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5 Books That Reveal the Secrets of Your Entrepreneurial Heroes
Success Strategies

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.
Dorie Clark
9 Things Exceptionally Smart Entrepreneurs Do to Be Successful
Success Strategies

9 Things Exceptionally Smart Entrepreneurs Do to Be Successful

The difference between success and failure often comes down to these actions.
Thomas Oppong
How a Former Denny's Waitress Amassed an Empire of Over 75 Denny's Locations
Success Stories

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.
Nasty Gal CEO Sophia Amoruso: 'Wisdom is Earned Through Experience, Particularly Mistakes.'
If I Knew Then

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.
Nina Zipkin
Simple Yet Powerful Business Lessons From a Broke Entrepreneur Turned Multi-Millionaire
Leadership

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.
Carol Roth
How Entrepreneurs, Such as Daymond John, Learn to Improve Their Game
Serial entrepreneurs

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.
Laura Schaefer
Oprah Calls This Person the 'Perfect Entrepreneur'
Whole Foods

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.
Jason Fell
How to Turn Haters Into Raving Customers
Customer Loyalty

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.
Lewis Howes
5 Quotes to Inspire the Optimistic Entrepreneur in You
Inspiration

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.
Adam Toren
How a 640-Pound Stash of Nail Polish Turned Essie Into a Household Name
Success Stories

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.
Catherine Clifford
A Bulldog Inspired This Woman's $50 Million Startup
Startup Business Ideas

A Bulldog Inspired This Woman's $50 Million Startup

When this woman's dog won a photo contest, she had a revelation -- that turned into a multi-million dollar business.
How This Wildly Popular Web Series Made It Big
Video

How This Wildly Popular Web Series Made It Big

The creators of 'Submissions Only,' a comedy web series that airs on BroadwayWorld.com, have struck a sweet spot with audiences well beyond the theater world.
Nina Zipkin
Personal Improvement

5 Ways to Change the Odds

Whatever the odds are facing you, the biggest variable in your life is you.
Matt Mayberry
Because Life Isn't Easy: 4 Secrets of Success Amid Adversity
Success Stories

Because Life Isn't Easy: 4 Secrets of Success Amid Adversity

Tragedy and personal setbacks can ruin you, or inspire you to do more with your life. Here's some advice.
Ryan K. Novak