Entrepreneurship

Become a Millionaire With These 7 Habits

These seven habits will help you earn a lot of money and achieve financial independence.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Brian Tracy’s book</i> Million Dollar Habits<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound<p>You must develop seven key habits for business success. The absence of any …

Barnes & Noble

10 Things Smart Entrepreneurs Never Do

Success is not all about book smarts. Smart business owners avoid these behaviors and make emotionally intelligent choices instead.<p>You don't have to be a genius to be a smart entrepreneur; you just have to make smart choices. It's the overly-impulsive entrepreneur who suffers the consequences of …

Self-improvement

The Perfect Entrepreneurial Attitude According to Science

There’s a saying out there that entrepreneurs aren’t made, they’re born.<p>I don’t believe that.<p>I think being an entrepreneur is something anyone can …

Harvard Business School

Three tips from a wildly successful Shark Tank star on perfecting your sales pitch

Aaron Krause gives his three best tips on how to perfect your sales pitch

Don't Miss Out on Your Opportunity to Make Extra Money and Do Something That Matters to You

Here are six reasons not having a side hustle is harming you<p>One in three Americans now makes money independently from a 9-5 paycheck. Why? Because there’s no such thing as job security anymore. And many of us have more to offer than our cubicle positions allow. Plus, in 2017, there’s never been an …

Your Business

In a Relationship With an Entrepreneur? Here Are 10 Things You Should Never Say.

To fully love your entrepreneur partners, you must accept them with all their gifts and challenges while also asserting your needs and desires.<p>Entrepreneurs are a unique blend of risk-takers, mad scientists, hope addicts, inventors and magicians. They can make incredible love partners if you know …

Relationships

Jeff Bezos's Initial Focus on Books Constitutes the Greatest Execution of a Beachhead Marketing Strategy Ever

Emerging entrepreneurs can learn valuable lessons from Bezos's approach.<p>Jeff Bezos recently briefly overtook Bill Gates to become the richest man in America. It’s a reminder, much like Amazon’s most recent $13.7-billion acquisition of Whole Foods, of the remarkable power of the company that Bezos …

Jeff Bezos

7 Signs That You Are Not Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur isn’t for everyone.<p>It often takes years of hard work, long hours, and no recognition to become successful. A lot of …

Your Business

Why Parking Where I Know I Shouldn't Helps Me Be a Better Entrepreneur

Starting a business begins with your mindset.<p>You often hear stories of super successful entrepreneurs who wake up at 4 a.m. and, by the time you’ve hit the snooze button for the gazillionth time, they’ve already conquered the world.<p>It’s easy to become discouraged by those kinds of people and …

Your Business

Three Life Changing Business and Leadership Lessons In Less Than 5 Minutes

This column is authored by Ash Vyas, Director, Digital Marketers India<p>I had a meeting with a prospect for 30 minutes, or less, when I started a new …

Leadership

5 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Get Ahead by Thinking Differently about Wealth

Invest instead of saving, talk openly about the intimacy of money, and other advice for startup success.<p>A fifth-grade girl I know, the daughter of a colleague and friend, is an aspiring entrepreneur. Her business is to complete odd jobs for neighbors on her street--picking up packages while the …

Women Entrepreneurs

4 Ways to Spot More Business Opportunities

Opportunity is not something you wait for, it's something you work for.<p>Have you ever heard of the businessman who constantly says he’s just waiting for the right opportunity to come along?<p>Waiting to be inspired means potentially waiting until the end of time. I’m not going to do that and you …

3 Secrets to Building Your Wealth Over Time

You don't need seven figures to start investing today.<p>Unless you really, really love what you do, you probably don't want to do it for the rest of your life. Even if you already have your dream job, it's always good to have some financial security. So, whether you're working toward an early …

Wealth

Founder of a billion-dollar company: Here's what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur

Shortly after co-founding the Huffington Post in 2005, entrepreneur Jonah Peretti started working on a side project to figure out how content and …

Crisis Mode: How to Be a Real-Life Wonder Woman in Times of Crisis

Rather than run away from hard situations, Wonder Woman jumps in to lead the way toward a better, new reality<p>Far from masking the devastation of war, <i>Wonder Woman</i> plunges its heroine, Diana Prince, into a World War I war zone. When she finds herself on the battlefield in No Man’s Land, Diana is …

