Overcoming Obstacles

Indiegogo's Founder Was Rejected 90 Times -- Here's How She Bounced Back
Success Stories

Indiegogo's Founder Was Rejected 90 Times -- Here's How She Bounced Back

Despite the initial rejections, Indiegogo has since secured millions in funding from prominent VC firms and it's distributed close to $1 billion to entrepreneurs across the world.
What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger
coping strategies

What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger

If life knocks you down seven times, make sure you get up eight.
Carol Roth
These 10 States Make it Easier to Start a Business
Starting a Business

These 10 States Make it Easier to Start a Business

Start your next venture in a business-friendly climate.
Grace Reader
The 3 Ways Ego Will Derail Your Career Before It Really Begins
Overcoming Obstacles

The 3 Ways Ego Will Derail Your Career Before It Really Begins

Passion, pride and too much talk can get in the way of accomplishing your dreams.
Ryan Holiday
Apple Faces a Big Dilemma If It Wants to Become a Services Business
Apple

Apple Faces a Big Dilemma If It Wants to Become a Services Business

In its current form, Apple is in no way equipped to get in the notoriously tricky enterprise-services game.
Matt Weinberger
12 Dark and Sordid Truths That Every New Entrepreneur Will Learn the Hard Way
Make More Happen

12 Dark and Sordid Truths That Every New Entrepreneur Will Learn the Hard Way

The myriad of surprises that await a first-time entrepreneur will trigger the desire to crawl under his or her desk and hide in a fetal position.
Peter Gasca
Running Towards the Light
Challenges

Running Towards the Light

Adjusting to his abrupt loss of sight gave this entrepreneur new perspective on his future.
Tom Lounibos
After A Tragedy, This Restaurateur Did What All Entrepreneurs Must: She Learned How To Keep Going
Overcoming Obstacles

After A Tragedy, This Restaurateur Did What All Entrepreneurs Must: She Learned How To Keep Going

Her husband died, but Jen Hidinger continued to chase their dream-while lending a hand to others in the industry.
Owning Mistakes Is Part Of Success
Overcoming Obstacles

Owning Mistakes Is Part Of Success

Overcoming obstacles and failures is part of the process.
Lewis Howes
Explore Iceland in February, and Learn to Enjoy All of Life's Journeys
Entrepreneur Network

Explore Iceland in February, and Learn to Enjoy All of Life's Journeys

Jennifer Hacker of lifestyle website Toast Meets Jam shares lessons she learned about life and business trekking through the Nordic island.
Entrepreneur Network
Just as a Kite Flies Against the Wind, You Must Defeat Resistance -- or Fall to the Ground
Entrepreneur Network

Just as a Kite Flies Against the Wind, You Must Defeat Resistance -- or Fall to the Ground

Dr. Dragos of Amazing University talks about the importance of fighting your inner resistance to your biggest dreams.
Entrepreneur Network
Will There Be Potholes on the Road to Franchise Freedom? Yes. There Will Be 7, to Be Exact.
Franchises

Will There Be Potholes on the Road to Franchise Freedom? Yes. There Will Be 7, to Be Exact.

Here are the seven points in the franchise due-diligence process that are prone to stopping someone from moving ahead with a franchise -- but you will get past them.
Tom Scarda, CFE
Cerebral Palsy Did Not Stop Me From Starting a Successful Business
Overcoming Obstacles

Cerebral Palsy Did Not Stop Me From Starting a Successful Business

My handicap made me face circumstances and get creative with my solution. It gave me my career -- and I wouldn't change it for the world.
Lucinda Honeycutt
4 Reasons You Will Lose Value In Your Startup, and How to Stop It
Business Optimization

4 Reasons You Will Lose Value In Your Startup, and How to Stop It

Here are a few major roadblocks entrepreneurs need to overcome and advice on how to do so.
Tallat Mahmood