Passion

Marketing

Don't Get Too Excited: 4 Reasons Why Passion is the Enemy of Sales Success

Having too much enthusiasm, a common condition among young treps, can bungle a deal before you even open your mouth. Here's how to temper your resolve and make the sale.
Starting a Business

4 Tips for Creating a Firm Foundation for Your Startup

Business consultant Joshua Medcalf on the importance of passion and dedication when launching a business.
Starting a Business

Turning Passion Into Profits: An Investment Banker Goes to the Dogs

She left a banking career in New York for a sunnier life in California. Now, Andrea Servadio is co-founder of Fitdog Sports Club, which must grow to stay ahead of the pack.
Technology

9 Tech Entrepreneurs Share Their Secrets to Success

From Mark Cuban to Guy Kawaksaki, here's some insight we've collected on what a tech 'trep needs in order to find success in business.
Entrepreneurs

Adventures in Candy Land: Dylan Lauren on Her Confectionary Empire

Having a famous fashion designer as a father obviously helped fuel Dylan Lauren's entrepreneurial ambitions, but a passion for gummy bears and Belgian chocolate has helped her thrive.
Starting a Business

What Doesn't Kill You... Makes You an Entrepreneur?

Go getter? Problem Solver? Bossy? Here are five signs you may have what it takes to be an entrepreneur.
Entrepreneurs

How To Stay Motivated in the Trenches

Small business expert Kevin Hiser of QStart Labs answers readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
Starting a Business

Storm Chaser Turns Entrepreneur

Weather buff Martin Lisius founded Tempest Tours after years of chasing storms himself.
Starting a Business

Community and the Value of a 'Kinky' Business Idea

Do others feel your pain? Then you might just have a great business idea. A recent online kerfuffle underscores the power in harnessing the passion of a community.
Technology

Robert Scoble: Tech 'Treps Should Be Crazy Passionate

The popular blogger and social media fanatic on where technology is headed and what an entrepreneur needs to make it there.
Entrepreneurs

Clues to Find the Perfect Path for Your Personality

Still looking for your true calling? Author Nicholas Lore on how to discover satisfaction and success.
Starting a Business

Six Tips to Turn Your Passion into Profit

How Joe Reynolds and Ryan Kunkel parlayed their love of extreme adventure into a $30 million enterprise.
Starting a Business

Pandora, Passion and Persistence

The Internet radio company's initial public offering can be a good occasion for entrepreneurs and others to reflect on what it takes to start and grow a new company.

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