Success Stories

What You Can Learn From These 4 Reasons for Failure
Growth Strategies

What You Can Learn From These 4 Reasons for Failure

Not only will these insights help you avoid making the same mistakes, but they will teach you critical best practices.
Steve Tobak
'Success Is Not a Number,' So Don't Chase Goals That Leave You Unsatisfied
Limor Fried

'Success Is Not a Number,' So Don't Chase Goals That Leave You Unsatisfied

Limor Fried, founder and CEO of Adafruit, says that finding fulfillment from her mission allowed her to grow her company from a dorm-room operation to a $40 million business.
Catherine Clifford
This Detroit Entrepreneur Is the First African-American Woman to Score a Patent for a Natural Haircare Product
Small Business - Big Impact

This Detroit Entrepreneur Is the First African-American Woman to Score a Patent for a Natural Haircare Product

Gwen Jimmere created the Moroccan Rhassoul 5-in-1 Clay Treatment out of necessity -- and has now hit the seven-figure mark.
Amanda Lewan
Entrepreneurship Is a Journey in 7 Stages. Enjoy The Ride.
Entrepreneur Mindset

Entrepreneurship Is a Journey in 7 Stages. Enjoy The Ride.

Not every ebb and flow of being an entrepreneur is a walk in the park. But be sure to stop and smell the roses along the way.
Larry Alton
4 Marketing Principles to Dominate Your Target Market
Marketing

4 Marketing Principles to Dominate Your Target Market

Marketing is critical to the success of any business, which is why it's so important to get it right. These four rules will help.
Steve Tobak
Girls Who Code's Reshma Saujani: 'Everything I've Achieved Has Come From Perseverance'
If I Knew Then

Girls Who Code's Reshma Saujani: 'Everything I've Achieved Has Come From Perseverance'

Saujani is on track to educate 10,000 students by the end of 2015.
Nina Zipkin
9 Billionaires Who Didn't Graduate High School
Success Stories

9 Billionaires Who Didn't Graduate High School

High school dropout is usually synonymous with impoverished but no diploma was no barrier for some of the world's most successful people.
Peter Daisyme
How My Success Story Is a Tale of Two Cities
Authenticity

How My Success Story Is a Tale of Two Cities

From a humble beginning in Sioux Falls to the big time in New York City, I never forgot who I was.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
5 Epic Leaders Who Studied Stoicism -- and Why You Should Too
Philosophy

5 Epic Leaders Who Studied Stoicism -- and Why You Should Too

Last week the world celebrated International Stoic Week, and you might be surprised by how many entrepreneurs are understudies of this ancient philosophy.
Adam Toren
6 Thoughts on Why Facing Your Fears Could Help You Achieve Massive Success
Fear

6 Thoughts on Why Facing Your Fears Could Help You Achieve Massive Success

Fire-breathing dragons are a good reason to be afraid. Business fears, maybe not so much.
Matthew Toren
How This Entrepreneur Went From Trailer Park to Partners With Facebook in a Year
Success Strategies

How This Entrepreneur Went From Trailer Park to Partners With Facebook in a Year

Jeremy Greene used relentless hustle, charismatic salesmanship and a ridiculously hyped sales pitch to go from living in a trailer park to signing with Facebook in 12 months. Here's the story of how he did it.
Logan Kugler
Why This Famous Millionaire Real Estate Broker Karate-Kicks Before a Big Meeting (and Thinks You Should, Too)
Real Estate

Why This Famous Millionaire Real Estate Broker Karate-Kicks Before a Big Meeting (and Thinks You Should, Too)

Fredrik Eklund of 'Million Dollar Listing New York' on the importance of staying 100 percent true to yourself in business, without coming off like a freak.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How Serving Others Can Help Make You a Great Leader
Ready To Launch

How Serving Others Can Help Make You a Great Leader

The best business leaders know how to serve the people who've helped them get to the top.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
The Vision Board Is Your Internal GPS System to Realizing Your Dreams
Self Improvement

The Vision Board Is Your Internal GPS System to Realizing Your Dreams

Practice daily visualization to shape your destiny by re-aligning your intentions and focus.
Susan Steinbrecher