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10 Quotes to Get You Through the Marathon of Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur is about approaching your success journey as a marathon, not a sprint. However, if you’ve actually run a marathon, you know the high of the excitement at the starting line and the low of mile 18 when you …

6 Easy Steps to Being a Master Networker All of the Time

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When there’s only so much time in the day, it’s easy to overlook the value of building and maintaining your professional relationships. But being stressed and busy is no excuse. Relationships take effort, of course, but throughout my …

Cady Lalanne's second-half showing gives UMass another key win

There aren't many teams in the country with two season-opening wins as good as UMass: Boston College and LSU.<p>If Massachusetts is on the NCAA …

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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 …

Crowdfunding Success in 5 Easy Steps

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Crowdfunding isn't easy. Some projects fail because there isn't a place in the market. Other campaigns fail because they aren't far enough along in product development to convince people to jump onboard. And some fail simply because they …

Tips for Delivering Kickass Business Presentations

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In business, your next presentation could change your life. Delivering a successful presentation could mean landing a major new contract, better prices for your services or getting the funding you need. Failure can mean lost customers and …

'Reboot' Your Brain and Refresh Your Focus in 15 Minutes or Less

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever wish you could hit the reset button on your brain the way you do when you reboot your computer? Marissa Vicario, a New York-based certified health and wellness coach, says it's not only possible; it should be a regular part of your …

5 Places Your Great Ideas Are Hiding And How to Set Them Free

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Studying the marketplace is one of the best ways to come up with new product ideas. If you ask the right questions and look closely, you will find opportunities to invent everywhere. When you study the marketplace for ideas, you're all …

Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Compelling Personal Brand -- And How to Build It

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As customers gain more access to general company information via the Internet, they also develop a greater demand for details about a business's founder. That's why you need to take the time to craft your reputation in order to create a …

Set Challenges to Beat Boredom 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>Aspiring entrepreneurs, especially those trapped in humdrum corporate jobs, often imagine that building their own company would mean round-the-clock passion for their job. But …

How to See Your Startup Through The Eyes of Investors

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Rodney Brooks, who founded iRobot, had the idea of building a low cost robot that would collaborate with blue collar workers. The robot -- to be built by his startup, Rethink Robotics -- would be safe, intelligent, cheap, and flexible. …

4 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The greatest lessons you'll ever learn will most likely be from your own experience. But entrepreneurs can also learn a lot from the advice and experiences of others, as long as we allow ourselves to be teachable.<p>Perhaps you were in grade …

The 7 Sleep Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know lack of sleep is harmful to our health -- sleep affects mood, increases risk of psychiatric disorders and depression, cardiovascular disease and lowers immune system health. Yet the stress of running a company and long working …

7 Ways Exercising Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know fitness is important to our health, but did you know it can also be good for your business? Elizabeth Robinson, a Philadelphia-based personal trainer and creator of VitFit, a mobile app for customizable downloadable workouts …

What's The Best Age To Become An Entrepreneur?

In an age of teenage millionaires and millennial billionaires, would you be surprised to learn that fewer Gen-Y founders are starting businesses now than they were five years ago? In a culture where we hero-worship young startup wizards like Zuckerberg, Parker, Ek and Karp, would you be even more …

The College Chat: How To Talk To Your Kids About Costs

It may just be the biggest expense of your life. Meanwhile, it’s the biggest four years of your kids’ lives. (Or so they see it.) So how do you sit down and calmly have the talk about paying for college?<p>First, know there are many schools they can choose from, and many ways you can pay for a higher …