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Keeping SoulCycle At A Sprint

As she fights to keep her brand ahead of the boutique-fitness pack,SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan talks about perfecting the customer experience,harnessing your team’s talent, and chasing a certain former president.

6 mins read
Entrepreneur
July/August 2017

You Can't Be Just One Thing

When Nick Kenner launched Just Salad, he knew exactly what his product would be. The rest? He ignored it. That is, until competition forced him to focus his brand—and get good at everything.

5 mins read
Entrepreneur
July/August 2017

Why I Hit Pause

My company had grown big—the wrong kind of big. So to survive, I had to strip it all down.

3 mins read
Entrepreneur
July/August 2017

Sell The Benefit

How lowering expectations and downplaying its own technology helped a cutting-edge company reach a whole new customer.

3 mins read
Entrepreneur
July/August 2017

How To Build A Diverse Team

It’s not about simply making job offers. It’s about changing the way you think about recruiting.

2 mins read
Entrepreneur
July/August 2017

Pool Rules

How can a franchise thrive in an industry with strict safety regulations (and nervous parents)? Goldfish Swim School’s answer: constant communication.

2 mins read
Entrepreneur
July/August 2017

Fill In the Blank: My Company Does

It’s not as easy as it sounds. And you need to get it right.

8 mins read
Entrepreneur
September 2016

Build A Billion Dollar Team

Paul English sold Kayak to Priceline in 2012 for $1.8 billion. Now he is back with Lola, a mobile app that combines AI with human travel agents to plan and book trips. At both companies, he says, the key to success is the people he hires.

3 mins read
Entrepreneur
Startups Summer 2017

It Was Never Intended To Be Just A Candy Store

How Dylan Lauren broke through a sugar-stuffed market and built Dylan’s Candy Bar, one of the most beloved sweets brands in the world.

10+ mins read
Entrepreneur
Startups Summer 2017

The External Startup Man

The key to Tim Ferriss’ never-ending quest to do everything faster, better, and more profitably: You have to know when TO STOP.

10+ mins read
Entrepreneur
Startups Summer 2017

The Sweet Spot

After stumbling onto a winning macaron business, a group of friends is taking the rainbow-colored cookies national.

2 mins read
Entrepreneur
Startups Summer 2017

Louder

BARBARA CORCORAN rose through the real estate business on the strength of her smarts, hustle, and relentless, ingenious, and often utterly shameless self-promotion. Now an investor and a star of the hit Shark Tank, she’s urging a new generation of entrepreneurs to follow her lead. And it’s easier said than done. BY AARON GELL

10+ mins read
Entrepreneur
January - February 2018

Landing On The Wrong Shelves

When its first big retail experience went bust, yogurt brand Noosa had to plot a new expansion plan.

2 mins read
Entrepreneur
January - February 2018

How To Survive 150 Straight Rejections

And come away smarter, tougher, and more successful.

3 mins read
Entrepreneur
January - February 2018

Baiting The Hook

New customers don’t just walk up and offer you their money.So we asked six entrepreneurs: How do you attract more business?

2 mins read
Entrepreneur
May 2017

Kevin Hart Owns The Jokes

He’s one of America’s most famous funnymen, but here’s what most people don’t see: Kevin Hart in the office, building a brilliant business that goes far beyond—and is intended to outlive—his own fame.

10+ mins read
Entrepreneur
June 2018

The Expertise That Matters

Jonita White didn’t know much about cars, but she did know about people. That’s how she became a successful Christian Brothers Automotive owner.

3 mins read
Entrepreneur
June 2018

'A Car For Me? No, For Mom'

The Splurge is our monthly column about entrepreneurs’ first big gift to themselves—because hard work deserves its rewards. This month: thanking a very valuable employee.

2 mins read
Entrepreneur
June 2018

How Giphy Became the Internet's Go-To Gif Brand

Giphy is taking on the biggest, weirdest branding challenge online today: How to become the go-to company for a new kind of internet culture.

10+ mins read
Entrepreneur
April 2016

5 Franchises That Stand Out!

In a crowded market full of copycats, here’s how five franchises stand out.

7 mins read
Entrepreneur
May 2016

The Dirtiest Business

Now in its seventh season, Discovery Channel’s Gold Rush follows the dreamers trying to get filthy rich by pulling gold out of the ground. We went north (and then north some more) to find entrepreneurship in its most extreme, raw form.

10+ mins read
Entrepreneur
November 2016

How A Dance Trend Turned Into A Glowing Empire

How one entrepreneur turned a dance trend into a glowing empire. 

2 mins read
Entrepreneur
April 2016

Everything Is Storytelling

Hollywood director Steven Soderbergh is trying to turn an obscure Bolivian spirit into a hot company. Step one, he says: Tell its tale.

7 mins read
Entrepreneur
April 2018

Small Costs, Big Payoffs

It’s never been easier to buy into franchising’s hottest categories.

7 mins read
Entrepreneur
August 2016

The Art of Reinvention

Two Artists find new careers with Wine and Paint.

2 mins read
Entrepreneur
August 2016

At Drybar, The Heat Is Om

Alli Webb opened the first Drybar in 2010, thinking women would love a blowouts-only salon. But when she unintentionally sparked a new business category, she had to learn how to stay ahead of the competition.

7 mins read
Entrepreneur
October 2017

Getting Ahead By Screwing Up

How one entrepreneur turned an epic fail into long-standing customer loyalty.

2 mins read
Entrepreneur
October 2017

The Investor Test

Finding someone to support your business is about more than facts and figures on a term sheet. So we asked six entrepreneurs: How do you know when an investor is the right fit?

3 mins read
Entrepreneur
Startups Spring 2018

Fast-Tracked To Success

AMOL KOHLI used to wash dishes at Friendly’s as a teenager. Fifteen years later, he owns 16 restaurants—and he still draws on those early lessons to be an effective leader.

3 mins read
Entrepreneur
Startups Spring 2018

Money, Mansions, And $125 In Mexican Food: A Night Out With Mr. Delivery

What you can learn about the delivery business—and the way it may come to shape franchising—by tagging along with a driver for the night.

10 mins read
Entrepreneur
March 2017