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    Former NFL Player Turned Entrepreneur Talks About the Power of Instagram

    In the summer of 2016, Facebook announced the “Stories” functionality for Instagram. Social media marketers quickly pegged Instagram Stories as a “clone” of Snapchat’s core feature. Facebook has since ramped up with even more clones for Messenger (Messenger Day), WhatsApp (WhatsApp Status) and Facebook proper (Facebook Stories). According to Business Insider, Mark Zuckerberg needs only 1 out of every […]

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    14 Books on Leadership Every Young Entrepreneur Should Read

    There are a great many business books out there on everything from marketing and brand building to stories of the life and times of some great business person. For better or for worse, these books often shape the past, present and future generations of entrepreneurs. We asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an […]

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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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    5 Rules for Going Into Personal Debt as an Entrepreneur

    All businesses require money to get started. Even if you’re working with a bare-bones, one-person startup, you’ll still have to pay money for website hosting, business-name registration and the equipment you’ll need (like a workspace and a computer)  to run the business. The overall average cost to start a business is around $30,000 — and unless you’ve been in the […]

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    How This Entrepreneur is Brewing the New in Fine Dining

    Burning the midnight oil wasn’t really a good idea for Avik Chatterjee. Starting MadBites – a midnight food delivery service at the age of 18, Avik had to shut it down in two years to put an end to his sleepless nights. The son of India’s renowned restaurateur Anjan Chatterjee, Avik wanted to follow an […]

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    Secrets to Success as an Entrepreneur with Guy Kawasaki

    Entrepreneurship has long been lauded as an idyllic escape from structure for born-geniuses. It’s time to dispel the mystery clouding entrepreneurship and replace it with sound data. And who better to bring the truth than Guy Kawasaki. This is the guy whose name is synonymous with big. He helped market the first Apple Mac line […]

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    Top 5 Personality Traits Investors Look for in an Entrepreneur

    People often ask me what kind of personality traits successful entrepreneurs possess? I’ve always maintained a mental list, based on my observations over years of meeting with entrepreneurs who have founded, scaled and exited businesses. To explore this further, I thought it might be interesting to gather the perspectives of professional investors at venture capital funds […]

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    These Are 7 TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Must Watch

    4. Dalia Mogahed:  What Do You Think When You Look at Me? As our workplaces become increasingly globalized, it’s important to be cognizant of how we respond to people who are different from us, whether that’s in skin color, culture, religion, or political leanings.  Mogahed, a Muslim scholar, shines a light on the compelling reasons why empathy […]