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I’ve been thinking a lot about wrecking balls lately, and no, not because of Miley Cyrus.
I’ve been thinking about wrecking balls because this year my company went through our own demolition. We took the momentum from a year of hard work and used the force of our collective strengths to deconstruct what we originally built and start all over again.[…] Continue Reading »
The following answers and images are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council, an invite-only organization composed of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. The YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via live video chats, an expert-content library and e-mail lessons.
A mistake I made early on was thinking that our employees had the same thought processes and learning tactics that I did.[…] Continue Reading »
New York real estate entrepreneur Barbara Corcoran of The Corcoran Group gave her firsthand account Tuesday at the World Business Forum of success from a $100 loan to selling her first company for $66 million.
Corcoran’s rags-to-riches story of a waitress who made it big has plenty of elements of fun (a necessary part of doing business, in her opinion), along with funny and practical advice for entrepreneurs or others in business.[…] Continue Reading »
The U.S. has a love affair with entrepreneurship, and it’s no big surprise. Our founding mythology is built on the stories of loners, tribes and rebels. Entrepreneurship is the ultimate definition of modern freedom — accountability only to yourself. No more “workin’ for the man” (or wo-man). Entrepreneurs who have attained such freedom are powerful, and they don’t take guff from “the system.”
Those who’ve braved the entrepreneurial seas know it’s not always smooth sailing, of course.[…] Continue Reading »