Entrepreneur Mindset

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

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.
Entrepreneur Mindset

9 Traits That Will Lead You to Success

Spending a summer observing a well-liked and 'lucky' businessman illuminates qualities we all can strive for.
Starting a Business

4 Questions to Ask Before Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

Starting and running your own business is one of the hardest things you can ever do. Make sure you're ready for the challenge.
Entrepreneur Mindset

The Hard Truth of Entrepreneurship: You Will Suffer

Achieving the results you're striving for will take pushing yourself. It will be painful, but it will be worth it in the end.
Entrepreneurship

Lessons Learned on a Pizza Shop Owner's Long Entrepreneurial Journey

The first Papa Johns' pizza was baked in the renovated broom closet of a bar. The facilities are better now but a lot else is unchanged.
Starting a Business

Franchise or New Venture? That Depends on You.

Here are some quick gut checks and questions to ask yourself to determine what path you should embark on.
Entrepreneur Mindset

7 Key Attributes to Look for in a Balanced Entrepreneur

Starting a business requires a mentality that enjoys a mix of activities that include leadership, decision-making and problem solving.
Starting a Business

To Make It, You Have to Be Willing to Fall Flat on Your Face

Anyone who dares to call themselves an entrepreneur has to take on the big risk that comes along with it, and continue taking risks.
Skills

Whether You're Starting a Business or Not, It Pays to Think Like an Entrepreneur

Applying these eight skills will differentiate you from a crowded and competitive workforce and prepare you if you do start a venture.
Failure

5 Ways to Rekindle Your Optimism After You Crash and Burn

Hardship and failure is part of the entrepreneur's life. Here are some strategies to deal.
Happiness

5 Remarkable Things Happy Entrepreneurs Do

Many people get into business not just to make money, but to make their work lives more productive, meaningful and enjoyable.
Entrepreneurs

17 Traits That Entrepreneurs Possess

While you may not have all of these qualities, these are good signs you're cut out for the entrepreneurial life.
Starting a Business

Can You Really Handle the Entrepreneurial Life? Check These 5 Signs.

Those who start their own businesses are prone to more stress, rejection and uncertainty. It's important to be prepared.