2016's Best Books for Entrepreneurs

“Started your own business (or just thinking about it)? These are this year's must-reads....

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To Increase Your Chance of Success, Get Into an Industry You Know

“The more experience you have in your industry, the more you know about the products, services, competitors, suppliers, channels of distribution, customers, and opportunities. The less you know...

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5 Keys for Building a Business Without Money

“I want to start a business but I don’t have any money.” I hear this statement over and over again as I work with aspiring entrepreneurs. Many of them have sound ideas, but...

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Michael Glauser's 10 Books That Will Kick Start Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

“We've asked successful entrepreneur, university professor and Entrepreneur Press author Michael Glauser for his favorite books that he believes our readers will enjoy....

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Are You Ready for a Job-Less Economy?

“By “Job Less” I don’t mean “No” jobs, I mean “Less” Jobs – at least as we know them. You see, technology is eliminating jobs in nearly every industry at an accelerating pace. Where there is crisis, however, there is also great opportunity...

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You Must Have This Characteristic to Be a Successful Entrepreneur

“Marti McMahon was one of the first entrepreneurs I interviewed nearly 20 years ago. As soon as I met her, I immediately felt her palpable passion and her off-the-charts tenacity. I thought, “Surely she must be an outlier on these two qualities.” Marti told me...

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The 5-Level Approach to Building a Community of Fans for Your Business

“As an entrepreneur, one of the best things you can learn to do is build a community of raving fans who will always choose your company when they need the products or services you sell. Let’s look at the various levels of community building that companies can do with their customers...

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Are You an Innovator or Executor? Take This Quiz to Find Out.

“A traditional view of entrepreneurs is that they are creative individuals who tinker in garages, lack social skills and can’t run anything. So when their innovation starts gaining traction, they need...

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Why You Should Build on What You Know to Create a Successful Business

“During my recent bike ride across America to interview dozens of small town entrepreneurs, I discovered that most of the entrepreneurs we interviewed had a fair amount of experience with the industries their business was in. About one-third...

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4 Ways to Stay Motivated and Grow Your Business

“It’s important to constantly revisit the reason why you started your business. Make sure it’s still engaging. Decide if it needs to be altered or amended...

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W14 Ways to Save Money When Starting or Growing a Business

“Trying to run a lean business? Here’s a list of 14 valuable strategies I’ve seen successful entrepreneurs use over the years to launch and grow their companies with minimal costs...

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3 Types of Experiences That Will Help Your Startup Succeed3

“I recently rode my bicycle 4,000 miles across America to interview 100 remarkable entrepreneurs. These people have successfully merged livelihood and lifestyle in places they want to live. As I interviewed these unique business builders...

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5 Things Your Business Must Have to Succeed

“Over the years, I’ve seen a lot of entrepreneurs succeed and a lot of them fail. The ones who succeed generally have five components in place before launching their venture...

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4 Ways a Clear Purpose Benefits Your Business

“The power of purpose is a huge key to building a successful business. Most successful entrepreneurs can clearly articulate why they’re doing what they’re doing. Having a clear and motivating purpose...

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Start Your Own Company Before Technology Takes Your Job

I recently toured a factory that designs and makes robots for the manufacturing industry. As my guide proudly demonstrated the smart robots his company was making for a client, I asked him how many employees each robot would replace. He sheepishly replied,...

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4 Ways a Clear Purpose Benefits Your Business

In Main Street Entrepreneur, lifelong entrepreneur, business consultant and university professor Michael Glauser reveals how to achieve your dreams by implementing the nine keys of entrepreneurial success. In this edited excerpt, Glauser offers four strong reasons it’s important to have a purpose for your business that goes beyond trying to improve your bottom line....

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Secrets Of Successful Small Business Owners

The Silicon Valley approach for building companies has become the main strategy taught at many business schools. It goes like this:

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Secrets to success from Smalltown USA

Utah State professor Michael Glauser cycled 4,000 miles this summer, visiting 100 entrepreneurs across the country. Here's a snapshot of how they grew their businesses...

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This Sweaty Academic Wants to Learn About Your Company

Business professor Michael Glauser is biking across America to chronicle the joys of small-town entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs of America: Get ready for your close-ups...

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A Professor Biked Across the Country to Prove the American Dream is Changing

The numbers concerned Mike Glauser, a successful entrepreneur, business consultant, and university professor. As executive director of the Clark Center for Entrepreneurship at Utah State University, Glauser and his fellow professors...

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4 Lessons About Entrepreneurs, From the Seat of a Bicycle

Michael Glauser, executive director of the Clark Center for Entrepreneurship at Utah State University and co-founder of the training company My New Enterprise, accompanied by colleagues, students and a film crew, departed Florence, Ore., on a 4,000-mile cycling journey this summer...

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What Makes Small Businesses Successful?

The first week of June, Mike Glauser, Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State Univeristy and Co-Founder of My New Enterprise, and his team set off on a cross-country bicycle tour with the goal of interviewing and documenting the stories of 100 small business owners...

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Utahns embarking on cross-country bike trip highlighting entrepreneurship

A team of entrepreneurs, led by two Utahns, is heading out on the cross-country bicycle trip of lifetime to tell the story of small-business owners all along Main Street USA....

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Road-Tripping for Entrepreneurial Success

After a cross-country bike trip to 100 cities, this professor found the answer to what makes businesses tick.

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