What do you need to find and develop within yourself to be successful? The answer comes from looking at those who have created success in a variety of fields. These traits may sound simple, but they lead
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In his book, Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy
Truly successful entrepreneurs are survivors. They have failed but still keep moving forward. It takes not only passion, but also knowledge of self. Have you wondered what separates entrepreneurs from
One of the fastest ways to grow sales and improve the profitability of your business is to go after high-end customers. High-end customers can afford to purchase more of your products and services at prices.
Author Frank Gruber shares key lessons learned from top entrepreneurs. Building a startup is hard--really hard. I'm in my second startup now at Likeable Local, and I can tell you, from experience, there
I’ve given hundreds of talks, workshops and presentations in the past 10 years, and when I began, I had no clue about the key essentials of crafting a talk that makes a lasting impact and real difference
Are you a true entrepreneur at heart? This short definition could help you find out. There's a definition of entrepreneurship that has changed how I think about the way people choose their paths in life.
It seems that no one is immune to the tendency to procrastinate. When someone asked Ernest Hemingway how to write a novel, his response was “First you defrost the refrigerator.” But putting off tasks a
Paul Graham, Jim Collins, Tony Hsieh, and other business leaders share the questions you should be asking if you want to improve your company. There’s no Superman versus Iron Man face-off between questions
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As an entrepreneur, there's a phrase you'll probably find yourself saying more often than you'd like: "Why didn't I think of that?" You open
Richard Branson left school at the age of 16 and set up Student Magazine with one of his friends. He went on to start Virgin Records in the 1970s and is the founder of the Virgin Group. In the 1980s he
Working from home can be fantastic, or it can be fraught with peril. Here's how to make it work better for you. I wrote the first draft of this column before 8 a.m. on a Sunday, working in my pajamas the
VIDEO WOMEN WHO LEAD The Amazing Lesson Burton's CEO Learned When She Couldn't Pay Her Employees The Amazing Lesson Burton's CEO Learned When She Couldn't Pay Her Employees Donna Carpenter is now the
Do you know what to do as a leader when you're suddenly under fire? Here's a guide from someone who led in a real firefight. Great leadership seems easy when things are good and everybody's happy. When
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Anyone who has started a business has his or her own rules and guidelines, so I thought I would add to the memo with my own. My "rules" below
In the 1950’s, Haloid Corporation thought it had a winning product. Through some clever engineering, it had created new technology that was leaps and bound better than anything that had come before it.
Down, dirty, and wet This spring, Baltimore’s Inner Harbor will become home to the first permanent waterwheel-powered trash interceptor. With energy from the Jones Falls River current and solar panels,
All the great advice about giving great presentations boils down to these five points. I recently had a long conversation with Peter Handal, the CEO of Dale Carnegie Training, on the subject of giving
So there you are, when suddenly you hear that song that reminds you of that person. And you're emotionally hijacked-just like that. Good or bad, the song interacts with your neural net and triggers the
Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011. "In my view, the American
Some entrepreneurs make great CEOs. But getting a company off the ground and successfully running it over the long haul are completely different jobs. For years, I've watched one company after another