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becoming a successful entrepreneur

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motivation
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5 Ways to Feign Motivation as a Solopreneur

When you work for yourself, it can be hard to find motivation. This article will provide you with some tips that’ll make getting revved up to take on the day’s projects at hand a little...
Female entrepreneurs
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Female Entrepreneurs are Everywhere!

A Look at Female Entrepreneurs Female entrepreneurs are all around us and it is becoming increasingly common for business owners to be women. According to the National Association of Women Business Owners: More than 9.1...
Best Practices
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Traits of a Successful Startup Entrepreneur

20 Traits of a Successful Startup Entrepreneur Business may not just be profits. It is the ability to expand and grow an enterprise and bring fruitful change in the lives of people - consumers, stakeholders...
amazon
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Amazon: What’s All The Hubub, Bub?

Hi gang. This is the first of a 2 part series about Amazon and eBay. I'm going to talk about each sites positives and negatives from a large sellers point of view. Please keep in...
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A Printer Cartridge in a Pear Tree?

In just a few days, they (and by they, I, of course, mean the global powers-that-be who control the media’s light holiday feature-type articles) will release their treasured summation of what the 12 Days of Christmas...
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Unleash Your Passion

I've been lying awake at night... unable to sleep. It'll be 2:00 in the morning and I'll get up and walk around the house, attempting to tame a mind that is racing with ideas. Does...
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Richard Branson’s “Luck”

I just read this in the May 14 issue of The New Yorker and wanted to pass it along. Richard Branson, CEO of Virgin Atlantic (and about 130 other "Virgin" brands) says about entrepreneurship: I...
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Are you up to it?

A thirst for knowledge is essential for those who truly want to become successful entrepreneurs. As a small business owner, I know the fundamental challenge that every business owner faces: time. "I don't have time...
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Getting things done

Entrepreneurs are often go-getters; people that can do anything ... for anyone ... and, yes, sometimes overcommit. I recently read David Allen's, Getting Things Done and found it one of the most helpful books I've...
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Why There’s Hope for Silicon Valley

Last evening I went to a networking event organized by the StartupNation community members from northern California. I had no idea what to expect. I had spent the day in and out of meetings with...
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The true mark of an entrepreneur

Everyone, including us, raves about the first-and-foremost quality of an entrepreneur... you know what it is... PASSION. But alas, that may not be true. Lately, our idea of the true mark of an entrepreneur has...
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Congratulations to an Entrepreneur

One of our customers was just named Entrepreneur of the Week by Inc.com, the online version of Inc Magazine. We love to see our small-biz customers grow and prosper -- it's why we're here. Congratulations,...
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Entrepreneurs vs Business Owners

Is there a difference between an entrepreneur and a business owner? Can you be one and not the other? Or be the other and not the one? Or be neither and still be self employed?...
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My REAL Introduction

This is my first official blog entry EVER. It's true, I have not blogged before, so excuse me if I am off a bit on etiquette, acronyms, etc. After reading my bio that was posted,...
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Entrepreneur Word of the Day: Energy

I woke up this morning after only 6 hours of sleep with the most energy I've had in years. Then I had a conversation with an entrepreneur in Las Vegas who manufactures kids energy drinks....