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Peter Thiel Commencement Speech, Hamilton College, May 2016 (Transcript)
Commencement addresses

Peter Thiel Commencement Speech, Hamilton College, May 2016 (Transcript)

Peter Thiel, investor and co-founder of Palantir and PayPal, spoke about unconventional paths at the Hamilton College Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 22, 2016.
Entrepreneur Staff
How This Marine Veteran Found Inspiration From Tragedy
Radicals & Visionaries

How This Marine Veteran Found Inspiration From Tragedy

On the worst day of his life, Dakota Meyer lost four of his best friends. Here is how he was able to carry on by honoring their lives.
Dan Bova
Sheryl Sandberg Commencement Speech, University of California at Berkeley, May 2016 (Transcript)
Commencement addresses

Sheryl Sandberg Commencement Speech, University of California at Berkeley, May 2016 (Transcript)

Sheryl Sandberg spoke publicly about her husband's death for the first time at the University of California at Berkeley Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 14, 2016.
Entrepreneur Staff
20 Entrepreneurs on the Lessons Their Mothers Taught Them
Radicals & Visionaries

20 Entrepreneurs on the Lessons Their Mothers Taught Them

In honor of Mother's Day, these men and women share the motherly wisdom that they've applied to running their companies.
Lydia Belanger
Why You Should Embrace The Power of Thinking Differently
Radicals & Visionaries

Why You Should Embrace The Power of Thinking Differently

Remember that 'different' doesn't mean 'bad.'
5 Business Lessons From My First Decade as an Entrepreneur
Radicals & Visionaries

5 Business Lessons From My First Decade as an Entrepreneur

From establishing boundaries to forcing yourself to go on a digital detox, here are a few tips to help you succeed as an entrepreneur.
Maggie Patterson
5 Lessons for First-Time Entrepreneurs I Learned the Hard Way
Starting a Business

5 Lessons for First-Time Entrepreneurs I Learned the Hard Way

Every chance you have to learn from somebody else's mistakes, take it.
John Rampton
10 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started
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10 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started

Shoot for goals that are 10 times bigger, and actually believe in them.
Richard Lorenzen
The Key Lesson for Businesses From Starbucks's 'Diabetes Here I Come' Debacle
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The Key Lesson for Businesses From Starbucks's 'Diabetes Here I Come' Debacle

Branding experts -- and the coffee giant itself -- weigh in on the embarrassing customer dis-service that brewed bitter brand damage and fast.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Life's Greatest Lessons Are Disguised in Our Most Trying Times, But You Must Keep Perspective
Radicals & Visionaries

Life's Greatest Lessons Are Disguised in Our Most Trying Times, But You Must Keep Perspective

How we react during these times will determine if we miss the next opportunity -- or come back swinging with a vengeance.
Matt Mayberry
Leadership Lessons From Sports Legends
Leadership

Leadership Lessons From Sports Legends

Leadership and teamwork are hallmarks of these famous athletes who dominated their games.
Malcolm Friedberg
7 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Peyton Manning
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7 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Peyton Manning

The esteemed Bronco's quarterback has personified all the essential qualities of leadership on the field, in the community and as a family man.
Sherrie Campbell
What Travel Has to Teach About Running a Business
Radicals & Visionaries

What Travel Has to Teach About Running a Business

The hassles and rewards of venturing far from home are a lot like entrepreneurship.
Kimanzi Constable
What We Learned from Oscar's Best and Worst Moments
Leadership

What We Learned from Oscar's Best and Worst Moments

Don't wear a tracksuit. And peer pressure -- when used correctly -- is a powerful, powerful thing.
Nina Zipkin