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The 10 Best Business Lessons Of 2016

Here’s a list of the best advice we’ve given for building and growing a successful organization.<p>Over the last year, there have been a lot of changes on the business landscape from Yahoo being sold to Verizon to Gawker going bankrupt. Along the way we’ve talked to CEOs of big companies, first-time …

Entrepreneurship

The Secret To Success That All Top Entrepreneurs Know | Inc.com

How visual marketing leverages the natural power of the brain<p>Many centuries ago, communication between people was purely symbolic. People shared ideas and thoughts through symbols whose content was rich with meaning--an entire thought could be condensed and expressed in a single symbol.<p>Although …

Infographics

10 Biggest myths about being an entrepreneurs

Share2<p>Tweet<p>Share6<p>+12<p>Shares 10<p>Becoming an entrepreneur has been on top of wish list of most people. After all, who don’t want to be a boss at least …

10 Success lessons from Les Brown – “It's Possible” for entrepreneurs

Share12<p>Tweet<p>Share53<p>+11<p>Shares 66<p>Les Brown is a motivational speaker, former U.S. politician, popular author, radio DJ, and former host of The Les …

Stuttering Startups: Legal Hazards You May Want To Avoid

This guest column is authored by Shubham Patil, Founder and CEO of BusinessWindo<p>Starting a “startup” and running the business would bring up several …

Entrepreneurship vs. Freelancing: What's the Difference?

Freelancers work hard for their money. Entrepreneurs work hard to set up systems that make them money.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I was watching an interview with Seth Godin, who is one of my heroes of the business world. He was explaining the core …

Entrepreneurship

10 Characteristics of a highly successful entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share1<p>+1<p>Shares 23<p>Successful entrepreneurs aren’t just lucky or magically talented–they approach work and life differently than most …

6 Important Lessons to Teach Your Kids

Even if your kids don't become entrepreneurs, having an entrepreneurial mindset can take them far in life.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want what’s best for our children. We want them to live long, prosperous and happy lives, but unfortunately, there’s no one …

Entrepreneurship

4 Mistakes Every Startup Makes

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider netwo</i><i>rk is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Business Strategy

5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

Wall Street

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It's a widely acknowledged meme that successful founders need to be passionate. In fact, there's a whole word cloud of associated entrepreneurial attributes that spring to mind here: Relentless, Committed, Fearless, Obsessive, Doesn't-Sleep, Willing-to-Run-Through-Walls, Hard-Freaking-Core.<p>While …

Profit

10 Success lessons from Richard Branson – “Self-made Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share51<p>Tweet<p>Share273<p>+15<p>Shares 329<p>Richard Branson went from being a dyslexic kid who performed badly in school to a British business magnate with a …

10 Things entrepreneur should not do while starting-up

Share29<p>Tweet<p>Share54<p>+17<p>Shares 90<p>Every entrepreneur knows the statistics, and the statistics are grim. Eight out of 10 new businesses fail. But God …

Entrepreneurship

Richard Branson shares the first question he asks every entrepreneur who comes to him for advice

In many ways, Richard Branson is the prototypical entrepreneur.<p>Since starting the Virgin Group 46 years ago, he's overseen hundreds of companies around the world, in a wide range of industries, bearing the Virgin name.<p>There's no difference between the way he approaches risks in both his …

Entrepreneurship

12 Ways to Know If You Have a Great Business Idea

Business Ideas Startup<p>Ready to take on the world of entrepreneurship? In order to find startup success, you need a great business idea. It may come …

How to win backing from venture capitalists

Experts reveal how businesses and entrepreneurs can secure funding for their start-ups – and the questions SMEs owners should ask potential investors.<p>1. Focus on building the best possible team; that’s what VCs will look at first<p><i>Tip by Alex van Someren, managing partner, Amadeus Capital</i><p>“As a serial …

5 Important Habits Healthy Entrepreneurs Must Have

So let’s talk about your health.<p>I’ll start with a couple questions.<p>Are you as healthy as you should be? Are you focusing on making sure your body and mind are performing at the optimal levels?<p>If you’re like many of us, the answer is probably “not really.”<p>It makes sense. As entrepreneurs, we can get …

Mental Health

10 Success lessons from Benjamin Franklin – “America's Founding Father” for entrepreneurs

Share67<p>Tweet<p>Share188<p>+18<p>Shares 263<p>Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America (USA). A famous polymath, Franklin …

Motivation

How A Wine Startup Marketed Honesty To Build A Multi-Million Dollar Brand

All brands want to stand out. It seems intuitive, yes, but differentiation eludes many startups because there is no rule book to achieving it. Companies try implementing innovative product ideas, quirky business models or guerrilla marketing tactics to attract buzz. But ironically, as more startups …

Wine

10 Success lessons from Elon Musk – “Tesla Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share18<p>Tweet<p>Share3<p>+1<p>Shares 21<p>Elon Musk is now considered Earth’s most future-oriented person. He is an American entrepreneur, inventor and investor. …

Elon Musk

Here’s What You Do When Customers Start Abandoning Your Business

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.</i><p>There are a number of reasons why customers may decide to abandon your product or service. But if you …

Customer Experience

46 Facts You Should Know About Entrepreneurship (Infographic)

Before embarking on your entrepreneurial journey, check out this handy graphic.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is on the rise. Today, there are more than 400 million entrepreneurs around the world -- that means one in every 18 person owns a business, …

Entrepreneurship

10 Reasons Why Your Startup Idea Is Terrible And Won't Get Funded

As a venture capital and angel investor, I get bombarded with proposals to invest in startups. Many of them are terrible and just not fundable by angel investors or venture capital funds. Here are 10 common mistakes I have seen startups make that have resulted in their inability to raise</b> …

Venture Capital

Relationships Are What Leverages Hard Work Into Success

Building good connections with clients and employees is important for a business to grow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Growth Hacking<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors, entrepreneurs, and</i> …

Entrepreneurship

How Travel Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

I sat at that desk for two years and tried to convince myself that I was in the right place. But, there was no denying that corporate life wasn’t …

Outsourcing

Why Every Startup CEO Should Not Have an Office

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

4 Catastrophic Legal Mistakes That Could Put You Out of Business

Most entrepreneurs are making these legal mistakes, and have no idea.<p>Entrepreneurs are usually great at getting down to business and putting the peddle to the medal. Often that comes at the cost of glazing over some important legal aspects. It's not worth putting yourself or your company in harm's …

Small Business

10 Success lessons from Dale Carnegie – “Best-Selling Author” for entrepreneurs

Share80<p>Tweet<p>Share168<p>+12<p>Shares 250<p>Dale Carnegie was a famous lecturer and writer as well as the developer of very popular courses in self-improvement, …

Entrepreneurship