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4 Secrets for Lifelong Success  From Martha Stewart
Leadership

4 Secrets for Lifelong Success From Martha Stewart

The celebrity entrepreneur discusses her philosophy on what it takes to lead a long and prosperous career.
Kathleen Davis
College Startup Rethinks Laundry
Starting a Business

College Startup Rethinks Laundry

A prepaid campus laundry service offers a lesson in entrepreneurship.
Jodi Helmer
How Mail-Order Chickens Became a Multimillion-Dollar Venture
Entrepreneurs

How Mail-Order Chickens Became a Multimillion-Dollar Venture

A husband and wife tap into the urban-farmer trend and build a $2 million operation.
From Elon Musk to Jay-Z, a Look at the Most Influential Entrepreneurs
Growth Strategies

From Elon Musk to Jay-Z, a Look at the Most Influential Entrepreneurs

The entrepreneurial titans who made Time magazine's 2013 list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Brian Patrick Eha
A Young Entrepreneur's Quick Path to Profitability
Starting a Business

A Young Entrepreneur's Quick Path to Profitability

A new spin on a tech necessity propeled Eastern Collective's quick success.
Logan Kugler
How ZinePak Built a Growing Publishing Empire on the Back of Bieber Fever
Growth Strategies

How ZinePak Built a Growing Publishing Empire on the Back of Bieber Fever

Here's how two young treps pooled their talents to create an entertainment publishing powerhouse.
Kara Ohngren Prior
How Jay-Z Went From Music Mogul to Sports Agent
Starting a Business

How Jay-Z Went From Music Mogul to Sports Agent

A timeline of the life and career of Shawn 'Jay-Z' Carter, who transformed himself into a $450-million brand.
Brian Patrick Eha
World-Champion Skier Jeremy Bloom's Unconventional Path to Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs

World-Champion Skier Jeremy Bloom's Unconventional Path to Entrepreneurship

He missed his shot at Olympic gold, his football career was sidelined by injuries. He has dabbled in modeling and TV presenting. Now, the golden boy may have finally found his footing, in what once would have seemed an unlikely arena: entrepreneurship.
John Patrick Pullen
How a Retired FedEx Exec Built a Mini Sandwich Empire
Franchises

How a Retired FedEx Exec Built a Mini Sandwich Empire

Edith Kelly-Green was ready to settle into a retirement when her family convinced her to open a Lenny's Sub Shop franchise.
Philip Romano, Restaurant Artist
Starting a Business

Philip Romano, Restaurant Artist

With his incubator in Dallas, longtime restaurateur Philip Romano is looking to usher in a new generation of restaurants.
Brian Patrick Eha
Overcoming Rejection: A Personal Journey
Growth Strategies

Overcoming Rejection: A Personal Journey

An entrepreneur shares his story about finding his own self-worth and creating success.
Bryan Elliott
Why the World Needs More Brilliant 'Stupid' Ideas
Starting a Business

Why the World Needs More Brilliant 'Stupid' Ideas

Next time someone says your business idea has more 'hair than brains,' consider the countless examples of fellow stupid-successful entrepreneurs.
Richie Norton
How YouTube Went From Startup to the World's Largest Video-Sharing Site
Starting a Business

How YouTube Went From Startup to the World's Largest Video-Sharing Site

Twenty-two key turning points in the social media company's history.
A Family Business With an Open-Minded Hiring Policy
Starting a Business

A Family Business With an Open-Minded Hiring Policy

Dave's Killer Bread, a Milwaukie, Ore.-based family business, gives ex-cons a second chance.
John Patrick Pullen