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How Elon Musk Made Himself The Tech Tycoon He Is Today

Choosing yourself means taking risk, means not being afraid what people think, or your chances of success or failure. It means doing what you want and hopefully helping the world along the way. Because when you help others, that’s how…

From Pennies to Millions: What It Felt Like to Make Money for the First Time

Susan Petersen still remembers the day she and her husband, Christian, came home one Friday to find an $86 tax refund from the federal government. To say they were overjoyed would be an understatement. “You would have thought we won…

Richard Branson On Why You Should Never Fear The ‘Big Pitch’

Pitching is an essential skill for every entrepreneur to master. A great pitch can inspire, bring in investment, win customers, and recruit talented people. With over 50 years in business, I’ve learnt that there is no right or wrong way…

The Entrepreneurial Gene: Why Some People Are Simply Born To Start Companies

Yes, that’s right; your genetics play a large part in determining how likely you are to be a good entrepreneur. People have been contemplating for ages whether or not people’s genetic composition affects their career choices, and it turns out it…

Six Reasons Having A Startup Is Like Having A Baby

Whether to have one or not can be one of the toughest decisions ever As an entrepreneur, deciding to quit your job that you live off of, borrow money and start something without knowing the outcome can be challenging. It is…

The Scientific Personality Difference Between Entrepreneurs And Employees

Around 13% of Americans are starting or running their own companies. Almost everyone else is an employee. We may have found out the difference between the two types. According to a 2013 Swiss-German study, the difference lies in disposition: While an…

Why Entrepreneurs Have The Ideal Opportunity To Make The World Better

Inspiration, hope and diversity were just a few terms that caught my attention in 2007 when Obama was on the campaign trail. I was 11 at the time and hadn’t really followed politics much, but after hearing Obama once, I was…

Something Ventured: The 4 Rules Every Entrepreneur Should Remember

Are you willing to risk it all? Something Ventured is a classic entrepreneurial documentary on Netflix or YouTube that features the venture capitalists behind Apple, Intel, Oracle, Cisco, Yahoo, and Atari stating things like “No one has ever accused me…

Starting From The Bottom: Billionaires Who Were Once Poor

Wealth tends to create more wealth, but a rich background is not the only way to the top. Some of the world’s wealthiest people started out dirt poor. All from humble beginnings, these 15 people not only climbed to the…

The Bigger Picture: The 10 Movies Every Entrepreneur And Businessman Should Watch

Movies can be so impactful: from bringing you down to tears, to making you feel so pumped you’d jump out of the couch and get out there to start selling guns. There is no limit to how a motion picture…

The Freedom Of Life’s Shackles: The Road Of Entrepreneurship

So the saying goes, that where passion exists, where a love for the work you’re doing and the mission you’re pursuing, the stress and strife and struggles of “working for the man” will not find a home. ‘Tis what I thought…

Unbelievable! CoffeeMeetsBagel Turned Down $30 Million On Shark Tank From Mark Cuban

What would your reaction be if Mark Cuban offered you $30 Million for your company knowing that you’re not making any profit yet? Well, while everyone might have jumped all over that opportunity and cashing in big, these three female entrepreneurs…

Queen Of Booty: Sara Blakely Turned $5,000 Into A Billion Dollar Company

They don’t call her the Queen of Booty for nothing! Sara Blakely, the quintessential female entrepreneur is not only a maverick for turning $5,000 into a billion dollar company, but she is also the role model every entrepreneur should look…

Tragedy Is No Excuse: Entrepreneurs Make The Most Out Of Everything, Even Cancer

Sometimes life gets hard, sh*t happens and you never see it coming. There are two kinds people, some who let their life fall apart and ask for a shoulder to cry on. The other kind of people accept the fact that falling is…

Want To Be An Entrepreneur? Here Is Some Great Advice!

Nowadays, technology, as well as success, is all around us. We are able to access any information in an instant through our smartphones and pads, which enables us to think in terms that used to be unimaginable. It is also…

Switching Careers: Should I or Should I Not?

How would you find out if you are on the right track or not? What are your weaknesses? How to do it in a better way? All these questions are questions you have to ask yourself over and over again….

Women & Entrepreneurship: Why Females Should Take On More Businesses

It has been proven that women do great with multitasking. Taking mothers as an example, they have the ability to take care of their house, kids, husband and work, all at the same time. Not only that, but they also…

From Flipping Burgers To Running A Million Dollar Business

The world of e-sports might not require the players to get out of their seats a whole lot, but that sure doesn’t mean that the players don’t break a sweat.Or make a whole bunch of money either. Matt Haag, or…

Rejected By His Teachers, Noticed By Google CEO Larry Page: The Story of Federico Pistono

Whenever you come across that feeling of being rejected by people who don’t recognize your true value, be it your teachers, family or friends, look at the success stories of the “losers” everyone thought were just waisting their time before…

Why Would You Be Studying It If You Could Be Doing It? The Greatest Entrepreneurs Who Dropped Out Of College

According to The Facebook Effect, just a couple of months before the big blast where Zuckerberg “took five minutes to decide” that he was going to dropout of one of the world’s most prestigious IVY-leauges, he was already half way through. There’s…