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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
Radicals & Visionaries

Running Towards the Light

Adjusting to his abrupt loss of sight gave this entrepreneur new perspective on his future.
Tom Lounibos
The 5 Biggest Challenges Our Startup Culture Must Overcome
Challenges

The 5 Biggest Challenges Our Startup Culture Must Overcome

Funding is going disproportionately to the biggest, best established businesses. We have to change that.
Jayson DeMers
Will There Be Potholes on the Road to Franchise Freedom? Yes. There Will Be 7, to Be Exact.
Franchises

Will There Be Potholes on the Road to Franchise Freedom? Yes. There Will Be 7, to Be Exact.

Here are the seven points in the franchise due-diligence process that are prone to stopping someone from moving ahead with a franchise -- but you will get past them.
Tom Scarda
Cerebral Palsy Did Not Stop Me From Starting a Successful Business
Overcoming Obstacles

Cerebral Palsy Did Not Stop Me From Starting a Successful Business

My handicap made me face circumstances and get creative with my solution. It gave me my career -- and I wouldn't change it for the world.
Lucinda Watrous
5 Challenges Nobody Warns You About When Starting a Business
Starting a Business

5 Challenges Nobody Warns You About When Starting a Business

Unforeseen expenses, fraud and loneliness are a few problems you'll inevitably have to deal with.
Anna Johansson
The 5 Biggest Psychological Hurdles of Entrepreneurship
Radicals & Visionaries

The 5 Biggest Psychological Hurdles of Entrepreneurship

Remain cognizant of the potential mental pitfalls you'll face, usually alone, and keep moving forward.
Jayson DeMers
5 Lesser-Known Challenges of Running an Ecommerce Store
Business Optimization

5 Lesser-Known Challenges of Running an Ecommerce Store

Problems in shipping, inventory management and taxes can sneak up on you.
Anand Srinivasan
8 Essential Attributes of a Successful Mindset
Entrepreneur Mindset

8 Essential Attributes of a Successful Mindset

Before you decide to start a new business, take a hard look at your own values, discipline and way of thinking.
Martin Zwilling
Why I Learned to Sleep Standing Up
Entrepreneur Mindset

Why I Learned to Sleep Standing Up

For a time when my son was a baby, I had to adjust to a difficult sleeping position so he'd stop crying at night. And it worked. Here's what entrepreneurs can learn from this.
Jim Joseph
How These Entrepreneurs Bounced Back From Unfathomable Loss
Radicals & Visionaries

How These Entrepreneurs Bounced Back From Unfathomable Loss

Let the stories of these three franchise owners inspire you.
Gwen Moran