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Entrepreneurship is a lie- Why owning a business does not work and what to do about it

Entrepreneurship is a lie- Why owning a business does not work and what to do about it

Entrepreneurship is a lie. It is a lie because it rarely, if ever, delivers on its promises made to you the business owner. Promises made of freedom, more time, more control, more money and even a better life. Most business owners experience entrepreneurship as a hell of personal, mental and physical sacrifice. We get stuck in our businesses; we build…

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What Darth Vader taught me about small business management

What Darth Vader taught me about small business management

Darth Vader ran a massive empire and this applies to small business management as well. A death star does not run itself, someone needs to be in charge. Not the men in black, this was the MAN in black and he ran a tight ship. That said, he made me think a lot about running a business and small business…

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Mom’s starting a business. The most important advice ever.

Mom’s starting a business. The most important advice ever.

Mom’s starting a business run the risk of getting lost in their business and actually never seeing their families. Mom’s starting a business is not uncommon, especially after having their first child. They want to start a business so that they can have more time with their children, that is great. But I have to warn you, it does not…

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3 radical business ideas to turn your small business around [Video included]

3 radical business ideas to turn your small business around [Video included]

Sometimes we need to get new business in and fast. It is not always possible using our usual strategy and that then calls for some new radical approaches. I will discuss 3 radical approaches today that you can go and apply today in your business. Radical business ideas #1 To get more business you need more customers. Getting new customers…

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A skill every small business owner should have and why [Video included]

A skill every small business owner should have and why [Video included]

This probably is the MOST important skill any small business owner should have. If you don’t then you can learn it. If you master this skill then your business should grow, your profits should grow and you might just make the success you are aiming for. So pay attention and make sure you get this. No, No, No! Yes, NO!…

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3 things small business owners can learn from my favorite quotes [Video included]

I found that few people stop and think about the quotes they read. Stop for a moment and think how the quote is relevant to your life and your small business and get real value from it. Quote for small business | If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission. ~ Anonymous I am an International speaker on…

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