It is often said that a great manager does not make a great entrepreneur and vice versa. Different thought processes and initiatives shape the mindset of each distinctive individual in order to achieve their desired goal. The job description of the two individuals are similar and some ways but entirely different in many others. Which of the two gets the job done effectively is the never-ending question and lends to the debate of who is better for a business to operate efficiently. Read More Entrepreneur or Manager

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Marketing-Strategy

You say your products and services are vast superior to your competitors. You say you are the answer to the problems within your marketplace. You say you should be receiving a flood of business but this is not the case. You seem to be stuck in a frustrating state of both confidence and doubtfulness. As an entrepreneur myself, trust that I share your same sentiments and pain. What needs to be examined thoroughly is your approach towards the marketplace and how effective or ineffective the nature of your marketing approach is. Read More Your Marketing Approach

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entrepreneur environment

Intense competition, unpredictability and widespread confusion and fear have become the new behavior among marketplaces all over the world. As each day goes by, people are constantly reminded that the economic climate and job market are becoming increasingly strained. Because major corporations and powerful financial institutions control the flow of money and jobs into the marketplace, many people are left feeling hopeless and tightly constrained. What this demonstrates is that those who control the marketplace regulate the marketplace by their own set of terms. Read More The Perfect Environment for Entrepreneurship

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procrastination

I know a thing or two about procrastination and trying to be too perfect. My obsession with not wanting to suffer with the fate of failure has caused me a great deal of setback. Wanting to be the perfectionist has delayed any chance of success I could possibly be experiencing with my entertainment company I incorporated in December of 2007. Me wanting to get things so right has disallowed me from doing the sole purpose of what my business was intended to do: entertain. Read More Too Perfect = Procrastination

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unproductive

Being a small business owner is at times stressful and chaotic. The stresses of trying to operate a successful business can become even more difficult when working within an unproductive environment. An unproductive environment can be attributed to an unfocused working atmosphere or an unruly employee(s); both of which can lead to damaging consequences being leveled against a business owner’s business and his or her employees.
The environment that is consistent within a business reflects through the work being produced from that business. Read More Unproductive Environment

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passion

Being an entrepreneur is a journey that cannot be walked upon with a half-hearted effort. On the pursuit for success come many unpredictable events and challenges that will put your perseverance to the test. Without the motivational drive of passion, your chances of sustaining in the fast paced world of small business are greatly reduced. Read More Driven by Passion

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