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The David vs. Goliath Holiday Season

September 24, 2013 0 Comments

It is hard to see the future while the present is clouded in war, outrageous politics and our own daily drama. As entrepreneurs that is what we must all do. See demand and opportunity in the market before the hoard of competitors makes us undistinguishable. I want to call your attention to what should be the best December retail sales since 2007. Read More »

How Mindfulness Meditation Helps Me Be a Better Entrepreneur

September 18, 2013 2 Comments

I’ve been an entrepreneur for 15 years. Nothing has helped me become a better entrepreneur as much as meditation. In this post I’ll be sharing why meditation helped me so much and how you can get started. The Benefits of Meditation for Entrepreneurs Patience. Being an entrepreneur requires a lot of patience, especially when dealing with people. Meditation is great for this, Read More »

5 Reasons You Should Not Become an Entrepreneur

September 16, 2013 2 Comments

In my last article I talked about how addicting entrepreneurship can be. Now it’s time for my Barbara Bush “Just Say No” moment. I want to prevent others from suffering from the same addiction I struggle with. At least if you still decide to go down the path, you will know what you are getting into. Technological advancements combined with the “Great Read More »

Marketing Gone Cross Gender

September 4, 2013 1 Comments

Have you noticed some companies are masculinizing products, previously associated with women? This is opening new markets. For example, Dove is making it safe for men to buy facial cleansers and moisturizers. You may have seen the new Dove Men + Care line at Target? Dove Commercial In the clip Dove makes the case that as a grown man you are entitled Read More »

The Entrepreneurship Addiction

August 15, 2013 2 Comments

I have amazing entrepreneur friends that have started businesses ranging from environmental consulting, financial advising, mortgage compliance training and espresso machine distribution. We spend most of our time talking about resources we’ve found, problems with vendors, new clients, old clients, cash flow issues, growth plans, what ifs and the list goes on and on. Most of our conversations are about pain, struggle Read More »

Business Lessons You Can Learn from Teenagers

August 8, 2013 0 Comments

I am constantly amazed by the caliber of today’s youth. This summer, I had the opportunity to volunteer for Young Entrepreneurs Business Week, a camp for high school students focusing on entrepreneurship and professional development. As an advisor at the camp, it is my job to act as the board chair of my company of 10 students. My role is to bring Read More »

My System to Stay Laser-Focused

July 24, 2013 2 Comments

Working for yourself is much more difficult than working for someone else. When you work for someone else, they tell you exactly what you do. When you work for yourself, there’s no manual or game plan; it’s up to you to figure out what the priorities are and what you need to be working on today. The main problem with first-time entrepreneurs Read More »

Why Being Different Is More Important than Being Better

July 18, 2013 3 Comments

The Internet has changed how people buy stuff. A few years ago, if you owned a hardware store, your only competition was the other hardware store in your neighborhood. All you needed to do to attract new business was having friendlier staff, lower prices or to send coupons in Sunday’s newspaper. But now, you’re competing against every other hardware store in the Read More »

5 Warning Signs Your Goals Will Fail

July 1, 2013 0 Comments

You set goals with the best of intentions. Your goals put you on a path to accomplish something important and you are excited to cross the finish line. However, some of your goals may be doomed to fail from the beginning. By watching out for these five warning signs your goals will fail, you will stand a much better chance of accomplishing Read More »

The Art of Networking and the Key to a Great First Impression

June 18, 2013 0 Comments

How many of you have attended a networking event and found yourself questioning how people get through their day with the lack of skills they have in how to network and make a good first impression? I know all of you have. We all recap the evening making note of the awkward person that held your hand the whole time you were Read More »