Category: Entrepreneurship

Getting Started With Your New Startup

  Have you ever noticed that everyone has a business idea that they are going to do “someday?”  The sad reality is that most of them will never take the first step to doing anything about it though.  Why?  It requires effort, makes you step into your fear and forces you to leave that warm…
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How Not To Be A Quitter With Your Business During The Holidays

  Have you ever noticed how easy it is to sleep a little more and take extra days off this time of year?  I live in the Midwest, so it is cold outside and it gets dark much earlier this time of year because of that daylight saving insanity.   I am mentioning all of this…
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Letting A Niche Choose You

  I have lost track of how many times I have heard the saying that “the riches are in the niches.” It is certainly sound advice, but my interpretation of it wasn’t always as clear as it is now.  I have tried and failed countless times to start niche businesses, only to realize that there…
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The Curious and Foreign Language Of The Entrepreneur

  Entrepreneur 1 says: “I have a new project that I am working on” Non-entrepreneur hears: “lfboi bggr bgob g obgr” Entrepreneur 1 says: “Do you want to hear about it?” Non-entrepreneur hears: “rbgpi ubgibr gu” (Entrepreneur 2 walks into the room) Entrepreneur 1 says: “Hey brother, what’s new?” Entrepreneur 2 says: “What’s happening?  Good…
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Niching Down and Adding Value: Reflections On A 24 Month Journey

  When I first began this particular business journey, I honestly had no idea what I was doing.  I quit my full time job to start a neighborhood magazine and did some freelance work on the side.  In those days, my freelance work included HR consulting and writing blogs. As I look back upon all…
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