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5 key traits to be a successful entrepreneur

Taking the first steps to start your own business can be difficult and there are certain traits that help entrepreneurs have a positive outlook and …

Entrepreneurship

How Profitable Is SpaceX? How Much More Profitable Will It Become?

Inquiring minds -- and investors in Boeing and Lockheed Martin -- want to know.<p>On Friday, April 8, 2016, at 4:52 p.m. EDT, SpaceX landed a Falcon 9 …

Space Travel

How To Build A Global, Scalable Company - This Entrepreneur Has A Formula For It

Over the past few years, the discussion in Israeli tech has shifted. No more talk about innovation that leads to small exits, where both entrepreneurs and investors settle for less. Less talk about products that tackle very specific problems that result in smaller market opportunities. A lot more …

Startups

What Your Small Business Should Do To Look Like A Social Media Pro

As social media use continues to grow, so does the number of marketing opportunities for small businesses. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults now use social networking sites, according to Pew Research, up from just 7 percent in 2005.<p>“That’s just a remarkable adoption curve,” said Sean Miller, lead …

Small Business

Flying tired: airline pilots on tough rosters battle fatigue

"Sometimes you look over and the other guy is asleep" - how tired your pilot is depends on the flight - and the airline.<p>For passengers, the 5am …

Watch This Compilation of SpaceX Launches for the Crashes

Yes, we could watch that gif of the Falcon 9 rocket landing itself on a drone ship all day long. But, after watching this string of the last four …

Entrepreneurship

How to Start a Freelance Business and Keep Your Day Job: 10 Steps

A comprehensive guide to starting a successful side business before you make your startup dream a full-time reality.<p>You want to start a business. You <i>need</i> to start a business. But you're not quite ready to quit your job and take the plunge.<p>Don't feel bad--here's one reason you <i>should</i> feel that …

Employment

5 Common Legal Mistakes That Can Trip-Up Your Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your entrepreneurial dreams can quickly become nightmares if you fail to acknowledge the legal realities that can make or break your new business.<p>No matter what that business is, it will involve the law. You can choose to look at legal …

Small Business

How to Prevent Design from Killing Your Company

I designed an award-winning product, but it had production problems that were almost financially catastrophic. I almost killed my company with …

Ten Of The Most Successful Companies Built On Kickstarter

Since its 2009 founding, nearly 104,000 projects have successfully raised more than $2.3 billion on Kickstarter from friends, family and fans who want to help get those ventures off the ground. For entrepreneurs, especially those with consumer products like headphones, bags or video games, such …

Startups

The 7 Biggest Trends in Entrepreneurship of 2016

The traditional sense of entrepreneurship has evolved. Here are some of the new trends.<p>Entrepreneurship seems to be a popular pastime.<p>In developed nations, where opportunity abounds, more and more people are choosing the path of entrepreneurship. Rather than the road less travelled, …

Entrepreneurship

7 Essential Lessons From The Harvard Innovation Lab

Here’s what Harvard students learn about how to create an environment where innovation thrives.<p>Jodi Goldstein knows a thing or two about innovation. With more than 20 years’ experience as a high-tech entrepreneur and investor with a focus on consumer technology and a stint as a venture capitalist, …

Innovation
Entrepreneurship

A leap into the great unknown: Jane Martino’s journey from startup land to a big corporate and back again

Jane Martino is about to take a leap into the great startup unknown – again.<p>A successful, prominent Melbourne entrepreneur, Martino has already …

What I Learned in My First Year as a Young Entrepreneur

If you told me two years ago, that I would take a leap and become an entrepreneur, I'd tell you, you were crazy! Anyone who knew me over the last 10 years, knew I was more of a follower and didn't mind working under instruction. Then again, I was just under the assumption I needed to follow "the …

Entrepreneurship

The different phases in an entrepreneur’s life

Have you ever had this undeniable urge to quit your job and start something on your own? I have, and I went through the following phases in an …

Entrepreneurship

Are You Approaching Investors With No Business Plan and Fuzzy Profit Projections? Get Real.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you expect an equity investment from reputable investors for your new startup, you need to know the boundaries that often limit their interest. In the jargon of investors, certain businesses may be viable but not fundable. For example, …

Small Business

3 Reasons Why Specialists Beat Generalists In Business

I've co-authored this article with Sam Ovens of Ovens Enterprises as a sequel to our article earlier this week about beginning your entrepreneurial career as a consultant. The skill sets developed as a consultant are very much integral to this next discussion. The big problem that I see with …

Business Strategy

9 signs you'll never be rich

Contrary to popular belief, "everyone has the same opportunity to acquire wealth," says self-made millionaire Steve Siebold.<p>Is wealth in the cards …

Self-improvement

6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Starting your own business is no small undertaking, so it’s worth taking the time to really think …

Small Business

Why Writing Is the Most Important Skill an Entrepreneur Should Master

Writing is the most important skill an entrepreneur can master.<p>One of the benefits of starting a company is that you get to meet a lot of interesting people. If you're smart, you make the most of this benefit by asking them for advice. I've found that most people jump at the chance to share their …

Writing

'Disrupted' Author Dan Lyons: Entrepreneurs Have No Idea What They're Doing | Inc.com

<i>In his acclaimed book Disrupted (Hachette Books, 2016) former Newsweek editor Dan Lyons discusses his experience as an employee at HubSpot, a software marketing company. In the following edited excerpt, he discusses his frustration of the seemingly chaotic leadership at HubSpot--and being told that</i> …

Startups

The real reason why you're told to put your mobile in flight mode

It is a plea heard by passengers at the beginning of thousands of flights around the world each day. "Please set your portable electronic devices, including any mobile phones, to flight mode."<p>Most people comply, even if they're not 100 per cent sure why.<p>The general assumption is that we must …

Nasa calls out climate change deniers on Facebook

Nasa has taken time out from its usual work of exploring the galaxy to call out climate change deniers on Facebook.<p>Nasa's comments were posted …

8 Entrepreneurs You Should Be Following in 2016 | Inc.com

If you want to know what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur in today's market, there's no better resource than the individuals who have done it themselves. With this in mind, every aspiring business owner should be following some of today's most established entrepreneurs on Twitter to get a …

Entrepreneurship

Why All Entrepreneurs Should Start as Consultants

I've co-authored this article with my friend Sam Ovens of Ovens Enterprises after a conversation we had about how we both got our entrepreneurial start in consulting. We soon realized this was a conversation we should share with other aspiring entrepreneurs who are trying to find an entrance into …

Entrepreneurship

6 common legal mistakes entrepreneurs make and how to avoid them

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …

Bob Ebeling, Man Who Predicted Challenger Disaster, Dies | Science News | US News

The Space Shuttle Challenger explodes shortly after lifting off from Kennedy Space Center, in Fla., on Jan. 29, 1986. All seven crew members died. …