Entrepreneurs

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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.
Take It From The Pros

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.
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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.
Take It From The Pros

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.
worth-knowing

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

Entrepreneurs' biggest enemies are not competition, the market or the economy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Take It From The Pros

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.
Take It From The Pros

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.
Project Grow

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.
Women Entrepreneurs

5 Lessons for the Fearless Female Entrepreneur

The same challenges face anyone in business, but women encounter their own unique challenges.
Benefit Corporation

Want to Protect Your Social Mission? Become a Benefit Corporation.

By incorporating as a benefit corporation, entrepreneurs can protect their mission by elevating their company's core social and environmental values to the status of law.
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