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Be Nervous: What Aspiring Entrepreneurs Can Learn by Embracing Fear

“Sometimes it is good to be a little nervous; it brings out the best in you,” 14-year-old Sanjana Khurana pronounced as she prepared to sing the national anthem at a Sage Hill High School event. Being nervous; to fill your belly full of butterflies is better than to fill your mind with the fear that...
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10 Sure-Fire Tips for Starting and Growing Your Business (Part 2)

This is part two of my ongoing post: 10 Sure-Fire Tips for starting and Growing Your Business Meditate Often Do you know how they say outsiders have a better perspective of your problems than you do? That’s because as a business owner, you’re so involved in the little details of your business it can be...
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10 Sure-Fire Tips for Starting and Growing Your Business (Part 1)

A little while ago, I was asked to give a presentation for a group of entrepreneurs. They wanted me to talk about what I’ve learned from the mistakes I’ve made in the past. I shared with them 10 very important business lessons I learned the hard way. Rather than make one really long post, I...
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How to Double Your Productivity In One Week

Six years ago, I was working 12-hour days. Wanting to get more done in less time, I started studying productivity principles. Now I never work more than 6 hours a day but I manage to get more done than before! Here are the tips that more than doubled my productivity and cut my work day...
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Self-Discipline: How to Get Things Done

One of the most important skills an entrepreneur needs is self-discipline. After all, being your own boss means there’s no one telling you to do your job. Without self-discipline, you’ll never get anything done. Many people think of self-discipline as being strong enough to resist all temptations and just do all the work we need...
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Pick Good Influences For Your Advisory Board

Obviously John Wooden is not on my advisory board, but he is in my Pantheon-of-Wonderful-People. Quote to consider No written word, no spoken plea Can teach our youth what they should be; Nor all the books on all the shelves It's what the teachers are themselves. Given to John Wooden by his Father upon Graduation...
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Looking for your home-based business wisdom

We're always uploading new content at StartupNation.com, but lately, we've been especially obsessed with home-based business. We see it as the first frontier of entrepreneurship - the starting point for many and the permanent setting for those who relish the benefits of working at home. Heck, that's why we've launched the Home-Based 100. One article...
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Small business owners are contestants in the real American Idol

I never watched American Idol. But I'm sure many of you have. I want to know if the show has anything to teach us about running our businesses and our lives. Without ever watching, here are a couple of things that I surmised from the media hype: 1) Bullies get a lot of attention. They...