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The One Thing Behind Tesla's Success

All hail the Model S.<p>The all-electric sedan from Tesla Motors is a winner. The Model S outsold Porsche, Fiat, Buick, Jaguar, Land Rover and five other companies in California, according to a report in QZ. It also outscored every other car in tests conducted by Consumer Reports. And just recently, …

Get a Life. It Might Just Be the Best Thing You Can Do for Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When deciding to embark on the entrepreneurial journey, the first thing you often lose is work-life balance. Those most dedicated to professional success commonly fail to show that same level of commitment to their personal well-being. …

Entrepreneurship

Lessons in Entrepreneurship

Aulet Offers Steps for Potential Business Owners<p>Entrepreneurship can be taught. It's just not being taught very well.<p>At least that's the view of Bill Aulet, the managing director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, a research and teaching program at the Massachusetts Institute of …

Entrepreneurship

The 13 Biggest Failures from Successful Entrepreneurs and What They’ve Learned From Them

One of the great things about our focus on transparency at Buffer is that we get to help other people learn from our experiences.<p>We love learning …

3 Reasons It's the Perfect Time to Be an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Never in our collective lifetimes has it been better to be a startup. Coming out of the economic disaster a few years ago, it became clear that recovery would be on the shoulders of small business. Entrepreneurs are truly the backbone of …

Entrepreneurship

How Entrepreneurs Think Differently and You Should Too

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a curious bunch.<p>They come in all shapes, sizes, genders and backgrounds. They get up at dawn. They're the first ones to the office and the last ones to leave. They use productivity apps, network their tooshes off and …

Entrepreneurship

Why Everyone Will Have to Become an Entrepreneur (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It used to be that entrepreneurs were the renegade cowboys out in Silicon Valley. Nowadays, you have to be an entrepreneur just to get and hold a job.<p>Consultants and freelancers are cheaper than full-time staffers with benefits, software …

Entrepreneurship

5 Qualities of Successful Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A decade ago, I helped found a business dedicated to helping entrepreneurs bring their business ideas to fruition. I've mentored and coached hundreds of entrepreneurs since. Many of my students have licensed their ideas to powerful …

Entrepreneurship

Google's First 21 Employees: Where Are They Now?

Some early Google employees have become entrepreneurs. Others are angel investors. A few are happily retired.<p>A Quora user compiled a list of all the original Googlers and where they are now.<p>In light of Google's 15th birthday (which is today), we did some additional digging to find out which roles …

Silicon Valley