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Richard Branson on Embracing Failure

Richard Branson on Embracing Failure

It can be hard to start a new when you already have one startup failure under your belt. But overcoming the fear of failure is your first step to success. Here's how.
Life Changers: 15 of the Most Inspirational Books For Entrepreneurs

Life Changers: 15 of the Most Inspirational Books For Entrepreneurs

Our expert contributors share the books that inspired and jump-started their careers.
7 Things Great Entrepreneurs Don't Do

7 Things Great Entrepreneurs Don't Do

What separates real entrepreneurs from the pack? A little tough love for the entrepreneurial generation.
7 Steps to Finding Success as a Millennial Entrepreneur

7 Steps to Finding Success as a Millennial Entrepreneur

You may be young with energy for days, but you don't know everything. Here are some tips for finding a perfect balance between youth and experience.
4 Lessons in Success From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

4 Lessons in Success From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

Three entrepreneurs share their stories of success (and failure) in building multi-million dollar companies.
What I Learned in Business From Failing in College Football

What I Learned in Business From Failing in College Football

I was a practice-field hero, and football failure. What I was missing in the game and in business was the cerebral side.
5 Things You Have to Understand Before You Start a Business

5 Things You Have to Understand Before You Start a Business

Five strategies for starting a business from the CEO and co-founder of web site creation and hosting service Weebly.
3 Reasons Success Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be

3 Reasons Success Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be

The road to success is the one less traveled -- because it's difficult and has obstacles. Here's what entrepreneurs should prepare for.
The Single Most Important Trait for Any Successful Entrepreneur

The Single Most Important Trait for Any Successful Entrepreneur

You may not be as technologically brilliant as Jack Dorsey or Aaron Levie, but you can adopt their intense competitiveness.
Why Serial Entrepreneurs Aren't Actually More Successful The Next Time Around

Why Serial Entrepreneurs Aren't Actually More Successful The Next Time Around

If your only claim to fame is starting a handful of companies, yet you've had success with none of them, it's probably time to take a closer look at what you're learning.
App Success: Radical Advice From 5 Famous Entrepreneurs

App Success: Radical Advice From 5 Famous Entrepreneurs

Wisdom from five successful entrepreneurs on how to go against the grain to build your app.
Why You Should Ditch Your Billion-Dollar Business Ambitions

Why You Should Ditch Your Billion-Dollar Business Ambitions

In starting up, founders often set their sights too high. Here's why you should start a $1,000 business instead.
How to Find a Personal Trainer for Your Business

How to Find a Personal Trainer for Your Business

College Trep AJ Agrawal dishes about how he and GreekPull co-founder built a stellar team of mentors -- and you can too.
The No. 1 Reason Business Ideas Fail and How You Can Avoid It

The No. 1 Reason Business Ideas Fail and How You Can Avoid It

Give up too soon on your idea and of course it will be destined for failure. Here are four essential tenets of inventing and product development that will keep you on track to succeed.
Keys to Success: Overcoming 5 Fears That Hold Entrepreneurs Back

Keys to Success: Overcoming 5 Fears That Hold Entrepreneurs Back

Here's how to move past your personal obstacles and get your startup idea off the ground.

If I Knew Then: CEO of Kid-App Maker Toca Boca on Finding Intrapreneurial Success

Bjorn Jeffery delves into why serendipity led to his success in innovation.
The 5 Rules for Silicon Valley Success That Can Work Anywhere

The 5 Rules for Silicon Valley Success That Can Work Anywhere

Silicon Valley is the startup capital of the world for a reason. Here are five key lessons from the place that every entrepreneur can apply to the way they do business, no matter where they are.

If I Knew Then: CEO of KIND Healthy Snacks Dishes on Lessons Learned During His First Years as an Entrepreneur

If Daniel Lubetzky had a time machine, he would have realized the importance of sticking to his brand’s promise of quality.

Lego’s Secrets for Brand Longevity

How young entrepreneurs can emulate the success of powerhouse brand Lego.
How to Discover Your Superpower in Business

How to Discover Your Superpower in Business

Entrepreneurs can take cues from the new Superman movie 'Man of Steel' and cultivate their unique strengths.

How to Test Whether You're Ready to Dive into Your Startup, Full Time

Recent grad David D. Chait on setting benchmarks for knowing when or if to make the leap into working on a startup full time.
Secrets to Lasting Success as an Entrepreneur

Secrets to Lasting Success as an Entrepreneur

These "brain power tools" can help you reach your goals.
Eye on 'Gig City:' How Startups Thrive in Chattanooga

Eye on 'Gig City:' How Startups Thrive in Chattanooga

With startup hubs cropping up across the U.S., we take a look at one burgeoning ecosystem to pinpoint how other city centers can spark their own entrepreneurial boom.
Startup Advice From 7 Successful Entrepreneurs

Startup Advice From 7 Successful Entrepreneurs

We spoke with entrepreneurs we admire to cull the single best bit of startup advice they could muster -- and the experiences that led to it.
How Your Attitude Can Win You Sales

How Your Attitude Can Win You Sales

Being successful at selling isn't about your product. It's about your personality. Here are three ways to harness the power of a great attitude to close even the toughest sale.

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