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How to Open a Successful Hair Salon

Planning to open a hair salon? Here's what you'll need to do to get started—plus tips from two successful salon owners.

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The Mindset Game: 7 Lessons for Every Entrepreneur

The most common, the most difficult, and the most frustrating challenges of starting and running a business always seem to be related to the way you and others on your team think. Here's why your mindset matters, and how to develop an entrepreneurial mindset.

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Resilience in Business: What I Learned From Failing My Way Into a Six-Figure Freelance Startup

Failure in business offers a chance to become more resilient and learn invaluable lessons. Here's what one entrepreneur learned on his path to success.

What I Learned About Entrepreneurship by Diving Into a Saturated Market

Just because a market is saturated doesn't mean you can't find success. Here's how one entrepreneur entered a full market and offered a version of a service that no one else was offering.

Origin Stories: 11 Moments That Inspired Entrepreneurs to Start Their Own Businesses

Most entrepreneurs don’t begin their journey by falling in love with the problem—they begin by falling in love with the solution. Here are the 11 moments that inspired successful entrepreneurs to start their own businesses.

How One Popcorn Purveyor Found Sweet Success

Sometimes, the path to small business success is surprisingly sweet. Find out how John Seeley founded his family-owned caramel corn business, Mill Street Treats, and the lessons he learned.

How to Use Growth Hacking to Increase Revenue 20x in Just 12 Months

Startup Slidebean increased their monthly recurring revenue by 20x in the span of 12 months, using cheap or low-cost growth hacking methods. Sounds impossible, doesn't it? Turns out, it's totally doable. Here's how they did it.

I Started My First Business at Age 9: Here’s What Kids Can Learn from Being Entrepreneurs

One childhood entrepreneur shares the life and business lessons she learned while running her first business. If you think entrepreneurship is only for adults, think again.

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