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10 Important personal characteristics of entrepreneurs

Are entrepreneurs born or made? In most cases, it's a little bit of both. Discover some of the most important traits of entrepreneurs and even how you can gain them.

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MyStartupStory: Learn how Tumblr got its start

Tumblr founder David Karp turned his company into a billion dollar business. This video highlights how it all got started.

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MyStartupStory: Gene Marks, Owner of the Marks Group PC

Hiscox’s My Startup Story, featuring top entrepreneurs offering small business advice and discussing their own start-up experiences...

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The life cycle of an entrepreneur

What is an entrepreneur? Are entrepreneurs born or made? The truth is that entrepreneurship is something you can only learn to be good at.

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Successful small business owners learn from mistakes

Here's how to learn from your mistakes as a small business owner.

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Five Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail

Setting up your own small business takes guts and half fail within the first 5 years.

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Small Business Owners Losing Sleep but Not Losing Hope in 2012

The 4th annual Hiscox DNA of an Entrepreneur survey is out and entrepreneurs, true to form, are largely optimistic about the future.

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