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Starting a Business The Real Reason

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 Dan Becker (July 08, 2008)  Recently I wrote another article entitled “Starting A Business. " The premise of that article was that business ownership can advance the entrepreneur towards their financial goals. While there are compelling financial reasons to start and own a business the idea of starting a business primarily for financial reasons did not really resonate with me after thinking about it. I began . (Entrepreneurialism)

Have You Ever Thought of Starting a Personalized Gift Business?

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 William Schwarz (July 08, 2008)  A lot of people are looking for a home based business to supplement their incomes these days. Many of these folks even have a goal to eventually “fire the boss" and make one of these businesses their primary source of money. Of course, when there are a lot of people looking for the same thing, there are a lot of companies around hoping to sell them what it is they're seeking. .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Making Money in a Bad Economy

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 David Arena (July 08, 2008)  With soaring gas prices, rising food prices, home foreclosures at an all time high, and a weak dollar, it is obvious that we are in an economic downturn, if not a recession. This does not mean that an entrepreneur cannot prosper in tough times. It just means that we must adjust our tactics a bit. Because most businesses are both suppliers and customers at the same time, you need to .. (Entrepreneurialism)

How the Successful Operate in Their Business Ventures

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 Natalie Manor (July 08, 2008)  Do you ever wonder why so many business ventures fail? What is it about successful business women who operate their business? The purpose of this article is to explain to you what the successful do differently to keep their businesses from failing. First, women in business who create success understand the importance of utilizing the resources around them, such as CPAs for their books .. (Entrepreneurialism)

How Do You Define Winning?

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 Cindy Floyd (July 07, 2008)  Have you ever thought about what the word winning means to you? What does it mean to have won in your home business? How you feel about that word and how you define it can tell a lot about who you are. If someone asked you to define winning you would most likely say something like “creating a goal and having achieved it". If you believe in yourself and your ability to reach that .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Designing Your Business to Fit Your Life!

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 Becky Regan (July 07, 2008)  Last week, I had an opportunity to play “career counselor" with my CPA on the phone. Like me, she too is self-employed with her own consulting practice. She was venting that just as soon as she got through tax season, cleaned up her client files and regrouped, summer arrived and her kids are out of school. She simply isn't able to devote the time to her business that she could .. (Entrepreneurialism)

10 Steps Toward Thriving As an Entrepreneur

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 Bill Lampton, Ph.D. (July 07, 2008)  Twelve years ago, I left the administrative career I had built for twenty-three years, and started my own business. Why? For some of the same reasons that attract other pioneers, such as you. . You want to be your own boss. You want to unleash your creativity, which your current job stifles. You expect to double or triple your income. You are eager to implement your lifelong fantasy. .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Notes on Self Development (Including How to Meet Prince Charming!)

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 Becky Regan (July 07, 2008)  Once I decided to expand my business lines into producing and selling online HR products (in addition to continuing my consulting practice), I sought outside sources of knowledge because online product development and marketing were totally new fields to me. You also recognize how important it is to continue to learn and grow your knowledge, skills and abilities over your lifetime. As .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Why You Should Start Hanging Out With People Who Are Playing Bigger Than You Are

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 Cara Lumen (July 07, 2008)  I'm about to be stretched. I'm about to be asked to think bigger than I have been, to look at possibilities that I've never considered and to probably change my thinking. I'm going to start hanging out with people who are playing bigger than I am. You can only take yourself so far We need to surround ourselves with people who see our potential. From within our own lives our viewpoint .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Do You Have the Skin to Be a Successful Entrepreneur?

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 John Sprague (July 07, 2008)  Success in Business involves focus, determination and drive. My advice here is mainly pertaining to a “Bricks and Mortar" operation but some of the same traits and principles can be applied to online business. Which ever direction you are heading in, it will require a great deal of your determination and focus on the goals you have set. You need all the drive you can muster to .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Whens Your Independence Day?

