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What Makes Startups Succeed When 40 Percent Fail?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are planning to start your own business, or have already done so, cheers to you! You have overcome one of the chief obstacles every single entrepreneur faces: not letting fear and self-doubt prevent you from striving to realize …

Here are all the commercials that ran during the Super Bowl, in order

There were some clear stand-outs, and a few ads t hat didn't go down too well with the tens of millions of viewers watching the game.<p>There were 71 national ads in total (Many more ads aired during the game, but these were bought on a regional — and far cheaper — basis.) Re-watch your favorites.

17 Ways to Know You Were Born to Be an Entrepreneur | Inc.com

You put everything on the line: your talent, your creativity, your ideas, your money, and yet you still do it, sometimes again and again.<p>That's why your friends often don't understand. (Sometimes even your family doesn't understand.)<p>"Why don't you just play it safe and get a job?" they ask. The …

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Why Non-Tech People Should Apply for Tech Jobs

If you own a smartphone, tablet or even if you’re just glued to your laptop, you're aware of the tech revolution. But have you ever thought about how …

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50 Tips for Starting Your Own Company

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting your own business isn't for the faint of heart. It's stressful and pretty much demands your complete focus. On the plus side, it can also be a fulfilling experience professionally and personally.<p>Here are …

Twelve (mostly free) web tools for entrepreneurs

Of the infinite resources available on the Internet, there is still nothing better than <i>free</i>. Below are 12 (mostly) free tools that can help build your business:<p>1. <b>1M/1M</b> offers access to the extensive startup network and collective knowledge in Silicon Valley to entrepreneurs everywhere. I know, …

7 Tips for Working With People Who Are Smarter Than You | Inc.com

It's entrepreneurship gospel--hire those who are smarter than you.<p>There's no mystery to this wisdom. Clever, skilled employees require less management, constantly teach you new things, and shore up your weaknesses. But while the rationale behind this oft-repeated tip is simple, executing it …

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4 Tips For Success From Entrepreneurs Under 30

Four young Australian entrepreneurs have given their top tips for making it big before the time you're 30.<p>The business founders spoke at Macleay …

My Big Break: How Science's Peter Pham went from selling mainframes to churning out consumer startups

It’s easy when writing about successful entrepreneurs and investors to overlook the people who helped them reach these lofty plateaus. Often great …

4 Ways to Rewire the Corporate Brain to Compete in the 21st Century

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The era of the robber baron is long gone and the days of the rapacious capitalist are dwindling. The corporate world that once rewarded aggression and strong-armed business dealings is now refocusing on collaboration, transparency and …

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Key cultural message of ‘kindness’ under threat in Rio

Jose Datrino was a street preacher. He wore white robes, his hair hung in matted grey sheets along a gaunt face and he carried a cross or a palm branch when he took his message through the streets of Rio de Janeiro 30 years ago. He believed that obsession with profit and individual gains were …

Canada's middle class richest in study of big nations

<i>These are stories Report on Business is following Tuesday, April 22, 2014</i>.<p><b>Middle class gains</b><br>Canada's middle class appears to be the richest in a new study of incomes in several big countries.<p>The in-depth report published today in The New York Times, which looks at about 20 nations, indicates that …

The marketer behind some of Toronto’s hippest restaurants

Behind Amin Todai's desk hangs a portrait of the late, great hip-hop legend The Notorious B.I.G.<p>A poker-faced Biggie stares out, overlooking the sprawling syndicate of digital marketing agency OneMethod's 45 or so employees in the Toronto office, a loose array of snapback ball caps and headphones, …

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28 incredibly useful packing hacks

Packing for travel is an art, and it’s a minimalist art. Experienced travelers will have, over time, developed either a system for packing lightly …

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America's Coolest College Startups 2014 | Inc.com

Not long ago, people would call college "kids" who started businesses quaint. Now they call them the boss.<p>Helped in part by low-cost technologies and an increased prevalence of entrepreneurship training at the university level, college students--and indeed those even younger--are making solid …

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Hiring Challenged? Sift for These 17 Worst (and 15 Best) Resume Phrases | Inc.com

"I'm a real go-getter who always thinks outside the box, demonstrates thought leadership, and proactively motivates myself!" If this sentence made you cringe, you're not alone. These phrases come from the new CareerBuilder survey on the best and worst résumé terms.<p>The company surveyed 2,201 hiring …

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Where the hot jobs are for graduates

Last September, with completion of his MBA still months away, Joseph Hokayem received job offers from three banks on the same day.<p>Now a graduate of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, he accepted an offer from Credit Suisse Group to join the bank in Geneva, Switzerland, …

Possibly The Sexiest Bluetooth Speaker Yet

Do you hear that?<p>For all their engineering, speakers are mostly just formless boxes—eyesores that we shove into corners and forget about. The Harmon Kardon Aura is one that even the most design-conscious can proudly plop in the middle of their living rooms. Engineers molded the six-driver Bluetooth …

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14 Food Waste Facts That Will Make You Want to Change the World

By 2050, the average Earthling will be consuming 3,070 calories a day, yet the average person requires only 2,000 calories. Keeping this steady path to overconsumption in mind, while nearly a billion people around the world go hungry, we waste one third of the food produced globally.<p>So, why the …

The Power of the YOLO Meal

<i>First appeared on Food Riot, by Kit Steinkellner</i><p>One of my current favorite internet personalities is Cassey Ho, otherwise know as Blogilates, a virtual fitness and healthy eating guru for the 21st century. While I rarely find the motivation/dedication to do her YouTube workout videos (I need to go …