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TOMS Founder: 'Focus on Your Passion. Nothing Else Matters.'

After failing at launching a cable network, Blake Mycoskie found his passion in social entrepreneurship. Here is how he turned TOMS into a global force for good.

This Entrepreneur Almost Gave Up On Himself. Now, He Runs a Million-Dollar Brand.

Raj Peter Bhakta could be called crazy for some of his previous endeavors, but he seems to have hit it right with WhistlePig whiskey.

All Successful Entrepreneurs Do These 3 Things

WhistlePig Founder Raj Peter Bhakta experienced his fair share of business flops before founding a multimillion dollar brand. In this video, he summarizes what he has learned about building a successful business.

3 Entrepreneurs Who Turned Easter Into Sweet Business

Candy and Easter go hand in hand. Some of the sweet treats in your basket are also big business for these companies.

Lessons in Greatness: One Woman's Journey From Heart Condition to Climbing Mt. Everest

In this podcast, adventurer and leadership professor Alison Levine discusses her personal struggles and the lessons she has learned along the way.

Introducing Entrepreneur's Top New Franchises to Watch

These 57 newbies all started franchising in the past five years.

How the Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Stereotype Is Killing Entrepreneurship

If you're not a gregarious tech entrepreneur, are you an entrepreneur at all?

With as Little as $500, These Entrepreneurs Created Multimillion-Dollar Businesses. Learn Their Secrets.

Don't let a lack of cash stop a good business idea from succeeding.

5 Entrepreneurs Who Embrace, and Dominate, Risk

With risk, comes greater rewards. These five men have come out ahead against failure.

Young Millionaire: Inside the Mind of Yahoo's Teen Sensation Nick D'Aloisio

While he has already accomplished far more than most of us will in our entire lives, the humble London 18-year-old says he leads a 'fairly normal life.'

The Incredible Real Estate Portfolio of Billionaire Entrepreneur Larry Ellison

A look at the staggering collection of properties the Oracle co-founder and chief executive has amassed over the years.

I Had Been Fired and Evicted, and Still Retired at 27

The young founder of a real-estate firm describes how he made his first million.

10 Crowdfunding Success Stories to Love

From futuristic tech to a museum, many of these projects blew up their funding goals.

Russell Simmons: 3 Simple Ways Meditation Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

The legendary founder of Def Jam Recordings credits meditation for his decades of success.

Looking Back: 5 Entrepreneurs Divulge What They'd Change and Keep the Same

There is no manual for entrepreneurs, resulting in a lot of mistakes and mishaps. Five entrepreneurs open up to us about the lessons they learned along their journey.

In Order to Persevere, You Need Deeply Held Beliefs

Here are three stories of entrepreneurs who faced struggles, but their commitment to their goals brought them to success.

13 Big-Time Business Leaders Share the Best Advice They Ever Got

Some of the world's top thinkers share the advice that led them towards their success today.

These Startups Found Unusual Ways to Get Funded

Three entrepreneurs share the surprising ways they were able to launch their businesses.

5 Must-Read Books For Every Entrepreneur

From marketing to leadership, books often provide entrepreneurs the insight they need to make it on their journey. Here we offer up five must-read books for every entrepreneur.

The Secret to Hitting Startup Gold Twice

Former Mint vice president discusses how he launched another successful venture.

When to Say No to Venture Capital

Instead of seeking financing, Ryan Smith spent four years bootstrapping to get his company off the ground. Here's why.

This 24-Hour On-Demand Ice Machine Is a Game Changer

A newcomer to the Franchise 500, IceBorn boasts a proprietary system that can be controlled and monitored by franchisees remotely via a smartphone.

10 Inspirational Quotes from Successful Entrepreneurs on Declaring Their Independence

10 famous entrepreneurs tell us why they declared their freedom.

The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are a diverse bunch. The best ones, however, share a collection of characteristics -- from tenacity to the ability to tolerate risk -- that are crucial to any successful venture.

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