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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 Morning Motivation: The Kobe Bryant Way

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A story that went viral on Reddit (social media site) almost a year ago reemerged recently about Kobe Bryant and his work ethic and the things that he does to be successful. The story focuses on how hard he worked compared to already great players who wee at the Olympics. While many people focus on his work ethic, it  is really ...

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13 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business

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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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Morning Motivation: Chase Your Dreams

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This motivational video is for entrepreneurs, startups and business owners to start their week off on the right foot. Often entrepreneurs are the dreamers and those that do things in a different way. They follow their dreams and go after them. Although the road is not always perfect and filled with sunshine and rainbows, entrepreneurs are the risk takers that ...

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Morning Motivation: Positive vs. Negative Mindset [VIDEO]

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In life and especially in business, there are things that happen. We, depending on our mindset, attribute it to be positive or negative. Often in the short-term we will see something that occurs as negative when in fact it ends up being positive. It might be losing a client that you “needed” or couldn’t succeed without but when that client ...

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Morning Motivation: Chicken Man [VIDEO]

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This video “Chicken Man” is entrepreneurs, startups and business owners. Often times, we have a similar story to Chicken Man in our life where we are faced with obstacles or life’s challenges and we find ourselves stuck in our rut and we can’t get past it. Chicken Man couldn’t get past the experience that happened in his life and even though it was ...

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Monday Morning Motivation: You Are the Trigger!

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This motivational video is for entrepreneurs, startups and business owners to start the weekend off on the right foot. This video from Muscle Prodigy TV is a perfect reminder that we are the catalyst of our lives and our businesses. We are in more control than we give ourselves credit for and once we realize that we are very powerful.

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Monday Morning Motivation: If You Die Tomorrow [VIDEO]

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This Monday Morning Motivation for entrepreneurs and business owners motivates entrepreneurs to look backwards when they are looking at their life. When you operate with the consciousness that we all have a limited amount of time, it becomes empowering. It makes you make decisions based on your legacy and you make these business decisions beyond “today” but instead operate at ...

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Monday Morning Motivation: Would You Follow You?

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This motivational video for entrepreneurs, startups and business owners puts it all in perspective. Look at yourself as a 3rd person and ask yourself. Would you follow you? 

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Monday Morning Motivation: San Antonio Spurs Edition

The San Antonio Spurs go all the way to the top this time after falling just short last season. AP

Yesterday, the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Miami Heat to win the NBA Championship this year. This was a year after the San Antonio Spurs experienced one of the most bitter defeats in NBA Finals history. Last year they were literally seconds away from winning a championship so they took that pain and that “low” feeling and harnessed it to ...

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Entrepreneur Helps People Kick the 40-Hour/Week Grind

Simon Slade, CEO of Salehoo

For many, breaking free of the 8-5 grind means freedom to manage your own schedule and be your own boss. Simon Slade, CEO and co-founder of SaleHoo, helps more than 100,000 members worldwide achieve this goal by connecting them with prescreened suppliers of over 1.5 million products to sell online. Why did you start your business? The idea for SaleHoo arose ...

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