Some business advisors encourage entrepreneurs to have a vision for their business. I agree. And I would encourage you to go much farther. Take some time to close your eyes and envision what your business will look like many years from now. Envision the building. Envision the number of employees. Envision your levels of sales… Read More
The American Entrepreneurial Spirit There are a growing number of Americans who want to become their own boss. Among surveyed high school students, 72 % aspire to start a business, and 61 % would rather be an entrepreneur than an employee after they graduate from college.
Do you sometimes hesitate to ask for what you want? The truth is we all do. We hesitate to ask for the appointment. We hesitate to ask for the order. We hesitate to ask for referrals. We hesitate out of a fear of “loss.” A fear of hearing “no.” Here’s a bit of wisdom a… Read More
Many things can persuade a person to take the leap to start their own business. Maybe it has been a life-long dream finally coming to fruition; to be the boss and leave your own mark in the business world. Or perhaps it’s taking over the family company, a generational tradition that you are proud to… Read More
One of the dreams of many adults in North America is to own your own business. To have the title of Boss and enjoy the freedom that comes with that title is the ultimate success story. Merriam-Webster defines an Entrepreneur as one who organizes, manages and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise. This… Read More
Time is something we could all use a little more of, and preferably without having to wake up at 4AM to get a jumpstart on our day. Wouldn’t it be great if we could be more productive, more engaged, more committed to our work without giving up our mornings, nights and weekends? Here are five… Read More
Entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes. They work in many different industries and while some refer to themselves as the boss, many answer to someone else. A common misconception of entrepreneurship is equity. While ownership in a company is a potential perk of being an entrepreneur it by no means is a requirement. While… Read More