13 Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Best Business Advice

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Nine out of 10 entrepreneurs I know have long-term pain with their partners. The tenth entrepreneur without the headache is usually the one without a business partner. For more insights and inspiration from today’s leading entrepreneurs, check out EO on Inc.

Why Creativity is Essential for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' Organization

This type of thinking is essential for entrepreneurs; define a problem or need, then leverage the ability to quickly pivot , iterate and actualize an idea. Being in quarantine can offer opportunities for creative entrepreneurs, despite the challenges it forces upon you.

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Freelancer or entrepreneur? Making the mindset shift

Entrepreneurs' Organization

After 25 years of self-employment, I felt ready to make the shift from freelancer to entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs, however, usually call themselves founders or CEOs. Saying you’re an entrepreneur means committing to all the aspects of running a business.

#1 Put entrepreneurs front and center

CO.STARTERS

As ecosystem builders, we are committed to serving the entrepreneurs in our communities. But how do you find these entrepreneurs – especially those who are just emerging or are historically marginalized? When I started this work, entrepreneurs were my primary circle of friends.

We Talked to 150 Entrepreneurs

CO.STARTERS

Last week, Jose Alfaro led the CO.STARTERS team in hosting a series of virtual roundtables for entrepreneurs who feel stuck due to the COVID-19 crisis. Are you interested in bringing the Refocus Workshop and other programs to entrepreneurs in your community?

Today’s entrepreneurs weigh in: Is entrepreneurship a lonely journey?

Entrepreneurs' Organization

At the core of Entrepreneurs’ Organization ‘s mission is helping entrepreneurs achieve their full potential. That stark statistic illustrates the tide the entrepreneur wades against in their efforts to create a viable business.

25 Lessons In 25 Years: Tips for Success from a Self-Made Beauty Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Manage All of Your Crazy Ideas and Review Them Each Quarter Like most entrepreneurs, I have no shortage of ideas. It’s frustrating when I see entrepreneurs jump on the same old business bandwagon with no real positioning as to how their company is different from the rest.

Accidental Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur's Handbook

How I Became an Accidental Entrepreneur A journey from leaving the family path of medicine to launching a successful cosmetics business I stood at the window of an operating theatre and watched my grandfather lead his team through a total knee replacement.

Innovation Stacks and Crazy Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' Organization

McKelvey is a serial entrepreneur, inventor, philanthropist and artist. The irreverent first-person narrative is an insider’s view of the world of entrepreneurship and a call to action for all of us to find the entrepreneur within ourselves—one crazy idea at a time. .

4 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Avoid

Entrepreneurs' Organization

An excerpt from the book Launch Your Inner Entrepreneur , by Charlene Walters , MBA, PhD. Becoming a successful entrepreneur is all about working on and developing an entrepreneurial attitude by making certain shifts in the way that you think.

The Four Tenets of Conscious Capitalism

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Kent Gregoire is an Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) member and founder of Symphony Advantage, which helps CEOs achieve ongoing success through strategic thinking, advice and planning. EO asked Kent how entrepreneurs can embrace the tenets of Conscious Capitalism.

How To Build a Pandemic-Proof Business Plan for 2021

Entrepreneurs' Organization

And with no end in sight for returning to business as usual, that number can be intimidating to anyone who’s considering opening their own business or entrepreneurs hoping to survive the next year. Contributed by Alexis Maness, contributing editor at 365businesstips.com.

How entrepreneurs benefit from ‘Alien Thinking’

Entrepreneurs' Organization

We asked authors Cyril Bouquet, Michael Wade and Jean-Louis Barsoux how entrepreneurs can benefit from Alien Thinking: What does it mean to think like an “alien”? . Can you share those stories and the lessons for entrepreneurs?

6 traits that make an entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Heidi Zak , Elon Musk, Oprah, Warren Buffet, Kendra Scott , Sara Blakely and Bill Gates—entrepreneurs may appear quite diverse, but they typically share a few key qualities. What makes an entrepreneur? Entrepreneurs require a lot of personal drive and discipline to be successful.

GSEA Studentpreneur Camilo Salinas: Entrepreneur first, business after

Entrepreneurs' Organization

At EO, we’re committed to helping entrepreneurs at every stage achieve their full potential. where “studentpreneurs” from 38 countries competed and connected with both seasoned entrepreneurs and their fellow competitors. Entrepreneur first, business after.”

The Real Rebuilding Will Begin after the Election, and it Will Start with Entrepreneurs, Economic Developers, and Ecosystem Builders

CO.STARTERS

Entrepreneurs, business owners, ecosystem builders, educators, parents, community leaders, and concerned citizens solve problems. Today’s visionary entrepreneurs want to build companies with holistic perspectives that help people realize their potential.

What work-life balance looks like for entrepreneurs post-Covid

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Entrepreneurs like me often struggled to maintain a healthy work-life balance even before the pandemic, but I saw this become even more true as my working hours grew longer at home. Julia Langkraehr is an experienced entrepreneur and Certified EOS Implementer.

Techstars Entrepreneur’s Toolkit Can Help You Do More Faster

TechStars

At Techstars we believe that entrepreneurs create a better future, which is why we are building the Worldwide Network that Helps Entrepreneurs Succeed. It’s also why we created the Techstars Entrepreneur’s Toolkit , an online educational resource to help entrepreneurs learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship. The Techstars Entrepreneur’s Toolkit is a prime example of this value in action. The Techstars Entrepreneur’s Toolkit includes: Build Your Lean Canvas.

