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Don’t Seek Mentors. Create Them! • Mentorship can be a valuable tool, but you have to approach it the right way.
The Hustle Is On • T.I. was once just a hard-partying, mega-selling rap artist. Now he’s the head of a growing company that deals in everything from music to real estate. The biggest thing he learned along the way: Even a hustler needs to be patient.
Cash Crunch? Get Creative • How growing fast-casual chain Tender Greens used ingenuity, deal-making, and vision to build a new kind of supply chain.
The Dark Brilliance of the Entrepreneur Brain • A growing number of scientists are finding that entrepreneurs are at greater risk of mental illness than other people. That’s not necessarily a bad thing.
The Radical Culture Fix • How do you cure a rotten corporate culture? At the startup Chanje, it started with losing almost everything—including most of the staff.
Inside Virgin Voyages
How Do You Deliver Bad News? • Entrepreneurship comes with plenty of highs—and lows. Business owners have to not only absorb the problem but tell everyone else, too. We asked six leaders: How did you handle sharing the hardest news of your career?
How “Structure” Saved MailChimp • The email marketing company’s staff was once a disorganized mess. But before fixing that, its cofounder had to fix himself.
The Power of a Picture • The Splurge is our monthly column about entrepreneurs’ first big gift to themselves—because hard work deserves its rewards. This month: capturing a beautiful moment.
The Perpetual Pivot • If you’re willing, agile, attuned to the market, and ready to learn, there’s never a wrong time to change your business plan.
The Dos and Don’ts of Digital Growth • To build—and keep—an audience, digital marketing is a must. But investing too heavily in a single platform can cost you money, customers, and plenty of opportunity.
Danica • You don’t have to be a racing fan to know her name. But now that she’s retired, she’s facing the same question that puzzles every entrepreneur: How do you leave something you’re great at and start over?
MILLONS OF DATA POINTS, ONE NORTH STAR • Farmers know the importance of being stewards of the earth. Modern agriculture offers digital tools that can help them use fewer natural resources in land, water and energy. Learn how technology harnesses the power of data at ModernAg.org
Cat Fight • Many inventors think they’re powerless against bootleggers. Many roll over rather than fight. But Fred and Natasha Ruckel are not most people. When their product was knocked off, they took on a sophisticated, deep-pocketed counterfeiting operation. Now, for the first time, they can reveal exactly how these bad guys do their work.
Inside the Closing Factory
Strong Loyalty, Stronger Growth • By building a brand that consumers (and franchisees) adore, Anytime Fitness CEO Chuck Runyon has found fans across the globe.
Auntie Anne’s Man in the Philippines • Six years ago, Mikkel Paris became the pretzel brand’s master franchisee in his home country. By listening to and serving his unique audience, he is creating significant growth.
Put Your Payment System to Work • The ability to accept credit cards is a must for any modern business. But franchise systems shouldn’t be afraid to expect more from their payment-processing vendor.
When a Cup Is More Than Just a Cup • Earlier this year, Dunkin’ Donuts announced it would be phasing out its old foam cups. For many other companies, this would...