Inspiration

Entrepreneurs

Michael Bloomberg's 7 Steps to the Top

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. Here are Mike Bloomberg's seven ways to the top.
Entrepreneurs

Oprah Winfrey's 3 Steps for Success

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. See if you can spot an inspiring tip or two.
Starting a Business

Zipcar: Two Moms, a Business Idea and $68 in the Bank

The story of the popular car-sharing service started by two moms in Massachusetts could be an inspiration for your new business.
Technology

Going Out Tonight? Zoom In, Point And Click

New nightlife apps from three young treps give scenesters the inside scoop before setting foot inside a bar or club.
Starting a Business

Karmaloop's Greg Selkoe on Social Media and the Verge Culture

A discussion with Karmaloop's founder and CEO Greg Selkoe on how innovative techniques and practical thinking helped his company thrive in today's ever changing fashion marketplace.
Growth Strategies

Win an Office Even Don Draper Would Love

Does your office say, I'm haggard and in need of Windex? If so, consider entering Turnstone's contest for a chance to win a free $25,000 office makeover and a possible shout out on Entrepreneur.com.
Leadership

Seven Business Books to Inspire You on Spring Break

From leadership and innovation to startup tips, these seven business books have useful information for entrepreneurs at every stage.
Growth Strategies

Five Tips to Inspire Innovation at Your Small Business

More innovation is needed for a business to thrive in today's world of shrinking product life cycles and increased competition. Here's how to kick your business into high gear.
Growth Strategies

10 Powerful Management Insights from Apple, P&G, Yum Brands and Gilt Groupe

Here's a rundown on the management traits four solid-gold brands used to get their startups off the ground, and to keep driving their companies forward, as described in four new books:
Starting a Business

Why Watching the Super Bowl May Inspire You to Start a Business

An entrepreneurship organization is running an ad during the Super Bowl. Its goal: To get you to start up.
Entrepreneurs

7 Secrets of Self-Made Multimillionaires

Sales pro Grant Cardone examines the habits of the super-rich, and how to make them your own.
Starting a Business

Why Tony Hsieh Wants to Rehabilitate Sin City

The Zappos.com founder is hoping his bet on Las Vegas will be a win, win for his company and the community.
Growth Strategies

How Many Jobs Can Your Startup Create This Year?

Never discount the value you and your company can have on your community or the world -- even if you start up in your garage, your bedroom or the trunk of your car.
Growth Strategies

Has Your Business Made a Brilliant Mistake?

A new contest from the Wharton School of Business gives entrepreneurs a chance to win goodies -- by describing a clutch mistake that turned out to be a good business idea.
Growth Strategies

10 Intriguing Business Books for Entrepreneurs to Read on Vacation

Here are the 10 business books that intrigued me most this year. If you're looking for a little inspiration to kick-start 2012, make one of these a year-end read.