10 Common Traits of the Most Successful Entrepreneurs

StartupNation

Many people dream of being an entrepreneur. If only this were the reality, everyone would be an entrepreneur! Being an entrepreneur can be tremendously rewarding, but it is hard work. Keep in mind the 10 common traits of successful entrepreneurs: Vision.

Supporting Entrepreneurs Wherever They Are, Including Prison

TechStars

Defy Colorado is a nonprofit organization that helps individuals with criminal histories — who they call Entrepreneurs in Training — create legal business ventures outside of prison.

How Women Entrepreneurs Can Advance in Business

Smart Hustle Magazine

We are just recognizing that women entrepreneurs have to fight harder and longer to be as successful as their male counterparts. One Woman Entrepreneur Having an Impact. Her mission is to make the journey easier especially for diverse and women entrepreneurs.

25 Sources For Funding Minority Entrepreneurs

Smart Hustle Magazine

Here’s a list of top sources for funding minority entrepreneurs. The NASE has been around since 1981, providing entrepreneurs and micro-businesses, including those by minority owners with access to grants and educational resources.

This Young Entrepreneur Shares Her 4 Tips for Startup Success

StartupNation

What do you think of when you hear the word “entrepreneur”? Over the past three years, my definition of an entrepreneur has changed dramatically. Today, I will share with you the key business lessons I have learned as a youth activist and entrepreneur, along with some tips for success.

What entrepreneurs need to know about unconscious bias

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

It is vital for entrepreneurs and aspiring leaders to understand unconscious biases that may be present in their journey to growing their business or organization. The post What entrepreneurs need to know about unconscious bias appeared first on Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative.

To succeed as an entrepreneur, make these 8 investments

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Rosenfarb , a member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and a certified public accountant who helps entrepreneurs increase cash flow, sell their companies successfully, manage their wealth and create predictable passive income. The best investment for entrepreneurs is always going to be in themselves. Look at the schedule of the world’s wealthiest entrepreneurs and you’ll uncover that comprehensive wellness is a high priority. Contributed by Noah B.

5 Subtle Roadblocks Most Creative Entrepreneurs Face

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». Don’t let them prevent you from moving forward. entrepreneurship self-improvement business life-lessons creativity

Startup Reads: 11 Books Every Early-Stage Entrepreneur Should Read

TechStars

In a past article, Five Pillars of Success: Curated Content for Early-Stage Entrepreneurs , I mentioned that last year I read 12 books. Here my 11 top reads for early-stage entrepreneurs: 11. It’s a perspective from the other side: an entrepreneur turned VC.

Why Grit is Essential to Your Success as an Entrepreneur

StartupNation

For entrepreneurs building a business, the initial startup stage is an exhilarating time: you’re energized by your idea and engrossed in building the business. As an entrepreneur-turned-angel investor , I mistakenly assumed all entrepreneurs were gritty.

3.5 Math Principles Every Entrepreneur Should Master

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Use the power of logic to make smarter decisions Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». business productivity mathematics entrepreneurship science

Why Emmy Award-winning documentarians focused their lens on 5 GSEA student entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) encourages young entrepreneurs through its Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) , EO’s premier competition for college students who own and operate a business. What was your biggest takeaway about student entrepreneurs?

Small Business Drive and Passion: What Keeps an Entrepreneur Going?

StartupNation

If you are an entrepreneur just starting out, you’ve probably already gotten a glimpse into the hard work that goes into launching and running a business. Advice for other entrepreneurs. The post Small Business Drive and Passion: What Keeps an Entrepreneur Going?

Why Entrepreneurs Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Ask for Help

StartupNation

Monkey and Me: A Real Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs” by Mike Smerklo. Being a great leader and entrepreneur takes courage, confidence and the willingness to achieve what others have not been able to accomplish in the past. The following is adapted from “Mr.

Mindful Leadership for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' Organization

If you’re like most business leaders and entrepreneurs, you know what it’s like to be stressed. Sitting alone in silence probably sounds like the worst way for a busy business entrepreneur to spend their precious time. Happy meditating entrepreneurs and fellow EO members!

Women entrepreneurs find success despite lack of access to investment capital

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Throughout history there are numerous success stories of female entrepreneurs, yet women continue to face a number of challenges when starting and growing their businesses. When venture capitalists ignore women entrepreneurs, they leave money on the table.

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Boost Their Mental Health

StartupNation

Recent research shows that entrepreneurs are 30% more likely to suffer from depression than those who serve in the lower levels of an organization’s hierarchy. Entrepreneurs are in a position of leadership; in many cases, the livelihood of others depends on their success.

6 Business Lessons You Can Learn From Entrepreneurs You Hate

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». startup entrepreneur life-lessons entrepreneurship successIf you can’t control the hate, why not turn into an advantage?

Can You Be a Successful Entrepreneur? (And What It Takes to Be the One)

Smart Hustle Magazine

Recently, I observed interesting conversations on ‘can everyone be a successful entrepreneur’ initiated by Smart Hustle Founder Ramon Ray and Shopify President Harley Finkelstein. And not everyone could be a successful entrepreneur. Everyone can be an entrepreneur.