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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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Business plan

Why Creating a Business Plan is an Absolute Must for Startups and Entrepreneurs

While many startup business owners and entrepreneurs will generally agree that it sounds like a good idea to have a business plan, often they don’t completely understand the reasons why it’s actually an absolute must for success. So, here are five of the most important reasons for creating a solid business plan: Helps You Establish […]

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social media

How to Create Social Media Presence: A Short Guide for Startups and Entrepreneurs

It’s no secret that social media has completely changed the way consumers search for and purchase stuff. And if you’re a startup or an entrepreneur, you probably already know that having a solid social media presence is a key to success. Here is a short guide to help you create a community of loyal followers […]

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Oksana Tashakova

The Entrepreneur in You

Personal Branding Expert Oksana Tashakova Oksana Tashakova is a professional coach, personal branding expert and entrepreneurial educator. Founder of Wealth Dynamics Unlimited and the From Employee to Entrepreneur Program, Oksana Tashakova authors The Entrepreneur in You column in Khaleej Weekend. Oksana Tashakova Says: “Everyone is an Entrepreneur” Khaleej Times: Entrepreneurship is a hot topic right […]

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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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