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Why You Should Be An Entrepreneur?

By Guest Post at February 10, 2013 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Why You Should Be An Entrepreneur?

Why You Should Be An Entrepreneur Becoming an entrepreneur usually means starting a new business. This can be a simple, solo project involving the yourself full- or part-time; or it can be a major enterprise which employs many people. Paul Reynolds of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor states that “half of all working men in the United States probably have a more...

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What To Do In College Before Becoming An Entrepreneur?

By Martin at January 22, 2013 | 8:44 am | 0 Comment

What To Do In College Before Becoming An Entrepreneur?

Many believe that entrepreneurs are born, not made. While I agree that successful company builders usually have a natural inclination to be entrepreneurs, a good education helps polish that apple. There are people who are natural musicians, but that doesn't mean we don't try to teach them music. Of course, there's no law saying you have to go to college to start a more...

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10 Fabulous Qualities That Every Entrepreneur Should Have

By Martin at December 15, 2012 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

10 Fabulous Qualities That Every Entrepreneur Should Have

To be successful as an entrepreneur, you don’t have to be a fabulous person, but it helps. Some people, and some entrepreneurs, have that something extra, like Simon Cowell is searching for on the X-Factor, that you can’t quite put your finger on. But the entrepreneurs that have “it” seem to be able to effortlessly get team members, investors, and customers to 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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How Does An Entrepreneur Best Deal With Cultural Shifts?

By Martin at September 27, 2012 | 8:42 am | 0 Comment

How Does An Entrepreneur Best Deal With Cultural Shifts?

I’m a very logical guy, so I still fondly remember when new solutions and technologies started trends on the basis of their logical strengths. In today’s world, it seems that emotion, not logic, sparks the new trends that become culture, and drives our devotion or disappointment in new products and brands. How does an entrepreneur best deal with that 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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Basic Skills Required To Be An Entrepreneur

By Martin at July 21, 2012 | 9:25 am | 0 Comment

Basic Skills Required To Be An Entrepreneur

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 more...

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5 Great Startup Ideas That Every Entrepreneur Should Try

By Martin at July 16, 2012 | 8:21 am | 0 Comment

5 Great Startup Ideas That Every Entrepreneur Should Try

Potential startup founders are always looking for ideas to implement, when they should be looking for problems to solve. Customers pay for solutions, but there is no market for ideas. I’m often approached by people with a “million dollar idea,” but I haven’t seen anyone pay that for one yet. Equally often, I see startups who are on the road to implementing an more...

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Why Every Entrepreneur Need To Learn Problem Solving Skill?

By Martin at May 5, 2012 | 9:27 am | 0 Comment

Why Every Entrepreneur Need To Learn Problem Solving Skill?

If you can’t solve problems and enjoy it, you won’t make it as an entrepreneur. By definition, an entrepreneur is the first to undertake a given business, and firsts never happen without problems and people frustrations. The toughest problems are people problems, like personnel issues, but there are tough operational problems as well, such as vendor delays. The more...

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Do Your Homework First If You Want To Become An Entrepreneur

By Martin at March 1, 2012 | 8:25 am | 0 Comment

Do Your Homework First If You Want To Become An Entrepreneur

Many people, especially those who have spent years struggling up the corporate ladder, dream of jumping ship and becoming an entrepreneur. But every job move is fraught with risk, and the move from employee to entrepreneur is on the high end of the risk curve. This is a big jump, especially in an unstable economy, so do your homework first on this one. According to more...

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