Do You Want to Become a Bootstrapper?

10 Reasons Why You Should Bootstrap Your Small Business Bootstrapping basically means starting your small business without any money or, at the least, very little money. The idea is that you begin and manage your business by channeling all the cash that you generate from your  customers.  Not everybody can actually do this, but it …

Some Nice Advantages Of Being An Entrepreneur

There are many reasons why people become entrepreneurs. Many people know from an early age that they would like to only work for themselves.  While other people will work for  employers for some time before they then realize that they would rather operate their own personal business.

Whose Opinions Mean More To You?

When You Are Not Making The Progress That You Should, Who Can Motivate You To Get Moving  Again? Everybody needs some level of motivation from time to time.  Often, just the mere thought of accomplishing something that you have always wanted to do is enough.  But, oftentimes it can be so difficult to get started …

If You Are In A Rut, Then Be Afraid – Very Afraid!

Being In A Rut Of Any Kind Can Become  A Very Serious Situation Because Of The Following Important Facts! When I initially entered the world of business and entrepreneurship, I had voluntarily stepped out of a situation where I had tremendous control over nearly all aspects of my daily routines and activities. As an engineer, …

Key Marketing Strategies For Entrepreneurs

Important Marketing Strategies For Entrepreneurs That Are Worth Considering It takes a considerable amount of time and effort to develop and maintain a good marketing campaign.  This is especially true for a campaign that resonates fully with your intended audience. If you are  a strategic thinker, you realize that the development of marketing strategies is …

The Pros And Cons Of Having A Business Partner

Consider All  The Risks And/Or Rewards Of Deciding To Work With A Partner-Should You? The Importance Of A Partnership Regardless of the industry in which your business might operate, being able to have an ally, an associate, or a partner that looks out for your best interests within the format of a strategic alliance will …

Why Many People Are Suddenly Delaying Their Retirement

Are You Completely Relaxed, Confident And At Peace About All Of Your Future Retirement Plans? More and more increasingly,  Baby Boomers are having to delay their retirement.  Their decision affects an important period of their lives. Gone are the days when people could retire at 60 or 65 even! This is happening for many reasons.  …

How To Know If Your Business Is Failing

Is There Any Possibility That Your Business Could Be Failing?  If So, What Should You Do About It? As an entrepreneur or a small business owner, it can be difficult to admit that your business, where you have invested your capital, interests, time and energy, could possibly be failing. However, it is important to address …

Would You Recognize A Financial Crisis In Time?

An Economic Crisis Can Sneak Up On Us At Any Time, So When It Begins To Form – Just How Quickly Will You Know That It Is Near? Here Are 12 Important Indicators To Watch Out For! THESE INDICATORS MAY INDICATE THAT A FINANCIAL CRISIS IS APPROACHING OR IS AT HAND!

What Stresses You More? Is It Your Business Or Your Lifestyle?

Would You Be Surprised To Learn That Having A Successful Business Can Also Bring A Huge Amount Of Additional Stress Into Your Life? When you feel that you have too much “on your plate”, you are likely to be correct. But, the next important question to tackle is why?

In Business, What Is Your Greatest Fear?

Do you ever hesitate before taking the next step toward your business success?  To hesitate is not necessarily a bad thing.   Usually when a person hesitates, it is from wanting to be certain that they have not missed some critical step in the process of evaluating anticipated actions. But, if you find that you are …

What A Pair Of Sneakers Taught Me About Finance, Marketing And Life

Important Life Lessons Are Not Always Announced In Advance, Often They Will “Sneak” Up On You! It is not possible to know when you are about to be taught an important lesson.  You seldom see those types of lessons in advance, but you are usually able to look back on them for the rest of …

Removing The Biggest Obstacle That Is Stopping Your Success

Success Comes in Small Steps, So Make Every Step Count! There is a very good probability that you have a daily routine, even if you don’t think that you do.  Your daily routine has much to do with whether or not you succeed and how long it will take.  Obstacles of many types can and …

Your Team’s Stated Function Should Control Its Formation

“The Structure Of Your Team Should Be Determined By Its Function” No part of your business can be considered insignificant. This statement is especially true when it comes to defining the formation of your project teams.  The key to proper formation is controlled by the critical functioning that will be required of the team itself. …