Success Stories http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/success-stories The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Success Stories en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:00:00 GMT Take a Break From Embracing Failure and Be Inspired By 6 Huge Business Successes Entrepreneurs need to be stoic about the long odds against a new business thriving but it's also true that the greatest successes of our time started small. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237235 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237235 John Boitnott Great Idea for a Business, But No Experience? These Founders Prove It Can Be Done. The entrepreneurs behind footwear startup Jack Erwin had no experience in shoes. Now, they're steering a million-dollar shoe brand. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237581 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237581 Nina Zipkin Fight Early and Fail Fast: 15 Business Lessons in 15 Years There’s a lot to learn from so many years in business. Here are a few of the most important things I've picked up along the way. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237418 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237418 Kevin Hart 20 People Who Became Highly Successful After Age 40 No, life and success don't end in your 20s and 30s. Here are some perfect examples. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/237298 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/237298 Richard Feloni When You Focus on Failure Statistics, You May End Up One Statistics tell you everything and nothing at the same time. So anyone that lets failure statistics affect their willingness to start a business has already lost the entrepreneur game. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236829 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236829 Mike Templeman Basecamp's Rebel Recipe for Success: 5 Ways the Software Maverick Made Millions by Being Different Here are the surprising, unorthodox strategies that helped the early software as a service pioneer rise to -- and stay at the top of -- the crowded online project management space. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236771 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236771 Kim Lachance Shandrow Success Lessons From 2 Innovators Who Came Out Swinging Case studies are everywhere, but check out these entrepreneurs who made crucial decisions on the one-way path to enviable success. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236773 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236773 Eric Siu Arianna Huffington's Recipe for Success: Unplug, Renew and Recharge. The media mogul took a scary wake-up call and channeled it into a new lease on life -- one with a lot less stress and anxiety. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236501 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236501 Nina Zipkin Is Your Startup Ready for the Spotlight? Not every startup is ready for media attention. Here are three ways to determine whether your company is ready to be written up in the press. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/236342 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/236342 Nina Zipkin How These Sibling Franchisees Built an Empire Brothers Joe and Allen Hertzman, who own six Long John Silver's, 13 Rally's and 24 Papa John's Pizza units, share what's in their secret franchising sauce. Sun, 10 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235822 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235822 Jason Daley 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. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234458 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234458 Dorie Clark 9 Things Exceptionally Smart Entrepreneurs Do to Be Successful The difference between success and failure often comes down to these actions. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235655 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235655 Thomas Oppong 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. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234985 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234985 Jason Daley Nasty Gal CEO Sophia Amoruso: 'Wisdom is Earned Through Experience, Particularly Mistakes.' The fashion-retail founder explains why entrepreneurs shouldn't be afraid to veer off of the prescribed track, why it is okay for them to make mistakes and how founders should strive to be like Indiana Jones. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235498 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235498 Nina Zipkin Simple Yet Powerful Business Lessons From a Broke Entrepreneur Turned Multi-Millionaire Some wise words that you can put into practice at your own startup endeavors. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234302 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234302 Carol Roth 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. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234562 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234562 Laura Schaefer 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. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234493 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234493 Jason Fell How to Turn Haters Into Raving Customers In this podcast, Lewis Howes chats with millionaire Timothy Sykes about how we can cultivate loyal customers and make a ton of money. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234319 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234319 Lewis Howes 5 Quotes to Inspire the Optimistic Entrepreneur in You A positive attitude can take you far in your career, like these five successes prove with their perspective of possibility. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234420 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234420 Adam Toren How a 640-Pound Stash of Nail Polish Turned Essie Into a Household Name Essie Weingarten, the entrepreneur behind the wildly popular nail polish line, grew her childhood passion into a multimillion-dollar brand. Thu, 29 May 2014 18:10:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234331 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234331 Catherine Clifford