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5 Key Ingredients Of Happiness For Every Entrepreneur

By Martin at December 23, 2013 | 10:41 am | 0 Comment

5 Key Ingredients Of Happiness For Every Entrepreneur

Building a startup is hard work for low pay, it’s risky, and it requires total responsibility to make it work. Yet, many entrepreneurs are the happiest people I know. On the other hand, I know many unhappy individuals who are always partying, have minimal commitments, and little responsibility. I suspect the real parameters of happiness have eluded these more...

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How To Find & Utilize The Right Mentor For Your Startup Company

By Martin at April 30, 2013 | 8:30 am | 0 Comment

How To Find & Utilize The Right Mentor For Your Startup Company

I’m a big fan of mentoring in business, and have been at different times on both the contributing and receiving end of the process. These days, I seem to often hear from entrepreneurs who are struggling to find a mentor, or complaining about their lack of effectiveness. Like any other relationship, it takes work on both sides to make mentoring work. Most more...

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Five Key Ingredients Of Happiness For Entrepreneur

By Martin at November 8, 2012 | 8:38 am | 0 Comment

Five Key Ingredients Of Happiness For Entrepreneur

Building a startup is hard work for low pay, it’s risky, and it requires total responsibility to make it work. Yet, many entrepreneurs are the happiest people I know. On the other hand, I know many unhappy individuals who are always partying, have minimal commitments, and little responsibility. I suspect the real parameters of happiness have eluded these more...

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The Power of Self-Discipline For Entrepreneur

By Martin at September 24, 2012 | 8:13 am | 0 Comment

The Power of Self-Discipline For Entrepreneur

Creating a startup, or managing any business, is all about problem solving. Some people are good at it and some are not – independent of their IQ or their book smarts (there may even be an inverse relationship here). Yet I’m convinced that problem solving is a learnable trait, rather than just a birthright. Entrepreneurs who are great problem solvers within any more...

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Why Entrepreneurs Need To Be A Good Listener

By Martin at August 22, 2012 | 8:15 am | 0 Comment

Why Entrepreneurs Need To Be A Good Listener

Why Entrepreneurs Need To Be A Good Listener When you are not presenting to investors or your team, try to spend more time listening than talking. You can’t learn anything new while you’re talking, yet many entrepreneurs seem to never stop. It’s a sad spiral, since the more you talk, the less people really hear, meaning they don’t learn anything either. If more...

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Key Management Principles for Your Startup Success

By Martin at July 18, 2012 | 8:08 am | 0 Comment

Key Management Principles for Your Startup Success

Key Management Principles for Your Startup Success Entrepreneurs often have formidable technical expertise, key to developing a new product or service, but a great naïveté in management skills. They run into difficulty when their business reaches the $1-2 million annual sales range, or their employee count exceeds 5-10. It’s here that entrepreneurs must shift more...

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How to Find & Utilize the Right Mentor For Your Startup

By Martin at March 22, 2012 | 8:14 am | 0 Comment

How to Find & Utilize the Right Mentor For Your Startup

I’m a big fan of mentoring in business, and have been at different times on both the contributing and receiving end of the process. These days, I seem to often hear from entrepreneurs who are struggling to find a mentor, or complaining about their lack of effectiveness. Like any other relationship, it takes work on both sides to make mentoring work. Most more...

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Why good relationship is important for entrepreneurs?

By Martin at September 13, 2011 | 10:27 am | 0 Comment

Why good relationship is important for entrepreneurs?

Investors invest in people, not ideas. Customers buy from people, not companies. Employees rally for a great leader. As an entrepreneur, you need relationships to succeed. That means relationships with team members, investors, customers, and vendors. One of the best ways to build a good relationship with anyone is to make them feel important. One of my favorite more...

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Key ingredients of happiness for every potential and existing entrepreneur

By Martin at August 8, 2011 | 8:22 am | 0 Comment

Key ingredients of happiness for every potential and existing entrepreneur

Building a startup is hard work for low pay, it’s risky, and it requires total responsibility to make it work. Yet, many entrepreneurs are the happiest people I know. On the other hand, I know many unhappy individuals who are always partying, have minimal commitments, and little responsibility. I suspect the real parameters of happiness have eluded these more...

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