Failure

Entrepreneur Mindset

Cultivating The Mindset of a Successful Entrepreneur

How we think about things is as important as what we know.
Franchise Buying Guide

Beware of These 10 Franchise Ownership Myths

What to consider when weighing a decision to become a franchisee.
Success Stories

Because Life Isn't Easy: 4 Secrets of Success Amid Adversity

Tragedy and personal setbacks can ruin you, or inspire you to do more with your life. Here's some advice.
Trep Talk

This Entrepreneur Almost Gave Up On Himself. Now, He Runs a Million-Dollar Brand.

Raj Peter Bhakta could be called crazy for some of his previous endeavors, but he seems to have hit it right with WhistlePig whiskey.
Self Improvement

Make a Positive Change Now With These 5 Life Shortcuts

Save time and conserve energy with these simple but powerful changes in your daily actions and thinking.
Overcoming Obstacles

The Philosophical Guide to Turning Trials Into Triumph

In this podcast, Lewis Howes chats with Ryan Holiday, author of 'The Obstacle Is the Way.'
Persistence

The Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon: Persistence. (See General Grant.)

With slow, steady striving to solve a problem from many different angles, an innovator can arrive at a breakthrough.
Intrapreneurs

5 Must-Have Skills of Intrapreneurs Inside Their Grown-Up Startups

Great entrepreneurs don't have to sell and start over once their businesses hit it big. Instead, they can transform themselves into intrapreneurs.
Brands

Fallen Giants: Iconic Companies That Disappeared

Companies that seem invincible now might not be around forever. Here's a look back at some mega brands that have faded away.
Failure

Don't Let These 7 Excuses Sink Your Startup

Rather than quitting, look for alternatives: pivot the business model or merge with new partners for support.
Leadership

What to Do When You Screw Up

We all occasionally shoot ourselves in the foot, but some of us are our own worst enemy. No worries: This six-step program will fix you right up.
Strategy

Why Entrepreneurs Should Plan for Failure, Not Success

Being practical and thoughtful about all of the possibilities and worst-case scenarios prompts allows firm to progress.
The Grind

Shutting Down to Starting Up: Being Hooked on Entrepreneurship

Even with past failures, entrepreneurs often continue to persevere on, looking for their next venture to jump into. For our series The Grind, one entrepreneur opens up about why she isn't ready to throw in the entrepreneurship towel.
Leadership

Failure: Go From Moping to Hoping

Fail. Hope. Repeat. How a few simple steps can help you spring back if your startup fails.
Business Books

14 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in '14

Thousands of books offer business, leadership or startup advice, but we've narrowed down the options to some must-reads.

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