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Skateboarding Legend Tony Hawk Says He Spread Himself Too Thin Early in His Entrepreneurial Career
Entrepreneur Network

Skateboarding Legend Tony Hawk Says He Spread Himself Too Thin Early in His Entrepreneurial Career

The X Games athlete-turned successful businessman tells Entrepreneur Network partner Behind the Brand about taking on too much as a beginner CEO.
Entrepreneur Network
How One Company's Light Bulb Moment Improved Skateboard Safety
Wacky Business Ideas

How One Company's Light Bulb Moment Improved Skateboard Safety

Skateboarders stay safe with customizable adhesive lights.
Michelle Goodman
Beanies, Tees and Steez: How Shaun Neff Built a $100 Million Business Out of His Backpack
Radicals & Visionaries

Beanies, Tees and Steez: How Shaun Neff Built a $100 Million Business Out of His Backpack

The headwear entrepreneur, whose eponymous line of SoCal-leaning merchandise is one of the hottest lifestyle brands on the youth market, has always been something of a natural born hustler.
Geoff Weiss
How Serial Entrepreneur and Racecar Driver Ken Block Found Success Both On and Off the Track
Radicals & Visionaries

How Serial Entrepreneur and Racecar Driver Ken Block Found Success Both On and Off the Track

DC Shoes founder Ken Block grew his latest apparel company 50 percent in the last year, all while continuing to compete as a motor racing driver.
Kate Taylor
How Tony Hawk Skated Past Rookie Business Mistakes on His Ride to Success
Make More Happen

How Tony Hawk Skated Past Rookie Business Mistakes on His Ride to Success

The legendary skateboarder describes his early entrepreneurial wipeouts and the hard lessons he learned from them.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
3 Reasons Skateboarders Make Great Entrepreneurs
Leadership Qualities

3 Reasons Skateboarders Make Great Entrepreneurs

The stomping grounds for this rebellious pastime are breeding a new generation of business founders.
Josh Steimle
Tony Hawk on Making a Twitter Treasure Hunt Go Global -- and Viral
Marketing Bootcamp

Tony Hawk on Making a Twitter Treasure Hunt Go Global -- and Viral

The skateboard icon and entrepreneur shares how one skateboard giveaway led to a global social media event.
Teri Evans
QA: Tony Hawk on Taking His Business to the Next Level
Growth Strategies

QA: Tony Hawk on Taking His Business to the Next Level

Skateboard icon Tony Hawk carves out some time to talk Twitter, Shred and his new business book.
Jennifer Wang