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Joe Shark Tank
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How to Pitch Like a Shark Tank Winner

During my 20 years in the window industry, I’ve dealt with countless and constant complaints from my customers about the inherent problems with traditional window screens. I was beginning to feel more like a screen replacement man than a salesman, and I decided that there must be a better way. In 2013, I set up...
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How Entrepreneurs Can Overcome the Fear of Failing

Fear comes in many shapes and sizes. It can affect all areas of our lives, including business; and one of the most common business fears is failing. In fact, Statista reports that as many as 35.2 percent of U.S. entrepreneurs experience the fear of failure. As you can imagine, this fear of failing prevents many...
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11 Strategies to Develop a Powerful Belief in Yourself

Success requires that you believe in yourself 110 percent, 25 hours of every day. For some, this belief comes naturally. For others, it must be learned and can take years of practice. Here’s how these billionaires, icons and world-class performers accelerated the process of developing an unshakeable self-belief. 1. Win in your mind first You might...
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Why Confidence is Crucial to Your Success

Successful entrepreneurs all have something big in common: courage! According to the Hiscox American Courage Index, business owners show a higher level of courage than the general population, and for good reason. It takes confidence to persist in the face of ambiguity and failure. High confidence is a crucial element in thinking big. Part of that...
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Do you have the entrepreneurial confidence of Satchel Paige?

I was just glancing at my baseball wall calendar and noticed that today is the 100th anniversary of baseball great Satchel Paige's birth. A quick Google search tells me that Leroy "Satchel" Paige was born in Mobile, Alabama on July 7, 1906. He's the oldest player ever to be a rookie in the major leagues...
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Startup attitude: Act like a winner

• Confidence • Boldness • Strut These are contagious qualities. Your customers will pick up on it. Your team will rise to it. Your competition will notice it. When you start acting like you belong, you do belong. One of the ways that entrepreneurs can gather this confident bold strut is to practice and hang...