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  1. Don't Train Your Future Competitors By Jean Sifleet
    Former employees and business associates become competitors every day.When hiring others to work on your team, be mindful that employees and contractors might: - Leave and start a competing practice; - Go to work for a competitor; - Solicit your clients; or - Use and/or disclose company confidential information.So, how do you reduce the risk of training your future competitors?The best business relationships are grounded in trust and mutual benefit. Many people work on a handshake understandi…


  2. It's Good to Know Your Banker By Mary Gardner
    Recently my bank opened a new branch that is a few miles away from my house. I used to visit the local branch that was located in the grocery store and enjoyed seeing the ladies on a weekly basis who were the tellers.Since the store branch closed, Iím forced to travel a few miles more down the road to the new beautiful building that also offers drive through service. Iíve been getting used to that recently and so only spied at the tellers through the camera lens.Iíve since discovered that itís…


  3. What Qualities Do Franchisors Need? By Lance Winslow
    When I got into business I wanted to build a company, which helped people and provide a product and service that people loved and were willing to pay for; one I would not have to sell or convince anyone of. Something that people truly wanted to extend and enhance their pursuit of happiness. I found the perfect service that everyone wanted and where sales were not really needed at all. In addition I found a way to allow my team to reap the rewards of delivery of that service to the masses.Franc…


  4. Online Women Entrepreneurs Need To Pace Themselves By Ponn Sabra
    Saving time means pacing yourself, being organized, and always prioritizing your duties, responsibilities and efforts.Pacing yourself means allowing time for unexpected situations, such as having enough time to check the ever-growing inbox, setting-up special autoresponders for automatic responses (a miraculous toolÖreally), and other technical issues of running an interactive website and blog.One great thing I trained myself to do was to check my inbox a couple times a day. I also do not keep…


  5. The 5 Senses of an Entrepreneur By Justin Herald
    If you have seen me speak you will know that I believe the word Ďentrepreneurí is used way too much these days. People seem to wear it as a badge instead of just getting out there and doing entrepreneurial things. Just because you run or own a successful business doesnít necessarily mean that you an entrepreneur.Entrepreneurs have a different mindset to others. They will go way above and beyond to complete and finish something that they have started.I have developed what I call the 5 senses of…


  6. Interview with Best-selling Entrepreneurial Authors Barbara Winters and Nick Williams By Eve Menezes Cunningham
    Ray Bradburyís quote, ďYouíve got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way downĒ may sound extreme but, as anyone building a business knows, it has a lot of truth in it.As a newly self-employed journalist / writer and life coach, I found Barbara Winterís book, ďMaking a Living Without a JobĒ invaluable so when I got a chance to interview her and Nick Williams in London, I was delighted. Barbara advocates having Multiple Profit Centres so her approach is ideal for writers…


  7. Entrepreneur News- 3 Ways To Get Your Reconnaissance By Martin Thomas
    As an entrepreneur, information is the base of all profits. Knowing how to get the right information about your projects and doing it quietly is like money in the bank.1) Networking is number one on the list. A good working relationship with a selection of peers can really help in finding and assessing projects. It takes time to develop a good network of hand picked people that you commonly keep contact with. Trust is a big issue but more importantly quality of positioning is more of an issue.…


  8. Judging Entrepreneurial Ideas By Dave Lavinsky
    Most entrepreneurs constantly come up with new ideas. Whether they are working on another project, driving, or lying in bed, their minds are constantly churning out new products, services and ways of doing things. For these entrepreneurs, the startup challenge shifts from coming up with ideas to choosing which idea to execute.There are three initial factors that entrepreneurs must consider when judging their ideas. These factors include the following:1. Size of opportunity: A good first questi…


  9. Create Your Entrepreneur Dream Team By Helaine Iris
    I hear it all the time. ďWhat should I do about . . .?" As a business owner you're faced with the daunting task of making all the decisions that affect your business. Should I remain a sole proprietor, become an LLC or is an S Corp better? Should I start using an electronic PDA or stick with my trusty, but out-dated, Day Runner? In what direction should I take my marketing? Is the color right on this logo? PC or Mac? Paper or plastic? Aargh! Big decisions. Little decisions. It can be overwhelm…


  10. Realism vs. Optimism in the Business Plan By Dave Lavinsky
    The most important function of a business plan is to create interest among investors so that they write a check. In achieving this goal, business plan writers are often challenged by determining the proper level of optimism in their plan. That is, they must create a compelling story to investors while maintaining credibility.Optimism shows investors that a company is confident about the market opportunity, its ability to execute on the opportunity, etc. Over-optimism, however, leads investors …


  11. Choosing a Business Opportunity - Getting Started in Your Own By Rick Hendershot
    Millions of people are desperate to escape the 9 to 5 grind. One popular alternative is to look for a business opportunity that turns you from an employee into a self-employed entrepreneur running your own business.There are many good reasons why this can be a wise move. Being your own boss means you can set your own hours. This can be very important if you have small children who need to be looked after, or simply want to spend more time at home.Working from home can also save valuable time,…


  12. How to Start a Janitorial Service 12 Basic Steps By Kevin Carnahan
    12 Basic steps to get your business going.1-File a DBA in your county "Doing Business As" assumed name2-Use your DBA to open a business checking account, deposit the miinimum to start.3-Design a business card , and contact a local printer, start of with either 250-500 business cards.4-Call and tell everyone you know that you have started a cleaning service, and to please tell their friends and family also.5-Keep your business cards with you at all times, wherever you go whoever you meet tell t…


  13. Take a Chance and Start Your Own Business! By Mike Wyman
    Itís likely that most of us dream about someday owning our own, self sufficient business. These days, more people than ever are achieving that dream and in many cases they are running their new business right out of their own home. Should you give that business idea youíve had kicking around in your head for years a try? The answer is a resounding yes!Small businesses are really the lifeblood of the economy. Not only do they employ more people than the big business giants, they contribute …


