A must-read small business book is Ken Boyar’s The Practical Dreamer: Do’s and Don’ts of Mastering a Small Business. Boyar’s book will help you understand how proper financial planning can spell the success of your business.
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The global recession has forced many people to reconsider their careers and life choices. In these turbulent times, where does one turn for career advice? From the author of the book “Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs”, here are just a few ways Jobs can teach you to ‘think differently’ about professional and career success.
When you think of innovation, the first person that comes to mind is Apple’s CEO and co-founder, Steve Jobs. With Jobs at the helm, Apple has revolutionized the computer, mobile telephone, music distribution and even the book publishing industries with products such as the Mac, iPod, iPhone and the iPad. Learn the principles that drive the innovation process in Steve Jobs.
People succeed, not because they never make mistakes, but because they have the courage to overcome adversities and challenges. Even the most accomplished and successful individuals have fears and insecurities. They have their missteps as well.
Discussions on social media often focus on how to use it to market a business and connect with customers. But one key benefit of social media that is often overlooked is how to use it as a tool for learning and knowledge sharing. Check out our review of a book that talks about social media as a learning tool.
The recession has been hard for many retail stores, most especially mom-and-pop stores, but there are also some that are prospering in tough times. One resource that could help your retail business prosper in both good times and bad is Bob Philbin’s new book The Retail Doctor’s Guide to Growing Your Business: A Step-by-Step Approach to Quickly Diagnose, Treat, and Cure.
Are you going to achieve your most important targets for the coming year? Your answer to that question can reveal a lot about where you are on what I call “the Ladder of Commitment “, and is generally highly predictive of how far you’ll go in your pursuit of success.
What is it that allows one person to ask and ask and ask for what he wants, while others stop themselves before even popping the very first question? Learn the simple secret at the heart of this session.
Success in business is not easy to attain – but it is doable. As entrepreneurs who made it big have shown, there are a number of strategies that you can use to increase the chances for success of your business. To succeed, you need to overcome obstacles, take risks and learn from mistakes.
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 help gain a sharp competitive edge. These weapons are three broad business strategies that can help you to create a new business or push your company to the next level of success.