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Great Leadership Lessons For Entrepreneurs

By Martin at July 7, 2014 | 10:40 am | 0 Comment

Great Leadership Lessons For Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship is all about leading – leading customers to a new product or service, leading a startup team to peak performance, and leading a new business to the market opportunity, while providing maximum return to stakeholders. Most entrepreneurs feel they have innate leadership talents, but struggle with how to nurture these abilities and measure their more...

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Why You Want To Be An Entrepreneur Rather Than Be An Employee

By Martin at February 17, 2014 | 8:11 am | 0 Comment

Why You Want To  Be An Entrepreneur Rather Than Be An Employee

You are an aspiring entrepreneur, eager to dump the corporate grind, and work to the beat of your own drummer, but you can’t come up with that killer idea to save the world. What are the alternatives that will give you the independence you crave, and challenge your business acumen? Technically, I believe an entrepreneur is anyone who manages his own profit and loss, more...

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MBA Entrepreneurs Vs Non MBAs Entrepreneur

By Martin at February 11, 2014 | 8:29 am | 0 Comment

MBA Entrepreneurs Vs Non MBAs Entrepreneur

I don’t have an MBA. I used to fear that this would put me at a disadvantage in starting my own company, but now I’m convinced that it may be the other way around. In some reputable surveys, as many as two-thirds of entrepreneurs felt that their entrepreneurial spirit was more ingrained than learned, so a specific education level is at least irrelevant. For more...

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Some Tips For Hyperlocal Startups

By Martin at September 21, 2013 | 8:23 am | 0 Comment

Some Tips For Hyperlocal Startups

Even though the world is getting smaller, due to easy global connectivity, people still feel alone if not well-connected locally. There is also more going on in every location, so this personal need and super sensitivity to the local community has spawned a new breed of Internet startups, called “hyperlocal.” The term first appeared at least five years ago, but the more...

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Is There Any ShortCut To StartupSuccess?

By Martin at September 19, 2013 | 8:17 am | 0 Comment

Is There Any ShortCut To StartupSuccess?

Businesses always seem to take longer to succeed than an entrepreneur expects. Seth Godin once said that overnight success in startups takes about six years, and Seth is an optimist. Thus we all look for shortcuts. Execution shortcuts would be hidden strategies to achieve the endgame sooner, without losing 40 to 60 percent of the financial potential along the way. The more...

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Why Every Entrepreneur Should Be Master Of Realignment

By Martin at August 22, 2013 | 7:57 am | 0 Comment

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Be Master Of Realignment

Every entrepreneur’s first priority should be the alignment of interests across the range of constituents required for success – partners, investors, customers, vendors, and employees. The best are ones quickest and most willing to do the realignment on a continuous basis these days, as the market changes, customer interests change, and you learn from more...

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Basic Skills Required To Be An Entrepreneur

By Martin at August 17, 2013 | 8:43 am | 0 Comment

Basic Skills Required To Be An Entrepreneur

The ultimate compliment that any entrepreneur can get is that they can “see around corners.” This is a statement that they are willing and able (and successful) at projecting market and technology turns, not just straight-line innovations. They have the courage to make bold decisions, often contrary to conventional market research. Steve Jobs of Apple has been more...

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How To Find Out If You Are Good Enough To Become An Entrepreneur

By admin at July 15, 2013 | 8:09 am | 0 Comment

How To Find Out If You Are Good Enough To Become An Entrepreneur

Making the decision to become an entrepreneur is a major commitment, with huge implications for skills and lifestyle. Yet there is no standardized testing or certification required or available anywhere to help you decide if you are a good fit for entrepreneurship, or entrepreneurship is right for you. An MBA or other academic credentials just don’t do it. Therefore, more...

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Customer Service Tips For Entrepreneurs

By Martin at June 22, 2013 | 12:07 pm | 0 Comment

Customer Service Tips For Entrepreneurs

Most leaders agree that poor customer service is a business killer today, in terms of lost customers, reduced profits, and low morale. Yet the average perception of customer experience continues to decline. Young entrepreneurs and startups, in particular, often remain naively unfocused, despite their passion, of what it takes to provide the high-quality service more...

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Why Personal Integrity Is Important For Entrepreneur?

By admin at May 1, 2013 | 8:24 am | 0 Comment

Why Personal Integrity Is Important For Entrepreneur?

As an entrepreneur, your personal integrity is critical for getting and keeping the support of investors and team members, and your company’s integrity is critical for getting and keeping customers and vendors. But in a practical sense, what does that really mean? Most definitions of integrity include something like “the quality of being honest and morally more...

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