily rewards she gets from operating a physical location.

Why the World Needs More Brilliant 'Stupid' Ideas

Next time someone says your business idea has more 'hair than brains,' consider the countless examples of fellow stupid-successful entrepreneurs.

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

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.
How to Thrive During Tough Times

How to Thrive During Tough Times

Three tips to help you adapt and grow as a leader.
How to Train Your Brain to Stay Positive

How to Train Your Brain to Stay Positive

Three tips to help you keep a optimistic outlook on the challenges of running a business.
Critical Lessons from 5 Common Startup Mistakes

Critical Lessons from 5 Common Startup Mistakes

How to find inspiration in your failure, learn from your mistakes and come out better on the other side.
Six Tips to Keep Your Business Going After Losing Your Partner

Six Tips to Keep Your Business Going After Losing Your Partner

How to survive and rebuild while dealing with grief and loss.
How to Break Bad News to Clients

How to Break Bad News to Clients

Three tips for delivering bad news without hurting the client relationship, or your credibility.
James Dyson on Using Failure to Drive Success

James Dyson on Using Failure to Drive Success

The innovative inventor of the dual cyclone vacuum cleaner explains why failing is a key component to the creative process.
3 Tips for Dealing with the Skeletons in Your Closet

3 Tips for Dealing with the Skeletons in Your Closet

How to help your company put past mistakes to rest.
How to Stop Over Thinking and Get Things Done

How to Stop Over Thinking and Get Things Done

Three tips to help business leaders improve their decision making and increase productivity.
In Business, There's No Such Thing as an Accident

In Business, There's No Such Thing as an Accident

Behavioral economists are finding that business people often fail to account for low-likelihood, high-impact events when planning for disaster.
4 Ways to Stop Making Excuses and Follow Your Passion

4 Ways to Stop Making Excuses and Follow Your Passion

How to know when it's the right time to start your own business.
3 Steps for Fixing Big Business Blunders

3 Steps for Fixing Big Business Blunders

Everyone makes mistakes, here's advice from a pro on how to come back strong after even the most embarrassing slip-ups.
Richard Branson on Turning a Disadvantage to Your Advantage

Richard Branson on Turning a Disadvantage to Your Advantage

The celebrated entrepreneur shares advice on how challenges can be the driving force for success.
4 Lessons for Overcoming Setbacks from Food Network Star Guy Fieri

4 Lessons for Overcoming Setbacks from Food Network Star Guy Fieri

What the Food Network host learned about listening to his customers after he lost his first restaurant in a fire.
How to Know When to Start Your Own Business (Infographic)

How to Know When to Start Your Own Business (Infographic)

There is always a reason why it's the right time to start your own business.
Olympic Great Greg Louganis on Refocusing Fast After Failure

Olympic Great Greg Louganis on Refocusing Fast After Failure

The American diving champion offers tips to help entrepreneurs become more resilient.

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