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This clothing company whose CEO is richer than Warren Buffett is blowing the competition out of the water

Inditex, the fast-fashion retailer's parent company based in Spain, recently said profits in the first quarter jumped by a whopping 28%. Sales were up by an impressive 14%.<p>Zara's mysterious founder, Amancio Ortega, is now the world's second-richest man— surpassing even Warren Buffett.<p>The retailer, …

How Steve Jobs Started – The Life Of Apple’s Founder

Why it pays to be a jerk

Sneer at the customer. Keep your colleagues on edge. Claim credit. Speak first. Put your feet on the table. Withhold approval. Instill fear. Interrupt. Ask for more. And by all means, take that last doughnut. You deserve it.<p>Follow one of those paths, the success literature tells us, and you'll go …

'Shark Tank' investor Barbara Corcoran reveals the worst mistakes aspiring entrepreneurs make

Barbara Corcoran has invested in nearly 30 companies over the past six seasons of "Shark Tank."<p>In a new Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything), Corcoran says that from her experience, the worst mistakes an entrepreneur can make are "pissing away money on patents and PR" and not being confident enough.<p>She …

Entrepreneurship

What Kind of Employee Will Always Have a Job? An Entrepreneur.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you want job security? Do you want to know that no matter what happens to the economy, you will always have a source of income? Then you need to become an entrepreneur.<p>Wait, isn’t an entrepreneur kind of the opposite of being an …

6 Lies They Teach in Business School

This story appears in the May 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Connections. Community. Mentorship. Immersion in management theory, market strategy and financial forecasting. A big, fat résumé boost.<p>The benefits of getting a business degree are multifold. But as many MBAs and their undergrad …

How to Avoid 4 Major Marriage Pitfalls for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

When I started my business, I was married to Jon. He saw my growing entrepreneurial income as hard to understand, impossible to project, and uncontrollably damaging to him. Among my many failures in our marriage, I could not sympathize with why my success was the cause of his suffering. The year …

4 Reasons Every Entrepreneur Should Go on Retreat at Least Once a Year | Inc.com

You've started a successful company. Everything is going great, revenues are climbing at a steady clip, you're expanding the business and hiring more people. What should you do to keep your business on track?<p>Leave. Not forever, just for a week or so. Getting away from day-to-day problem solving …

Selling Your Business -- Don't Make These Mistakes

Various studies point to about 70 percent of the wealth in the United States stemming from first-generation business owners. Very little wealth in America comes from inheritance. Unfortunately, much of that first-generation wealth is lost. Poor planning is a key factor.<p>Indeed, a joint study by …

Entrepreneurship

5 Invoicing and Accounting Tools for New Entrepreneurs

From Due to ZenPayroll: You have alternatives to the guy in the thick glasses and bowtie.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startups fail for so many reasons. According to business sources, fully 90 percent fail -- a hard and bleak truth of entrepreneurship. As an …

Warren Buffett Under Attack On Multiple Fronts

Warren Buffett, the third-richest person in the world with a fortune worth $70.8 billion, is the ultra-successful capitalist everyone loves. Known as the Oracle of Omaha, the 85-year-old still lives in the five-bedroom Nebraska house he bought in 1958 and drives himself around in an aging Cadillac. …

How friendship became a tool of the powerful

Imagine walking into a coffee shop, ordering a cappuccino, and then, to your surprise, being informed that it has already been paid for. Where did this unexpected gift come from? It transpires that it was left by the previous customer. The only snag, if indeed it is a snag, is that you now have to …

Psychology

'Shark Tank' investor Robert Herjavec explains how to know you should quit your job and become a full-time entrepreneur

So when he and his cofounder Evan Mendelsohn made a deal with "Shark Tank" investor Robert Herjavec and sales of the company's holiday sweaters starting taking off, Morton was confronted with a difficult decision.<p>Should he continue seeing dental clients and hire an outside manager to assist …

How To Build A Mentally Strong Dream Team

Mentally strong team members cooperate, build on one another’s strengths, and openly learn from their mistakes. When you teach individuals how to be mentally strong – and how to work together to form a strong team – they can accomplish incredible feats.<p>Yet, most teams struggle to reach their …

Self-help

1-in-4 US renters spend half their pay on rent and utilities

That's the finding of an analysis of Census data by Enterprise Community Partners, a nonprofit that helps finance affordable housing. The number of such households has jumped 26 percent to 11.25 million since 2007.<p>Since the end of 2010, rental prices have surged at nearly twice the pace of average …

How a then-24-year-old filmmaker exposed the Taser industry in a bombshell new documentary

Berardini got word of an in-custody death by the Moberly Police Department and was one of the first reporters on the scene.<p>Witnesses told him 23-year-old Stanley Harlan had been pulled over by the Moberly police in front of his house. Harlan got out of his car, had a conversation with the officer …

30 Things Only Entrepreneurs Would Understand

Entrepreneurs are the driving force of the economy but how hard is it to live like one, take a look at the 30 things they would only understand!

How The Millennial Generation Could Affect The Economy Over The Next Five Years

This year, millennials are expected to surpass Boomers as the largest living American generation, and soon, their effects on the economy will be felt in even greater measure, according a new Standard & Poor’s report released Wednesday.<p>The report by Beth Ann Bovino, Standard & Poor’s U.S. chief …

Overloaded Circuits: Why Smart People Underperform

David drums his fingers on his desk as he scans the e-mail on his computer screen. At the same time, he’s talking on the phone to an executive halfway around the world. His knee bounces up and down like a jackhammer. He intermittently bites his lip and reaches for his constant companion, the coffee …

5 Behaviors That Predict Poor Money Management Later

Source: Thinkstock<p>Now is the best time to establish good spending and savings habits. If you are not careful with your money, you risk having the …

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Philanthropic Struggles Of TOMS Shoes

Millennials are on track to spend $200 billion per year starting in 2017. One of the many things that sets this generation apart is its insistence that business be about more than just turning a profit. According to a survey by Deloitte, 73% of Millennials believe businesses can have a positive …

Marketing Your Business: It's Not All About Facebook

Having a business development strategy that incorporates Facebook, and other social networks, in your small business marketing plan makes sense in …

Twenty lists every entrepreneur should create

Being a startup founder who is obsessed with my own personal growth, I frequently get sucked into blog posts with titles like "The top 5 traits of all successful entrepreneurs." These articles tend to cite characteristics such as passion, persistence, inspiration, an eye for talent, a data-driven …

Great Entrepreneurs Share These Six Traits - And Some May Surprise You

What does it take to be successful as an entrepreneur? It’s a frequently asked question. Common answers are passion, smarts, audacity—not to mention the ability to work 70-hour weeks with no end in sight.<p>However, there are other traits that can be just as advantageous but might not fit into our …

Entrepreneurship

25 places to party before you die

We've found 25 places every partyer will want to cross off their bucket list.<p>From the yachts of Saint Tropez to the raucous clubs of Ibiza and Las Vegas, these destinations will give you a party you will never forget.<p><i>Megan Willett contributed to this post.</i>

How do I invest my first $1,000?

So, you want to invest. Fantastic! Ideally, you are young and ready to reap the returns (you know, 45 years from now), but it’s never too late to …

Why There Has Never Been a Better Time to Be an Entrepreneur

Doctor, engineer, and businessman. These were the top three career choices for the children of middle-class families in India when I was young. Doctors earned the most respect; engineers were second-best; business was something you got into if you didn't have the chops to complete a degree.<p>I chose …