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11 Inspiring Quotes About Perseverance |

When starting up, there is no safety net. You've quit your day job, invested your life savings, and have taken the leap into the unknown. It's true that as a startup entrepreneur you need to be committed whole-heartedly to your idea. But committing only gets you started. What carries you through to …


Most Leadership Advice Is Useless. Here's What I Really Learned Running 20 Companies.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, James Altucher, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>They fired me. They fired me as CEO. Then they fired me as a board member. Then they took away my shares. And now none of them ever talk to me.<p>I started the …

2 Post-It Notes to Stick to Your Mirror |

A while back, I posted "10 Questions That Make You Successful," which (based on the shares and comments) has helped a lot of people. Since posting that, I've refined those questions into a daily two-minute program that creates lasting happiness and success:<p>Step 1. Set yourself up for success each …


The 5 Attitudes That Stifle Creativity |

To be a successful entrepreneur, you need to come up with new ideas--or at least a new way to do an old idea. If you're no better than the competition, you won't succeed. And if you can come up with something entirely new that has no competition? You win.<p>But creativity is a challenge and doesn't …


How to Manage Your Mind for Success

Chris Reed, founder of soda company Reed's Inc., believes you should write down your dreams to make them a reality.


Starting a Million-Dollar Business With $1,000 |

By August 2011, my first company had gone down in flames. We had a great team, raised over a million dollars, and built some incredible technology. There was only one little problem. We started talking with customers <i>after</i> we'd built the product. Cue atomic fireball video. Oops.<p>Being a stubborn …