Leadership

Uber Lines Up Four Investors, But a Deal Hangs on Boardroom Battle

Uber Technologies Inc. is in exclusive talks to line up funding from four investors, but a deal, which could reach as much as $12 billion, hangs on …

Uber

How Two Entrepreneurs Are Shaking up Traditional Industries and Tapping Into New Customers

CreativeLive's Chase Jarvis calls for a fundamental change in formal education. Union Wine Company's Ryan Harms explains how contemporary packaging led to explosive sales.<p>CreativeLive's Chase Jarvis calls for fundamental change in the formal education system to keep up with the information age. …

Canada to bring feminism to NAFTA talks in seeking new chapter on gender

The Liberal government wants to bring its feminism to the North American Free Trade Agreement, building on an agreement between Prime Minister Justin …

Canadian News

Our 15-Year-Old Web Company Is Practically a Dinosaur in Internet Years. Here's How We Lasted So Long.

I hope that the lessons that I learned during my own career can help other startups achieve better results in what they do.<p>This summer, we celebrated the 15th anniversary of TemplateMonster. That is a really long term for a web development business. Over more than a decade of our history, we have …

Web Design

Want to be an entrepreneur? There's now a school for that

The next Richard Branson or Mark Zuckerberg may just be found at the new Sydney School of Entrepreneurship which aims to keep innovators and their …

Australian News

Finding the Right First Partner Can Benefit You Over a Lifetime in Business

There is no perfect playbook on how you should go about choosing a business partner. But there are some general guidelines that I find useful to consider.<p>The best business decision I ever made was choosing my first business partner. Picking the right business partner straight out of the gate …

Failure: A Stepping Stone to Success

"My skills and interests have taught me two things: you are nothing if you don't have focus"<p>I often wonder: how did this mischievous middle-class child become the Managing Director and Chief Design Curator of a company?<p>I wasn't academically brilliant, nor was I a phoenix who rose from acute …

Success

Tai Lopez Shares 7 Steps to Launch a Business With No Money or Experience

How to go from idea to paying customers in one to eight weeks.<p>Last year, 310 out of 100,000 people on average created new businesses each month in the U.S., according to the 2017 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity. Most entrepreneurs start businesses out of opportunity rather than necessity.<p>We …

14 CEOs reveal the No. 1 job skill they look for in employees

There's no shortage of career advice out there and everyone from your favorite self help gurus to your least favorite in-law thinks they're an expert on the subject.<p>Good advice — useful, nuanced, and proven — is harder to come by.<p>After all, it's tough to suss out what employers value in their …

Leadership

The Don’ts that Turned Alexis Ohanian into the Leader He Is Today

Alexis Ohanian has an unprecedented gift: He's able to use 20/20 hindsight in the present.<p>After selling Reddit to Conde Nast in 2006, he's now …

Alexis Ohanian

Lessons in Social Entrepreneurship from the People Making a Real Impact

There is clearly a balance to be struck between making a profit and making an impact (of the social variety). How do you straddle that line?<p>Finding a balance between profit and social impact has long been an issue for entrepreneurs. It's also spawned a debate: On one side (profit), the argument …

Social Entrepreneurship

3 Tips For Starting and Running a Business With Your Spouse

In relationships, many onlookers will always try to determine "who wears the pants." What I've learned is, in business, there are no "pants."<p>When I first approached my wife, Laura, with a business idea, she said that she'd never work with me. After some discussion and persuasion, she agreed to help …

Business

Think You're Ready to Share Your Startup Idea With People? Read This First

It's your job to protect your intellectual property.<p><i>What should I do before sharing my startup idea with someone? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Raad Ahmed, CEO of LawTrades.com, on</b> …

Business

Entrepreneurs, time to test your business knowledge

<i>Steve Strauss, @Steve Strauss on Twitter, is a lawyer specializing in small business and entrepreneurship and has been writing for USATODAY.com for 20 years. E-mail: sstrauss@mrallbiz.com. You can learn more about Steve at MrAllBiz</i>.

To create more businesses across the U.S., support first-time founders

In the United States, 25 percent of startups fail in the first year, and 75 percent of venture-backed start-ups fail at some point. Those are startling percentages, and ones that can be alarming and disheartening for both aspiring entrepreneurs and those who invest in startups. However, there is an …

Startups