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The Next Generation of Entrepreneurs Are Amazing. Let's Support Them!
We need to stop the division between 'older generation' and 'younger generation.' That holds both sides back.
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Why MOD Pizza Loves Hiring Ex-Cons
Eight years ago, Ally and Scott Svenson started hiring felons to staff MOD Pizza. That turned out to be one of the best business decisions they ever made.
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Malcolm Gladwell's Advice to Entrepreneurs: 'Don't Be One Thing'
The author and podcaster believes entrepreneurs and creatives should think of themselves as ever-adaptable -- open to opportunities wherever they come.
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The Top 200 Franchise Brands People Love the Most
Welcome to Entrepreneur’s second annual ranking of the top franchise brands. While our signature ranking, the Franchise 500®, takes a holistic view of the elements that might make a company attractive to prospective franchisees -- growth, costs, supp
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The Tricks and Secrets to Mastering a Remote Workforce
Maintaining an all-remote workforce is no longer a fringe notion. But you have to do it thoughtfully.
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How a Photo Inspires This Record Company's CEO to Treat His Team Like Family
What keeps the CEO of Interscope Geffen A&M Records going? An old photo from his first big break.
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A Brutal Performance Review Helped Sweetgreen's CEO Manage Everything Better
Jonathan Neman shares what he learned from getting an evaluation from co-founders, employees and family.
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After Having a 'Hell of a Year,' This Entrepreneur Rewarded Himself With the Car He Wanted, Not the Car He Needed
'Anyone who says money can't buy happiness has clearly never driven my car,' says Steven Sashen, CEO and co-founder of Xero Shoes.
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Rent the Runway's New Office Space Reminds Employees 'Everyone Deserves a Cinderella Experience'
The newly renovated Manhattan headquarters is made for work but built like a fashionista fairy tale.
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How These 6 Entrepreneurs Dealt With Difficult Employee Issues
From firing to rewarding talent, these founders share how they handled tough personnel decisions.
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3 Super Simple Ways to Understand What Your Customer Wants
Entrepreneurs share their smart (and sometimes painfully simple) approaches to finding out how to better serve their customers.
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Here's How People Successfully Work With Friends, Family and Even Their Spouse
When I say that my wife and I wrote a novel together, people’s first reaction is almost universal: “You’re still married?” The idea seems terrifying -- but we loved it. The project took us three years, and though we had disagreements along the way, w
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How to Make Your Best Employees Stay at Your Company
Finding good talent is hard. Making them stick around when the competition comes calling can be even tougher.
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Meet the New Bosses: How These Entrepreneurs Under 20 Are Changing Industries
The next generation isn't coming. It's already here. These are nine young entrepreneurs, including our September issue cover star, worth watching.
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How This 13-Year-Old Entrepreneur Built a Multi-Million Dollar Candy Company
Between school, dance and hanging with friends, Alina Morse is running a national candy brand.
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This Company Finds Tough Problems In the World, Then Launches Startups to Solve Them
Kairos is a company that creates companies. And those companies have a mission: Solve the problems that really need solving.
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Strikeforce: Inside Silicon Valley's Most Unusual Apprenticeship
Futurist Peter Diamandis offers a deal to young entrepreneurs: Help him for two years, and maybe build the next billion-dollar company at the same time.
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How These Franchisees Keep Their Young Workforce Motivated
At their Tropical Smoothie Cafe stores, Dennis and Nicole Drake know that most young employees are temporary. But they invest in their future anyway.
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After Nearly Going Bankrupt, How Franchise Jersey Mike's Fought Back and Won
One night in 1975, 17-year-old Peter Cancro knocked on his high school football coach’s front door in Ocean County, N.J. Cancro, a senior and the team’s quarterback, was there to ask for a $125,000 loan to buy the sub shop he’d worked at for the past
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Everyone Quit -- and This CEO Is Better Off Because of It
A startup CEO's radical culture shift almost wiped out the company. But now he has the right staff -- and is finally thriving.
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Inside Richard Branson's New Cruise-Line Startup
Virgin Voyages wants to make cruising cool. The new Richard Branson venture is aimed at travelers ages 18 and older -- “sailors,” as the company calls them -- who would normally never set foot on a cruise ship. As Virgin Voyages builds its hip new sh
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6 Ways to Break Bad News to Your Team
Being the bearer of bad news is never fun. But there comes a time in everyone's lives, when they've got to step up to the plate. This is especially true in business. When you're in a leadership position at a company, knowing how to deliver bad news i
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How MailChimp Cured Its Growing Pains
The email marketing company's staff was once a disorganized mess. But before fixing that, its co-founder had to fix himself.
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Picture Perfect: After Finding Success, This Founder Shares Why She Splurged on an Iconic Photo of Faye Dunaway
The founder of beauty brand Rodial explains why a famous picture of the actress inspired her on her entrepreneurial journey.
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His Company Is Growing 300 Percent a Year -- Because He Took Jobs He Wasn't Fully Prepared For
If you're willing, agile, attuned to the market and ready to learn, there's never a wrong time to change your business plan.
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The Questions You Should Be Asking When Looking at Your SEO and Social Media Strategy
To build -- and keep -- an audience, digital marketing is a must. But investing too heavily in a single platform can cost you money, customers and plenty of opportunity.
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Danica Patrick Spent Years Preparing to Retire -- by Laying the Groundwork for a New Career
How do you trade the comforts of a job you know well for the unknown of entrepreneurship? Just-retired race car driver Danica Patrick is finding out.
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How Laid-Off Corporate Workers Are Becoming Free-Thinking Entrepreneurs
What happens when you lose your job in a town where work is scarce? For many, the solution is to become an entrepreneur.
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Cat Fight! How These Inventors Beat the Counterfeiters That Nearly Destroyed Their Company.
When a company copied their invention, Natasha and Fred Ruckel began investigating -- and got an inside look into how products are ripped off.
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Meet the Man Taking Anytime Fitness Global
By building a brand that consumers (and franchisees) adore, Anytime Fitness CEO Chuck Runyon has found fans across the globe.
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