Persistence

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Starting a Business

5 Ways to Work Harder, Courtesy of a Beijing Restaurateur

An overseas trip provides some insights about how an entrepreneur can prevail in realizing his dreams.

Fundraising

After Many Strikeouts, a $44 Million Home Run

Apoorva Mehta's company, the grocery delivery service Instacart, just raised $44 million and is expanding rapidly.

Leadership

3 Traits Entrepreneurs Need But Probably Weren't Born With

Entrepreneurs are natural control freaks who love change and want it done yesterday. That isn't so helpful for building a business.

Thought Leaders

5 Lessons From Sales for Entrepreneurial Success

When toil is certain and reward is hard earned, you're an entrepreneur. Sales pros know your struggles and what is required to succeed.

Leadership

Hungry Entrepreneurs Need True Grit to Get Their Next Meal

Three essential qualities are the hallmarks of business owners who prevail.

Leadership

The Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon: Persistence. (See General Grant.)

With slow, steady striving to solve a problem from many different angles, an innovator can arrive at a breakthrough.

Thought Leaders

It's Up to Us to Make Our Own Fate

There is no magic equation between taking control and leaving it up to a higher presence.

Making a Change

Remember, Persistence Pays Off. Stay Motivated With These 5 Tips.

You may feel like quitting, but focusing on the big picture will help you avoid giving up.

Productivity

The 5 Traits You Need to Dominate Any Industry

Great people, no matter their field, have similar habits. Learn them and then use them in your own quest to greatness.

Franchise

How 3 Franchisees Beat the Odds

Cancer, severe weather, economic uncertainty -- three franchise owners share their personal stories of overcoming obstacles to achieve success.

Celebrity Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur's Top 10 Insights From Richard Branson in 2013

A look at the most popular words of wisdom from the unflappable entrepreneur.

Innovation

Meet the Innovative Entrepreneurs Who Won Our Top Awards for 2013

From thousands of entries we selected 15 finalists. then readers voted on their favorites. We hope you're as inspired by them as we are!

Money & Finance

A Chain of Brain-Fitness Stores Gets Big-Time Funding

After a false start, Lindsay Gaskin tweaked her business model and gained the attention of major investors.

Growing a Business

Entrepreneur's Top 10 Infographics of 2013

The habits of the world's smartest people, the career arches of self-made billionaires, what really motivates employees and more topics explained through infographics.

Making a Change

From Profit to Purpose: Making the Shift From Me to We

Raj Lahoti on turning obstacles into opportunities.