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How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

Nike Founder Phil Knight Reveals the Secrets to Starting a Company Knowing Nothing | Inc.com

Sky-diving? Bungee-jumping? If you're looking for a thrilling and simultaneously frightening experience, here's an activity you should consider: starting your own company.<p>Or, if you're looking to up the ante even further, start your own company <i>knowing nothing.</i><p>If it makes you feel any better, just …

Skydiving

adidas Executive Reveals How They Stay Ahead of Nike & Under Armour

adidas‘s growth in sportswear and culture has been prevalent in recent years, and the rise of the German sportswear company doesn’t show signs of …

Is EFT the Secret to Enhanced Athletic Performance?

I've been working on freestanding handstand push ups. <b>If you’ve never tried them before, they’re quite the combo of strength and skill.</b> Not only do …

Oregon State University

Need a Shot of Inspiration? Here are 5 Awesome TED Talks for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Entrepreneurship is hard. There's no getting around it.<p>But it's also worth it. It can be a way of getting wealthy, yes, but it's also a way of expressing what you're really about -- the best of who you are.<p>These five TED talks are 20-minute shots of inspiration. While they're bite-sized, they can …

Entrepreneurship

12 Hip Thrust Variations You Should Be Doing

You may have done hip thrusts (or hip “bridges”) before, but have you thought outside of the box when hitting these?<p>Hands down, the fundamental …

Meet the Billionaire Supplier Behind Nike, Uniqlo, adidas and PUMA

Improvements in the way footwear is made along with an increase in the popularity of sportswear have created an abundance of new opportunities for …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Learning

The generation that grew up with Nike Dri-FIT is making dress shirts you could run a marathon in

In an era where jeans are stretchy and yoga pants are office attire, one might spare some pity for the men still confined to dress shirts.<p>With buttons down the front and a stiff, folded collar to accommodate a necktie, there’s a ceremonial primness to this garment. What’s important is how it looks, …

10 Success lessons from Marcus Lemonis – “The Profit” for entrepreneurs

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share71<p>+14<p>Shares 98<p>Marcus Lemonis, creator of CNBC’s The Profit, is a man who knows business. If you’ve never seen the show, Marcus is an …

Entrepreneurship

40 Things Every Startup Should Do To Scale Up

For any entrepreneur, to implement and execute at the idea stage is quite difficult. However, it becomes more harder, when he tries to scale up …

Entrepreneurship

Vision Statements: Why You Need One and How to Create One

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In</i> The Marketing Plan Handbook<i>, author Robert W. Bly explains how you can develop big-picture marketing plans for pennies on the dollar with his 12-step marketing plan. In this edited excerpt, Bly describes the importance of having a</i> …

Small Business

The Art of Advertising and How It Affects Our Brain

Advertising has been around for as long as someone has had something to sell. It is all about promoting your product to your prospective buyer in …

Five Lessons From Some Of Today's Hottest, Billion-Dollar Startups

What makes the billion dollar startups so unique? The answer is distribution. They either create a whole new market, like Uber and Airbnb did with the sharing economy, or they massively disrupt existing markets, such as healthcare and finance. Here are five companies that made it into the “billion …

New Jersey

Master This Storytelling Technique to Create an Irresistible Content Series - Copyblogger

In this cold, hard, commercial world, everyone is looking for answers online.<p>We are all “searchers” looking for the best way to solve a problem or …

Hunter S. Thompson

The Most Astonishing Photos That Won Awards In 2015

It's been another year of awe-inspiring and goosebump-inducing photography. Take a look at the best of the best.<p><i>National Geographic Traveler</i> Photo Contest 2015<p>The travel arm of the National Geographic Society received more than 17,000 entries, with one image making it to the top spot: a spectacular …

What Business Can Learn from the Golden State Warriors

There’s something different about the Golden State Warriors—and it’s not just because they’re the current title holders. On any given game day, the …

Basketball

5 Powerful Practices to Expand Your Awareness and Harmonize Your Brain

While the brain and consciousness are inextricably linked, groundbreaking research into the nature of consciousness is revealing that their …

17 Signs You Are Stepping Towards Success, Even If You Don't Feel You Are.

Not sure if you’re on the right curve along the road to success?<p>There are lots of times when all of us feel that success is far from our reach. We …

7 steps to get rich, from a 90-year-old book on wealth that's still relevant today

The "secret" to getting rich is not much of a secret at all.<p>"It is practical. That which one man knows can be taught to others," George S. Clason writes in his 1926 personal finance classic "The Richest Man in Babylon."<p>Clason's collection of parables, based in the ancient city of Babylon, starts …

Retirement