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Kevin O'Leary's 7 Golden Tips for Startups

Deep Patel | Posted 08.11.2016 | Business
Deep Patel

A demanding boss and a high school crush taught Kevin O'Leary one powerful lesson early on in his life.

If You Want To Succeed In Business, Think Like a Shark

Harmel S. Rayat | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business
Harmel S. Rayat

It takes years of hard work, vision, determination, and unbridled passion to be a successful business owner. While many entrepreneurs are aware of that, the one key element many must brush up on is the underlying financials of the business, especially if you're trying to bring new investors on board.

Honeyfund Co-Founders Get Arianna's Advice On 'Beyond The Tank'

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 05.20.2016 | Business

Arianna Huffington will join Honeyfund/Plumfund founder and "Shark Tank" entrepreneur Sara Margulis on Friday's episode of "Beyond the Tank." During ...

5 Reasons I Left a Six Figure Salary to Start My Business

Malcolm 'MJ' Harris | Posted 04.26.2016 | Black Voices
Malcolm 'MJ' Harris

On Monday the countdown began - four days until Friday, three days, and so on. At the age of 27, being this unfulfilled was no way to live and so I did what they tell you never to do. I quit. And here's why.

Was Obama's Call to 'Our Better Self' A Call to Women?

Alexia Parks | Posted 01.13.2017 | Politics
Alexia Parks

At this watershed moment in American politics, could Obama's State of the Union call to Americans to bring our better self into politics be a coded call to women? After all, who is the one men usually refer to when they refer to "my better self?"

Would 'Shark Tank's' Kevin O'Leary Invest In These Odd Inventions?

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 11.20.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Kevin O'Leary, also known as "Mr. Wonderful" on the hit reality show "Shark Tank," knows a thing or two about company potential. So we at HuffPost Liv...

Who Is the Real Mr. Wonderful?: The Kevin O'Leary Story

Kevin O'Leary | Posted 10.29.2016 | Business
Kevin O'Leary

I was asked to explain who I was in five minutes or less for a speaking event. It turned out to be much harder than I thought!

How to Present The Perfect Pitch: From The Shark Tank To The Boardroom

Kevin O'Leary | Posted 10.29.2016 | Business
Kevin O'Leary

Whether you're prepping for a TV show or to present in front of a board of potential investors, the number-one rule is to make your pitch incredibly dynamic.

'Shark Tank' Investor Explains Why Trump Is Really Running

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.06.2017 | Business

Donald Trump has already lost business because of the outlandish comments he's made in his campaign for the Republican nomination for president, but "...

Does Anyone Ever Get to Ring the Bell at the New York Stock Exchange Twice? Maybe!

Kevin O'Leary | Posted 07.27.2016 | Business
Kevin O'Leary

If you are a pro in the National Football League, your dream is to wear a Super Bowl ring. If you are a pianist, you haven't made it until you've played Carnegie Hall. If you are an entrepreneur, in business you want to ring the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

3 Money Mistakes You Must Fix to Get Rich

Kevin O'Leary | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Kevin O'Leary

I get a lot of questions about how to get rich, and I always give the same answer. Don't spend too much. Mostly save. Always invest. Seems simpl...

How These Female Entrepreneurs Are Inspiring The Next Generation Of Women

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.12.2015 | Women

A group of female businesswomen spoke with HuffPost Live on Monday about their success and what they're doing to inspire the next generation of women ...

Mr. Wonderful On Why Mothers May Make Better CEOs

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business

Power to the working moms!

The 10 Secrets To Being The Best Boss You Can Be

Kevin O'Leary | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Kevin O'Leary

CEOs who think that they should weigh in on every single aspect of their company get too bogged down in the details, much to the detriment of the overall health of the company. If a ship's captain is overseeing the catering, he's going to hit an iceberg.

'Shark Tank's' 'Mr. Wonderful' Says He Makes More Money With Female CEOs

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.23.2015 | Business

"I'm making money with women, so I'm going to put more money into more women,"

The Soul of Photography

Kevin O'Leary | Posted 06.19.2015 | Business
Kevin O'Leary

I bought my first camera, a Soviet made Zenit-E SLR, in 1970. I still have the first roll of black and white 35mm film that I developed. The smell of developer and fixer from the countless hours I have spent in darkrooms is still imprinted in my brain. To this day I always carry a camera.

Be Like a Magpie

Kevin O'Leary | Posted 06.19.2015 | Business
Kevin O'Leary

As you do your job, and do it well, gather everything shiny and useful and bring it back to your nest -- like a magpie. I'm not talking about stealing office supplies. I'm talking about gathering skills, learning how an industry works, and figuring out what kind of team you'll need around you when the time comes to go out on your own.

Beyonce to Bill Gates: 24 Millionaires Reveal the Hardest Thing About Being an Entrepreneur

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.17.2015 | Money

Being your own boss might sound like a dream come true, but starting your own business isn't an easy path. The reality is it takes a lot of sweat, tears, hard work and discipline to be a successful entrepreneur.

Shark Tank? More Like Piranhas.

Ted Barber | Posted 04.22.2015 | Entertainment
Ted Barber

"I think it's so ludicrous, and so frivolous, and so mindless... that it has merit." That was shrewd venture capitalist Kevin O'Leary talking about the Gold Rush Nugget Bucket, a fun way to pan for treasure. Though he could have been talking about any number of products on the market.

If My Kids Ever Appeared on Shark Tank

Greg Schwem | Posted 09.29.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

My kids' current favorite show is Shark Tank, where budding entrepreneurs pitch ideas to a team of corporate tycoons who double as potential investors. While listening to concepts for, among other things, collapsible kayaks and colored fur spray for dogs, my daughters vigorously interrogate the television.

The Rich Are Being Held Hostage?

Mike Lux | Posted 08.02.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

Big things are shaking, but one thing is very important to understand in this highly charged political environment: The 0.1 percent wealthy elites and their supporters in the media are going to continue to insist that any attempt to rein in their power and wealth is outrageous and immoral.

A Member Of The 1% Declares It 'Great' That 3.5 Billion Are In Poverty

Upworthy | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics

Many of those 3.5 billion in poverty never even get a chance to try to "be somebody."...

Rich Man Calls Rising Income Inequality 'Fantastic'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

One Canadian entrepreneur couldn't have been more excited to learn that the 85 richest people on Earth are now worth as much half the world's populati...

"Tread Softly Because You Tread on My Dreams," A Story of American Greatness

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 07.07.2013 | Good News
Molly Alexander Darden

Long pause. Then Foster looked them in the eyes, her voice still strong, still perspiring, and made her last-ditch pitch. "This is the smartest thing I've ever come up with to do. It's my life; it's all that I do," she said. "Right now, I'm homeless." You could've heard a pin drop.

6 Influencer Engagement Tips From the TV Show Shark Tank

Blake Landau | Posted 04.21.2013 | Business
Blake Landau

Whether it's an investor or an influencer, there will come a time when you have only five minutes to make the most important pitch of your life. That brings me to one of the best shows on television, Shark Tank.