The Power of Patience in Your Business

The Power of Patience in Your Business

In today's world, it seems as though everything happens fast. You're encouraged to run at 100 miles per hour, never even slowing down to take a look around you. When you're building your new business, however, patience is a valuable tool that can help you reach your...

Funding Your Startup With These Five Strategies

Funding Your Startup With These Five Strategies

Now is a good time to be your own boss: more entrepreneurial job seekers started their own business by the end of 2016 than any year since 2009; especially heartening is the fact that over 85% of these startups were headed by someone age 40 and older. While many...

Breaking Free from the 6 Fears Entrepreneurs Face

Breaking Free from the 6 Fears Entrepreneurs Face

Entrepreneurs launch their dreams thinking they are boarding a cruise ship. Then we realize we actually boarded a battleship. The good news is that this is what makes entrepreneurs who they are. We thrive on the challenge. There are two ways you can set out and face...

5 Marketing Strategies for New Entrepreneurs

5 Marketing Strategies for New Entrepreneurs

The word "marketing" brings up a mixed bag of responses. Some people love it. Others grimace and try to change the topic. Some recognize marketing as a necessity to successful entrepreneurship. Others balk at the idea of sounding salesy, spending money, or being...

Organization for New Entrepreneurs to Stay Focused

Organization for New Entrepreneurs to Stay Focused

Entrepreneurship can be a wild ride. When you first start out, it's exciting and invigorating. Your passion and vision drive everything you do, and you're willing to put in long hours to see that vision become a reality. But before long, if you're not careful, that...

The Gift Of Grit In Life and Business

The Gift Of Grit In Life and Business

Grit is defined as courage and resolve; strength of character, bravery, pluck, mettle, backbone, tenacity, steel, nerve, toughness, resolve, resolution, determination, tenacity, perseverance or endurance. In more colloquial terms, It's "big boy (or girl) undies on...

Conquering 4 Fears Successful Entrepreneurs Overcome

Conquering 4 Fears Successful Entrepreneurs Overcome

Did you know that successful entrepreneurs are no less afraid than anyone else? Just like you or anybody with a dream, entrepreneurs feel the same intensity of stress, anxiety, and fear. The difference is that we overcome those fears while others stay stuck in them....

The 4 C’s To Help You Find Your Focus

The 4 C’s To Help You Find Your Focus

Few things give rise to the idea that you can do a job better, faster and make more money on your own than a bad day at the corporate office. We're talking about a three-strikes-you're-out, should-have-stayed-in-bed kind of bad day. Sometimes the day never gets on...

Why Entrepreneurs Need More Laughter, Not More Humor

Why Entrepreneurs Need More Laughter, Not More Humor

As an entrepreneur, you may not always have a lot of opportunities to laugh with someone else. Watching a comedy may help boost your endorphins, but that just doesn't cut it. Come to find out, you need much more than comedy to boost your morale and keep you going on a...

Perseverance: The Key to Achieving Your Dreams

Perseverance: The Key to Achieving Your Dreams

Succeeding on the first try every time sounds great, but the truth is that every good entrepreneur is going to have moments of great success followed by times of failure and discouragement. At times, it might feel like failure and discouragement come far more often...

Managing Depression for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Managing Depression for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Many first-time entrepreneurs find themselves in a moment of crisis. After weeks or months of long, difficult workdays, unexpected setbacks and delays, things learned the too-hard way, there often comes a moment where you question your goals, your ability, and your...

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