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10 Ways to Know You’re Ready for Entrepreneurship

Some people long to be business owners but never take the leap. Others take the leap but don’t build the bridges that will take them safely into entrepreneurship. How do you know you’re ready? 1. You Know You Don’t Need a World-Changing Idea You don’t have to reinvent the wheel to create a successful business. […]

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Business Owner

You’re Not Ready to Start Your Own Business If… 3

Cont…. I believe there is an entrepreneur in each one of us but I also know that many people start businesses for the wrong reasons or with the wrong mindset. If you want to launch a startup; be sure you’re not making one of these 15 common mistakes. Consider why you really want to be […]

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Successful entrepreneur

You’re Not Ready to Start Your Own Business If… 2

…Cont. I believe there is an entrepreneur in each one of us but I also know that many people start businesses for the wrong reasons or with the wrong mindset. If you want to launch a startup; be sure you’re not making one of these 15 common mistakes. Consider why you really want to be […]

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Startup

You’re Not Ready to Start Your Own Business If… 1

I believe there is an entrepreneur in each one of us but I also know that many people start businesses for the wrong reasons or with the wrong mindset. If you want to launch a startup; be sure you’re not making one of these 15 common mistakes. Consider why you really want to be your […]

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metrics

Entrepreneurship 101: Why Businesses Fail: Bad Metrics

What do you track in your business? Sales? Traffic? Or the real impact of your marketing strategy? Because that’s measuring what matters. In this excerpt from “Sales Strategies That Work: How to Thrive Rather than Simply Survive”, I’ll explain what you need to measure to ensure the growth of your business.You can calculate your costs […]

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successful partners

Entrepreneurship: Why Partnering Up is a Good Idea – 2

Cont… I like to think of entrepreneurial strengths as spanning four systems, but there are so many different strength combinations that these systems aren’t always distinct from one another: one person can have strengths that make them suited to one part of one system and one part of another. The four systems I’m referring to […]

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Partnering Up

Entrepreneurship: Why Partnering Up is a Good Idea – 1

If you’re interested in becoming an entrepreneur; it’s a good idea to develop self-awareness in terms of what you’re good at and what you’re not. Your great idea may never amount to anything if you aren’t any good at showcasing your idea, following through on the details or managing the employees you’ll need in order […]

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Understanding your customer

Entrepreneurship 101: Successful Businesses Employ the Law of Repulsion

The Law of Repulsion? Don’t I want to attract customers? Yes, you do want to attract your target market and you do want to build a business brand that appeals to them. But you don’t want to waste your efforts attracting customers that don’t really buy into your brand and those that will never become […]

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Business ideas

Entrepreneurship 101: Why Great Business Ideas Can Fail: Value

You can have the greatest idea in the world for your business, but, if you don’t understand value…your business will never succeed. Great business ideas fail all of the time. Why? Value. Your idea can be revolutionary and world-changing. Your idea can be unique and innovative. You can have lesser aims but still deliver something […]

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