By Suzanne Evans Most service providers and helping professionals, coaches, consultants, or change agents get into business by accident. Here is how it often looks: Sally is unhappy. She wants to change her life. She seeks support to change her life. She gets it. She likes it. She wants to give back — wants to […]
Mike Litman video: “You Can’t Succeed As An Entrepreneur Thinking Like An Employee” Read Mike Litman articles [opens in new window]. ~~~ Originally posted 2007-03-15 16:57:00.
“Branding is one hot topic, although it is wildly misunderstood. To make things even more confusing, branding is often tossed in the same basket as marketing which makes its application to an entrepreneur or sole-practitioner even more unclear. “To help you gain more brand-worthy clarity, ask yourself the following questions: 1. Am I really passionate […]
By Rich Schefren In this video you’ll learn why I think the book, “Improv Wisdom” by Patricia Ryan Madson is a great buy for any entrepreneur. What she teaches inside “Improv Wisdom” will help any business owner get “unstuck” if they are feeling like they are at a plateau in their career. Whether it be […]
Many of us grew up with some very negative images of what “millionaires” or “rich people” are like, their values and the tone of their character. The photo is Alastair Sim in A Christmas Carol (1951) as Scrooge, described by Charles Dickens in his novel as “a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous, old sinner! […]
The Changing Course “Outside the Job Box Career Expert and Small Business Idea Consultant” course. Listen in as people who have already gone through the course talk about this one of a kind training and business launching program. Valerie Young, “Dreamer in Residence” at ChangingCourse, describes her company’s mission: Originally posted 2008-12-29 23:09:34.
Career counselor Valerie Young says “Entrepreneurs who love what they do are more apt to be successful.” She advises, “Discover your passion by paying attention to situations or things that grab and keep your attention.” From her article 10 Steps to Escape the Job World and Create the Life You Really Want. But Molly Gordon […]
“You’ve achieved success in your field when you don’t know whether what you’re doing is work or play.” – Warren Beatty That quote comes from an article by Marnie Pehrson, in which she writes: “You’ve heard the expression, ‘Do what you love and the money will follow.’ For many this means they’ll have to jump […]
Kathy Ireland Worldwide, as noted by Success magazine, is now a $1.4 billion marketing and design firm, with more than 15,000 products. As chief designer and CEO of her company, Ireland has advice on a number of business topics. Obstacles: “They’re there, all the time. There’s just no getting around it. There will be moments […]
“Know your strengths and weaknesses. Creativity is my biggest strength. (It’s a weakness too.) But that doesn’t mean all entrepreneurs need to be creative to be successful. “You can buy creativity, you can hire creative people, you can steal creative ideas, and you can even learn to be more creative… It’s not important to be […]
Starting and developing a business venture can be exciting, gratifying, an adventure – and endlessly demanding, perhaps even more after it becomes successful. You can feel overwhelmed, scattered and anxious. Molly Gordon – president of a coaching and training company for “Accidental Entrepreneurs” – writes, “How long do you stay tuned to a radio station […]
There are many challenges to being an entrepreneur, both internal and external. You may be enthused and passionate about a venture, but still feel discouraged, deflated and despairing at times. What can you do about it? Online entrepreneur Yaro Starak has created, managed and sold a number of different Internet businesses. His main blog Entrepreneur’s […]
Ali Brown is well known as a mentor for women’s entrepreneurial success. From building her highly successful businesses and coaching women entrepreneurs, she has many perspectives, experiences and training resources that are valuable for both men and women. Helping Women Thrive as Entrepreneurs A profile on her site notes: “Over the last 10 years, Ali […]