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 Bernadette Doyle (July 07, 2008)  Chances are you started your business to enjoy more autonomy and freedom in your business. So, in the words of Dr. Phil, ‘How's that working for ya?' After the honeymoon delight of ‘being your own boss’ passes by, most business owners realise that far from enjoying the freedom and independence they craved, they are actually working longer hours than they did as an .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Have You Got What it Takes to Grasp the Nettle of Opportunity?

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 Tony Williams (July 06, 2008)  How many times have you heard people make excuses for not living the lives they want to lead? If only I had more money, or if I had a better job, or if I lived in a better neighbourhood, or if “things" were different then I could start my own business, go travelling, visit distant relations, etc etc etc. I have to confess that I have been very guilty of this kind of negative .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Top 5 Warning Signs of Business Complacency

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 Sherese Duncan (July 06, 2008)  Are you comfortable with your business? Too comfortable, perhaps? Being comfortable is not a bad thing, but getting to a point of complacency, the ‘safe’ zone, can be your biggest trap. When you spend a lot of time avoiding work or you start getting bored, you may need a strategic jolt to ignite your drive. Even the best businesses that seem like they have a secure future .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Are You Ready to Start a Bed and Breakfast?

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 Patti Rob (July 06, 2008)  One excellent type of business you may be interested in is a bed and breakfast. Since people travel all the time for fun or business there is no reason why you can't do well with it. When you are ready to start a bed and breakfast though you need to do it the right way. You can't just place a sign in the front yard of your home and cook some great meals in the kitchen. One of the first . (Entrepreneurialism)

What to Consider When Starting Your Own Business

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 Darrel Giann (July 06, 2008)  Starting your own business can be hard work, and, while everyone has creative business ideas, not everyone puts them into action. What's to say one idea is more of a money-maker than the next? While not everyone is cut out for the pressure of owning his own business, many people benefit from the satisfaction of being self-employed. Depending upon the industry, setting up and starting .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Starting a Coffee Shop - Equipment Needs

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 Tony Dicorpo (July 06, 2008)  So you have decided on starting a coffee shop! Congratulations! In my coffee shop business plan package, I go into more detail regarding equipment but due to space here, I am only going to give you some basic ideas of what to consider when looking at your equipment needs. First of all, do yourself a favor and DO NOT buy any used equipment unless you know the exact age, where it came .. (Entrepreneurialism)

How to Find the Best Mentor For Your Needs

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 Joe Capista (July 05, 2008)  When someone is just setting out on a business venture, it is imperative that they find a mentor. A mentor can escalate your business, boost your self-development and improve your business know-how. To be truly effective you should look for mentors with various types of expertise so that you can learn from all of them and use the knowledge to make yourself a better person and run a more . (Entrepreneurialism)

Empowering Your Team Members is More Than Just Building Them Up, it is a Realization in Themselves

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 Benjamin Warsinske (July 05, 2008)  Being in a position to lead a team to a successful completion of a project can be more challenging than the task at hand. How can you get your team to get excited and feel as though his or her contribution to the project is just as important as everyone else's? The answer is in empowering them. You, as the leader, need to be able to read your team members quickly to figure out their .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Business Development Process

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 Ted Morgan (July 05, 2008)  The core standard for getting your daily household income and business funding for running a business is trading your time for money and how you can control it. The impending procedure once learned will open doors to your understanding of generating life income and business cashflow. It is not as difficult as you my think to begin using this information to better your life. This .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Women Entrepreneurs in Ontario Support and Services For Business Development

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 Evelyn Mackenzie (July 05, 2008)  Women entrepreneurs are a growing force in Canada. One million women in this country will own their own business by 2010, according to a CIBC report on women entrepreneurs. This same report states that women-owned businesses are growing 60% faster than those owned by men. Ontario is home to 40% of all women-owned small businesses in the country, although Western regions in Canada are .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Qualities of an Entrepreneur

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 J Laverde (July 05, 2008)  Courage. An entrepreneur needs to have courage to withstand the ups and downs that come along with being an entrepreneur. Many times entrepreneurs might have to withstand financial difficulties such as debt or even bankruptcy. For instance, let's focus on entrepreneurs who are involved in home based businesses. Entrepreneurs go through a lot to create a successful home based business. . (Entrepreneurialism)

How to Market Your Business Advertise Online and Profit Faster!

