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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship
Starting a Business

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship

The Declaration of Independence reminds us why going out on your own is a worthwhile endeavor.
Adam Toren
Sage Advice for Entrepreneurs From America's Greatest Risk Takers
Inspiration

Sage Advice for Entrepreneurs From America's Greatest Risk Takers

These quotes from five signers of the Declaration of Independence show their wisdom lives on.
Matthew Toren
Lessons From 3 Lesser-Known Presidents
Growth Strategies

Lessons From 3 Lesser-Known Presidents

What entrepreneurs can glean from William Harrison, Rutherford B. Hayes and William McKinley.
Matthew Toren
Tell Us: What Would You Do With 17 Days Off?
Leadership

Tell Us: What Would You Do With 17 Days Off?

While President Obama's supporters and detractors don't agree on much, they can probably agree on this: an uninterrupted, 17-day long break would certainly be nice.
Nina Zipkin
Lessons in Persuasion From the Most Celebrated American Presidents
Leadership

Lessons in Persuasion From the Most Celebrated American Presidents

With a nod to Presidents' Day, we examine what entrepreneurs can learn from the White House's greatest communicators.
Lisa Girard
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How 'Small Business' and 'Entrepreneur' Fare in State of the Union Addresses
Starting a Business

How 'Small Business' and 'Entrepreneur' Fare in State of the Union Addresses

Small businesses and entrepreneurs were mentioned just six times in Obama's speech. We examine how often past presidents have put them in the spotlight.
Diana Ransom
How Small Businesses are Becoming Big Campaign Stops
Growth Strategies

How Small Businesses are Becoming Big Campaign Stops

An inside look at five entrepreneurs reaping political publicity, as the presidential hopefuls put them in the spotlight on the campaign trail.
Diana Ransom
10 Lessons from America's Greatest Military Leaders
Growth Strategies

10 Lessons from America's Greatest Military Leaders

Military talents can transfer well to guiding a team through the challenges of starting and running a small business.
Kara Ohngren Prior
Small-Business Friendly Presidents
Leadership

Small-Business Friendly Presidents

The U.S. leaders who have done the most -- and least -- for entrepreneurs
Diana Ransom