The Oracles

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The Oracles is an invitation-only brain trust comprised of the world's leading entrepreneurs who share their top advice and success strategies to help others grow their business, live a better life, and achieve success faster. Interested in joining? Apply here.
customer satisfaction
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9 Reasons Why Your Customer Isn’t Buying (And How To Fix Them)

You've built the product, perfected the service, tweaked the website, and refined the funnel. But no one is buying; these successful entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles explain why and how to fix it. From L to R: Lewis Howes, Simon Grabowski, Chris Harder, Barbara Corcoran, Sweta Patel, Vinicius Aschidamini, Roy McDonald, Jason Hall, Jonathan Gilinski MARY...
unstoppable focus
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8 Surprising Strategies for Unstoppable Focus

In today’s microwave society—where more data is created in one year than the last 5,000 years—it’s a herculean task to stay focused. Getting distracted may seem innocuous, but the consequences are disastrous over time: lost productivity, falling revenues, and a gnawing ever-present sense of missed opportunities. Grace Lackey | The Oracles These overachievers and members...
how to start a business
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6 Accomplished Entrepreneurs Share How to Start a Business with $100

Many would-be entrepreneurs never start a business because they’re waiting for the perfect idea or don’t have enough disposable capital to break out of the rat race. These accomplished entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles share how to start a business with $100: StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here...
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9 Highly Successful Entrepreneurs Reveal the Biggest Startup Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

What separates the entrepreneurs who make it from those who don’t? These successful business founders and Advisors in The Oracles share the most common mistakes they see from aspiring entrepreneurs and explain how to overcome those mistakes. Here’s why some will never make it — and how you can. They believe everyone’s advice Entrepreneurs often struggle because...
advice
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The Best (and Craziest) Advice I Ever Received and How It Led to My Success

Not everyone gets to the top by following the same rules, and these nine business moguls and Advisors in The Oracles are proof of that. Here, Grant Cardone, Bethenny Frankel and others share the unconventional advice they say has led to their success. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more...
side hustle
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5 Genius Insights to Start a Lucrative Side Hustle

Acorns grow into oak trees. Many successful entrepreneurs started with just a humble side hustle. Top entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles share their invaluable lessons learned from early side hustles. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here It won’t be easy, but false confidence is good I was working 9...
online business
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Here’s What it Really Takes to Create a Successful Online Business

E-commerce is one of today's most buzzworthy industries, with countless solopreneurs claiming overnight success. These advisors in The Oracles share what it takes to build an online company that stands the test of time. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here Have a testing mindset The world of e-commerce is constantly...
setback
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7 Ways To Bounce Back From Your Biggest Setback

Everyone grapples with setbacks and obstacles on the path to success. Sometimes, a breakdown can lead you to a significant breakthrough. Here’s how seven successful entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles overcame a setback to fast-track their ultimate success. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here Appreciate that failure presents a...
podcast
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The 8 Most Informative Podcast Episodes You’ll Ever Hear

New podcasts pop up daily. It's difficult to wade through the noise and find the nuggets to move the needle in your life and business. These lifelong learners and advisors in The Oracles share the most informative podcast episodes they’ve ever heard. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here 1. "Dan...
books
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5 Must-Read Books Successful Founders Say Helped Them Get Ahead in Life

Need advice on how to succeed? Turn off the computer and start reading. A good book can be informative, entertaining, inspiring and in some cases, life-changing. These business leaders and advisors from The Oracles say the lessons they learned from the following five books helped them get ahead in life. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and...
advice
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11 Self-Made Millionaires Reveal the Best Advice They Ever Got

These millionaires and Advisors in The Oracles have had some super-smart mentors; so we asked them for the best advice they’ve ever received. Here’s what they told us — and how it led to their success. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here “You’ll never succeed without me” The best (and...
industry
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9 Business Moguls on How to Break Into a New Industry and Make it to the Top

Looking to blaze into a new industry? We asked some of the world's smartest business people and Advisors in The Oracles for their best tips for breaking into a new field, from tech to real estate to day trading. StartupNation exclusive savings on the Dell products that power your business: Save Now Get in the game Jump...
product launch
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8 Steps for the Perfect Product Launch

You’ve created the killer product that will change the world. Now you need people to buy it. Top entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles share their tried-and-tested ways to build buzz so people buy from you and passionately spread the word for mega profits. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here...
social media influencer
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How to Become a Social Media Influencer

It’s an empowering time to be alive, thanks to social media, which gives a voice to anyone with something to say. But what does it take to stand out in this crowded digital world? That’s exactly what we asked these eight social media stars and Advisors in The Oracles. Here’s what they said. Be yourself This is tricky, and still...