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Gresham Harkless is the Blogger-in-Chief for CEO Blog Nation. CEO Blog Nation is a community of blogs for entrepreneurs and business owners. Started in much the same way as most small businesses, CEO Blog Nation captures the essence of entrepreneurship by allowing entrepreneurs and business owners to have a voice. CEO Blog Nation provides news, information, events and even startup business tips for entrepreneurs, startups and business owners to succeed.

Monday Motivation – Be Hungry [VIDEO]

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Share This motivational video is for entrepreneurs, startups and business owners to start their week off on the right foot. The hungry people have a vision of leaving a legacy.  How do you get to that next level? You must learn to dominate. You cannot compete…. This is about massive amounts of action.  People that are hungry are unstoppable. 

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Monday Morning Motivation – The Vigorous Worker [VIDEO]


This motivational video is for entrepreneurs, startups and business owners to start their week off on the right foot. Remember that the difference between those people that are the most successful is often just work ethic and putting in more time and effort. While work ethic doesn’t guarantee greatness, it is often the one thing consistent of the greats and ...

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23 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Entrepreneurship

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Being in love is great. Being in love with your business, when you’re an entrepreneur, is even better. Waking up each morning knowing you are getting to do exactly what you love is more than most people could ever say about any “job” they have had. Although there are days when tossing in your hat seems like a viable option, ...

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Monday Motivation – Claim Your Dream

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This motivational video is for entrepreneurs, startups and business owners to start their week off on the right foot. True desire in the heart for anything good is God’s proof to you sent beforehand to indicate to you that it’s yours already…. You already have it. Claim it.  Dreams without goals remain dreams and ultimately fuel disappointment. You’ll never see ...

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17 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

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What’s in a name? Would a rose called by any other name sell just as well? Coming up with a name for your business is just as important as the business idea itself. A name not only identifies you, but it can also serve to set you apart from your competitors and reflect your values. We asked some CEOs, entrepreneurs, ...

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Monday Motivation: Get Tough [VIDEO]

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Winners are always developing a thicker skin. They are always working on the areas of their life they need to improve in. How to get a little tougher and win: Sometimes it takes a push Get serious about getting help It takes a team Focus on what you’re doing right now Big goals start with small steps You can’t stop fueling ...

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44 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Businesses


Each business has a story. No matter if the business is a Goliath like Wal-Mart, or a local business owned by a couple or family, the business has roots in an idea. For each business owner, the story of their journey can range from monetary needs or the passion for a unique project. Each story is different though the reasons ...

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Monday Motivation: NBA Finals Edition


The NBA Finals have started and it has been a great first two games with each game going to overtime. This looks like it will be a great, long series. We decided to post these videos from the two leaders and MVPs of their respective teams for your motivation this week. Remember, that there is a big parallel between sports ...

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Monday Motivation: Get Mad [VIDEO]

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This motivational video for entrepreneurs, startups and business owners teaches us that for all the passion, interest and curiosity won’t mean anything when the times get really hard. It is those that feel slighted and feel like they have something to prove that become successful. How do they become successful? They got mad. Here’s some more motivation for you to ...

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19 Entrepreneurs Share Their Favorite Business Quotes


André Gide wrote that,”Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But since no one was listening, everything must be said again.” Quotes are an important part of motivation, though many of them are repeats of another turn of phrase. Business owners are particularly partial to famous quotations. Reading a motivational speech from a business legend or famous ...

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