Relationship Marketing – The Entrepreneur’s Key to Overcoming Limited Resources
At the root of every problem lies the seeds for the solution. I would like to present some seeds for solutions to some of the key problems that entrepreneurs unilaterally face. Bob Reiss, in my opinion, best defined entrepreneurship when he wrote, “Entrepreneurship is the recognition and pursuit of opportunity without regard to the resources you currently control, with confidence that you can succeed, with the flexibility to change course as necessary, and with the will to rebound from setbacks.” This definition clearly depicts the challenges that every entrepreneur faces; and consequently hints on the solutions to overcoming those challenges.Your Personal Brand: What Do People Think of, When They Think of You?
What do people think of when they think of you? Your sense of humor, your fashion sense, your common sense, your enthusiasm? This is your brand.Barter – The Second Oldest Profession – Part 2
In the first article we discussed how I did my first barter deal for the classic 1972 Merecedes that I wish I had now! One of the reasons that I have been so successful in barter over the past 31 years is the number of talents and skills I have developed that I can use with barter. I would suggest that you take the time right now to do what I call a Skills & Talents Audit to determine yours.Three Traits of a Successful Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship is an extremely rewarding career choice. However, it can also be very stressful since starting a new business venture can be very demanding. With right set of skills and by developing desirable traits of character, you can ensure that your enterprise goes on to be a success.Lean Startup: Pick the Right Type of Lifestyle Startup
Building a successful online business is hard. Doing a lean startup is hard. If you pick the right business type it will make everything just a bit easier. I recommend going with a info products or B2B service business. This post explains why.List of Business Ideas You Can Use Anywhere In The World
Looking for ideas to start up your own business? Want to do something different but not sure what? Below is a list of creative ideas that may just fit your needs or wish list for 2012.Answering 20 Questions Delivers Your Preliminary Business Plan
While it may seem surprising, answering the 20 carefully conceived questions that follow will provide you with an effective preliminary business plan. As a SCORE volunteer mentor for a number of years, and a contributor to the MarkektingProfs.com Know How Exchange, I’ve seen hundreds of instances where average men and women have above average ideas for products or services, yet no idea how – or whether – to turn their ideas into new business ventures. The questions below don’t require a rocket scientist or a finance major, but they will take much of the guess work out of your decision whether or not to start a business.3 Essential Elements for Stand Out Heart-Felt Entrepreneurs
We were recently in a room full of passionate, heart-felt entrepreneurs getting some special training for speaking from the stage. It was an incredible opportunity to see so many caring professionals sharing their message and their gifts with all of us. They were all absolutely wonderful, but there were a few who really stood out. As we searched for what to call that “stand out” quality, we realized that not too long ago we would have called it “confidence”… but today we would call it “certainty”.What’s Your Stopping Agent?
The Universe is soooo amazing! And here we are, standing in the middle of it, building our business… knowing on the one hand that abundance is all around us, knowing that what we have to offer can truly help people, knowing that the opportunity for us to have everything we desire is right here, right now… and yet… we stop ourselves… Arghhhh! When you think back over the history of your life, I bet you could come up with a hundred if not hundreds of examples where you have stopped yourself from moving forward and getting what you desire. Most of the time, it is because something (your Ego) gets triggered, gets threatened and it pulls the plug on all your forward movement… leaving you lingering in doubt, confusion and INACTION.Are You a Rogue Entrepreneur?
Some people have what it takes to make it as an at home entrepreneur or small business owner while most people fall short. Whether you make it or not depends about whether you are a rogue entrepreneur or a mentored entrepreneur. A rogue entrepreneur is an entrepreneur or business owner that insists on doing everything by themselves. They simply refuse to seek the council of other successful entrepreneurs. A mentored entrepreneur, on the other hand, enlists a proven successful mentor to learn from and leverage the proven track record from.Six Obstacles To Success
Why do some people, who have the least, are the ones who go on to become the most successful? Then those who are born with all the advantages, waste it all.Achieving True Success in Your Healthcare Practice
Nurse Practitioners and other health care providers are no different than other individuals who want to succeed in business and in life. True success in life comes in many flavors and certainly is not limited to money alone.