Entrepreneurs

How Sara Blakely Built a Billion-Dollar Business From Scratch
Success Stories

How Sara Blakely Built a Billion-Dollar Business From Scratch

She built the Spanx brand starting out with just $5,000 in savings and no experience in retail or manufacturing.
Gabrielle Karol
Success Strategies

For Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries to Succeed, They Need This

Just like entrepreneurs living in Silicon Valley, founders in developing countries need one important element to thrive.
Elizabeth Schaeffer Brown
Are Your Stretch Goals Really a Stretch?
Goals

Are Your Stretch Goals Really a Stretch?

Aiming high could push you to new heights, or sour your spirit. Here are five ways to find the right balance.
Jeff Shore
Don't Give Up -- the Fourth Quarter Can Turn the Whole Year Around
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.
John Brubaker
Do This One Thing Every Day to Get On the Fast Track to Success
Habits

Do This One Thing Every Day to Get On the Fast Track to Success

Why do we put off what we know we're supposed to do?
Victory Comes to Those Who Silence the Voice of Self-Doubt
Inspiration

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

Entrepreneurs' biggest enemies are not competition, the market or the economy.
Katherine Keller
With Monetization Killing Mentorship, Here is How Entrepreneurs Should Adapt
Mentorship

With Monetization Killing Mentorship, Here is How Entrepreneurs Should Adapt

A mentor can be an entrepreneur's secret weapon, offering not only expertise but also a rolodex of valuable connections. Here is how to find one – and not break the bank.
Kelsey Humphreys
9 Apps That Make Certain Nobody Ever Again Loses Your Paper Business Card
Business Cards

9 Apps That Make Certain Nobody Ever Again Loses Your Paper Business Card

Exchanging cards remains a pleasant custom but bring it into the digital age with these shortcuts into the other person's contacts.
John Boitnott
To Improve at Speaking, Try Annotating Your Words With These 5 Symbols
Public Speaking

To Improve at Speaking, Try Annotating Your Words With These 5 Symbols

Preparing in advance can help you practice where to put the stress in your voice or add dramatic pauses.
Arthur Joseph
How to Survive as a Bi-Coastal Entrepreneur
Business Travel

How to Survive as a Bi-Coastal Entrepreneur

Being on the road constantly can put added stress on your company, employees and yourself. Here is how to make it work.
Kristoph Matthews
The Power of the Personal Advisory Board
Advisory Boards

The Power of the Personal Advisory Board

While almost every small business has a formal board of advisors in place, establishing a personal advisory board can prove invaluable to entrepreneurs on both a professional and personal level.
Darla Beggs
5 Fundamentals Successful Entrepreneurs Build Into Their Strategy
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.
Kimanzi Constable
7 Film Biographies to Inspire Every Entrepreneur
Inspiration

7 Film Biographies to Inspire Every Entrepreneur

Movies can be thrilling flights of imagination but none more so than those depicting the struggles of true-life entrepreneurs.
Vikas Lalwani
5 Lessons for the Fearless Female Entrepreneur
Women Entrepreneurs

5 Lessons for the Fearless Female Entrepreneur

The same challenges face anyone in business, but women encounter their own unique challenges.
Jayna Cooke