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5 lesser known reasons why entrepreneurship will make you happy

Almost always starting a business or owning or managing a business is perceived as a highly stressful occupation. We wouldn’t want to dispute it by …

Entrepreneurs Must Have This Trait, and It's Not Pretty

Do women really need to become blowhards to increase their representation in high-growth entrepreneurship?<p>Over-confidence doesn’t make entrepreneurs successful, nor does it cause them to fail. Instead, it's what makes them entrepreneurs in the first place. Such is James Surowiecki's argument in the …

Entrepreneurship

4 Billionaires on How to Profit From Failure

These entrepreneurs didn't get to where they are today without hitting setbacks--lots of them. Here's how they turned those failures into strengths.<p>Few people in the world like to fail. Success is so much more pleasant. But if you're an entrepreneur, you can often learn much more from failure than …

Entrepreneurship

9 Tricks Brilliant Innovators Use To Come Up With Big Ideas

Coming up with a great idea takes more than just brain power.<p>Creativity starts with having a method for finding ideas.<p>In "The Idea Hunter: How To Find The Best Ideas And Make Them Happen," management scholars Andy Boynton and Bill Fischer examine the world's most creative people and companies--with …

Creativity

Michael Dell's Rules for Winning Startups

All great entrepreneurs share these three attributes. What about you?<p>People ask me all the time, "How can I become a successful entrepreneur?" And I have to be honest: It's one of my least favorite questions, because if you’re waiting for someone else's advice to become an entrepreneur, chances are …

Entrepreneurship

Inside the Mind of the Millennial Consumer (Infographic)

Here's how to get on the same page as your Millennial customers.<p>Millennials carry about $200 billion in annual buying power, yet many retailers are missing the opportunity to connect with them. In this infographic created by Column Five and payment products company Merchant Warehouse, you can take …

Infographics

7 Things Really Persuasive People Do

Sometimes you absolutely have to make your point. Here are 7 tips on how to do it effectively with style and grace.<p>While many people don't like to sell, most find themselves having to persuade someone at some point. Persuasion is not just for salespeople and their prospects. You may try to persuade …

Body Language