Category: Startup Insider

The Surprising Lesson Tupac Teaches Struggling Entrepreneurs

Join Entrepreneur and today’s most influential business innovators in Denver, May 4. Register Now » Twenty years after his death, Tupac Shakur is still making music. Can someone explain how that's possible? Seriously. He's produced 15 albums –10 of them posthumously. In a period of five years from 1992-1996 he created a dozen albums, eight feature…

Owning Mistakes Is Part Of Success

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou I’ve been working hard already this year at my next big…

Attention Is a Finite Resource

42 Street, Times Square, New York. When people visit New York City for the first time, they are often wowed by Times Square. It’s big, bright, flashy and intense. All of the lights and sounds that emanate from the screens and billboards are in-your-face and captivating. To people who live in New York, however, Times…

This CEO's Must-Do Meeting: Dinner With the Family

Join Entrepreneur and today’s most influential business innovators in Denver, May 4. Register Now » A few years ago, a study by the London School of Economics and Political Science found that the average CEO spends roughly 18 hours of a 55-hour work week in meetings, more than three hours on calls and five hours…

This Man Just Raised $120 Million for a Fancy Home Juicer

At first glance, the Juicero might seem like yet another frivolous Silicon Valley undertaking. With the admittedly eye-popping amount of capital he has raised (somewhere around $120 million, he says), though, founder Doug Evans says he has solved all of the major problems with home juicing. The Juicero is a new machine that connects to…

8 Vital Training Steps for 'Treps, Pre-Launch

This story first appeared in the April issue of Entrepreneur. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe. Everyone in the startup world has heard the adage: “Launching a business is not a sprint; it’s a marathon.” But really, the comparison isn’t kind to entrepreneurship. A marathon at least has an ending point, a place…

This Franchisee Found a Business That Rocked His World

 Franchise Players is Entrepreneur’s Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you’re a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email franchiseplayers@entrepreneur.com. Name: Kenneth Hall Franchise owned: School of Rock Germantown, Tennessee How long have you owned a franchise?  Three-and-a-half years. Related: Three Franchises Far From Business As Usual Why franchising?  I had never thought…