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Run & Grow

Intellectual honesty is what defines great companies

Embrace curiosity and see your team grow.

Behind every successful company are good leaders. As someone who has worked with leaders from amazing companies like Facebook and Oracle, I have noticed a common thread in all of them who were not only good but great: they were intellectually honest.What ...

by Perry Tam  | June 09, 2016 07:00:00
Startup Tips

5 ways to make an ordinary idea extraordinary

Don't throw away your lukewarm ideas, refine them instead!

Ideas are a resource in the entrepreneurial world, almost functioning as a kind of currency. The more ideas you have, and the better they are, the better you will fare against your competition, especially over the long haul. Of course, there is ...

by Anna Johansson  | May 21, 2016 09:00:00
Startup Tips

How this 'bad habit' can unlock your creativity

'Procrastinating is a vice when it comes to productivity, but it can be a virtue for creativity,' says management thinker Adam Grant.

My name is Peter, and I am a procrastinator. There it is—my first step toward recovering from the disruptive condition called procrastination.For as long as I can remember, I have procrastinated on important matters. Not always because I lack the time—although that certainly has ...

by Peter Gasca  | April 29, 2016 09:00:00
Startup Tips

This is where big ideas come from

You can't simply sit down and make it happen. It just doesn't work that way.

If you really want to beat the odds and become a successful entrepreneur, the last thing you want to do is sit at your computer and try to come up with a startup or small business idea out of the blue. That’s ...

by Steve Tobak  | January 30, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

Finding your own business idea

Creating an idea is a process

Of all the questions that could keep you up at night as you ponder your decision to become an entrepreneur, the most pressing would be this—what product or service can I create that people would want and add value to their lives? ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 24, 2011 07:00:00