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5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Football Coaches

Freelance Writer & Former Entrepreneur<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most important roles of an entrepreneur tends to get buried among all the others -- the role of coach. Yes, entrepreneurs are leaders, decision makers and idea generators. All those roles …

Entrepreneurship

These Motivational Eminem Songs Will Push You Through Your New Year’s Resolutions

There’s no question that ever since “Lose Yourself,” Eminem has pumped out some of the most motivational songs in all of music. While not much can live up to the ferocity of the aforementioned Oscar-winning track, Em still has a robust catalog of songs that should be the soundtrack to your New …

Motivation

7 lessons from entrepreneurs who kept their day jobs while starting their businesses

Even better, working for someone else gives you a front-row view of the best (and worst) ways to run a company, from managing time and money to handling customers and employees.<p>We asked some successful entrepreneurs who founded companies while holding down a 9-to-5 to share the lessons they learned.<p>…

Entrepreneurship

14 Commandments for a Happy Soul and Life

BY Elyse Santilli September 11, 2015<p><b>1. Choose happiness. Radiate it.</b><p>Happiness is a choice and an energy you can cultivate on a daily basis. Do your …

Happiness

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

A self-made millionaire says these are the 4 things you should do once you achieve success

But what happens once we reach it?<p>Most people don't think that far ahead, says Paul Scolardi, a self-made millionaire who has figured out how to continue thriving after achieving success.<p>Scolardi, who spent nearly two decades in corporate finance as a Certified Public Accountant, has been investing …

Self-improvement

The trials and tribulations of starting a business in your 30s

It’s traditionally a decade of financial strain, but thirtysomethings’ experience can give them an edge on younger entrepreneurs •Read more in our entrepreneurs through the decades series<p>When is the best time to start a business? A good case can be made for your 30s: with several years of work …

8 ideal workplace practices for entrepreneurs to follow

Founder & CEO, Work Better Training<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>A happy workplace is a huge asset. In such places, something happens that transcends policies and practices. It isn’t …

Employee Engagement

Making It Through The Startup ‘Trough Of Sorrow’

<i>“The Struggle is where greatness comes from.”</i> – Ben HorowitzStartups are hard, but they’re especially hard when things don’t go as planned. And …

Ben Horowitz
Entrepreneurship

5 Reasons Every Business Needs an Enemy -- the Bigger, the Better

As entrepreneurs, it’s in our DNA to see every problem as a challenge. It presents an opportunity to build a business around solving the problem. It’s why I get so excited and energized talking to entrepreneurs about their businesses.<p>However, after hearing startups discuss their new ideas or …

Why all entrepreneurs should watch this movie about a rock music promoter

YouTube This summer I had the extreme pleasure of watching one of the funniest, funnest and most insightful documentaries in a long time: Supermensch. If I had one wish for all startup employees it would be that you watch this film.<p>It's not for everybody: it condones sex, drugs and rock & roll. But …

Bill de Blasio

10 Hot Healthy Ways To... Motivate Yourself

Life<p>by Daniela Morosini | 18 08 2015<p>Got big dreams but struggle to motivate yourself? Often the only thing keeping us from ticking things off our …

12 Important Differences Between Employees and Entrepreneurs

Are you able to sacrifice your time and money for building your dream empire?<p>Or<p>Are you worried about your monthly paycheck only?<p>Are you working for a company with an intention of starting something on your own?<p>Or<p>Are you working for a company with an intention of acquiring a permanent position?<p>Do …

10 Steps to Starting a Business While Keeping Your Full-Time Job

A practical guide to minimizing risk and maximizing success while living the entrepreneurial dream.<p>A few years ago, I published a post on starting a business while keeping your full-time job. I listed a number of reasons why this makes sense. I even included some practical steps.<p>But I didn’t go far …

Small Business

How to Ensure Your Business Survives the Next Generation

Handing down a family business is a dream of many entrepreneurs who want to see the business they started thrive in the hands of the next generation. But, statistics show that succession can be riddled with challenges.<p>Only about 30 percent of businesses make it to the next generation. Wendy …