Breaking Through the Solo Entrepreneur Barrier
Many startups begin with a “solopreneur”, an entrepreneur performing all of the essential functions of the business. Businesses that provide services to other businesses such as business consulting and information technology support can establish themselves and even thrive, to a point. The time comes when the volume of work overwhelms the entrepreneur, forcing him or her to seek outside help.Are You A Darren?
Do you believe that you can have anything you want in your business? Do you go for it? Or are you worrying what others will think and holding back?Who’s Your Yoda? Because You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know
We’ve all said at one time or other “If I had only known… ” and looking back on my own entrepreneurial journey it is something I have, over the years repeated all too often. Many of us have spent our entire careers in the same industry. It’s what we know, it’s what we are good at and it’s where we feel safe. We spend a lot of our time talking to people who do the same things as us. The articles we read, the trade shows and the conferences we attend and the away days we suffer through are mostly related to the industry in which we work in. We seek to become experts in a bubble listening to other experts in a bubble.Suffering From Digital Burnout? How to Relieve It
Do you have to run and get your phone if you leave it in another room? Do you check Facebook so often there are hardly any new posts since the last time you checked (half an hour ago)? Does your email inbox run your life, with notifications popping up and grabbing your attention every time you settle in to get work done?Starting a Service Business From Home – 3 First Steps To Get More Clients
Starting a business from home can be tough – The starting and hanging up your shingle is the easy bit. Here are three ideas to consider to give yourself the best chance of success.5 Ways To Use Your Job To Prepare For Your Own Business
How you can use your time and experiences on your current job to greatly improve your chances of success when you finally start your own business. In an ideal world, you would have at least a year’s salary saved up and you are in a safe position to quit your day job in order to completely focus on your new business. Unfortunately, this is not feasible or practical for many first-time business owners. But on the flip-side, keeping your day-job will give you access to several key ingredients that are essential to a new business: money, customers, contacts, suppliers, sub-contractors, market research, health insurance, and personnel. And because of these ingredients, you must look at your job as a blessing, not a time-wasting hassle.What You Need To Fire Up Your Startup
Planning to start your own business? Some initial tips about how to take your startup to new heights.Getting Paid Handsomely While Having Your Customers Love You For It
There are many business success stories and so much more tales of failures. By following, learning from and also copying the most successful ones you will have a greater chance in success for yourself. While having your customers fall head over heels in love with what you do.Importance of Being an Independent Business Owner
Independent Business Owner… Such a beautiful combination of words. When structured together it almost sounds like those words were meant to go together kind of like peanut-butter and jelly, milk and cereal, and (my favorite) Kool-aid and sugar. However what does that actually mean? You can be in business and not be independent?? You can be independent and not own a business?? In fact these are true questions; However, Let us breakdown the vernacular to see if we can further understand the enigma known as the Independent Business Owner.How To Find A Side Business With Low Start Up Cost
The key thing to remember that a side business with low start up cost is still an real business. What you put in is what you will get out. Nobody can make money from nothing. So where is the best place to start looking?3 Ways to Further Understand Your Ideal Customer
It is essential to understand your ideal customer. It makes doing business easier if you know what is going on in their minds and what their needs, questions and goals are. However, it is also one of the hardest things to do in business and you can tell when you are getting it wrong because there is an abundance of silence when you release new products, services and programs.2 Reasons Content Creation Works To Get More Customers
It is important to create content regularly in your business but you may not realise this and so read on to discover just how important it really is to get your information out into the world. It will help you get more customers.