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Entrepreneurial Success

5 Entrepreneurial Rules To Live By

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 07.13.2015 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

There are lots of opinions about what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. Here are five of my rules to live by. See if they seem to align with what's worked for you.

Leverage the Secret Language of Selling

John Bowen | Posted 06.06.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

Want to connect with your current and future clients better? Start paying closer attention to what you say to them and how you say it. Using language effectively to tap into consumer psychology can give you a competitive edge that can set you apart in your market.

7 Things Self-Made Millionaires Do Differently

John Bowen | Posted 05.10.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

Why do some entrepreneurs soar to the highest heights while others plummet like a lead balloon? If you think there is no single reason for success or failure, you're right. There are, in fact, seven of them.

6 Ways to Live Your Entrepreneurial Dream Life

John Bowen | Posted 04.20.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

We can break through the barriers and start living our lives based on our deepest values. So says Mary Morrissey. Her expert insights on the spiritual side of success have given her audiences with The United Nations, The Dalai Lama and Nelson Mandela as well as numerous corporations and entrepreneurs.

Looking to Advance Your Career? Let Me Tell You a Story

Beth Kuhel | Posted 04.13.2015 | Business
Beth Kuhel

If your stories are meaningful, succinct and are tied to the values and interests of your market, they could make you more memorable in the marketplace.

Keep Your Customers for Life: What to Do After They Buy

John Bowen | Posted 03.02.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

You probably spend a great deal of time trying to enhance awareness of your brand, generate leads and close deals. But chances are, you're not spending nearly enough time or energy with customers after they sign on the dotted line.

Get Heard: Four Top Strategies for Connecting with Your Audience

John Bowen | Posted 02.22.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

How many meetings or presentations have you gone to where you're listening to the speaker and you turn to the person next to you and ask, "What is he talking about? Where is this going?"

Everybody Is a Star: How to Create and Leverage Celebrity in Your Business

John Bowen | Posted 02.15.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

Did you know that the average successful individual is exposed to roughly 4,000 marketing messages every day? In that crowded environment, it's all too easy to do an amazing job and still have no one know who you are.

How to Raise $1.8 Million in 17 Days

John Bowen | Posted 02.08.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

In the life of a driven entrepreneur, a trial-by-fire moment can set the stage for big success.

The Power of 10x: 4 Ways to Grow Your Business Exponentially

John Bowen | Posted 01.17.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

As entrepreneurs, we want to take our businesses to the next level and make a huge difference. But many of us are caught in a pattern of "incrementalism." Instead of big gains, we experience a frustrating and seemingly endless cycle of single-digit growth.

5 Keys to a Successful Entrepreneurial Mindset

Giovanna Garcia Malagon | Posted 01.10.2015 | Small Business
Giovanna Garcia Malagon

The fear of taking action almost always disappears shortly after you begin moving forward. You suddenly realize that you were worrying over nothing, and you actually begin to enjoy making progress.

The Case for Women Entrepreneurs

Megan Foo | Posted 11.25.2014 | Women
Megan Foo

What if an entrepreneur never had the opportunity to thrive in the annals of innovation? What if he or she never received the capital, technology, networks and information crucial to the founding and flourishing of business ventures?

Job Indicators For The New Year

Jack Nadel | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Jack Nadel

People always ask me why I expend so much energy at the age of 90. After thinking about this, I realize that I have never been able to sit on the sidelines and observe.

Why Entrepreneurs Should Fire Themselves

Harvard Business Review | Kerrie MacPherson | Posted 10.09.2013 | Small Business

When entrepreneurs first start their businesses, they are usually involved in everything: running operations, keeping the books, and making sales call...

The 4 Essential Steps to Launching Your BIG Dream

Kathy Caprino | Posted 07.14.2013 | Small Business
Kathy Caprino

I've learned a great deal about dreaming big and bringing these visions successfully into the world, through my own reinvention journey and from helping hundreds of others. From these experiences, I've found there are four essential steps to birthing big dreams successfully

Why Your Bright Idea Is Doomed

Jennifer Peek | Posted 12.02.2012 | Small Business
Jennifer Peek

Here's where I could go into the nitty gritty details of why ideas fail to see the light of day due to poor planning, not enough capital and the standard business litany of why business owners need more than just a great idea to make money.

Four Steps to Getting Your Product Out the Door -- Everybody Needs a Steve Bennett

Michele Colucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michele Colucci

It's hard to see who I am when there's so much I can become! Reality bites. The key here is that the capacity of the business has to match the reality of resources, development and bodies.

Should You Be An Entrepreneur? Take This Test

Daniel Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Daniel Isenberg

I've learned in my own years as an entrepreneur -- and now an entrepreneurship professor -- that there is a gut level "fit" for people who are potential entrepreneurs.

How to Start an Entrepreneurial Revolution in Six Months

Daniel Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Daniel Isenberg

Government leaders, business executives, NGO directors, and foundations have been asking me to help them instigate a revolution. Here is my advice to all of you on how to get started in just six months.

Dear President Medvedev: Stop Emulating Silicon Valley

Daniel Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Daniel Isenberg

Rather than wasting time and resources trying to recreate the ideal and impossible, consider these rules to jumpstart Russia's next entrepreneurial revolution.

To Grow a Company, You Need to Be Good at Killing Things

Auren Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Auren Hoffman

Companies that work proactively to get rid of growth inhibiting issues and devote resources to the areas that matter are the ones that will be able to remain nimble, innovative, and win.

Three Secret Weapons for Entrepreneurs

Renee and Don Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Renee and Don Martin

Whether you're considering starting your own business or looking for ways to expand an existing enterprise -- there are three time-tested secret weapons you can use to gain a sharp competitive edge.