Monthly Archives: June 2016

How to Network and Not Be Forgotten

As entrepreneurs, We spend a considerable amount of time connecting with others through networking, meetings, social media, and email. Before long, a month has passed, then three, then six. How do you stay in front of influencers, prospects and important connections you’ve made throughout the year to stay relevant and fresh in their minds? Though…
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(Counterintuitive) Tips to Run a Small Business

Here are the areas we changed in business to change our lives for the better: We learned to structure our business activities. When you’re an entrepreneur, especially if you’re a solopreneur, you have SO MUCH on your plate that you can easily become overwhelmed. That isn’t your fault. There is no shame in admitting that…
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5 Sales Pitfalls Today That Could Hurt You Long-Term

1. Avoid Dependence on One Industry Sometimes an entrepreneur has no choice.  If they are a car parts manufacturer as a business, they are pretty much tied to the ebbs and flows of the automotive industry (which is highly cyclical and tied to the health of the overall economy).  But, when you can, you should…
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Enemy Mine: Rethink Your Approach to the Competition

You only have a handful of competitors you recognize. Many entrepreneurs have a myopic view of their space and don’t look beyond it. It’s the role of leadership to constantly scan the horizon and look for competitive threats. You ignore startups in your space. It is surprising how many CEOs and leaders know nothing about…
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