Resilience

YouTube

How One of the Internet's Biggest Viral Stars Turned Her Moment Into Momentum

In the pantheon of viral videos, Rebecca Black's 'Friday' may be among the most notorious. Here's how the teen star has parlayed her explosive success.
Shark Tank

Barbara Corcoran's Essential Shark Tools for Success

A real estate executive learns firsthand from an industry icon how to bootstrap a business, be a strong seller, attempt balance and recover from any hard knocks.
Young Entrepreneur

Young 'Trep on Launching 25 Businesses in 25 Weeks: 'I'm Loving Every Second'

We checked in with 29-year-old Colin Grussing, who announced an ambitious plan in March to launch a new business every week for the next year.
Independence Day

This Business Has Been Fiercely Independent Since 1776

The owners of Connecticut's Griswold Inn explain why staying family-owned is their plan for business -- for the next 100 years.
Hiring

When Hiring, Take a Cue From the NBA and Look for Performance and Character

Billion-dollar sports franchises conduct in-depth background checks and administer personality profiles for possible draft picks. Here are eight things they look for.
Resilience

In the Face of Sudden Tragedy, How This CEO Was Able to Rise Anew

Just three weeks after moving to Atlanta for her very first CEO role, JuE Wong's husband died of a heart attack. This is her remarkable story.
Rejection

How Entrepreneurs Can Cope With Rejection Online

With our digitally connected world, a failure or misstep can be noted on the Internet and telegraphed instantly in a dramatic fashion. Here's what to do.
Leadership

Half-Witted or Heroic? Man Fights Off Shark, Sutures His Own Wounds, Then Throws Back a Beer

If you thought building a business required resilience, consider the tale of a 24-year-old New Zealand doctor who fought off a shark attack, sutured his own wounds and then threw back a beer.
Innovation Now

PopTech's Andrew Zolli on Resilience and Solving World Problems

The executive director of PopTech, which hosts an annual conference in Camden, Maine, talks about trends in social entrepreneurship and how to thrive amid disruption.
Entrepreneurs

Editor's Note: A Defining Moment

Bad things happen. Emerge from these times as a better version of yourself.
Growth Strategies

How One Family Business Stays Independent

For six generations, the Gruccis have built a multimillion dollar fireworks business while keeping ownership in the family.
Leadership

Famous 'Trep Failures -- and Comebacks

Inspirational business icons who overcame major obstacles before finding legendary success.
Leadership

Sara Blakely on Resilience

The founder of Spanx opens up about what drives her -- and the critical life lesson she learned early on.