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5 Proven Ways to Turn Failure into Success

As entrepreneurs, we put far more than our money and reputations on the line when we start a new business. We put a big chunk of our hearts and souls …

14 Brutal Truths Every Entrepreneur Needs To Hear

Step one: Quit now. You're not going to make it.<p>Nine out of ten startups will fail.<p>50% of new businesses will not make it past 4 years.<p>You should just stop now. Here's why:<p><b>1. You don't have what it takes.</b> Honestly, you just don't. You don't have the work ethic. You won't be able to handle the …

Motivation

How to Make the Most of a 9-to-5 Job When You’re an Entrepreneur at Heart

If you’re an entrepreneur at heart, nothing can be more frustrating than clocking in at a traditional 9–to–5 job, feeling like you’re just biding …

30-Year-Old Who Sold His Startup For $170 Million Just Wrote 1,284 Slides On How To Win Life

7 lessons learned growing from $1,000 to $15,000 a month in 100 days

$15,000/mo in 100 days. Here’s how we got here…<p>I’m about to hit “publish.”<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite the eventFIND OUT WHY<p><i>What’s the worst that could happen, right?</i><p><i>Mm… maybe we should wait until tomorrow.</i><p><i>Let me get</i> …

A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Elon Musk About Business and Investing

Elon Musk is a classic missionary founder who is more interested in changing the world and creating enduring businesses than just the financial …

Financial Services

A Start-Up That Lets You Buy Your Girlfriend’s Affection Is Finally Here

The newest development in Silicon Valley innovation.<p>We’re mere months into 2016, but already, this year is proving to be a hotbed of Silicon Valley disruption and innovation. Just last week, a $700 WiFi-enabled smart juicer became the talk of the town, raising $120 million from esteemed …

How This Entrepreneur Came Back After Losing Millions

Wake up on the right side of the bed every day. You need to be self-motivated and inspired...no one else is going to do that for you.<p>It started out of frustration while traveling abroad: Difficulties getting connected, unreliable service, roaming charges that were more than a mortgage payment--all …

Die Hard

Why Silicon Valley venture capital firms are funding online retailers like Dollar Shave Club

Stance, a maker of luxury socks, has raised $86 million. Dollar Shave Club, a grooming company that supplies subscribers with razors and moistened bathroom wipes, has amassed more than $160 million. And the Honest Co., actress Jessica Alba's home-care brand known for its plant-based diapers, has …

Venture Capital

Ten Things You Should Include In Your Startup's Business Plan

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>It’s a question that every new startup owner has to ask him or herself: do I really need a business plan? Sure, there are plenty of small …

Small Business