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  1. 10 Blogs Entrepreneurs Need to Be Reading

    by Published in Entrepreneurship on

    See the 2012 edition: 10 Must Read Blogs for Entrepreneurs (2012 Edition) #1.  The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur Site: http://www.toiletpaperentrepreneur.com/blog What it is: Mike Michalowicz provides entrepreneurs and small businesses with tips on everything from starting a business to networking to marketing and health care. Why you should read it: Mike not only provides great tips […]

  2. The President Proclaims November 19th as National Entrepreneurs’ Day

    by Published in Entrepreneurship on

    In May of 2010, David and I started a petition to the President to create a National Entrepreneurs’ Day. We didn’t understand why the most entrepreneurial country in the world didn’t have a day to recognize entrepreneurs. Now, only 6 months and thousands of signatures later, it seems that the effort was worth it and that anything is possible: the President of the United States has proclaimed the last day of National Entrepreneurs Week, November 19th of this year, as National Entrepreneurs’ Day – making November a great month for entrepreneurs everywhere.

  3. [Contest] Gary Needs a Ballin’ Caption

    by Published in News & Updates on

    Gary’s participating in March Madness, but his cartoon needs a caption. Someone’s on the phone, but what are they saying? Fans are watching, but what are they thinking? We can’t think of a caption for this cartoon, so we thought we’d ask our creative friends, fans, and customers. The winning caption will receive a $50 […]

  4. 6 Reasons Why People Are Afraid to Start a Business

    by Published in Startup on

      Starting a new business can be a turbulent undertaking. For one thing, there are no guarantees of success. Businesses fail every single day, and plenty of entrepreneurs come away with nothing to show for months or years of hard-fought effort. The idea of sacrificing a steady salary for an uncertain, hoped-for payday also tends […]

  5. 13 Awesome Mobile Apps for a Virtual Office

    by Published in Entrepreneurship, Small Business, Tips & Tricks on

    If you’re a regular reader of the blog you know that we here at Grasshopper are big proponents of working in a virtual office. It can be a smart and cost-efficient way to start a business and we’ve given tips on everything from “Setting up your virtual office” to “Balancing life in a virtual office”. […]

  6. 14 Twitter Feeds Startups/Founders Should Follow

    by Published in Entrepreneurship, Small Business, Startup on

    We’ll admit it – the typical Twitter page is more likely to hinder startup success than it is to help. A Google search for “Twitter distraction” generates over 1.8 million results, including in-depth blog posts on how to prevent Twitter from breaking your focus. So we’ll understand if Twitter isn’t currently a big part of […]

  7. Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? 9 Professional Assessment Tools

    by Published in Entrepreneurship on

    The road of entrepreneurship can be difficult at times, to say the least. Every successful entrepreneur has asked themselves at one point or another, “Did I make a mistake? Should I even be trying to start my own business?” Now there is a personality assessment that will tell you the answer! Alright, just kidding. It […]

  8. 9 Common Myths About Entrepreneurs

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    There is something about entrepreneurial success stories that makes people uncomfortable. After all, the very notion of working for oneself flies in the face of convention. An example of someone who not only tried an entrepreneurial gig but thrived in it seems to demand explanation. The question seems to be “How did such an unnatural […]