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How a Kid in a Gang Became a Multi-Millionaire Entrepreneur
Success Stories

How a Kid in a Gang Became a Multi-Millionaire Entrepreneur

At age 16 he was facing four years in prison. Now he's a successful entrepreneur, CEO and author.
Lewis Howes
The 5 Signals of Success, According to a Daily Show Alum and Clown 'Doctor'
Success Stories

The 5 Signals of Success, According to a Daily Show Alum and Clown 'Doctor'

Rob Corddry is not leading-man material, but he's totally OK with that. You too have to figure out your own metrics for success.
Bryan Elliott
Meet the Producers Behind Indiegogo's Highest-Funded Film
Business Unusual

Meet the Producers Behind Indiegogo's Highest-Funded Film

Rooster Teeth Productions is the innovative company behind the internationally popular online animation videos you haven't heard of...yet.
Jason Ankeny
Martha Stewart: America Needs More Entrepreneurs
Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart: America Needs More Entrepreneurs

We speak with the TV personality and lifestyle icon about inspiration, motivation and the drive to start and grow a business of your own.
Jason Fell
Biggest Failures, Best Advice and Defining Success From 14 Inspiring Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs

Biggest Failures, Best Advice and Defining Success From 14 Inspiring Entrepreneurs

Wherever you are on your entrepreneurial journey, at least one of the best-known entrepreneurs has been there, too.
Thai Nguyen
Eataly Elevates Food Retail, Tastes Success. What's Next?
Innovator Profiles

Eataly Elevates Food Retail, Tastes Success. What's Next?

The New York City store is now a full-fledged tourist attraction, and the rest of the world is in the company's sights.
Jason Ankeny
S'well Founder Sarah Kauss on Starting Up and Being a Female Entrepreneur
Women Entrepreneurs

S'well Founder Sarah Kauss on Starting Up and Being a Female Entrepreneur

The former consultant discusses starting and growing her business—and how her grandfather never understood the value of an empty bottle.
Daniel Roberts
How Sara Blakely Built a Billion-Dollar Business From Scratch
Success Stories

How Sara Blakely Built a Billion-Dollar Business From Scratch

She built the Spanx brand starting out with just $5,000 in savings and no experience in retail or manufacturing.
Gabrielle Karol
10 Powerful Practices From 10 Highly Respected People
Respect

10 Powerful Practices From 10 Highly Respected People

Money and success are honorable goals but respect is more valuable than either and dependent upon neither.
Thai Nguyen
This Billionaire's Definition of Success Will Surprise You
Success Stories

This Billionaire's Definition of Success Will Surprise You

A conversation with John Paul DeJoria about the lessons he's learned on his entrepreneurial journey.
The Mindy Kaling Guide to Entrepreneurial Domination
Success

The Mindy Kaling Guide to Entrepreneurial Domination

Five lessons on success founders can learn from this unlikely leader.
Aaron Orendorff
Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban: 'Failure is Part of the Success Equation'
Shark Tank

Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban: 'Failure is Part of the Success Equation'

Falling down and pulling yourself back up only makes you more kickass at business and in life, the Shark Tank star says.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Take a Break From Embracing Failure and Be Inspired By 6 Huge Business Successes
Success Stories

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.
John Boitnott
Great Idea for a Business, But No Experience? These Founders Prove It Can Be Done.
Starting a Business

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.
Nina Zipkin