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Recent Survey Provides a Great Look at Today's Entrepreneur [Infographic]
Entrepreneurs

Recent Survey Provides a Great Look at Today's Entrepreneur [Infographic]

Just who is starting businesses in the U.S., and what makes them tick?
David Nilssen
Americans Rank This as the No. 1 Skill to Get Ahead in Life
Communication

Americans Rank This as the No. 1 Skill to Get Ahead in Life

The most important skill for children to get ahead in the world today isn't reading, math or science, according to a new survey.
Laura Entis
We Need to Stop Blaming Social Media For Stressing Us Out
Stress

We Need to Stop Blaming Social Media For Stressing Us Out

Our accusations may be misplaced, according to a new Pew study.
Laura Entis
Money Really Does Buy Happiness, According to New AARP Study
Financial Security

Money Really Does Buy Happiness, According to New AARP Study

Achieving financial security was more important to respondents than building stronger relationships, cultivating meaning and purpose, and having more time in the day.
Geoff Weiss
Don't Boil the Ocean and Other Best Practices for Marketers to Embrace Storytelling
Content Marketing

Don't Boil the Ocean and Other Best Practices for Marketers to Embrace Storytelling

In a survey, executives said they want content from brands that is transparent, useful and selfless.
Ted Birkhahn
5 Steps to Building an Ambitious, Yet Credible Sales Forecast
Startup Financing

5 Steps to Building an Ambitious, Yet Credible Sales Forecast

Satisfy potential investors by setting up a research method to estimate how many customers will be lured to make a purchase of your new product.
Peter S. Cohan
Optimism

Small Business Owners' Definition of Success Fuels Their Optimism

'There's no better place to be an entrepreneur than in the U.S.,' says the CEO of The Hartford, which recently released a survey of small businesses.
Gene Marks
Despite Access to Credit, Many Business Owners Are Reluctant to Take on Debt
Loans

Despite Access to Credit, Many Business Owners Are Reluctant to Take on Debt

A new survey from Sageworks finds that over 75 percent of small-business owners have never applied for a loan.
Laura Entis
Millennials, the Friendly Cutthroat Generation
Millennials

Millennials, the Friendly Cutthroat Generation

Sixty-eight percent of millennials would sacrifice a work friendship in order to get a promotion, according to a new survey by LinkedIn.
Laura Entis
Market Research

The ABCs of Market Research

Here are three things to consider when collecting data on the basics of your industry to stay ahead of the game.
Matthew Toren
If Given the Choice, Most Small-Business Owners Say They'd Start Up Again
Small Businesses

If Given the Choice, Most Small-Business Owners Say They'd Start Up Again

A recent survey found that for more than 80 percent of small-business owners, the rewards outweigh the challenges.
Laura Entis
What Invention Would You Most Like to See in Your Lifetime?
Inventions

What Invention Would You Most Like to See in Your Lifetime?

According to a new Pew study, if you're like a lot of Americans, you'd like to own something that gets you places faster, lets you time-travel or somehow prolongs your life.
Laura Entis
Introducing Entrepreneur's Top Brands of 2014: Learn Their Secrets
Branding 2014

Introducing Entrepreneur's Top Brands of 2014: Learn Their Secrets

We present the companies that have generated the most trust among entrepreneurs as well as the lessons you can take from them.
The 120 Most Trusted Brands
Branding 2014

The 120 Most Trusted Brands

We surveyed more than 5,000 Entrepreneur readers to learn the companies that elicit their greatest loyalty and trust. Here are the results.