Survival Strategies

Perseverance

How This Woman's Remarkable Life Helped Her Demystify Business for Underserved Entrepreneurs

Alfa Demmellash survived a brutal dictatorship in Ethiopia, was abducted by her father, came to the U.S. without knowing a lick of English and attended Harvard. Now, she wants to help others.

How This Entrepreneur Turned Hurricane Harvey into an Incredible Breakthrough

Lorenzo Marquez and his family lost everything. Here's how this entrepreneur came roaring back.

4 Mental Tactics to Increase Your Odds of Staying Alive, According to This Green Beret

Here's what a former Special Forces leader tells himself every morning to be ready for anything.

Here's Why You Need to Stop Worrying About the Worst-Case Scenario

Focusing on and preparing for unlikely catastrophes just distracts you from the difficult-but-possible goals you've set for yourself.

The Second Slowest Gazelle: A Secret to Success

Mediocrity has its place. Where success and survival are synonyms, not dying is winning.

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