Entrepreneurship

Forget Your Degree. Start a Business.
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Forget Your Degree. Start a Business.

Surprisingly, 'The History of Domesticated Animals' won't provide any real value to most people in their careers.
Andrew Medal
How to Calculate 'Breakeven'
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How to Calculate 'Breakeven'

Follow these steps carefully. If you miscalculate, you're poised to make all kinds of bad business decisions.
Doug and Polly White
Why Entrepreneurs Should Look Beyond Big Data
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Why Entrepreneurs Should Look Beyond Big Data

Big Data is sexy, but entrepreneurs may have more to gain by using their intuition.
Dorie Clark
5 Necessities for Starting Your Own Business
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5 Necessities for Starting Your Own Business

Success as entrepreneur is the right attitude in the right circumstances.
Alp Mimaroglu
6 Principles for Overcoming Entrepreneurial Adversity
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6 Principles for Overcoming Entrepreneurial Adversity

The best entrepreneurs don't succeed by dodging challenges, but because of how they handle them.
Martin Zwilling
Need a Business Idea? Here are 55
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Need a Business Idea? Here are 55

You can start any of these home based businesses for less than $5,000.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
5 Reasons to Start a Business In Your 20s and 30s
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5 Reasons to Start a Business In Your 20s and 30s

Younger professionals have more energy, motivation and enthusiasm than their elders. So, why not take advantage?
Jayson DeMers
How Muay Thai Kickboxers Embody the Soul of Entrepreneurs
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How Muay Thai Kickboxers Embody the Soul of Entrepreneurs

One risks economic and emotional hardship. The other risks a swift kick to the face.
Andrew Medal
5 Principles to Weather the Stormy Seas of Your Own Business
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5 Principles to Weather the Stormy Seas of Your Own Business

If you have your own business, you're in a lifeboat. There is only room for one person -- you.
Michael Mamas
How Motherhood Prepares You for Entrepreneurship
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How Motherhood Prepares You for Entrepreneurship

The qualities that make one a great entrepreneur are the same as what makes you a good mother.
Lisa Evans
Schooled: 3 Lessons from Undergraduate Entrepreneurs
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Schooled: 3 Lessons from Undergraduate Entrepreneurs

Students provide insight into overcoming obstacles in pursuit of entrepreneurial endeavors.
Aneil Mishra
50 Thoughts That Can Motivate You to Do Anything
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50 Thoughts That Can Motivate You to Do Anything

'This is why I can' should be your motto for storming your way into 2016.
Jayson DeMers
5 Fears I Overcame to Become an Entrepreneur
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5 Fears I Overcame to Become an Entrepreneur

Courage is more important than money when facing the risks inherent in starting a business.
Kimanzi Constable
9 Lessons I Learned From Ditching My 9-to-5 to Work for Myself
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9 Lessons I Learned From Ditching My 9-to-5 to Work for Myself

Developing new skills I never thought I would, saying no to clients that aren't a good fit and being 'on' even when I'm 'off' are just a few adjustments of full-time freelance life.
Tami Brehse
Entrepreneurship

To start and build a business venture, new business owners will be at an advantage if they possesses strong entrepreneurship characteristics, such as creativity, risk-taking, goal-setting and leadership -- to name some examples. 

Entrepreneurship can be associated with bold, independent creative acts in the business world that, if successful, culminate in value creation. Entrepreneurs often disrupt the status quo and take risks to create innovative new products and services.

Well-known business leaders who are regarded as possessing entrepreneurship characteristics include Richard BransonMark ZuckerbergElon MuskSteve Jobs and Bill Gates.

A longer list of entrepreneurs can be found on the ‘Icons’ topic page.