Some Chinese proverbs are literary while others humbly originated from families and commoners of Ancient China. I have filtered through a wealth of Chinese proverbs and selected 40 that are of special interest to entrepreneurs.

Below each proverb I offer a brief explanation of a how you can apply this ancient wisdom to your entrepreneurial aspirations.

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If you are here because of Junior Achievement, you should read this. If not, you should still read this but it might not be as relevant.

As some of you know, I recently (about 4 hours ago) had the opportunity to meet a whole slew of incredible people. I was invited to sit on an entrepreneurship panel for Junior Achievement in Denver today and I’m writing this to thank everyone involved.

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This is a guest post by Ben Foster, owner of TeenLawnCare.com.

Mowing lawns is a great business. Below I have outlined 5 reasons why you should start a lawn mowing business instead of, say, an eyelash clipping business.

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Quinton Carlin was the first person to turn me on to Think and Grow Rich by describing it as the book that the majority of billionaires have read. I have since encountered many other people who have suggested the book. So I started reading it 2 weeks ago and finished it today. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill is indeed, as the cover suggests, an inspirational classic.

In the opening line Hill mentions a money-making secret that he has spent the majority of his life analyzing. He received the secret more than 50 years prior to writing the book from a gentleman by the name of Andrew Carnegie.

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