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 Billy Anderson III (July 05, 2008)  Ok. So you've finally decided to start your own business. Congratulations. But how do you go about advertising your new business? You've got to generate some leads and some sales, right? In the past you could choose to cold call or you could go door to door trying to sell your product or service. Of course, in neither of these methods did you pre-qualify a lead and you most certainly .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Taking the Plunge First Steps to Starting Your Own Business

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 Mark Dresner (July 05, 2008)  Have you ever thought about taking the plunge to start your own business? With today's unsettling job market perhaps you will consider striking out on your own - either full or part time. So where do you start? First of all let me point out I am not a lawyer or accountant and am not qualified to provide any legal, financial or other professional advice. For that you must consult the .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Forming a Company in UK

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 Jitesh Arora (July 04, 2008)  Are you finding some information about company formation? If yes then keep on reading this article. This article provides you some tips which can help you in forming a company. Nowadays lots of people are planning to form a company in UK. Thousands of companies are formed in UK every year. UK is a politically stable country. Because of political stability lots of entrepreneurs are .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Encouraging Entrepreneurialism in Your Business 6 Steps to Take Now

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 Nazir Daud (July 04, 2008)  If your business is lacking in entrepreneurialism then you could be losing customers, losing sales, and losing ground to your competitors. That's not something any business wants to do without a fight. That's why I have put together six easy steps for your business to take that'll pump energy throughout your organization - from the cleaner to the boardroom. 1. Incentivize As a .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Business Identity 101

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 Charen Smith (July 03, 2008)  Starting a business is hard work. Starting a business that succeeds and is easily identifiable is harder yet. Going into business without a good, firm, adaptable plan will almost always spell disaster. You have to know (at least in general) how you are going to go about building your company from the ground up. Here is a basic, 8-step plan to get you started: 1. Decide on a Name What .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Thinking of Starting Your Own Business?

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 Carolyn Clayton (July 03, 2008)  It's not hard to see why people would want to start their own business. Starting your own business is both exciting and rewarding. It should not be underestimated the amount of commitment and drive needed to succeed. You will need to have a positive attitude with the skills necessary and of course some funding. For a business start-up to success it really is essential to have a .. (Entrepreneurialism)

The Entrepreneur Marketers Self Esteem

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 Joseph Kerrigan (July 03, 2008)  Isn't it strange that so many people think that to be self-employed is to live the easy life. They think that we only work half a day and in a sense that is true but it just means we decide which 12 hours we work. In fact it is often 18 hours. We have to shoulder the blame for everything, we fall flat on our faces many a time and fail dozens of times before we get it right. People .. (Entrepreneurialism)

A Modern Day David and Goliath Techno Teen Takes on Computer Giant and Wins!

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 Gina Carr (July 03, 2008)  "Those who say it can't be done need to get out of the way of those that are doing it. " Unknown The entrepreneur of today's world can be compared to the legendary Don Quixote - chasing windmills in search of great fortune. The entrepreneurial journey I would like to share with you in this article might be a bit of a surprise. I find it remarkable yet I have barely seen it mentioned in . (Entrepreneurialism)

Entrepreneurial Fever Do You Have the Bug?

