Motivation

Entrepreneurs

How Pre-Teen Entrepreneurs Cut Their Teeth in Book Publishing

From illustrated fantasy to business reality, see how these young treps learned stiff business lessons, care of their children's-book author dad.
Entrepreneurs

How To Stay Motivated in the Trenches

Small business expert Kevin Hiser of QStart Labs answers readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
Growth Strategies

What Sports Can Teach You About Running a Business

Consistent performance, whether in sports, sales or growing your business, pays off in more ways than simply sealing a big deal.
Growth Strategies

10 Inspirational Quotes From Top Entrepreneurial Leaders

For those plugging away on their startups on days when everyone else has off, here are a few choice words of wisdom to keep you going strong.
Entrepreneurs

10 Success Secrets of Olympic Greats

Successful entrepreneurs and Olympians have more in common than you might think. As London welcomes the newest group of world-class athletes, we rounded up the best success tips from several of the most memorable gold medalists.
Leadership

How to Think Like a Gold Medalist

The same strategies Olympians use to outwit mental obstacles can work in business as well. Here are tips to overcome three of the toughest psychological challenges.
Starting a Business

Steve Blank on Being Tenacious

A frustrating early-morning airport experience reminds serial entrepreneur Steve Blank that there's almost always a path to a goal.
Entrepreneurs

5 Ways to Win the Hearts of Employees

Small business experts Adam and Matthew Toren answer readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
Starting a Business

Taking the Plunge into Entrepreneurship

Harnessing your energy after a layoff can be the bridge to starting your own business, even in a challenging economy.
Starting a Business

Are Young Treps Nurtured or Born?

Palo Alto Software founder Tim Berry talks about his family of entrepreneurs and asks the question: Can young entrepreneurs be cultivated?
Starting a Business

Daddy, I want to be an Entrepreneur!

As starting a business is no easy task, it might be difficult to embrace a child's decision to follow in your footsteps. But you should try. Here are 8 ways to encourage your little ones.
Leadership

How to Sell Your Startup's Long-Term Vision

Three tips for motivating your employees and investors to buy into the big picture.
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.
Entrepreneurs

How High is Your Entrepreneurial Pain Tolerance?

Getting through the often arduous startup period can be difficult for any entrepreneur — let alone someone who's starting up for the first time. Here's how to get equipped for the long haul.