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Why Every Tech Entrepreneur Should Learn To Code

Being the business guy isn't the only way to become successful in a startup.<p>Starting a business is not an easy task. In fact, the sad reality is that most businesses end up failing not because they run out of money, but because they run out of resources. Especially in the tech world, I have seen …

25 book recommendations from some of the smartest people in tech

Our goal has always been to give you rare, unprecedented access to the people shaping the tech industry— specifically, the advice that they've gained through experience, or used to get where they are today.<p>So when we sat down earlier this year to double down on this mission, we wondered who these …

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> …

10 Lessons To New Graduates From 10 Successful Entrepreneurs

Learn these crucial lessons from the ones that came before you.<p>As the adage goes, 20 years ago, or even 10 years ago, calling yourself an "entrepreneur" was like wearing a neon sign that said, "I don't know what I'm going to do with my life."<p>Today, "entrepreneur" seems to be the job title every …

My dad was called 'stupid' in high school and now he's a successful entrepreneur — here are the 5 best lessons he's taught me about life

It might have had something to do with being the oldest, or with having a protective dad who sometimes set rules that the younger me found completely unreasonable.<p>I was so hardheaded that I remember debating more of his wisdom than I actually listened to.<p>But as an adult, I've come to appreciate …

How Teddy Ruxpin Inspired this Entrepreneur to Pursue Product Licensing

An Introduction to Our Newest Columnist Stephen Key<p>In the mid-80s, I had the fortune of working at the red-hot toy startup Worlds of Wonder in its …

Why You Should Avoid Entrepreneurship

It is a ride many people dream about and most wish they had never gotten on.<p><i>This article was written for visionaries and masochists alike.</i><p>During a particularly tough business cycle, I asked my friend and mentor Rick Voirin about whether it was the right time for me to change the direction of one of …

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6 Sacrifices Facing Every Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know that being an entrepreneur is tough and that it takes a mental, physical and emotional toll. We hear so many motivational speakers and experts throw around terms like “commitment”, “sacrifice” and “getting out of your …

Want to Raise a Tech Entrepreneur? Give Your Child These Chores.

These simple household tasks will help develop the skills they need<p>Many families introduce their children to the world of work before they bring up the idea of entrepreneurship. But you don’t need to limit your children’s earning potential to baby sitting, dog walking or lawn mowing.<p>By offering …

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5 Brilliant Business Ideas to Inspire Your Next Company

Want to start a new venture, but don't know what's most ripe for disruption? Check out these fast-growing industries to help come up with your next company.<p>As an entrepreneur, there are seemingly endless business possibilities when you're trying to build the next big startup. You can always open up …

How to Grow a Small Startup Business From 0 to 5 Figure Months in 100 Days

Being a CEO for over 10 years and managing couple different companies after getting my MBA definitely taught me a thing or two about the business world, but putting the so called safety of the corporate world and biweekly paycheck behind me and taking on the competitive business arena as an …

3 Kickstarter Secrets From a Successful Millennial Entrepreneur

Kickstarter can be a remarkably powerful way to finance your startup -- if you do it the right way.<p>You might remember 29-year-old millennial woman entrepreneur Avi Loren Fox from her first successful 2014 Kickstarter campaign for the Alpaca Mantle, which was 133% funded--ringing in a total $39,827. …

The 5 People Who Will Deep-Six Your Startup's Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you’d like to think that the majority of your success will depend on objective factors: Assuming that your products and services are high quality, you make the right decisions and your timing is right, you’ll be …

11 Resume Designs with Slick Personal Branding

Here at HOW, our goal is to provide graphic designers of all skill levels with the resources to sharpen their talent. We also aim to assist our …

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