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100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs

We’ve searched high and low to bring you the first annual list of FORBES 100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs. Whether you’re seeking advice on raising capital, scaling your business or looking for general industry insight, these sites are worth reading.<p>The picks here are arranged in no specific …

20 Inspirational Quotes From The Richest Africans

One stop on the road to attaining a billion-dollar fortune is to seek advice at the feet of those who have already attained it. And while it might be difficult to get face time with some of Africa’s richest people, you can learn a lot from their words of wisdom.<p>In the spirit of self-motivation, …

9 Lessons From A 10-Time Startup Failure

<i>“Nine out of ten businesses fail; so I came up with a foolproof plan — create ten businesses.”</i>— Robert Kiyosaki<p>Well spoken by Kiyosaki.<p>But what’s it like to live through 10 failed startups and still come out with a 3 million dollar company?<p>Meet Kurt Theobald, Co-Founder and CEO of Classy Llama.<p>Yes …

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The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)

<b>The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)</b> <br>These six factors can erode the grandest of plans and the noblest of intentions. They can turn visionaries into paper-pushers and wide-eyed dreamers into shivering, weeping balls of regret. Beware!<p><b>1)</b> <b>Availability</b><p>We often settle for what’s available, and …

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Secrets behind entrepreneurial success

The UK’s economic growth could be boosted if large firms adopted the entrepreneurial spirit that drives value in start-ups and small firms, according …

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8 Successful Entrepreneurs Give Their Younger Selves Lessons They Wish They’d Known Then

Execs and investors from Pandora, IDEO, Andreessen Horowitz, SoundCloud, and Kleiner Perkins, among other masters of disruption, share the wisdom they’ve gathered on the way to the top.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Looking …

The 10 Companies With The Happiest Young Professionals

Are you a young professional who dreads going to work every morning? Perhaps you loathe your job; can’t stand your colleagues; and despise your boss. You envy your friends who are eager and passionate about their jobs – the ones who go to work every day with a huge smile and a positive attitude.<p>As …

30 Questions You Should And Shouldn't Ask In A Job Interview

A job interview is a two-way street. The employer asks questions to determine if the interviewee is an ideal fit for the job, and the smart candidate uses the interview to assess how she would fit in, if she would be able to do her best work there, and how well aligned her goals are with those of …

9 Job Mistakes That Could Stall Your Entire Career

Clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay doesn’t subscribe to the theory that your 20s are a throwaway time to just have fun and decide what you want to be when you grow up.<p>While popular media often depicts 20-somethings as aimless wanderers lounging in extended adolescence, the truth, according to Jay, …

Marissa Mayer has been on a shopping spree at Yahoo, but is there any sign of a strategy?

Advertisement<p>26 Comments<p>Credit: Getty Images<p>Yahoo’s (s yhoo) CEO Marissa Mayer has been snapping up companies so quickly that it’s almost hard to …

Need To Get Focused? First Go Analog

Have the feeling that you do your best thinking with a pen in your hand? There’s a reason for that. And a way to get that feeling from a keyboard, too.<p>If you take the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>‘s word for it, handwriting trains your brain.<p>How? Writer Patrick Rhone lists longhand’s positives:<p>“We learn more …

3 Entrepreneurial Skills You Won't Learn In Business School

Business school was great. I learned about a broad variety of topics I had never been exposed to before—accounting, finance, strategy, and marketing—all of which were very important in starting my own company, Bunndle.<p>But shortly after getting started, I realized there were a few things b-school …

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Three technologies that will change the world (and the way we do business)

Ten different technologies that will change the world and the way people do business were predicted by a recent report published by analysts at Citi …

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#Unplug: Baratunde Thurston Left The Internet For 25 Days, And You Should, Too

I have left the Internet. I’m on vacation. That means no social media updates, responses, check-ins, likes, taps, pokes, noogies, tickles, or head locks. I’m going to practice looking people in the eye and not checking my email or . . .<p>My official biography, such as it is, reads as follows: …

Defry Your Burnt Brain: 4 Quick Ways To Unplug In The Afternoon

Because there are better solutions than 5-Hour Energy drinks.<p>Like bunnies, humans need rest: especially after spending the morning sandwiched between meetings, spreadsheets, gossip, and starving for an actual sandwich. By the time we reach 2:55 p.m, we’re fall-out-of-our-chair exhausted.<p>This leads …

How Your Brand Can Create, Track, And Learn To Love Big Content

Because without Big Content, there is no Big Data.<p>In my last column, I discussed the single most important factor in generating Big Data: creating Big Content that is then widely distributed and deeply engages consumers. Without Big Content there wouldn’t be Big Data.<p>Major marketers such as Coke …

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How Frank Ocean, Warren Buffett, And Other Badasses Deal With Soul-Sucking Haters

If jerks are being jerky to you, just “don’t ever forget the reason you started doing what you do.” That and five other smart tips on not letting the steez-challenged mess with your steez.<p>As we in the career hustle know, the moment you start doing awesome work, you become vulnerable to people …

What effective networking is really about

Everyone accepts the importance of networking. Many of us get our best work through personal introductions, or hire our best people on the basis of a …

Edward Snowden was part of the "hidden" economy for those without a degree

Think an advanced degree is necessary to become a business leader? Hardly. That is among the findings of a study called <i>“The Hidden STEM Economy”,</i> …

3 Rules Every Entrepreneur Should Live By

You’re already lean. Here’s how to get agile.<p>The startup world has made a religion of killing the sacred cow: anything that reeks of business-as-usual is frowned upon. Graduating from university? Unnecessary. Cubicles? Please. PowerPoint? Shame on you.<p>And while this very dismissal of orthodoxy has …

How I Learned To Stop Comparing Myself To Others, And Love My Own Ideas

That last bragging tweet by a talented so-and-so got you down? Jealous of a competitor’s Facebook status update? It’s time to step away from the social media, forget about forces you can’t control, and concentrate on only one thing: being the best you realistically can be.<p>When I first started my …

Facebook Still Seems On Track To 'Disappear' In 4 Years From Now

About a year ago, I wrote a post titled “Here’s Why Google and Facebook Might Completely Disappear In The Next 5 Years.”<p>To be honest, I’m not sure I’d write it again today.<p>It had a catchy title and some good substance to my arguments, so it ended up generating a lot of page views. It also came out …

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