Entrepreneurs

5 Lessons I Learned From My Father -- for Business and for Life
Fathers

5 Lessons I Learned From My Father -- for Business and for Life

I named my wine business after him, because without him there would be no business.
Joseph Carr
For Father's Day, Entrepreneurs Share Dad's Most Important Business Lessons
Father's Day

For Father's Day, Entrepreneurs Share Dad's Most Important Business Lessons

No matter the lesson, it's important to use every day -- not just Father's Day -- to make sure the special man in our life knows how much we appreciate the time and lessons they shared.
Lindsay Friedman
Meet the Entrepreneur Whose Startup Raised $24 Million Thanks in Part to Mark Zuckerberg
Entrepreneurs

Meet the Entrepreneur Whose Startup Raised $24 Million Thanks in Part to Mark Zuckerberg

Jeremy Johnson is the CEO and co-founder of Andela, a company that trains software developers in Africa and was the first investment for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
Nina Zipkin
7 Takeaways in the Success of Elon Musk for Young Entrepreneurs
Young Entrepreneurs

7 Takeaways in the Success of Elon Musk for Young Entrepreneurs

After several years and lots of hard work, Elon Musk finally found success.
Umair Ahmed
This Entrepreneur Lost His Sight: Here's What He 'Saw' Next
entrepreneur stories

This Entrepreneur Lost His Sight: Here's What He 'Saw' Next

Michael Nova's entrepreneurial journey began like so many others'; then, it took a radical turn.
Brian Hughes
What 25 Years and $200 Million in Financing Taught Me
Entrepreneurs

What 25 Years and $200 Million in Financing Taught Me

There are a plethora of ways to raise funds for a startup company, but try these suggestions to retain control.
Patrick Henry
A Terrifying Public Speaking Moment Taught the Co-Founder of Square to Honor a Rebellious Spirit of Skepticism
Square

A Terrifying Public Speaking Moment Taught the Co-Founder of Square to Honor a Rebellious Spirit of Skepticism

Jim McKelvey advises aspirational entrepreneurs to listen to the stories of accomplished people with a healthy dose of skepticism. Listen and learn, to be sure, but don't take anyone else's journey as gospel.
Catherine Clifford
How This Dad Channeled His Photography Skills Into an Oprah- and Kim Kardashian-Approved Startup
Success Stories

How This Dad Channeled His Photography Skills Into an Oprah- and Kim Kardashian-Approved Startup

Professional photographer Allan Shoemake is the co-founder of LuMee, the maker of a popular mobile phone case with front-facing LED lights.
Nina Zipkin
Entrepreneurship is a Game of Calculated Risk
Taking risks

Entrepreneurship is a Game of Calculated Risk

Calculated, or intelligent, risks, give an entrepreneur various options to approach problems.
Gerard Adams
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Couple Who Uses Storytelling Skills to Sell Dream Homes
Entrepreneurs

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Couple Who Uses Storytelling Skills to Sell Dream Homes

Their marketing plan is no plan: their characters, the story and lifestyle sell itself.
Lindsay Friedman
Barbara Corcoran Always Bounces Back By Loving Her Work and Her People
Entrepreneur Network

Barbara Corcoran Always Bounces Back By Loving Her Work and Her People

The real-estate guru and 'Shark Tank' personality shares seven success secrets on this episode of 'The Pursuit.'
Kelsey Humphreys
From Mark Zuckerberg to Richard Branson: Here Are 5 Amazing Leadership Lessons From Famous 'Dadpreneurs'
Radicals & Visionaries

From Mark Zuckerberg to Richard Branson: Here Are 5 Amazing Leadership Lessons From Famous 'Dadpreneurs'

In honor of Father's Day, check out these famous business leaders who teach us how fatherhood and entrepreneurship are powerful bedfellows.
Carolyn Sun
5 Deadly Kinds of Ego That Prey Upon Your Success
Psychology

5 Deadly Kinds of Ego That Prey Upon Your Success

Because we prize victory so, we are often blind to the fact -- well known to the ancients -- that it can be harder to bear than hardship itself.
Ryan Holiday
5 Game-Changing Skills Every Young Entrepreneur Can Master
Young Entrepreneurs

5 Game-Changing Skills Every Young Entrepreneur Can Master

There are a handful of skills necessary to build whatever business you yearn to launch.
Mike Taylor