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Stop Sacrificing Your Future by Clinging to Your Past

Here's the most important lesson you can learn from your past

This story appears in the May 2018 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »I was at a bar recently with MICK, a successful DJ who spins for celebrities and bigbrands, and we were discussing his future. He has ambitious plans to expand his business, but like any entrepreneur, he’s also concerned: ...

by Jason Feifer  | April 27, 2018 06:00:00
Run & Grow

4 Ways to Prepare Now so Your Business Survives the Unexpected Later

It's time you start planning for what you hope never happens

When employees at the Jim Beam distilleries went on strike in October 2016, the company announced it was implementing “comprehensive contingency plans” to keep its facilities running. The strike lasted a week. Without contingency planning, the effects could have been devastating to the business.No ...

by Gideon Kimbrell  | January 23, 2017 12:00:00
Startup Tips

6 offbeat college degrees perfect for entrepreneurs

Check out these offbeat college degrees that may surprisingly develop your entrepreneurial spirit.

Beyond the obvious choice of an MBA, there are a number of college degrees that can help with entrepreneurial ventures. Don’t think you have to major in something “obvious” to become a successful startup founder. You can leverage almost any degree to ...

by Drew Hendricks  | August 09, 2015 07:00:00
Startup Tips

15 signs you might be ready to start your own business

Here are 15 signs that show you might be ready to start your own business.

Thinking about starting a new business? Running a company can be an amazing adventure, and it can even give you more security than a regular day job. Being your own boss may sound like heaven on earth, but what you have to ...

by Sujan Patel  | June 09, 2015 10:00:00