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    Americans Are Not Good Savers. These Entrepreneurs Are Helping Change That.

    Between rising costs and stagnant salaries, Americans are saving less than ever. The 2008 economic crisis is often blamed, but Americans have been saving less for quite some time now. Consumer trends and alternative credit options have convinced people that there are other ways of generating value in the short term, distracting them from the necessary habit of putting […]

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    3 Simple Product Development Lessons All Entrepreneurs Should Remember

    There is a long simmering, rather interesting argument around the notion of “nurture vs. nature” as it relates to human beings and their abilities. The Eddie Murphy film Trading Places was actually based on it, with a bet revolving around whether he could learn the commodities business without being born a blue blood. I’m often asked whether entrepreneurs […]

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    6 Honest Truths About Failure That All Entrepreneur Should Embrace

    CREDIT: Getty Images One of the biggest factors holding back new and aspiring entrepreneurs is the fear of failure. The reality is that the vast majority of successful entrepreneurs have, at one point or another, failed at some kind of business challenge. Personally, I have had more business failures than business successes, and even in the […]

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    Is the U.S. in Danger of Losing Immigrant Entrepreneurs?

    A decision by the Trump administration to delay and possibly rescind an Obama-era rule could cause the U.S. to fall behind other countries in attracting immigrant entrepreneurs who bring investments and create jobs, experts say. The so-called International Entrepreneur Rule that the Obama administration introduced in August 2016 aimed to grant parole visas for up to five […]

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    13 Decisions New Entrepreneurs Can Easily Misjudge

    Not everything goes right when you’re trying to build your business: Markets shift, technology changes and ideas don’t always work out the way you’re expecting. These are troublesome problems all entrepreneurs have to face at some point in their careers. Some issues, though, are more avoidable. You need to know when to pull the trigger when releasing a product, making sure […]

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    How ‘Hustle-Mode’ Is Trapping Thousands of Entrepreneurs

      Editor’s Note: In ‘Tough Love Tuesday,’ our first-ever summer success series, we’re connecting side-hustling entrepreneurs with support, resources and advice from amazing experts. Sign up to our email newsletter to be notified about our Tuesday Facebook Lives and check back to our side hustle topic page for more helpful tips. Check out the article below to see what lead generation […]

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    Four lessons entrepreneurs can learn from Silicon Valley

    The road to San Francisco: the ideas of Silicon Valley have spread far and wide, inspiring entrepreneurs all over the world CREDIT: RICH REID Silicon Valley is a leader in technology and start-up innovation, and inspires entrepreneurs across the world – here are some of its teachings. “Silicon Valley isn’t a place; it’s a mindset,” says Alec […]

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    20 Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

    Successful entrepreneurs come from all different industries and all different backgrounds. But while there isn’t necessarily one prototypical entrepreneur, there are some habits of successful entrepreneurs that can serve as a common link. The list below includes some common habits of successful entrepreneurs. Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs They Jump Right In There are millions of […]

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    Here’s The Number One Productivity Hack For All Entrepreneurs

    Time to fire up those brain cells.  Photo credit: Shutterstock We’ve all been there before and it’s something that’s often referred to as the entrepreneur’s curse or “superhero syndrome”. It starts off innocently, but as you scale your business and begin to grow you have difficulty saying no to things and even worse, delegating or […]