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This Entrepreneur Made 25,000 Cold Calls to Build a $100 Million Weather Business

This Entrepreneur Made 25,000 Cold Calls to Build a $100 Million Weather Business Joel Myers succeeded in turning the weather into big business with AccuWeather. By Will Yakowicz, August 2016 <Article Source> Joel Myers launched AccuWeather in 1962 with one client and turned it into a weather-forecasting juggernaut with revenue of more than $100 million.…
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Lessons From a 91-Year-Old Entrepreneur That Are Still Relevant Today

Lessons From a 91-Year-Old Entrepreneur That Are Still Relevant Today By Clay Clark, September 2015, <Article Source> I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with 91-year-old entrepreneur Jack Nadel to ask him how he has been able to achieve sustainable success in a wide range of industries over a 70 year span of time. המשך…
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12 Dark and Sordid Truths That Every New Entrepreneur Will Learn the Hard Way

12 Dark and Sordid Truths That Every New Entrepreneur Will Learn the Hard Way By Peter Gasca, April 2016, <Article Source> Why do stories of successful entrepreneurs rarely touch upon the dark, sordid and untold rejections that are far more representative of entrepreneurship? Perhaps because stories of misery, depression, anxiety, fear and doubt hardly qualify as…
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The 7 Most Motivational Movies for Entrepreneurs

The 7 Most Motivational Movies for Entrepreneurs If you're a true entrepreneur, these great scenes are probably already among your ATFs. By Geoffrey James, April 2016 <Article Source> Over the past two weeks, I've posted the 18 best motivational books and the 13 most inspirational short videos. This post contains the seven feature films that are the most useful to…
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The 15 Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

The 15 Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs Do you want to make your commute or lunch hour more productive? Then you should give these podcasts a listen. By Rehtt Power, March 2016 <Article Source> Podcasts have become a very useful tool for the busy entrepreneur. They're easy to create, are quick to digest (especially for those with longer commute…
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10 Deadly Startup Mistakes to Avoid

10 Deadly Startup Mistakes to Avoid By Paula Andruss, March 2016 <Article Source> Countless startups fail every year. But there are not countless reasons that they fail. “I’m talking to entrepreneurs three or four times a week, and they’re all coming to me with the exact same issues,” says Tarek Kamil, a serial entrepreneur with five launches under…
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Things We Can Learn from Successful Entrepreneurs

Things We Can Learn from Successful Entrepreneurs New businesses are opening everywhere, and a huge number of these businesses are able to find success. By AJ Agrawal, CEO, Alumnify, February 2016 <Article Source> This is good time to be an entrepreneur. New businesses are opening everywhere, and a huge number of these businesses are able to find…
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10 Best Lines Steve Jobs Used in a Presentation

      10 Best Lines Steve Jobs Used in a Presentation   Apple's iconic co-founder had an unmatched talent for zeroing on what's most important.   By Minda Zetlin, Decmber 2015     There was only one Steve Jobs, and it's easy to see why we're so fascinated with him. A twin separated at…
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THESE 3 ENTREPRENEURS STARTED COMPANIES TO HELP THEIR GRANDPARENTS

      THESE 3 ENTREPRENEURS STARTED COMPANIES TO HELP THEIR GRANDPARENTS SILICON VALLEY ISN'T QUITE AS "YOUTH-CENTRIC" AS YOU MIGHT THINK.   By Christina Farr, December 2015   Kai Stinchcombe’s grandmother Ruth got swindled out of $40,000 of her savings through credit card scams.   Ruth, a retired schoolteacher who suffered from dementia, was…
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Star Wars: 10 Lessons for Small Business Owners

      Star Wars: 10 Lessons for Small Business Owners   Have a great idea, secure capital to pursue, devote enough resources to marketing, and expand internationally.   By Rohit Arora, December 2015     As expected, the new Star Wars film, Star Wars: Episode VII--The Force Awakens proved to be big business at the box office. While…
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Why I decided to build a new startup

      Why I decided to build a new startup   By Loic Le Meur, December 2015     How do you go from 0 to 1? What happens before the startup even comes into the picture?   I have invested as an angel in about 50 startups. It’s been quite successful. I could…
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