Perseverance

Entrepreneur Mindset

11 Mindsets Learned in Prison Made Me Mentally Unstoppable

A disciplined mind focused on a worthy goal can rise above any circumstance and overcome every obstacle.
Overcoming Obstacles

The Founder of Nail Polish Empire Essie Shares Advice on Overcoming Challenges

Essie Weingarten wants to remind entrepreneurs that success takes time and commitment.
Editor's Note

Why 'Bite Me' Is the Best Response to Naysayers

It's your journey, naysayers be damned.
Entrepreneur Mindset

Why 'Grit' May Be Everything for Success

Lack of grit -- call it persistence -- is the entrepreneurship killer.
Overcoming Obstacles

6 Famously Successful People Who Have Overcome Stuttering

These half-dozen superstars are all the more inspiring for the bullying and discouragement they have overcome.
Success

Want to Be Successful? Quit Being Entitled.

Nothing worth achieving is ever easy. It always takes smarts, guts, hard work, and perseverance.
Perseverance

What Trying to Choke Grown Men Has Taught Me About Business and Life

Size and strength are good to have but can't overcome an opponent with a stronger will.
Success Strategies

The 3 Traits Marathons and Startups Have in Common

To succeed at both, you have to have a will to win and follow these three P's.
Success

Think You're Special? You Just Might Be.

If you truly believe you're special, have a desperate need to be important, and work hard to prove it, there's a decent chance you'll succeed.
Startup Advice

If You Can't Overcome These 5 Mental Hurdles, Then Don't Start a Business

Most of the barriers to success come from crippling thought processes.
Franchise Players

Finding Silver Linings in Dark Times as Franchisees

In a year in which Gary and Jeanne Bracken faced Jeanne's battle with breast cancer and Gary's downsizing from an executive position, the couple pressed ahead with their new CertaPro Painters franchise.
Success Strategies

Business Lessons From a Refugee Turned Youngest African-American IHOP Franchisee

At 27, Adenah Bayoh purchased a franchise. Today, her portfolio also includes $200 million in urban redevelopment projects. Here are some of her insights.
Success Strategies

The 3 Secrets That Have Led Me to Success

Get the inside scoop on the three traits I've discovered have been the key to a life of an entrepreneur.
Patience

Why You Should Ask a Bamboo Farmer What It Takes to Succeed

Don't quit just because you think you've failed.
Entrepreneur Mindset

Don't Give Up -- the Fourth Quarter Can Turn the Whole Year Around

Much like a rallying football team, one conversation, one phone call, one client or one sale can swing things in your favor.