When you consider all of the feats you need to accomplish on any given day, you realize you're not simply an entrepreneur -- you're an entrepreneur athlete. As with any great athlete, the key to success is the right training regimen.
Creativity is such a loaded word, and one we see bandied around a lot as a way to get in touch with the soul, boost our businesses, express ourselves. But what, gasp, if we just don't feel creative? How do we build this into our business?
If there's one thing I've learned over my career as an entrepreneur it's that good things are rarely accomplished alone. Success often hinges on getting the right advice or support from the right people.
Business is all about taking the risk to pursue an opportunity that can potentially reward you handsomely with a sizable financial return. While other small businesses are playing it small with their marketing efforts, are you willing to play it big in order to produce big results?
Launching or growing a small business involves a lot of moving parts that all require tracking. Along with keeping your customers happy, you're busy managing expenses, dealing with logistical requirements, coordinating employees, and much more.
Like many other areas of life and business, human resources has a unique life cycle. However, instead of focusing on the biological aspects of development, the HR life cycle involves the stages employees go through and the role HR takes on during those stages.
Yogi Berra was one of the most successful, honest, humble and likable athletes of all time -- but what he's also known for his many "Yogi-isms," his seemingly nonsensical statements that actually make a whole lot of sense, and have him widely-viewed as "the most-often quoted American."
When you run a small business, managing employees is a time-consuming part of your job. From schedules to vacation time, there's a lot to think about when it comes to dealing with human resources within your business. Among the many concerns you face daily is employee satisfaction.
Just started your business on a very limited budget? Like many small businesses, marketing your business can be a very expensive task. Launching a startup is an exciting endeavor but the reality is you need marketing to get the ball rolling.
The wonderful world of Facebook is changing ALL the time and it can be pretty hard to keep up! Unfortunately organic reach is continuing to decline and it's becoming harder to get posts seen by our fans.
If you're someone who defaults to making excuses, it's time to shift your mindset. No successful leader or entrepreneur makes excuses for their inaction or action gone wrong, they make things happen regardless of the situation or circumstance.
Named one of Ad Age's most influential women in industry history, Sharon Napier is a lifelong entrepreneur, business expert, and marketing visionary with more than 30 years of experience leading creative agencies.
Many entrepreneurs insist that they are not in business to make money. They are in business to share their experience, knowledge and talent. To help others, in their lives. Not to make money let alone profit.
There is no clear route to becoming a creative. That very same journey becomes even more labor intensive when you strive to become a creative entrepreneur. Woods' struggle with his journey was not based on the lack of talent but on believing his disempowering story... "you're not good enough."