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This Guy Went From High School Dropout to Millionaire CEO in Two Years. You Can Do It, Too

Five things you need (and five things you don't) to start a successful online business

This article is written by Colin Wayne, CEO of Redline Steel, who is an Advisor in The Oracles.I’m a high school dropout—no college education, no business training. Yet, I started a steel manufacturing company from scratch in 2016, and it’s on track to gross more than $30 million this year.When I started, I knew nothing about ...

by Colin Wayne  | September 16, 2018 02:00:00
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5 Big Questions That Entrepreneurs Should Ask Themselves

Also, advice on how to define yourself from Malcolm Gladwell

This article is excerpted from Entrepreneur magazine editor in chief Jason Feifer's monthly newsletter, The Feifer Five. Each month, he sends out five insights to help you think more entrepreneurially. Subscribe here.And just as I ponder the meaning of this newsletter, I have ...

by Jason Feifer  | September 15, 2018 02:00:00
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4 Ways to Get Unstuck at Work and in Life

We all face challenges sometimes. Luckily, the brain is well-equipped to deal with tough times

We all face challenges sometimes. We’re assigned to a project that we don’t feel competent to handle. Something happens at home that we were not expecting. We’re caught off-guard.Luckily, the brain is well-equipped to deal with such challenges. We have amazing mental ...

by Homaira Kabir  | September 10, 2018 06:00:00
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The Formula Jeff Bezos Uses to Identify Great Ideas

The Amazon founder revealed his thought process in a recent interview

Jeff Bezos is currently the richest person on earth. And just this week, Amazon was valued at $1 trillion. It's clear Bezos didn’t get to this point in his career without having a certain skill for identifying and cultivating ideas that change the ...

by Nina Zipkin  | September 10, 2018 12:00:00
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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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How You Can Learn to Have Lucky Genes

Find what you're good at -- and then keep doing it

Excerpted from Can You Learn to Be Lucky?: Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others by Karla Starr, in agreement with Portfolio, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright © Karla Starr, 2018.One shortcut to ...

by Karla Starr  | August 19, 2018 12:00:00
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Why Failure Is Your Best Friend in Business

Success comes to those who fall first

I want to let you in on a little secret. You've been conditioned to avoid failure by your family, your friends and society. Rather than embrace the chance to learn from your mistakes, you've been taught to "stay inside your comfort zone" and ...

by Bedros Keuilian  | August 05, 2018 02:00:00
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Elon Musk's 'Productivity' Email to Tesla Employees Is Required Reading for Every Entrepreneur

Musk sets very ambitious goals, but the problems plaguing Tesla are familiar to anyone running a company

In many ways, Elon Musk is reshaping what it means to be an entrepreneur. For years, his unorthodox management style at Tesla and SpaceX has spawned a template for how people should run their businesses.But 2018 certainly hasn’t been the best year for Tesla. Struggles ...

by Manish Dudharejia  | July 28, 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 Be Successful and Live the Life You Want

Don't mistake what you do for a living with your life

What if I told you that it’s possible and within your reach to be successful and live the life you want and that it only requires a few simple steps? Well...simple, but not necessarily easy.Truthfully, attaining success and reaching your goals doesn’t ...

by Timothy Sykes  | July 12, 2018 06:00:00
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11 Ways You're Wasting Time Instead of Doing What You Need to be Successful

When was the last time you found anything on social media that moved your life forward?

It’s the end of another busy day, and you look back and wonder “Where did the time go?” Most likely, part of your time was eaten up with those little distractions that take away from the tasks that really matter.It’s important that ...

by Deep Patel  | July 07, 2018 02:00:00
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Why You Should Stop Trying to 'Find Your Passion'

Psychologists argue that it may do more harm than good

Since we were kids, we’ve been told to find our passion. Teachers, parents and peers all advise that if we find that one thing we are meant to do, we will be happy … right?Well, maybe not. In a recent study by Stanford and ...

by Madison Semarjian  | July 05, 2018 06:00:00
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You Need a Life Strategy Because Extraordinary Lives Don't Happen by Accident

No extraordinary person started out that way

James O'Neil | Getty ImagesOpinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.To achieve the life you want, one that will truly make you satisfied, you need to prioritize it above all else. If you want a life of success, a life filled with spiritual ...

by Grant Cardone  | June 29, 2018 06:00:00