Need Inspiration? Surprising Movies, Books and More to Motivate Success

    Film: The Bad News Bears An aging, deadbeat former baseball player takes his lovable band of underdog losers to Little League heights. It’s a classic David vs. Goliath story and a reminder that even with limited resources, you (and your business) can find success through heart and passion alone. Book: What Is the What by […]

    5 of Tom Clancy’s Most Inspiring Quotes

    Bestselling author Tom Clancy died Wednesday at age 66. Known for his espionage thrillers, Clancy was a noted workaholic, always writing, always thinking, and always creating – things easily related to by entrepreneurs in America. He also gave great advice to businesspeople of all stripes. Below is a sample of Clancy inspiration, from interviews and […]

    Put Yourself on the Road to Success With These 5 Principles

    Depending on whom you ask, success means different things. If you were to ask me, I’d say it means having a career that revolves around my real life. If you were to ask my cat, she’d say it involves finding a way to catch, immobilize and destroy her own tail. The first step in achieving […]

    5 Entrepreneurs Who Embrace, and Dominate, Risk

    Nothing ventured, nothing gained is often the philosophy of very successful entrepreneurs. Calculated risk takes courage and intelligence, but it also requires an ability to welcome the uncertainty that comes along with it. Risks often don’t pay off and almost always don’t work out the way you might have originally imagined, so being able to […]

    10 Inspirational Quotes from Navy SEAL Training

    Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training is not known for its “comfort factor.” The six-month selection process weeds out roughly 80 percent of its volunteers, with every day serving as both a test and an opportunity by push them to the brink of mental annihilation. Looking back, there were quotes that BUD/S instructors would often repeat for two […]

    10 Quotes to Get You Through the Marathon of Entrepreneurship

    Being a successful entrepreneur is about approaching your success journey as a marathon, not a sprint. However, if you’ve actually run a marathon, you know the high of the excitement at the starting line and the low of mile 18 when you think you just can’t take one more step. The path of entrepreneurship has […]

    5 Great Call-to-Action Film Quotes For Entrepreneurs

    Great films tell stories and inspire us to become better people. There’s nothing more powerful than an inspiring movie that leaves you wanting to be your best and try a little harder tomorrow. While there are some truly motivating quotes from real people out there, there’s still wisdom to be shared through the words of […]

    10 Must-See Documentaries for Entrepreneurs

    Join us in a city near you at Entrepreneur’s Accelerate Your Business event series kicking off Feb 23. View cities and dates » As an entrepreneur, you’re no doubt in constant search of new ways togrow your business. But who wants to slog through another lengthy how-to book on the entrepreneurial process? There’s another way. […]

    Why ‘Ghostbusters’ Should Be Every Entrepreneur’s Favorite Movie

    Who ya gonna call for inspiration? Ghostbusters. The blockbuster comedy is set for re-release later this summer, marking 30 years since it hit the theaters. It is the quintessential summer movie — filled with action, laughs and slime. It is also the biggest film ever made about the triumph of the American entrepreneur. First, in the […]