Russ McGuire

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10 of the Most Counterintuitive Pieces of Advice From Famous Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all love to take advice from people who’ve previously been through the same situations as us or who are further along a similar path to us. For entrepreneurs this is particularly useful, since it’s such a difficult, unknown path to …

Business Strategy

The Make-It-Yourself Movement Is a New Mecca for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Back in the early 2000s, the Maker Movement took hold in California, based on the emergence of such do-it-yourself (DIY) tools as 3-D printers, Google's SketchUp and makerspaces such as TechShop, with all the tools you need to make almost …

Startups

10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No one ever said being an entrepreneur would be easy. A million obstacles seem to stand in the way each and every day. The naysayers and budget woes can be enough for the average person to start waving the white flag.<p>But you are not an …

Entrepreneurship

Great Management Questions from Paul Graham, Jim Collins, and Other Business Leaders | Inc.com

There’s no Superman versus Iron Man face-off between questions and answers over which is the better tool for innovation. But if there were, questions would be winning. Questions ignite imaginations, avert catastrophes, and reveal unexpected paths to brighter destinations. Jim Collins, Marshall …

Leadership

40 Best Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Sometimes, all you need is a little push. A little nudge. A little burst of inspiration.<p>Here are 40.<p>Tweet 'em. Share 'em.<p>But most important, pick the one that makes your skin tingle, your heart race, your motor rev, and place it somewhere you'll see it every day: your monitor, your screen saver, …

Motivation

Start-Ups Need a Minimum Viable Brand

Sometimes it seems like Steve Jobs’ notorious reality distortion field has extended to all of Silicon Valley. Some eager entrepreneurs think their new product is so brilliant and so unlike anything else out there, that they just need to make it available and people will start clamoring over it. …