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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff & the next big thing

7 Lessons from Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, the Decade’s Top Innovator Just 2 days ago, Forbes published a sweeping profile of Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, dubbing him “Tech’s Mad Genius” and “The Decade’s Top Innovator.” It’s an unusual look inside the busy life of Salesforce’s dynamic leader — and whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or […]

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Walking on fire: Lessons for entrepreneurs

Yuliya Chernykhovskaya, Business Strategist This past weekend I attended Unleash the Power Within with Tony Robbins. There I was, Thursday night, chanting “Yes! Yes! Yes!” supporting my fellow peers as we conquered our fears and experienced the incredible power of the mind, as we walked over 1150°C coals. To my surprise, I woke up the […]

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5 Lessons We Can Learn From Ray Kroc

Ray Kroc was a businessman and entrepreneur, most famous for his feat in turning McDonalds from a local restaurant into the global empire that it is today. He first came into contact with the McDonald brothers when he sold them multi-mixers. Immediately after he visited the store in San Bernardino, he saw an opportunity that […]

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23 Things Every Entrepreneur Must Know

Paul Brown is a regular contributor to Forbes, and has interviewed, researched, and written about entrepreneurs for the last 30 years. He was asked by to speak to a group of graduate students about what he’s learned throughout his career. Here’s what he said. 1. The best way to predict the future is to create […]

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When You Are Ready to Become an Entrepreneur, Do These 5 Things

Is there really a perfect time to take the plunge and become an entrepreneur? Sure, there are ideal circumstances — like having endless amounts of startup capital and an all-star team already assembled, but those ideal conditions are few and far between. If you are waiting for the stars to align you are wasting valuable […]

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The 10 Commandments of Leadership

A group of archaeologists digging through ancient corporate archives recently uncovered two mysterious tablets (aka “wall plaques”) engraved with the following laws: I. Thou shalt remain optimistic. Since thy employees look to thee for leadership, thou must not let thy worries and concerns cast a black cloud over everyone else, for that way lies certain […]

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