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5 Books That Reveal the Secrets of Your Entrepreneurial Heroes

5 Books That Reveal the Secrets of Your Entrepreneurial Heroes

Here are five must-read books that show what entrepreneurial success really takes, and how we can apply the principles of the best to our business.
Be Happy, Make Millions, Live the Dream

Be Happy, Make Millions, Live the Dream

In this podcast, Lewis Howes chats with entrepreneur James Altucher about everything from rapid, massive success to subsequent rapid, massive failure.
Winning Startup Tips From a Champion

Winning Startup Tips From a Champion

Aversion to complacency and wilingness to work tirelessly are the keys to success in both sport and business
5 Things I Learned Growing $2,000 Into a Multi-Million Dollar Business

5 Things I Learned Growing $2,000 Into a Multi-Million Dollar Business

Swedish entrepreneur Fredrik van Huynh shares what every entrepreneur should live by to succeed in a relentless business world.
Why Startups Launch in 'Stealth Mode' and Others Don't

Why Startups Launch in 'Stealth Mode' and Others Don't

The pros and cons of operating under stealth mode before launching a company.
How Blind Smartphone Users Helped This Startup Test the Waters

How Blind Smartphone Users Helped This Startup Test the Waters

The co-founder of Fleksy explains how focusing on a niche demographic prepared him for the mass market.
How One Young Entrepreneur Pivoted a Business Failure into Success

How One Young Entrepreneur Pivoted a Business Failure into Success

On the path to startup success, expect to hit multiple roadblocks along the way.
How a Group of Friends Made a Dent the $6 Billion Bike Industry

How a Group of Friends Made a Dent the $6 Billion Bike Industry

Childhood pals find big profits in stripped-down bicycles with their company Pure Fix Cycles.
Finding Business Success in a Farm-Inspired Food Niche

Finding Business Success in a Farm-Inspired Food Niche

How Green B.E.A.N. Delivery grew its membership-based organic farm and food-delivery business.
How a Surf Vacation Led to a New Niche in Women's Swimwear

How a Surf Vacation Led to a New Niche in Women's Swimwear

An investment-banker-turned-entrepreneur finds success in a line of bikinis designed to stay on, no matter how rough the surf.
How One Startup Is Making Comparison-Shopping Even Easier

How One Startup Is Making Comparison-Shopping Even Easier

Priceonomics scours the web for the best prices to create an objective guide for consumers,
6 Steps to a Successful Business Launch

6 Steps to a Successful Business Launch

How the founders of Tender Greens turned farm-fresh fare into a $16 million business -- and you can, too.
Carving a New Niche in Craft Beer

Carving a New Niche in Craft Beer

How the Growler Station is building a business on a new beer-to-go concept.
Scentsy and the Sweet Smell of Success

Scentsy and the Sweet Smell of Success

A couple's last-ditch entrepreneurial effort fends off bankruptcy in favor of a balmy future.
Zipcar: Two Moms, a Business Idea and $68 in the Bank

Zipcar: Two Moms, a Business Idea and $68 in the Bank

The story of the popular car-sharing service started by two moms in Massachusetts could be an inspiration for your new business.
How PowerVoice Is Cashing In on Paid Tweets

How PowerVoice Is Cashing In on Paid Tweets

PowerVoice enables social media personalities to promote brands for bucks.
How a Pile of Student Debt Inspired a Venture-Backed Startup

How a Pile of Student Debt Inspired a Venture-Backed Startup

ReadyForZero racked up $4.5 million in funding to help consumers pay their bills.
Paper Shower Looks to Clean Up

Paper Shower Looks to Clean Up

This new company puts the standard hand wipe to shame.
How Three Businesses Broke Into the Mommy Market

How Three Businesses Broke Into the Mommy Market

These entrepreneurs tapped into a lucrative market -- and so can you.
Skincare Startup's Lesson for Online Brands: Looks Matter

Skincare Startup's Lesson for Online Brands: Looks Matter

The owner of a skincare line wises up to a basic tenet of packaging and watches online sales take off.
Entrepreneurs: Are You a User?

Entrepreneurs: Are You a User?

Did you start your business after creating a product for your own use? If so, your chances of landing venture capital and finding business success are better than for other types of startups.
CharityBuzz's Big Idea: Altruistic Online Auctions

CharityBuzz's Big Idea: Altruistic Online Auctions

An upscale auction site offers ultimate access to big-name talent -- and charities reap the rewards
Idea for an Organic Potting Soil Business Hits Pay Dirt

Idea for an Organic Potting Soil Business Hits Pay Dirt

Mark Highland's Organic Mechanics is blooming.
Get Out of Town With Wanderfly

Get Out of Town With Wanderfly

This New York-based travel inspiration service offers recommendations that can send users packing.
On Zaarly, You Can (Usually) Get What You Want

On Zaarly, You Can (Usually) Get What You Want

This San Francisco startup is a matchmaker for renters and owners.

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