Photo by Razvan Chisu on Unsplash Running a one-person business is a creative, flexible and challenging way to become your own boss and chart your own future. It is about creating a life, as it is about making a living. It takes courage, determination, and foresight to decide to become part of the successful entrepreneurs. From the relatively safe cocoon of the corporate … [Read more...] about What are the Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs?
Success, they say, is "where preparation and opportunity meet." But how do you define and measure success in your business? How do you know if your business is a success? Can you tell if you are on or off course? If you are off-course, what corrective action(s) can be taken? An important part of planning your business entails knowing the key things that can tell you when you … [Read more...] about Key Success Factors of Your Small Business
Working from home is a form of entrepreneurship in and of itself, but whether you’re at a desk or in the office, there are several principles to cultivating success. Entrepreneurship is all about working with what you have to build better and smarter systems. This idea can be applied to work in nearly any setting. So what do all of the Silicon Valley hotshots and New York … [Read more...] about The Six Secret Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
If you have ever had any business success training, you may have heard a ton of talk about passion when choosing your career or business. You may also wonder why passion is important. Sure, it's nice to enjoy what you do, but how does passion for what you're doing result in overall success? I personally do not see why this has to be explained, but I feel the need to write … [Read more...] about Formula for Success in Business: How to Succeed as an Entrepreneur
One of the common questions I often hear is: “How can I become a successful entrepreneur?” This is a question that is not easy to answer and there is no magic pill that can transform you into becoming one. However, from looking at what worked for many of the people who have succeeded, three things stand out that results to success. If you want to become a successful … [Read more...] about What You Need to Do to Become a Successful Entrepreneur
For first-time business owners, starting a business can be fun, exciting, yet downright scary. You may have a great idea. But well, the reality is that there is a huge divide that exists between a great idea and a successful business. Transforming your idea into a profitable business takes time, strategizing, and yes, lots of hard work. Here are some important advice and … [Read more...] about Advice for First Time Business Owners
Do you have what it takes to succeed at owning and operating your own business? Your life is the reflection of all the choices you have made up to this point. Ten years from now the same will be true. You are the product of your own choosing. Your future relies on the choices you make. You may be one of the few and are satisfied with where you are today, personally and … [Read more...] about Do You Have What It Takes to Succeed as an Entrepreneur?
Starting a business is scary in any economic climate. You’re putting yourself on the line – your ideas, sweat, capital, time, and relationships – in the hope that your gamble will pay off and that your business will succeed. Alas, there's really no guarantee for success. You can put in all your money, or dedicate all your time in the business and still find yourself in the … [Read more...] about 25 Quick Tips on How to Succeed in Business
Mention the word entrepreneur and most folks conjure up an image of a wild dreamer who goes into business by the seat of his pants and risks all to make some elusive pipe dream come true. Nothing could be further from the truth. The word entrepreneur was gifted to us by the French (along with wine, mayonnaise, and arrogance). It comes from the French word entreprendre, which … [Read more...] about 11 Simple Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurship
Michael Gerber wrote a very popular book entitled The E Myth Revisited about the myths of Entrepreneurship. He explained that there are three skills necessary for an Entrepreneur to win. Gerber said that entrepreneurs must posses and exercise all three of the following skills to succeed at business: Technical Skills Managerial Skills Visionary … [Read more...] about 3 Functions that Determine the Success of the Business