Challenges

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How This Founder Learned to Trust His Team
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How This Founder Learned to Trust His Team

Steven Izen, founder and CEO of lifestyle brand Lokai, talks about how he handled a company setback -- even when he had no control.
Grace Reader
Everyone Has a Story: Here's How You Can Get Paid to Share Yours
Public Speaking

Everyone Has a Story: Here's How You Can Get Paid to Share Yours

If you've transformed yourself from mess to success, you might have the makings of a new career helping others as a motivational speaker.
Judy Carter
The Huge Fallout This Entrepreneur Faced When He Put All His Eggs in One Basket
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The Huge Fallout This Entrepreneur Faced When He Put All His Eggs in One Basket

David Steinberg, co-founder and CEO of Zeta Interactive, had to redirect his company and find new assets after his clientele base nearly disappeared.
Grace Reader
How Casper Dealt With Selling Out of Its Only Product in One Day
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How Casper Dealt With Selling Out of Its Only Product in One Day

Neil Parikh, co-founder of mattress startup Casper, says that the company sold out of inventory immediately after launching. To solve this issue, the team had to get creative.
Grace Reader
3 Entrepreneurial Lessons You'll Never Learn In Business School
Customer Experience

3 Entrepreneurial Lessons You'll Never Learn In Business School

Firsthand experiences teach you far more than any textbook.
Maria Haggerty
7 Mindsets for Overcoming Business Heartbreak
Struggles

7 Mindsets for Overcoming Business Heartbreak

Even the most severe disappointment is just a passage that you can navigate to reach your goals.
Sherrie Campbell
What You Can Learn From This Podcaster's Epic Public Failure
Success and Failures

What You Can Learn From This Podcaster's Epic Public Failure

A confident entrepreneur makes a huge offer for acquisition and gets shot down quick for all to see. He didn't miss a beat.
Aaron Orendorff
What Steve Jobs, Michael Jordan and Eleanor Roosevelt Taught Me About Fear
Fear

What Steve Jobs, Michael Jordan and Eleanor Roosevelt Taught Me About Fear

The people we look up to also had fears, but they learned how to conquer them.
Marty Fukuda
Indiegogo's Founder Was Rejected 90 Times -- Here's How She Bounced Back
Success Stories

Indiegogo's Founder Was Rejected 90 Times -- Here's How She Bounced Back

Despite the initial rejections, Indiegogo has since secured millions in funding from prominent VC firms and it's distributed close to $1 billion to entrepreneurs across the world.
A Leadership Lesson From Eisenhower's Stoic Reversal at D-Day
Management Lessons

A Leadership Lesson From Eisenhower's Stoic Reversal at D-Day

Remember the obstacle or the rival is only as strong as your perception lets it be.
Ryan Holiday
Apple Has Flurry of Problems to Deal With in China as Cook Begins Charm Offensive
Apple

Apple Has Flurry of Problems to Deal With in China as Cook Begins Charm Offensive

'China has set a clear precedent with nearly every other tech company that operating in the country comes with certain strings attached,' analyst says.
Republicans Win Obamacare Legal Challenge, Add to Insurer Concerns
Obamacare

Republicans Win Obamacare Legal Challenge, Add to Insurer Concerns

U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer ruled that the administration cannot spend billions of dollars in federal funds to provide subsidies under Obamacare to private insurers without the approval of Congress.
Running Towards the Light
Challenges

Running Towards the Light

Adjusting to his abrupt loss of sight gave this entrepreneur new perspective on his future.
Tom Lounibos