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Jessica Alba Shares the Routine That Helps Her Run the Multimillion-Dollar Honest Company

The actor-turned entrepreneur reveals how she works through tough moments

Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's "20 Questions" series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success strategies and advice for aspiring founders.In 2012, Jessica Alba co-founded the Honest Company with the goal of ...

by Nina Zipkin  | January 19, 2019 08:00:00
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Bill Gates Reveals His Ultimate Measure of Success -- And How Warren Buffett Helped Him Realize It

It's not about net worth or name recognition

Perhaps it’s unsurprising, but Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates -- who was unseated from his top spot on the world’s richest billionaires list by Jeff Bezos in part because he has given much of his fortune to others through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation ...

by Nina Zipkin  | January 10, 2019 08:00:00
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6 Money Tips From Self-Made Billionaires

Entrepreneurship is not an easy road. You must carve your own way to success

Becoming a self-made billionaire puts you in a league of your own. Of the approximately 585 billionaires in the US, about 360 have made their own fortunes. These are people who have made it big through hard work, sheer will, tenacity and being in ...

by Deep Patel  | December 20, 2018 06:00:00
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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Marvel Master Stan Lee

You are the author of your own destinies and the superhero of your own stories

You might not be familiar with the late, great Stan Lee, but you’ve no doubt heard of Spider-Man, the Hulk or Wolverine.In fact, many of Lee’s characters are household names worldwide.The patriarch of Marvel Comics, who died Nov. 12, 2018, inspired generations of ...

by Q Manning  | November 24, 2018 06:00:00
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What These 5 Billionaires Would Tell Their Younger Selves

Success is when you're certain you know what you would have done differently

As the saying goes, hindsight is 20/20. It’s easy to know the right thing to do once we can look back. Sometimes we wish we could go back and handle issues differently, or we think we could avoid certain problems altogether if ...

by Deep Patel  | November 22, 2018 06:00:00
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Malcolm Gladwell's Advice to Entrepreneurs: 'Don't Be One Thing'

Entrepreneurs and creatives should be ever-adaptable -- open to opportunities wherever they come

This story appears in the September 2018 issue of  . Subscribe »Malcolm Gladwell may have one of the strongest brands in media, but he never applies the word to himself. “I contradict myself a lot,” says the best-selling author and New Yorker staff writer, whose books include The Tipping ...

by Jason Feifer  | August 20, 2018 06:00:00
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10 Critical Pieces to Gain Momentum in Business (and Life)

Take charge of your business (and life) today before it takes charge of you

At the start of 2017 I thought I'd finally "figured it out"... but by the time summer came, I slipped into depression.It's strange, because I built a stable, sustainable and scalable seven-figure business ($300,000 per month).Yet I hated it. I dreaded waking up ...

by Scott Oldford  | July 16, 2018 06:00:00
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How to Ask Your Spouse for Business Advice

Have each other's backs, no matter what

While having a spouse who is also an entrepreneur definitely has its perks, it can create some really problematic situations, especially around risk-taking, work-life balance and the inevitable competition. My husband and I are definitely a work in progress when it comes ...

by Erin Levine  | June 27, 2018 02:00:00
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Know When to Trust Your Gut and When to Seek Outside Advice

You should also know when to balance the two

When deciding whether to invest in hopeful entrepreneurs who enter ABC's Shark Tank, Barbara Corcoran relies heavily on her gut reaction. Though the investor does her due diligence to learn about a company's finances, sales history and background, her final decision is often based on whether ...

by Kara Goldin  | May 30, 2018 02:00:00
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Mark Zuckerberg Asked Bill and Melinda Gates and Lin-Manuel Miranda What Advice They'd Give Their Younger Selves

'Asking for a friend'

Who among us wouldn’t want Bill and Melinda Gates or Lin-Manuel Miranda as mentors?This week, the trio headlined a talk at New York’s Hunter College to, as Melinda Gates described it on her Facebook page, have “a conversation about why we think ...

by Nina Zipkin  | February 21, 2018 02:00:00
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The 11 Worst Pieces of Advice You'll Ever Hear (and What to Do Instead)

Some people's '2 cents' leaves you with just that

Like bad directions, bad advice can steer you off track. Top entrepreneurs and members ofThe Oracles weigh in on the worst advice they consistently hear and what to do instead.How many times have you heard the phrase: “Success is a journey, not a ...

by The Oracles  | February 02, 2018 08:00:00
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12 World Leaders and Influencers Share What You Need to Do to Thrive in Today's World

Top thinkers and activists are talking about how to accelerate progress at the World Economic Forum

Each year, leading thinkers head to Davos, Switzerland, to have a discussion across industries and interest areas about the needs and realities of today’s global world at the World Economic Forum.Representatives from leading technology companies, from Google to IBM to Alibaba, have ...

by Lydia Belanger  | January 29, 2018 12:00:00
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4 Classic Bits of Entrepreneurial Advice That Really Aren't That Brilliant

The world has an endless supply of free advice. Take it for what it's worth

Even today, more than a decade since my first venture, I hear people share and entrepreneurs follow through on these so-called “words of wisdom.” If you are thinking about or have launched a business, watch out for these poor pieces of advice. Having ...

by Jon Levy  | December 04, 2017 08:00:00