Articles about Entrepreneurs

entrepreneurs

18 pros and cons of being an employee vs. being an entrepreneur

Both being an employee and being an entrepreneur have their own advantages and disadvantages. Entrepreneurs are often portrayed as happy and free, risk takers that have the benefits of controlling their own time and income. They often have uncapped potential earning and can jump from industry to industry using and developing business skills that ultimately add to their success and experience.

mentors

This female tech CEO says women need more male mentors

Brit + Co CEO Brit Morin wants to remind you that you should not shy away from men when it comes to choosing a mentor.

Books

The hosts of this hot podcast on the key to bootstrapping your business

Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon are the hosts of the Being Boss podcast, and now they have written a book that digs into the mindset, habits, routines, boundaries, branding, marketing tactics, business strategies, systems, and processes that help you make money doing what you love.

Leadership

8 superpowers startup founders wish they had

Question: If you could have one business superpower, what would it be?

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6 things I’ve learned from a decade working with female entrepreneurs

These are the six steps the most successful women entrepreneurs undertake to break through to scale.

News

Reputation (not skill) more likely to get a crowdsourcing idea funded

When you're buying an unfinished product from someone crowdfunding their idea on the internet, trust matters — even more than actual skill.

career change

3 common myths about what it takes to succeed in entrepreneurship

It’s necessary to separate fact from fiction.

entrepreneurs

This group of people are the happiest workers in the world

The happiest people at work probably aren't in your office.

career change

3 of the most common mistakes first-time entrepreneurs make

If you obsess over the details, you’ll never get the results you’re looking for.

Advice

Being lucky, persistent and pushy: Musings from the entrepreneurial journey

How do you demonstrate your worth? Quantify your success through relevant stats/metrics and share stories of how you overcome obstacles. Then, you don’t need luck. The deck is already stacked in your favor.

News

The best and worst states for working women: North tops South

In honor of International Women's Day on March 8 and Women's History Month, WalletHub released its report on 2018’s Best & Worst States for Women and you may be surprised which states were friendlier to women than others.

Advice

Should I start a business or should I work for a company?

There are tremendous benefits to becoming an entrepreneur, but it isn’t for everyone. To decide whether to launch your own business, you need to take a good hard look not just at the industry you want to conquer, but also at your own skills and psychological makeup.

News

Survey: Most Americans want to be their own bosses

The 9-to-5 lifestyle often comes with the common practice of working for someone else, but 62% of Americans actually want to be their own bosses by establishing their own businesses.

Office Life

WeGrow is a new entrepreneur school for five-year-olds

It's never too early to start a business. That's the spirit of WeGrow, a private elementary school for “conscious entrepreneurship” from the WeWork founders.

Advice

5 ways to separate life and work when you’re the boss of your own business

Being your own boss is hard. Take care of yourself and use these tips to inch closer to the work-life balance you need to keep from burning out.

Gender at Work

Fewer than 10% of tech startups are owned by women, study says

But that can change.