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Batting Practice Is Great, But Getting At Bat in a Game is Way More Important
Entrepreneur Network

Batting Practice Is Great, But Getting At Bat in a Game is Way More Important

John T. Meyer of web-design company Lemonly stresses the importance of application over education.
Entrepreneur Network
Positive Thinking Is Powerful But Delusion Is Fatal
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Positive Thinking Is Powerful But Delusion Is Fatal

You have to be optimistic to take on the challenges of entrepreneurship but you need to stay real to succeed at it.
Steve Tobak
10 Realizations Every Entrepreneur Eventually Has
Make More Happen

10 Realizations Every Entrepreneur Eventually Has

Fear of mistakes. lack of control, the over-emphasis on data: Do you recognize yourself here?
Jayson DeMers
Never Turn Your Back on Reality
Leadership

Never Turn Your Back on Reality

When you start to believe you can do no wrong and everyone around you agrees, that's when you're in trouble.
Steve Tobak
Best Idea Ever, or Forget It? 7 Ways to Reality Check a Startup Concept.
Starting a Business

Best Idea Ever, or Forget It? 7 Ways to Reality Check a Startup Concept.

How does any entrepreneur know what ventures to pursue, and which ones are best left behind?
Martin Zwilling
Before You Strike Out on Your Own, Know These 3 Realities
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Before You Strike Out on Your Own, Know These 3 Realities

Entrepreneurship is a sexy word with lots of promise, but like anything, there are some challenges to this dream. Be prepared!
Adam Toren
Take a Step Back. Set a Realistic Goal for Your Crowdfunding Campaign.
Finance

Take a Step Back. Set a Realistic Goal for Your Crowdfunding Campaign.

You're not likely to raise a $1 million on Kickstarter. Here's how you should go about raising funds for your project.
Kendall Almerico
3 Lessons About Pricing From A&E's Storage Wars
Marketing Bootcamp

3 Lessons About Pricing From A&E's Storage Wars

What the popular show about bidding on storage units can teach you about getting the best price.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
Lessons in Second Chances From 'Project Runway All Stars'
Starting a Business

Lessons in Second Chances From 'Project Runway All Stars'

Five lessons for entrepreneurs from designers who are getting a second chance at success.
Lindsay LaVine
3 Rookie Entrepreneurial Mistakes from 'Start-Ups: Silicon Valley'
Ready To Launch

3 Rookie Entrepreneurial Mistakes from 'Start-Ups: Silicon Valley'

BravoTV debuted a new reality show based on startups, but the format is more frat party than computer geek.
Stephanie Vozza
How Inventors Could Benefit From a New Entrepreneurial-Themed Movie
Ready To Launch

How Inventors Could Benefit From a New Entrepreneurial-Themed Movie

The Home Shopping Network offers the opportunity of a lifetime as a tie-in to a forthcoming Seth Rogen movie.
Carol Tice
3 Lessons in Business From a Reality TV Backstabber
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3 Lessons in Business From a Reality TV Backstabber

A two-time 'Big Brother' contestant shares what he's learned.
Two Entrepreneurs' Marketing Plan: Crowdfunding a Reality Show
Ready To Launch

Two Entrepreneurs' Marketing Plan: Crowdfunding a Reality Show

Startup:NYC pilot lacks drama to hook audiences and funding.
Carol Tice
The Email That Snagged an Investment from Shark Tank's Mark Cuban
Ready To Launch

The Email That Snagged an Investment from Shark Tank's Mark Cuban

You don't have to go on Shark Tank to catch the eye of a major league angel investor. Here's how one entrepreneur got funding by just sending an email.
Carol Tice