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5 Truths of Ancient Wisdom That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Take pride in your work. But it is not all there is.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Very few ancient philosophies can be traced back to an entrepreneur, but one can: <i>Stoicism.</i> Around 304 BC, a merchant named Zeno was shipwrecked on a trading voyage. He lost nearly …

How to Test Drive Your Business Idea Before Quitting Your Job

<i>Author’s Note: This post was inspired by lean methodology books like Lean Startup, Running Lean, 4 Steps to the Epiphany, and Lean Analytics. …

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7 Key Steps To Starting Your Own Business

Starting your own business is one of the great joys in life and in fact, can probably be said to be part of the American dream. Often ranking right …

10 Success lessons from Brian Tracy – “Life Coach, Bestselling Author” for entrepreneurs

Share24<p>Tweet<p>Share37<p>+112<p>Shares 73<p>Brian Tracy has been a major player in success and goal setting education for the past three decades. Most people …

How to start a business if you have a demanding job? [PART 3]

This is the <b>third</b> <b></b>part of the 4-series article about starting a business while having a demanding job. Go to Part 1. Part 2 or Part 4.<p>You are already …

8 Skills every entrepreneur must have!

Share60<p>Tweet<p>Share91<p>+19<p>Shares 160<p>Being an entrepreneur is not a cake walk, not only do you need devotion and necessary technical skills, there are a …

Why You Should Never Hire Your Friends

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

12 Vital Life Lessons I Wish They Taught Me In School

Being a millennial, I have very few regrets as I was fortunate to grow up in an education system that was entrenched in technology. My one …

Entrepreneurs Are Always Thinking About Business (and That's as It Should Be)

Here's what happened when I actually took a day off. (Hint: The results were disastrous.)<p>Like most other entrepreneurs even when I'm on vacation I'm always thinking about work, how I can work better, smarter, reading a book on leadership, or hopefully, having a spark of genius that I can take back …

Becoming An Entrepreneur

Becoming an entrepreneur is the gateway to creating the lifestyle you want. But you don’t make money by simply having an idea, you only make money by …

12 Essential Tips for Starting a Profitable Company

Here are a few things that I've learned along the way that will help you to starting a more profitable business.<p>How many business owners do you know that opened a business with the intention of that business failing? Hopefully that figure is low--like zero percent low. But failure is often a part …

6 Chinese Proverbs Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Use these words of wisdom to help grow your business and aid you in tough times.<p>As an entrepreneur who is always seeking to grow and evolve professionally, I try to collect insightful quotes I can use to help manage my business.<p>Over the years, I've collected hundreds of passages. Yet one type …

5 Personal Branding Strategies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Every entrepreneur will tell you that it takes hard work and persistence to be successful. In addition to loving what you do, continually learning from others and building a great team around you, one of the most important things you can do is build your personal brand and reputation.<p>When it comes …

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These 12 startups died in Q2. Here’s why and how

We learned today that cleaning services startup Homejoy will be shutting down at the end of July. The company was facing funding challenges, and was plagued by four lawsuits over whether Homejoy workers should be classified as contractors or employees.<p>Lots of startups have similar stories. Couldn’t …