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 Gina Carr (July 03, 2008)  Coulda. Woulda. Shoulda. Three words you won't find in a dictionary - or an entrepreneur's head. How many times a week does this happen to you? You're driving down the street and you see a new business that just opened. “What a great idea! I shoulda thought of that!" Or, you are flipping through the latest issue of a business magazine and you read about somebody starting .. (Entrepreneurialism)

6 Home Business Ideas You Can Profit From Now!

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 Brandon Landry (July 03, 2008)  There was a time when the words “work at home" applied to moms and the low paying, but rewarding career of staying at home and raising their kids. The dad was the bread winner and everyone knew the mom worked just as hard playing her very important role. Today anyone can work at home if they can find something they like to do and can get paid doing it. If you are willing to work .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Before You Even Think About Ideas For Self Employment, Lay Your Foundation First

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 Clifford Morley (July 03, 2008)  Entrepreneurs today have a myriad of ideas for self employment. However, the vast majority of them lack the proper attitude. My Mom always told me not to pull the cart before the horse. As a young fellow, I wasn't always sure what she meant. Oh sure, I know what she means now. I preach the same message. Let's get right into it. This article is about preparation. If you want to be self . (Entrepreneurialism)

Happy Independence Day! Tapping Into Your Own Courage

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 Givonna Joseph (July 03, 2008)  When I think about the words Independence Day, I think about the fact that many of us started our businesses looking for Independence. Most us of wanted to get out of debt, have freedom to pursue our dreams, spend time with our children, or get out of dead end jobs. We stepped out on faith and with courage, and now we are closer to our goals. So as our ancestors who built this country . (Entrepreneurialism)

Business Motivation How to Keep It

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 Georgee Low (July 03, 2008)  As most of us small business owners know, sometimes it's not as easy as we would like it to be to stay motivated.   Sometimes, it seems to take extreme will power to do the things necessary to create what we want.   What if it was easier?  What if there was a way to help you stay motivated even through the challenges?  Guess what. . . . . . . . .      There is!  One of the key .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Double Your Rate of Failure If You Want to Succeed Quicker

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 Jack Foley (July 03, 2008)  Whether it be 5 weeks, 5 months, 5 years or 50 years for you to succeed, essentially it does not matter. Life is a journey, success is a journey. As long as you stay the course and you have a huge purpose that is infinitely more powerful than you, you can but only succeed. This may surprise you but you actually feel better in the process. I mean, you get excited when you are achieving .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Millionaire Mind Secrets The Millionaire Mind is Not Affected by a Bad Economy Or High Oil Prices

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 Leo Foster (July 03, 2008)  1 - THE STATE OF THE ECONOMY AND HIGH GAS PRICES. It seems like most people are worried sick about the state of the economy and their possible impact on their personal and financial affairs. The MAIN topic of discussion is “HIGH GAS PRICES". There is only ONE solution to that problem. No, it is not about YOU going to war with anyone. You are not in command of any armies. And .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Hussain Sajwanis 20 Year Business Growth

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 Lucy Langdon (July 02, 2008)  Mr Hussain Ali Habib Sajwani is the Chairman of DAMAC Group- a multinational corporation with many different strings to its bow. The company started as a local catering firm and has grown, over twenty years, to a global conglomerate that operates in over 18 countries. It now has business in real estate, hospitality, industrial projects, investments, logistics and commercial trading and .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Success As an Entrepreneur Secrets of a Successful Entrepreneur

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 Martha Meagher (July 02, 2008)  What are the two most important secrets of a successful entrepreneur? What I have realized in my journey of becoming a successful entrepreneur is that it's definitely important to have self-esteem, be confident, and to be a leader, but one aspect of mindset that is sometimes overlooked when learning to be successful is authenticity. The other often overlooked ingredient is being able .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Million Dollar Lifestyle

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 Walter Seward (July 02, 2008)  Two keys to achieving a Million Dollar income are: 1. Developing a Million Dollar Mindset 2. Following A Millionaire System. Look at two scenarios. Two different business models for creating wealth. a) Find a very large group of people to do a few simple things consistently over a long period of time. b) Market a big ticket item to a few people. Let's look at these two business .. (Entrepreneurialism)

At First You Might Not Succeed

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 Luke J. Richards (July 02, 2008)  Why should you care what I have to say? Well maybe because I am the poster child for “if at first you don't succeed. . . " Let me explain, And in under 2 minutes, I know your time is valuable. I ran through almost 1 million dollars in less than 4 Years and had less than 10 measly dollars to show for it. That taught me a several “million dollar lessons" so to speak. In these . (Entrepreneurialism)

