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When “You Can't” Means “I Will”

A former boss told me I wasn’t entrepreneurial. How wrong she was.

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Entrepreneur
November 2017

Find The Right Help For Hire

Expert opinions and guidance can help your business soar—but before you invest, be sure you know what you’re looking for.

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Entrepreneur
November 2017

What It Really Takes To Pivot

When Tripping.com’s customer base wasn’t interested in buying what it planned to sell, the company had to find a new model—and let go of the past.

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Entrepreneur
November 2017

Can Entrepreneurship Save Us?

After Hurricane Maria savaged PUERTO RICO, a man named JESSE LEVIN dropped in with a bold vision: He’d use what he’d learned as an entrepreneur and apply it to disaster relief. And it worked.

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Entrepreneur
April 2018

Danica

You don’t have to be a racing fan to know her name. But now that she’s retired, she’s facing the same question that puzzles every entrepreneur: How do you leave something you’re great at and start over?

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Entrepreneur
July - August 2018

How Do You Deliver Bad News?

Entrepreneurship comes with plenty of highs—and lows. Business owners have to not only absorb the problem but tell everyone else, too. We asked six leaders: How did you handle sharing the hardest news of your career?

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Entrepreneur
July - August 2018

Top 9 Multitasking Masters

Think you're busy? Take a look at Guy Fieri's calendar. Or a U.S.Army general's. Or an in-demand teenage actor's. Or the CEO of a globally recognized company's.On the following pages, some of the busiest people on the planet explain how they get it all done.

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Entrepreneur
October 2018

Christina Tosi- The Accessible Chef 

In 10 years, Christina Tosi has grown Milk Bar from a single New York bakery to a national dessert empire—without losing touch with the customers (and employees) she loves.

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Entrepreneur
October 2018

Why Branding Matters Most

Having a brilliant product or service isn’t enough. To capture today’s consumers, smart startups are first crafting a brand strategy—one that builds a forward-looking foundation for the company. 

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Entrepreneur
October 2018

Are NDAs Really That Important? 

To trusting entrepreneurs, a confidentiality agreement may seem unnecessary. But it’s a vital step toward protecting your business—and its future success. 

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Entrepreneur
October 2018

Sweet!

Entrepreneurs can thrive at any age. This CEO is 13and building a multimillion-dollar candy empire.

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Entrepreneur
Startups Fall 2018

How Do I Spend On Digital?

To buildand keepan audience, digital marketing is a must. But investing too heavily in asingle platform can cost you money, customers, and opportunity.

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Entrepreneur
Startups Fall 2018

Turn Trouble Into A Lucrative Opportunity

Are you prepared for a big, unexpected cost?Saima Khan wasntand it forced her to rethinkher entire business.

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Entrepreneur
Startups Fall 2018

Give Them What They Want

Three entrepreneurs share their smart approaches to better serving customers. (Hint: Ask what they want!).

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Entrepreneur
Startups Fall 2018

'If You Can't Get A Job, You've Got To Make A Job'

How does acompany boundworker transform into a free-thinking entrepreneur? Itisnt easy but for laid-off factory workers like Marty Mann, getting it right is a matter of survival.

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Entrepreneur
Startups Fall 2018

Who's Tackling Life's Hard Stuff?

Kairosis a company that funds startups. And those companies have a mission: to identifyunsexy, overlooked, challenging industries, and then fix them like nobody else ever has.

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Entrepreneur
Startups Fall 2018

You Did It— Now Go Do It Again

Heres the most important lesson you can learn from your past.

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Entrepreneur
Startups Fall 2018

The Supreme Zen Of Loving Your Haters

In the years since founding Moon Juice, Amanda Chantal Bacon has been laughed at, ridiculed, and troll-mobbed more than most entrepreneurs will be in a lifetime. Then she used it all to grow her company.

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Entrepreneur
March 2019

Silent Bob Gets Real

Director Kevin Smith created memorable big-screen stoners. Now they’re a legitimate business.

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Entrepreneur
March 2019

Partners In Marriage And Business

Husband-and-wife team Raj and Veenu Parkash knew how to run a business together. But when they became first-time franchisees with Lightbridge Academy, they realized they still had plenty of lessons to learn.

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Entrepreneur
Startups Spring 2019

I Hired The Wrong People!

JUST cofounder Josh Tetrick wanted to build a disruptive company, so he hired disruptive employees. Then he got disrupted himself.

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Entrepreneur
Startups Spring 2019

Why You Need To Take A Workcation?

Entrepreneurs are escaping for days of intense focus, isolation, and brutal feedback from their peers. Then they come back feeling refreshed. Ready to go?

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Entrepreneur
July - August 2019

A Learning Process

Neha Gupta built her fast-growing college-application business, College Shortcuts, one step at a time. But she always led with her heart.

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Entrepreneur
April - May 2019

The (Re)making Of Minted

Mariam Naficy had a vision for her company, Minted, the artists’ platform and marketplace. But the business took on a life of its own—teaching her that entrepreneurship, like design, requires a lot of iteration.

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Entrepreneur
April - May 2019

Former NBA Star AI Harrington Has A New Role: Cannabis Champ

Will major sports leagues ever embrace cannabis? Former NBA star Al Harrington believes so— and he’s actively making the case (and the plants).

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Entrepreneur
April - May 2019

The Secret To Sales: Magical Thinking?

We’re told that business is rational and logical. But what if that’s wrong? Advertising executive Rory Sutherland, vice chairman of Ogilvy Group, argues that real success comes from defying everyone else’s logic.

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Entrepreneur
April - May 2019

A Company With Soaring Sales and Global Impact

What do four actors know about ending child hunger? Back in 2013, when they started their mission-driven company, This Saves Lives, not much. But today, thanks to an entrepreneurial can-do mindset, Ryan Devlin, Ravi Patel, Kristen Bell, and Todd Grinnell (from left) are leading a company with soaring sales—and global impact.

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Entrepreneur
April - May 2019

Audrey Gelman Building A Business That Nurtures Female-led Startups

Audrey Gelman, cofounder and CEO of the women-focused coworking space The Wing, talks about building a business that nurtures female-led startups.

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Entrepreneur
Startups Spring 2019

Inside DraftKings

DRAFTKINGS REALLY LIKES its odds. Since launching in 2012, the daily fantasy sports site has raised close to $650 million in funding, and has deftly navigated the thin legal line between skills-based games and gambling.

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Entrepreneur
September 2019

Charity Or Company?

Some nonprofits are getting into the business of making money. So how does that work?

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Entrepreneur
September 2019