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Do You Have the Entrepreneurial 'X Factor?'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's a mysterious "X factor" shared by entrepreneurs around the world. Fledgling entrepreneurs reach for it, while the successful seem to wear it effortlessly. But what is this elusive entrepreneurial element? Is it a learned skill, or …

5 Mistakes I've Made So You Don't Have To

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I like to tell people I've made so many mistakes as an entrepreneur that I can't help but succeed from this point on. Unfortunately, that isn't true. No matter how many mistakes one makes as an entrepreneur, there are more ways to fail …

Why Leaders Are Great Storytellers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>People of all ages, backgrounds and traditions respond to great stories. That's the secret behind the enduring power of myths, legends and scriptures. We see ourselves in stories. We empathize with the heroes and enjoy rooting against the …

The Making of a Perfect Speech, Courtesy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>On its face, it seems somehow glib to try to draw practical lessons from Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, delivered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Aug. 28, 1963.<p>This speech transcended speechwriting and speech-giving technique. This …

7 Ways to Become a Better Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, you need to first be a successful leader. After all, motivating and inspiring your team to come in every day and do their best work is arguably the single most important aspect of the …

Tony Robbins on the Importance of Being Fearless

Fear. It's an emotion everyone experiences. We feel it when we think we're in the presence of or doing something that might cause us pain or injury -- physically, financially, etc. It's what secures us from dangerous things.<p>But sometimes fear can stop us from doing great things. For example, fear …

5 Ways to Market Your Startup on a Dime

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q. I'm set to launch my first social network startup at the end of February. However, to gain some initial interest, I need to market the site in an inexpensive way. What are some different, low cost ways I can do so?</b> <i><br>-Matt Querzoli</i> …

The Art of Effective Feedback

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In any given office, you're probably going to hear the word "feedback" dozens of times a day. People are "looking forward to your feedback" or promising to "get you feedback asap." We all know that good feedback is essential to …

Be a Better Leader Today

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Developing stronger leadership skills is an important act for virtually everyone in business. But becoming a better leader doesn't always require attending a pricey seminar. Sometimes, simple acts can have an immediate impact, says …

5 Tricks to Remembering Anybody's Name

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What's in a name? A lot, it turns out -- particularly when it comes to garnering new business contacts. When you remember somebody's name -- even after meeting them just briefly -- it sends the message that the interaction was important …

Turning Content from 'Meh' to Wow With Storytelling

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you have had your ear to the ground in the world of startups, you have probably heard the phrase "content is king." Indeed, many industry pros are pointing to content entering a golden age and companies are taking notice. Yahoo is …

Uncommon Wisdom for the Entrepreneurial Generation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I just heard from a reader who went to a good school, got a degree, sent out zillions of resumes and couldn’t get a single interview, let alone a job. She’s tried everything she could think of over the years to no avail. Her conclusion? …

Why You Should Commit to Small Daily Improvements and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A roundup of the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Big goals don't provide immediate gratification. To reach them, you have to commit to small improvements in your daily habits, says Jeff Olson, founder and chief executive of …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …