entrepreneurial success

Are You a Truly Successful Entrepreneur?

Keeping score in business is a big deal for me. And it’s not simply because I’m a competitive person… As an entrepreneur, it can be hard to tell if what you are doing is what you should be doing – or, in other words, if …

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Top 10 Must-Read Books For Entrepreneurs

There are two kinds of knowledge which form our decisions. The first is the knowledge that comes from the sum of our own authentic life experiences. The second is the knowledge that comes from the sum of other people’s experiences. The latter is why I …

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If You’re a DINK, Become an Entrepreneur

I’m often asked the same question: “How did you become an entrepreneur?” It’s a broad and very open-ended question. But when I get down to the logistics of it, the real nuts and bolts of how I did it, (not why) there is one reason… …

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Top 5 Industries For Entrepreneurs to Enter

Last week I wrote about the five worst industries to start a business in… avoid those like the plague unless you’re looking for daily headaches and a dwindling bank account. In this article, I want to look on the positive side of things and highlight …

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5 Celebrities Turned Entrepreneurs

It takes a lot to become a star or celebrity, be it on the silver screen, on the field of battle in sports, or as a politician. But for a person to move their initial rise to stardom, already a difficult feat, to entrepreneurial success, …

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The Advantages of Being Disadvantaged

Richard Branson is one of the world’s greatest entrepreneurs, not because he is successful or worth about $5 billion, but because he is tenacious and has, unlike most, a no-quit attitude. When a person demonstrates consistent perseverance, imagination and courage, even in the face of …

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The 9 Ways Entrepreneurs Self-Sabotage Their Careers

As entrepreneurs we often have no one to answer to but ourselves. Our day-to-day activities are not monitored and if we decide to spend the afternoon on the golf course, it’s up to us. But just remember, distractions, such as checking your Facebook page, golfing …

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The Character of an Amazing Entrepreneur

The idea of being an entrepreneur crashes through almost everyone’s mind at some point or another in their lives. Few people follow the idea through to fruition. For most, it typically ends up becoming a passing fantasy. Becoming an entrepreneur is not the best way …

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How to Sell Toys to Millionaires and Billionaires

Earlier today we published an article about Lock8, a tech company improving upon a marketplace that was already growing. For this briefing, the theme is the same: improving efficiency. In the Supercar market, one typically can’t just walk into the local dealership, pick one out, …

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The Greatest Entrepreneur You’ve Never Heard Of

One of North America’s greatest entrepreneurs in the last 50 years recently passed away at the age of 85, after living a truly remarkable life. I was blessed to have gotten to know the man over the last several years, and his influence will stay …

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