The Employee Review Process For Women Entrepreneurs

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 Casey Dawes (July 01, 2008)  Your business has grown and you have just hired your first employee. She (or he) can do most of what you need to have done. You have promised her a review in 90 days, and possibly a pay increase. The thought makes you nervous. What if she doesn't do well? Do you have to fire her and begin the process all over again? What if she argues with you? How will you handle that? What if your .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Web Site Privacy, Security and Marketing, Part II

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 David Hale (July 01, 2008)  Grab the customers’ attention to peak their interest in the products being sold. Standard marketing practices can be applied as well as many online techniques that have become popular. The key is to prepare an informed marketing plan to be used as a compass to maintain focus as new marketing opportunities arise. A situational or S. W. O. T. (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Web Site Privacy, Security and Marketing, Part III

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 David Hale (July 01, 2008)  A forward to a friend feature could be added to encourage the customer to share the information with their friends. Surveys can be sent to existing and potential customers to gather information, and incentives can be offered to increase participation. List management software is often included with shopping cart software or may be purchased separately. Personalization lends a friendly .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Why Join a Mastermind Group

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 Rick Armstrong (July 01, 2008)  When you think of marketing strategies, think of joining a mastermind group. No doubt you have probably heard of Mastermind groups, but maybe you are not quite sure what they are, or if joining one would be right for you. I can say without reservation that participating in an effective mastermind group could have a dramatic impact on you and your business. Imagine if you were fortunate . (Entrepreneurialism)

Starting a Business Can Be Overwhelming

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 Edna Washington (July 01, 2008)  Starting a business can be overwhelming. Just ask the many business owners who do just that everyday. Many people go into business with many preconceived ideas about what it takes to start a business. I have found that developing a strong support system is key to staying the course of making your dream a reality. Your support system might include family, friends, and other business .. (Entrepreneurialism)

What Does it Really Mean to Be an Entrepreneur?

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 Cynthia Farsadi (July 01, 2008)  Today I woke up thinking how blessed I feel to be alive and well! Since I started my own business in personal development I realized a few things. I started to look at myself and my decisions as my own and stopped blaming and telling my ‘story!’ I began to take more and more responsibility for myself and my results and wow-I never knew that I had the power to completely .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Support For Business Finance Where Can You Go?

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 Andy Warren (June 30, 2008)  Doug Richards’ recent report on business support in the UK highlighted that there are 3,000 government agencies and most of them simply direct people to other agencies. This can lead to a never ending cycle of being passed from pillar to post and having to explain yourself over and over again. So if you want help with your business finance, where can you go? Here are the various .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Can Your Business Whip Goliath?

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 Graeme Nichol (June 30, 2008)  It is a fact, that there is a start up business today that is going to be the next generations Fortune 100. Absolutely. Will it be your business? It could be. What is it going to take? Working hours on end behind your PC, slogging from door to door, shuffling spreadsheets, being aggressive with suppliers, working with your business coach, and never seeing your family? Maybe. What it .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Cash Flow Vs Profit

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 Timy Foo (June 30, 2008)  They are many young and immature entrepreneurs fail. Mostly the failure are occur at the start up and early running phase. They are a lot of reason why the failure occur. One of the main reason why they fail is because they mistaken cash flow as profit. Cash Flow is not a profit! I repeat cash flow is not a profit! Cash flow is the indicator where your money flows after a period of .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Am I an Entrepreneur?

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 Alicia Fruin (June 30, 2008)  Businesses fail, and often. If you think you want to run your own business, but are not sure you can be a successful Entrepreneur, I am glad you are thinking about it. . . keep reading. How does an Entrepreneur think, act, and respond? Is your personality a fit for being a successful Entrepreneur? Do you have what it takes? Until recently, Entrepreneurs were not well thought of. As .. (Entrepreneurialism)




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