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Steve Blank: 'Entrepreneurship is a Calling, Not a Job.'

For our 'If I Knew Then, What I Know Now' series, serial entrepreneur Steve Blank discusses the importance of following your passion, the importance of family and the legacy he hopes to leave behind for future entrepreneurs.

3 Hard Choices That Can Boost Your Odds of Startup Success

When juggling all the risks, some entrepreneurs manage to come up winners. But it's not an easy game.

Richard Branson on Finding the Right Path

Now is the time to act and discover the passion that will help you succeed.

How to Turn a Hobby Into a Career -- Without Regrets

Hobbies can run up a big bill and take up a lot of time. So why not turn your hobby into a profitable business? Plenty of reasons.

'Infuse Your Personal Passion Into Everything You Do'

A laser-focus on an underserved market can help catapult your entrepreneurial success, as in the case of these two business owners.

Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem

You don't want to start a business that may not survive. Do your homework, validate your idea and make sure you have a real market for it.

The 5 Traits of Entrepreneurs Famous for Making All the Right Moves

Everyone can hone that uncanny knack of being in the right place at the right time that distinguishes business greats.

The 4 Surprisingly Simple Words That Could Guarantee Your Success

Instead of trying to do too much, people should focus on only fostering a few skill sets.

One of Steve Jobs' Last Public Statements Can Help You Discover Your Passion

The most successful entrepreneurs are freakishly enthusiastic about his or her idea. Ask yourself if you feel the same about your venture.

Richard Branson: 'There's No Shortcut or Magic Recipe to Success'

Creating a successful and profitable business takes time.

15 Signs You're an Entrepreneur

Do the following traits, characteristics and quirks describe you?

4 Things I've Learned While Planning a New Business That's a Passion Project

Er, calm down and take it easy, an entrepreneur reminds herself. Not everyone will understand a novel concept from Day 1.

How a Former Denny's Waitress Amassed an Empire of Over 75 Denny's Locations

At age 16, Dawn Lafreeda began working at Denny's as a hostess. Three decades later, she's the largest single-owner franchisee in the system.

Is This the Golden Reason for Launching a Startup?

This serial entrepreneur says that of all the various reasons for pulling the entrepreneurial trigger, there is one that is indispensable.

4 Things Remarkable Startups Have In Common

Great ideas are a dime a dozen. The startups that succeed focus on these four things.

One Entrepreneur's Gem of a Hobby (Infographic)

Perhaps not oddly, many entrepreneurs prefer a hobby they can profitably scale. One entrepreneur explains how to find the time and inspiration.

Richard Branson on What Keeps Him Going

An entrepreneur's job is never done.

The Esquire Guy on the Problem With Passion

Sometimes enthusiasm is overrated.

One Way to Turn Customers Into Raving Fans: Be Controversial

It's more powerful to be polarizing than it is to be neutral.

Transform Your Vision Into Action With These 3 Steps

What's holding you back from reaching that long-held dream? Stop making excuses and try this strategy.

When Passion Is a Pitfall and Seeking Bliss Is Bogus

A serial entrepreneur disspels the modern myth that locating the source of happiness is a pathway to profits.

How Entrepreneurs, Such as Daymond John, Learn to Improve Their Game

Startup life is fraught with peril, but it's one space where prior experience really helps. These business owners share how their business expertise evolved.

Oprah Calls This Person the 'Perfect Entrepreneur'

In this interview, the talk-show legend talks to this founder about the passion that inspired him to launch an international giant.

3 Angles for Understanding Angels

Entrepreneurs seeking a heavenly relationship with their investors should know three things before pitching their business.

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