Entrepreneur Mindset

Traits

Can This Secret Characteristic Every Entrepreneur Possesses Be Taught?

Researchers are looking at whether children can learn a trait that people need to build successful business.
Entrepreneur Mindset

Don't Give Up -- the Fourth Quarter Can Turn the Whole Year Around

Much like a rallying football team, one conversation, one phone call, one client or one sale can swing things in your favor.
Inspiration

Victory Comes to Those Who Silence the Voice of Self-Doubt

Entrepreneurs' biggest enemies are not competition, the market or the economy.
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.
Motivation

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.