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Making Tons of Money Means Nothing If You Don't Have a Passion for Your Startup
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Making Tons of Money Means Nothing If You Don't Have a Passion for Your Startup

Despite making thousands in revenue and having an engaged customer base, Josh Reeves hated his company. He decided he needed to make a change.
Nina Zipkin
The Entrepreneur Behind a $200 Million Company Explains Why Mentors Just Won't Cut It
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The Entrepreneur Behind a $200 Million Company Explains Why Mentors Just Won't Cut It

Stephanie Horbaczewski, the co-founder and CEO of StyleHaul, dishes on the importance of finding a both mentor and a 'hitting partner.'
Nina Zipkin
Drop 'If' From Your Vocabulary -- and Watch Your Business Boom
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Drop 'If' From Your Vocabulary -- and Watch Your Business Boom

I try to make it no longer 'if' we will do something, but 'when' and 'how.'
Jim Joseph
Shopify's Daniel Weinand: 'With Every Failure I Experienced, There Was an Opportunity to Come Out Even Stronger'
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Shopify's Daniel Weinand: 'With Every Failure I Experienced, There Was an Opportunity to Come Out Even Stronger'

The co-founder of the growing ecommerce company reflects on making mistakes and trusting your gut.
Nina Zipkin
BaubleBar Co-Founders Amy Jain and Daniella Yacobovsky on the Importance of Relying on Your Community
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BaubleBar Co-Founders Amy Jain and Daniella Yacobovsky on the Importance of Relying on Your Community

The longtime friends explain how the camaraderie and inspiration of their fellow entrepreneurs is a wellspring of motivation.
Nina Zipkin
Houzz Co-Founder Adi Tatarko Tells Us Why Bootstrapping Was the Best Thing for the Company
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Houzz Co-Founder Adi Tatarko Tells Us Why Bootstrapping Was the Best Thing for the Company

Tatarko initially launched her home design company with her husband as a side project. Now it is reportedly valued at more than $2 billion.
Nina Zipkin
Successful Serial Entrepreneur David S. Rose: The Business Model All Startups Need to Be Using
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Successful Serial Entrepreneur David S. Rose: The Business Model All Startups Need to Be Using

The seasoned venture capitalist offers his advice for starting up lean with the long view in mind.
Nina Zipkin
Girls Who Code's Reshma Saujani: 'Everything I've Achieved Has Come From Perseverance'
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Girls Who Code's Reshma Saujani: 'Everything I've Achieved Has Come From Perseverance'

Saujani is on track to educate 10,000 students by the end of 2015.
Nina Zipkin
Why Adafruit's Limor Fried Thinks Entrepreneurs Should Just Listen to Movie Characters Bill and Ted
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Why Adafruit's Limor Fried Thinks Entrepreneurs Should Just Listen to Movie Characters Bill and Ted

The entrepreneur believes that if people just focus on being excellent to each other, good things will come their way.
Nina Zipkin
Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 'All the Best Things Happened to Me on the Heels of Rejection'
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Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 'All the Best Things Happened to Me on the Heels of Rejection'

The 'Shark' and real-estate mogul never let an obstacle keep her from her goals.
Nina Zipkin
For Makeup Mogul Bobbi Brown, Confidence Is the Key to Success
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For Makeup Mogul Bobbi Brown, Confidence Is the Key to Success

'If you have something that you believe in, it doesn't matter what other people think.'
Nina Zipkin
The Founder of Essie Reflects on the Evolution of Her Iconic Nail Polish Brand
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The Founder of Essie Reflects on the Evolution of Her Iconic Nail Polish Brand

The cosmetics company founder Essie Weingarten reflects on the obstacles and triumphs of growing a business.
Nina Zipkin
MailChimp's Founder on How to Get Your Business from 'Startup to Grown Up'
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MailChimp's Founder on How to Get Your Business from 'Startup to Grown Up'

Ben Chestnut, the email-marketing service's co-founder and CEO, lays out the philosophy that influences every part of his company.
Nina Zipkin
Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec: In Business, Don't Forget That 'The Sun Always Rises Tomorrow'
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Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec: In Business, Don't Forget That 'The Sun Always Rises Tomorrow'

The tech entrepreneur and investor explain how he keeps anxiety at bay and his eye on the prize.
Nina Zipkin