  14. Use Your Youth To Your Advantage By Michael Simmons
    You should wait until you're older and have more business and real-world experience before starting a business. You should just focus on school for now. Nobody will take you seriously at this age. You'll hear all these reasons--and more--about why you shouldn't start a business from your friends, your parents, your advisors and many others who only have your best intentions at heart. But before you start believing what you hear, take a moment to think to yourself, What would have happened if s…


  15. The Wholesale And Closeout Business Might Be The Perfect Match For Small Budget Entrepreneurs By Donny Lowy
    The appeal of starting a business is universal. While there are many reasons for desiring to launch a business, there are definitely needs that are universally fulfilled by starting one.As you have read many times, and as you might well know, starting a business can help you manage your time, supply you with a supplemental or full time income, and help you improve your quality of life.But the reason most businesses stay in the drawing board, or in our imagination, is because of the financial r…


  16. How Turn A Franchise Agreement To Your Advantage By Martin Truman
    Deciding to buy a Franchise is a huge decision. Once you have convinced yourself that franchising suits your character and business aspirations, have identified the right franchise, done your sums, attended the initial training and perhaps paid an initial deposit you will be presented with a Franchise Agreement to sign.Typically this agreement could run to 40 or 50 pages and can be a daunting read to those unfamiliar with commercial contracts. The very nature of a franchise business structure …


  17. Envisioneering By Leslie Fieger
    It never ceases to amaze me. Almost everyone peers into the future through a rear-view mirror. The future is imagined as a continuation of the past. I suppose there is a certain security in that; much like a padded cell. Hardly anyone practices creative envisioneering.To be an envisioneer, you must: first have the courage to look into the future with the recognition that there is nothing there yet, except that which you imagine; and then, the force of will to imagine a personal ideal; and then…


  18. The Entrepreneurial Difference By Mary Ann Masur
    Who would ever have imagined that going door-to-door in my neighborhood selling figs from a bright orange shopping cart would have been my entrepreneurial beginnings? I surely did not. But, now that I look back and also look around me at other business owners, I see clearly that so many of the traits common to entrepreneurs are present at a very early age.Think about your own childhood and youth. Did you sell lemonade in the front yard? Rake leaves or shovel snow for a few extra bucks fro…


  19. Entrepreneurial Emotions or It Seemed Like a Great Idea at the Time By Paulette Ensign
    Itís your first business or the next Great Idea in your ongoing business, online or offline, it doesnít matter. The roller coaster ride is a theme and variations on the same experiences. First the exhilaration -- THIS idea, or THIS business is THE one. Itíll put you on the map with lots of money in your bank account. It canít fail. Itís just too good. Have you said this? More than once? I have, and several times during my life, with numerous businesses and varying levels of success.Then comes …


  20. The Resource For An Entrepreneur-Knowledge+Action=Profits By Martin Thomas
    You cannot substitute experience for knowledge. An entrepreneur must ACT not only for immediate success but for long term improvement in results through experience.The resource that most benefits an individual who considers their activities to be entrepreneurial comes in the form of self knowledge. I like to stay away from hazy metaphysical idea's when I write articles however, in this case there is nothing hazy about this concept. Knowledge only sets your foot out the door. Action puts you on…


  21. How to Make the Most of Franchise Exhibitions By Stuart Anderson
    Hand in hand with specialist publications and websites, franchise exhibitions are a useful addition to your franchise research arsenal. After all, when else will you get the chance to meet and compare the head office teams of so many franchise brands in such a short space of time? Although franchisor attendance of exhibitions is on the decline as franchisors switch their funding toward web and print-based recruitment drives (only 21 per cent of franchisors rate franchise exhibitions as the mo…


  22. Something From Nothing, With Something To Share By Greg Reid
    Betrayal, it can hit you like a load of bricks falling from the sky, leaving you with a pit in your stomach that no pill can cure.Starting your own business is hard enough, however when your inside people are working against you as well, it can make the toughest of souls weak at the knees.Let me take you back a few years, and share a little story with you.There I was, a fledgling in the corporate world, I had just quit my (steady) job and sold everything I had to venture out into entrepreneur …


  23. Do You Have What It Takes? By Garry Munro
    I think itís fair to say that not everyone is cut out to be a successful business owner, now some of you maybe disputing this statement but hear me out.Iím not saying that if you put a person in the perfect business environment that they wonít succeed but how often does the perfect business environment appear?Based on my own study and observations, as well as, the common themes that come through articles on my Minds Alike Blog Site (www.mindsalike.blogspot.com) I have put together a selection …


  24. What Makes an Entrepreneur? By Aurel Voiculescu
    Rupert Steiner in his book ĎMy First Breakí attempted to define the secret of becoming an entrepreneur and following interviews with over one hundred entrepreneurs, Steiner concluded that there was not one defined path. He has, however, drawn out observations of an entrepreneurís personality traits. They have a tendency to be rebels, outsiders, original thinkers, risk takers and break new ground. Entrepreneurs are always on the lookout for new business opportunities and have the guts it nee…


  25. Starting Your Own New Business: Top Ten Tips By Rachel Morgan-Trimmer
    Have you ever thought of ditching your day job and working for yourself? No boss, no commute, no arguing over whose turn it is to make the tea. Running your own business is wonderful, hard work and, most of all, a huge learning curve.I run my own business. SugarCat Publishing is an internet publisher, which means we make websites, then sell the advertising space on them. My dad (who ran his own business) helps with the financial stuff, and my mum (who retrained at the age of 59) is our web dev…






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