entrepreneur stories

Failure

How 5 Entrepreneurs With Household Names Turned Failing Businesses Into Successes

How Steve Jobs, Henry Ford, and Walt Disney turned failing businesses into some of the largest companies in the world.

Entrepreneur Stories of Struggle and Success: 7 Founders Tell All

Scaling. Building a stellar reputation. Improvising. Dealing with stress: Here's how six guys (and one gal) did it.

From Bikinis to Business Suits: An Entrepreneur's Crazy Journey to the Beaches of Brazil

One crucial thing this gung-ho young salesman neglected to consider about Florianopolis, Brazil: In the summer, it rains there -- a lot.

How This Ex-Con Started From Nothing to Build a 7-Figure Business

Ten years behind bars was an odyssey of dedication and perseverance, study and faith. Life afterward was just as challenging.

National Entrepreneurship Month: What Being an Entrepreneur Means to Me

A relevant quote: 'It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard . . . is what makes it great.'

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