Risk

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The 5 Parallels Between Entrepreneurs and Bull Riders
Starting a Business

The 5 Parallels Between Entrepreneurs and Bull Riders

Both pursuits contain big risks and a degree of giving up control.
Bryan Ansley
The Nitty-Gritty Truth About Loans From Family and Friends
Loans

The Nitty-Gritty Truth About Loans From Family and Friends

The risks enter into emotional as well as financial turf. Here's how to protect these relationships.
Joshua Steimle
Know How Much Risk You Can Stomach Before Launching Your Own Business
Risk Taking

Know How Much Risk You Can Stomach Before Launching Your Own Business

The first step on the road to success is realizing that failure is a very real possibility, no matter how smart and hard working you are.
Mike Harden
5 Iconic Entrepreneurs and Their Business Gambles That Paid Off
Taking risks

5 Iconic Entrepreneurs and Their Business Gambles That Paid Off

Success comes to those who work hard and aren't afraid to trust their luck.
Larry Alton
How to Make Someone Want to Do Business With You
Finding Customers

How to Make Someone Want to Do Business With You

Here's how to attract customers, so your sales process becomes as simple as saying 'yes' when they beg to hire you.
Dorie Clark
What Dating a Model Taught Me About Chasing Opportunities
Risk

What Dating a Model Taught Me About Chasing Opportunities

If you let yourself be intimidated, you will be just like all the others who are scared to take risks.
John Brubaker
How Perfection Can Ruin Your Business
Perfection

How Perfection Can Ruin Your Business

Very often, perfection is the enemy of success. Don't let it be.
Lisa Evans
4 Lessons on Staring Down Fear and Taking Risks from Tightrope-Walker Nik Wallenda
Taking risks

4 Lessons on Staring Down Fear and Taking Risks from Tightrope-Walker Nik Wallenda

Meticulous preparation and tireless practice, not bravado or recklessness, are the foundation of success when failure really is not an option.
Tor Constantino
Ever Notice the Similarities Between Toxic Business Leaders and Politicians?
Leadership Qualities

Ever Notice the Similarities Between Toxic Business Leaders and Politicians?

The same manipulative and narcissistic types occupy the top rungs. Learn to recognize the 10 signs.
Paul White
Built for Business: Midtown Manhattan in the 1920s
New York City

Built for Business: Midtown Manhattan in the 1920s

A swirl of development, spurred on by Grand Central Terminal's construction, shaped New York City's central business district as a major epicenter of American capitalism.
Donald Miller
Investors Consider These 7 Elements to Be High Risk
Investors

Investors Consider These 7 Elements to Be High Risk

If you're seeking money for your startup, you should be prepared to address potential issues that may face your business.
Martin Zwilling
3 Ways Companies Can Encourage Smart Risk Taking
Growth Strategies

3 Ways Companies Can Encourage Smart Risk Taking

Many business leaders and organizations are predisposed to say no, thereby quashing experimentation and innovation. Here's how to welcome new ideas and tactics.
Salim Ismail
What Employers Need to Know About Ebola for Now
Personal Health

What Employers Need to Know About Ebola for Now

Understand how transmission takes place and educate your workforce. Consider extra steps as needed.
Jonathan Segal
7 Risks Every Entrepreneur Must Take
Business Circle

7 Risks Every Entrepreneur Must Take

To start and support your own business, you'll have to put your career, personal finances and even your mental health at stake.
Jayson DeMers