Entrepreneur Magazine

October 2021

Eva Longoria on Building a Power Pipeline For Latinas: "I Hate When People Say the Talent Is Not Out There"

She became famous as an actress, but her real mission was to be the boss-and then give opportunities to women who might never otherwise get them.

How 8 Women Leaders in Franchising Are Overcoming the Industry's Greatest Challenge

From workforce shortages to changing minds in Washington, these women are pushing the franchise world forward.

How 8 Women Investors Are Fixing the Shocking Lack of Funding For Women-Led Startups

They're writing checks, and making room for more women to do the same.

September 2021

This 25-Year-Old Has 5 Restaurants, $6 Million in Revenue and a Simple Slogan: 'Don't Be a Dick'

Here's how François Reihani started Dallas-based La La Land Kind Cafe, which hires teenagers and young adults as they exit the foster system and helps them build careers.

How 15 People in Their 20s Built Million-Dollar Businesses

Think you're too young to start a business? These inspiring young entrepreneurs built companies that are making the world a kinder, more fun place for all of us.

I Stopped Saying This Word, and It Changed Everything

Swapping out even a simple word in your vocabulary can shift your mindset and re-center your true priorities.

July 2021

How Kate Hudson Cut Through the Noise to Promote Sustainability: 'I'm Frustrated Too, But We're Doing This For a Reason'

The actress has launched three businesses in very crowded industries but knows what separates her from the competition: It's not just the products. It's the mission.

Go Where You Don't 'Belong'

To get where you want to go, start out where you don't fit in. You'll be happy you did.

April 2021

Bethenny Frankel's Success Starts With Time Management

Bethenny Frankel builds multimillion-dollar brands, stars in TV shows, and vigorously defends every moment of her day. The secret? It starts with deciding what matters (and what doesn't).

Want Something From Someone? Do the Work for Them.

What's the secret to winning people over? Simple: Make it as absolutely easy as possible to say yes.

3 Mindset Shifts Every Disruptor Must Have

If you want to shake things up, you must have a mindset that's different from everyone else's. Here are three ways to reshape your thinking.

March 2021

How Ryan Reynolds' Marketing Agency Keeps Making Viral Hits

Ryan Reynolds' marketing agency, Maximum Effort, regularly delivers viral hits. The trick? Bring people together.

How to Think Like an Entrepreneur, According to Reid Hoffman

LinkedIn cofounder and Masters of Scale host Reid Hoffman says entrepreneurship is a mindset. Here's how to find it.

Stop Giving Clients Your Personal Email. Here's Why.

If you hate managing your email inbox, try changing the way you use email - and stop giving clients your personal address.

January 2021

Drew Barrymore Grew Her Lifestyle Brand and Started a New Venture in the Middle of a Pandemic. Here's How She Did It.

Actress and entrepreneur Drew Barrymore runs a lifestyle brand, a production company, and she launched a daily talk show during the pandemic. What are her tricks to making it all work? She'll get back to you.

How Planet Fitness Grew in 2020, Even While Its Gyms Were Empty

The #8 company on our Franchise 500 list created streaming workouts for Facebook Live and attracted 45 million views.

Franchise 500: Our Definitive Ranking of 2021's Strongest Franchises

Get to know the year's top trends and toughest brands, and explore what might be your best franchise opportunity.

December 2020

How Zoom Won 2020 by Meeting a Surge of Demand

CEO Eric Yuan never expected the business tool to become a social lifeline. But by focusing on fundamentals, the brand rose to the occasion.

Why 2020 Made Us All Better Entrepreneurs

It's been a hard year. But also a good year. Why? Because we were forced to make change.

He Asked His Team How to Avoid Layoffs. Their Response Thrilled Him.

Before making a tough decision that impacts your team's future, Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price has a simple suggestion: Ask them for advice. It worked for him.

October 2020

100 Powerful Women of 2020

This year is testing everyone's strength - but women never back down from a challenge. Meet the female leaders from 100 brands and businesses, all fighting for a better future.

A Brief Guide to Letting Black Entrepreneurs Be Entrepreneurs

If you want to make the business world more inclusive and equitable, stop seeing Black founders as a cause worth supporting and start viewing them as the innovators and difference-makers they already are.

8 Ways Your Business Can (and Should) Stand for What You Believe In

Customers and employees expect companies to be socially engaged. We asked eight entrepreneurs how to do that authentically.