Monthly Archives: June 2016

The 4 Most Costly Business Owner Myths

Here are the four biggest “business owner” myths and why they simply are not accurate. Myth 1: “It’s too risky.” I’ve heard it; you’ve heard it. Starting your own business is too risky and 90 percent of new businesses fail within the first five years. It’s almost enough to scare you into taking another job…
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4 easy ways anyone can start developing leadership skills at work

1. Get to Know Your Team All good leaders know their team members—their strengths, weaknesses, and how people can best complement one another. And I’m not saying you need to make some Devil Wears Prada-style flashcards of everyone’s information; just start with simple conversations and build from there. Take the time to really get to…
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Ways to Be Certain You Are Selling Solutions Through the Right Channel

Even the best products and solutions won’t go anywhere unless you sell them through the right channels. For example, if you watch the TV show “Shark Tank,” you will remember several entrepreneurs with specialty products doing well online who want money to move into big box retail. They usually get chastised and declined for ignoring…
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7 Behaviors of Successful People

Why just admire successful people when you could be successful yourself? Success isn’t all about luck. It’s about focus, determination, optimism and hard work. Changing your mindset and behaviors can be tricky at first, but the payoff -- quite literally -- is worth the extra effort. Below are seven specific behaviors that successful people practice in their daily lives. 1. Make…
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