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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

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)

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

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

How to Think Like a Gold Medalist

The same strategies Olympians use to outwit mental obstacles can work in business as well. Here are tips to overcome three of the toughest psychological challenges.

How to Break Through Fear and Self-Doubt

Sales pro Grant Cardone with five tips to stay confident when insecurity strikes.

3 Tips for Leading Your Business During a Personal Crisis

Business lessons from a resilient entrepreneur who fought his way back from a brutal attack.

3 Tips for Overcoming Your First Failure

Many business owners fail. It's what you do with those lessons learned that counts.

From Major Crisis to Comeback, What One Startup Learned

How entrepreneur Annette Giacomazzi handled a triple threat to her business and her life, and still managed to come up out on top.

Richard Branson on Facing Your Fears

The British billionaire talks about his fear of public speaking and tips for getting over the things that hold us back.

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 to Conquer Your Sales Fears

Five common sales worries business owners face -- and ways you can combat them to close the deal.

'Soul Surfer' Bethany Hamilton on Overcoming Challenges

Meet the teenage surfer who survived a shark attack, got back in the water three weeks later and went on to surf professionally. She talks with Bryan Elliott in 'Behind the Brand.'

Jonathan Fields Knows What's Killing Your Business Growth

Bold movers are often just as scared as you are. Here are author Jonathan Fields' tips for conquering uncertainty to move forward.

Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Entrepreneurs and Fearlessness

A successful Internet entrepreneur talks about why fear can't be a factor when starting a business. Entrepreneurs come in all varieties, Jason Nazar says, but one quality they all share is that they're willing to take risks that others aren't.

A Small-Business Owner Who Survived the World Trade Center Attacks Looks Back After 10 Years

Greg Carafello looks back at how Sept. 11, 2001, changed him as a business owner.
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