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Communication skills

Listening Quiz

Circle a number from 1 to 10 for each of these questions with 1 being a low score (rarely) and 10 being a high score (usually). How often do you…. Get distracted by inner thoughts that have nothing to do with what the other person is saying? 1….2….3….4….5….6….7….8….9….10 Stop listening because you’re planning on what […]

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Entrepreneur Role Models

Today’s Youth Needs Entrepreneur Role Models

Youth unemployment rates are a source of real concern in the UAE as lack of jobs leads to economic, political and social instability. With the UAE poised to transition to a knowledge economy, it’s important to inspire entrepreneurship as small businesses are the driving force of innovation, economic productivity and job creation. But what will […]

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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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Business Handshake.

What Kind of Entrepreneur are You? The Voice

I’ve been telling you about entrepreneurial strength systems: the four systems that function together to create a successful enterprise. The final role in this four-part success scenario is that of The Voice. The Voice is the person that showcases your business, networks with others, and builds buy-in among consumers, investors and employees. These people are […]

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Working Gloves

What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You? The Hands

I’ve been telling you about entrepreneurial strength systems, general categories of strengths that play different roles in an entrepreneurial enterprise. The four strength systems that contribute to a thriving business are The Head, The Hands, The Heart and The Voice. Understanding what role you are best suited to play helps you to build a successful […]

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Older business man

Boomerpreneurs

There’s a new type of entrepreneur on the business scene: Baby Boomers, also known as Boomerpreneurs. According to the website ehealthinsurance.com, Boomerpreneurs are leading economic recovery. Two US studies, one by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and one by the Small Business Administration support this idea. The first study found that it’s people over 55 […]

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