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4 Lessons on Staring Down Fear and Taking Risks from Tightrope-Walker Nik Wallenda
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4 Lessons on Staring Down Fear and Taking Risks from Tightrope-Walker Nik Wallenda

Meticulous preparation and tireless practice, not bravado or recklessness, are the foundation of success when failure really is not an option.
Tor Constantino
Anytime Is a Great Time to Launch a Business -- If You Do This
Launching a Business

Anytime Is a Great Time to Launch a Business -- If You Do This

Consider these five steps so your company triumphs once out of the gates.
Jesse Torres
Here's Why You Need to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone
Careers

Here's Why You Need to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

Career and professional growth don't just arrive at your doorstep without your taking the leap.
Natalie Bounassar
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What Effective Leaders Do: Weekly Tips Roundup
Weekly Tips Roundup

What Effective Leaders Do: Weekly Tips Roundup

Start your week with these top tricks and secrets from Entrepreneur's online contributors.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
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Embrace Risk, If Only Because We Can't Avoid It
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Embrace Risk, If Only Because We Can't Avoid It

We exalt risk-takers as special but taking action without assurance of the outcome is part of life for everyone.
Warren Cassell, Jr.
3 Ways Companies Can Encourage Smart Risk Taking
Growth Strategies

3 Ways Companies Can Encourage Smart Risk Taking

Many business leaders and organizations are predisposed to say no, thereby quashing experimentation and innovation. Here's how to welcome new ideas and tactics.
Salim Ismail
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7 Risks Every Entrepreneur Must Take
Business Circle

7 Risks Every Entrepreneur Must Take

To start and support your own business, you'll have to put your career, personal finances and even your mental health at stake.
Jayson DeMers
4 Ways to Motivate Your Staff to Take Big Risks
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4 Ways to Motivate Your Staff to Take Big Risks

Actively encourage risk taking within your company by using core values, positive pressure, hiring processes and storytelling.
Mike Watson
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5 Golden Pieces of Leadership Advice for Young Entrepreneurs
Leadership

5 Golden Pieces of Leadership Advice for Young Entrepreneurs

How does a new boss learn to step ahead boldly without becoming burdened by the fear of making a mistake? Read some lessons from a former general manager at age 24.
Susan Steinbrecher
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How to Invest for Equity in a Startup
Investing

How to Invest for Equity in a Startup

Anyone interested in a stake in a new business should be aware of these 10 issues.
Kendall Almerico
Mario Batali and the Power of 'Delusional Optimism'
Mario Batali

Mario Batali and the Power of 'Delusional Optimism'

Empire-building lessons from one of the world's most entrepreneurial chefs.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
4 Questions to Ask Before Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge
Starting a Business

4 Questions to Ask Before Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

Starting and running your own business is one of the hardest things you can ever do. Make sure you're ready for the challenge.
Adam Callinan
Are Entrepreneurs Wired Differently?
Productivity

Are Entrepreneurs Wired Differently?

These folks listen to their intuitive inner feelings and take risks, lacing their decisions with determination.
Vin Gupta
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More Diverse Corporate Boards Leads to Less Risk Taking
Workplace Diversity

More Diverse Corporate Boards Leads to Less Risk Taking

Research shows that businesses of all sizes would be wise to include leadership from all walks of life.
Ya-wen Yang