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How to Hone a Razor-Sharp Entrepreneurial Mindset

Discover how you can manage your emotions in a way that drives your business forward

The following excerpt is from Scott Duffy’s book Breakthrough. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | IndieBoundOne of the biggest challenges entrepreneurs face is the emotional roller coaster they ride every day when launching, growing and running a business.You know exactly what I mean. You wake up in ...

by Scott Duffy  | August 20, 2018 12:00:00
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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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3 Branding Success Secrets Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Beyoncé

Take notes

It’s been an exciting few months for Beyoncé fans. In April, the music superstar became the first black woman to headline at Coachella. The performance over two weekends was considered to be masterclass, and “Beychella” was so meticulously documented as to have ...

by Nina Zipkin  | June 26, 2018 12:00:00
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(Infographic) A Small-Business Guide to Google Analytics

Don't let the platform intimidate you -- let it help you

Google Analytics can at first seem complicated and scary. However, once you get a few things down, you’ll be well on your way to mastering the application and growing your business.Analytics and data measuring tools are incredibly important and useful, from helping you ...

by Rose Leadem  | June 05, 2018 02:00:00
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10 Insanely Clever Ways These Companies Grew Their Business

Growth strategies can come in endless different forms

This story appears in the June 2018 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »Growth may be the objective of every business, but no two entrepreneurs ever go about it the same way. Growth strategies can come in endless different forms.As part of our 100 Brilliant Companies list, we captured 10 ...

by Boyd Farrow  | June 04, 2018 02:00:00
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3 Hard Moves Entrepreneurs Must Make

When it comes to business, patching your problems just won't cut it

There's a lot of pressure for small-business owners to be masters of every aspect of their business. This is especially true when you're first starting out and are often a one-person shop. A recent survey by The UPS Store found that one of the biggest barriers ...

by Michelle Van Slyke  | May 14, 2018 06:00:00
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Don't Study the Competition. Study Winners in Other Industries

Studying the competition leads to failure

You shouldn't pay any attention to your competition. I don't. I work withentrepreneurs who are generating seven, eight and even nine figures with their businesses and none of them focus on the competition either. They are aware of the competition, but they aren't worried ...

by Bedros Keuilian  | May 04, 2018 02:00:00
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Why You Need to Always Be Questioning Yourself

We should always be asking: Why am I doing this? And can I do it better?

I want to tell you about the time I admitted I didn’t know what I was doing. When I realized I wasn’t the right man for the job, and I started asking uncomfortable questions about my role here at Entrepreneur -- questions my peers might scold me ...

by Jason Feifer  | April 04, 2018 02:00:00
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Are You Guilty of Having the Goldilocks Syndrome?

Trying to be all things to all people is not your smartest move. Here's what you should do instead

When we talk about the "Goldilocks Syndrome," we're referring of course to the familiar fairy tale in which the little girl Goldilocks breaks into the home of the three bears and decides that one bowl of porridge is too hot, another too cold ...

by Doug and Polly White  | April 01, 2018 02:00:00
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Old-School Industries Require New-School Customer Experience

It's critical for companies in old-school industries to ditch the 'we've always done things this way' mindset

The drug-testing industry can be a little old-school, and you just read that from someone coming from the trenches. Our company has been selling drug-testing solutions to corporations for more than 10 years now, and not much has changed -- though our customer ...

by Zeynep Ilgaz  | January 31, 2018 06:00:00
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5 Ways to Catapult Your Company's Success With Gen Z

Leaders who adapt and prepare their businesses and teams to work with Gen Z will thrive

As Millennials are growing up and moving into the real world, the fuss about "kids these days" has shifted to Generation Z. Will this generation "ruin" whole industries like Millennials reportedly did? Most importantly, how can this generation of digital natives possibly fit into the ...

by Steve Robertson  | November 29, 2017 08:00:00
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10 Truths for Making Change Successful

Every change initiative is unique, but the truths about making change succeed are the same

Throughout my career -- as a chief financial officer in companies large and small, as a corporate and nonprofit board member, and now as CEO of a fast-growing privately held startup -- I’ve learned to become a change agent. It’s a badge ...

by Frank Calderoni  | June 20, 2017 02:00:00
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Why This Headphone Maker Wishes it Had Never Done Retail

When a sales plan was all wrong, the company had to pivot

This July, thousands of LSTN wireless headphones will roll out in Delta’s first-class cabins. (Note to fliers: You’re not supposed to take them home.) The partnership is a coup for any entrepreneur, but especially so for co-founders Joe Huff and Bridget Hilton. It’s the result ...

by Alexandra Zissu  | April 11, 2017 08:00:00
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