Entrepreneur Mindset

Strategy

5 Fundamentals Successful Entrepreneurs Build Into Their Strategy

Business is a minefield of what we can't anticipate or control. The key is building that into your plan and, more importantly, your backup plan.
Innovation Now

Create a Binding Agreement With Yourself, Just for Today, and Defeat Complacency

Ready to give it your all? Put it to paper and keep yourself to it.
Challenges

5 Ways to Convert Challenges Into Gifts

The highs and lows of owning a business can be similar to riding a rollercoaster, but remember, setbacks are the building blocks of success.
Starting a Business

The 5 Pillars, or 'Fingers,' of Successful Entrepreneurship

What sets the successful businesses apart from the failed ones? This 'handy' metaphor should help.
Lessons

4 Everyday Entrepreneurial Lessons From My Daughter

Big lessons come in small packages, especially if that package is disguised as a 3-year-old girl in a purple dress.
Entrepreneur Mindset

From Dreaming to Succeeding, the 12 Phases of Entrepreneurship

When you know it's crazy to quit your job to start a business but you do it anyway, you're on your way.
Entrepreneur Mindset

Entrepreneurs Should Expect to Scrape by on Crumbs Before the Feast

You will never do big things until you do small things in a big way.
Leadership

To Turn Potential Into Performance, You Need to Place Confidence in Others

Employees, clients and customers will be inspired to do better if you show them that you believe they can.
Career Change

4 Reasons to Quit Your Job

What criteria can you use to determine if you have been with the same company too long? And to know it's time to do something new?
Entrepreneur Mindset

10 Ways Entrepreneurs Think Differently

Those in the thick of business ownership understand that even considering all its rewards, entrepreneurship is a difficult and complicated path.
Entrepreneurship

You Need the Stamina and Mindset of a Professional Athlete to Make It in Business

What athletes need to endure the brutal winnowing process on their way to the pros is just what it takes to launch and grow a business.
Startups

What Makes Israel a Hotbed for Startups?

According to estimates, the country is second to Silicon Valley for new companies. Here are three things that may be driving that.
Personal Branding

Joan Rivers Showed Us She'd Do Whatever It Takes. Do Your Actions Say the Same?

The recently-deceased comedian taught a brilliant lesson about personal branding that we should all take to heart.
Innovation Now

Underdogs Can't Win Being Copycats

Don't just look at the current best in your industry and do what they do. Try to be the best you, but feel free to borrow from unlikely sources.
Entrepreneur Mindset

A 10-Point Checklist to Confirm You Can Be an Entrepreneur

Starting and running your own business isn't for everybody. Run through these qualities to see if you're cut out for it.