Smart Start-Up Ideas
5 entrepreneurs who prove no matter what your age, no matter what your background, you've got a shot at starting a great business.
Inspiration, in the truest sense of the word, is not something quantifiable. In its purest form, it materializes in the rich colors of a painting or in the unspoken message of a finely worded poem. Perhaps this is why it can be so difficult to find inspiration, particularly when you're an entrepreneur. When, say, you're a writer with writer's block, it's generally looked at as a temporary thing. But when you're an entrepreneurial hopeful struggling just to come up with an inkling of a business idea, it can feel like there's a black sheet wrapped around your head, with no light coming in and no light going out. But as the entrepreneurs in this article illustrate, when you do finally find a way to tear down that sheet, it can feel like the best "a-ha!" moment of your life.
Pampered Pet:Healthy Pet Food
From drinking shots of wheatgrass and loading up on multivitamins to following the carb-constricting Atkins diet, it seems we're always coming up with new ways to maintain healthy lifestyles. And we certainly don't hesitate to tell our families, friends and even our Stairmaster-faithful neighbors about the latest crazes for keeping our organs well-oiled. However, it seems that in all the calorie-counting commotion, Kent and Linda Gavel were the only ones who thought to let man's best friend in on our little secrets.
Continue reading this article - and everything on Entrepreneur!
Become a member to get unlimited access and support the voices you want to hear more from. Get full access to Entrepreneur for just $5.
Get 3 months free with code zendesk
Presented by Zendesk
Entrepreneur Editors' Picks
Zooey Deschanel Embraces the Word 'Quirky' and Thinks Businesses Should Too
A Simple (But Not Easy) Guide to Achieving Almost Any Dream
Making Time to Be 'Useless' Is a Vital Part of Creating Anything Valuable
A Billionaire Who Operates More Than 2,400 Franchises Knows These Types of Franchisees Make the Most Money
How Relentless Optimism Fuels Success for Hilary Schneider, CEO of Shutterfly
The Paradox of Celebrity Tequila
Social Media Was Draining Me, So I Gave It Up. My Business Has Never Been Stronger.