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

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

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.
Lawton Ursrey
In Order to Persevere, You Need Deeply Held Beliefs
Perseverance

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.
Gregory Kennedy
13 Big-Time Business Leaders Share the Best Advice They Ever Got
Innovators

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.
Nina Zipkin
These Startups Found Unusual Ways to Get Funded
Startup Basics

These Startups Found Unusual Ways to Get Funded

Three entrepreneurs share the surprising ways they were able to launch their businesses.
Daniel Bukszpan
5 Must-Read Books For Every Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs

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.
Matthew Toren
The Secret to Hitting Startup Gold Twice
Starting a Business

The Secret to Hitting Startup Gold Twice

Former Mint vice president discusses how he launched another successful venture.
Stew Langille
Under the Radar: 10 Startups to Watch in 2014
Starting a Business

Under the Radar: 10 Startups to Watch in 2014

Entrepreneur.com partnered with Social Media Week to come up with a list of startups that have potential for a breakout year.
Jason Fell
Where Are They Now: Meet Facebook's First 20 Employees
Starting a Business

Where Are They Now: Meet Facebook's First 20 Employees

A look at Facebook's early team, which you might have never seen before.
Alyson Shontell
When to Say No to Venture Capital
Finance

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.
Michelle Goodman
This 24-Hour On-Demand Ice Machine Is a Game Changer
Franchises

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
Entrepreneurs

10 Inspirational Quotes from Successful Entrepreneurs on Declaring Their Independence

10 famous entrepreneurs tell us why they declared their freedom.
Matthew Toren
'Shark Tank' Winner: You'll Always Need More Money Than You Think
Starting a Business

'Shark Tank' Winner: You'll Always Need More Money Than You Think

Mr. Tod's Pie Factory Owner Tod Wilson, who lived in his car before appearing on the first season of 'Shark Tank,' attributes his success to persistence.
Daniel Bukszpan
The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
Lifestyle

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.