The Best Entrepreneur Posts of All-time!

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Best entrepreneur posts of all time

Every month, we round up our favourite posts of all-time on topics ranging from content marketing and social media to analytics and SEO. We’ll cover everything you need to get your startup the attention and traction it deserves!

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So, without further ado, here are our some of our favourite entrepreneur posts of all-time…

1. Retired at 27: Ambitious, Lazy or Crazy?

Key Takeaway: Live life to the fullest. Work hard and if that hard work is good enough to allow you to retire, do it and enjoy your time with the people you love.

2. At Age 25, Mark Cuban Learned Lessons about Leadership that Changed his Life

Key Takeaway: Don’t ever give up on your vision to succeed. Sometimes, things happen for a reason and that will lead you to the utter most success you could ever imagine.

3. Michael Dell: Taking the Direct Approach

Key Takeaway: You need a framework and a dream to be successful.

4.  Insanity: The Secret of Entrepreneurship

Key Takeaway: Entrepreneurs don’t just see the world differently, they create it, and that requires at least a little bit of insanity.

5. 10 Secrets of Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur

Key Takeaway: Rely on your team. It’s a simple fact: No individual can be good at everything.

6. The Hidden Work-Life Balance Crisis Among Entrepreneurs

Key Takeaway: Workaholism isn’t defined by the number of hours you work. It’s defined by your relationship with the work.

7. Bound for Life: How to Choose the Right Co-Founder

Key Takeaway: To be successful at pursuing a shared vision, there is no other way but to “get married” to your co-founder.

8. Entrepreneurs: Your Irrational Optimism Is Necessary

Key Takeaway: Success requires tenacity. Tenacity requires self-confidence.

9. The Power of Being Interested in Others

Key Takeaway: Cross-pollination among companies is what drives so much of innovation.

10.  Sometimes It’s O.K. To Put All Of Your Eggs In One Basket; The Infinite Power of One Super Connector

Key Takeaway: Consider over-delivering an investment in customer happiness. Happy customers are repeat customers.

11. The Joys and Benefits of Working as a Distributed Team

Key Takeaway: You can look at timezones as an inconvenience or you can embrace them.

12. What Company Culture IS and IS NOT

Key Takeaway: Cultural fit is designed to build an environment filled with different kinds of people who share fundamental beliefs.

13. Startups Are Hard. So Work More, Cry Less and Quit All the Whining

Key Takeaway: Work hard. Cry less. And realize you’re part of history.

14. Why Chronic Busyness is Bad for Your Brain

Key Takeaway: Take a break. Not a break to increase productivity, but an actual break to get you away from work.

15. How to Build a Brand That Attracts Die-Hard Followers

Key Takeaway: The goal is to build such a strong connection and such a strong belief that the consumer take on your brand identity as their own.

16. How to Work Less and Accomplish More: Career Principles to Live By

Key Takeaway: Put a plan together, and live your entire life by it.

17. Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made?

Key Takeaway: People with certain genetic characteristics and personality traits are more likely to be successful entrepreneurs than others.

18. Entrepreneurship for the 99%

Key Takeaway:  “How to write a business plan” is as obsolete for Main Street as it is for Silicon Valley.

19. ‘Screw It — Just Do It’: Advice from Richard Branson for Entrepreneurs

Key Takeaway: If you fall flat on your face, pick yourself up and keep doing it until you succeed.

20. How to Create a Million-Dollar Business This Weekend (Examples: AppSumo, Mint, Chihuahuas)

Key Takeaway:  The truth of the matter is that you don’t have to spend a lot of time building the foundation for a successful business.

21. How to Get Startup Ideas

Key Takeaway: The very best startup ideas tend to have three things in common: they’re something the founders themselves want, that they themselves can build, and that few others realize are worth doing. Microsoft, Apple, Yahoo, Google, and Facebook all began this way.

22. How to Start a Startup

Key Takeaway: The way a startup makes money is to offer people better technology than they have now.

What are some of your favourites? Let us know in the comments below.

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