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Entrepreneurship is About the Journey, Not Just the Destination

The following is excerpted from "The Entrepreneur's Framework: How Businesses Are Adapting in the New Economy," available at select bookstores and on Amazon, in paperback and for the Kindle. All proceeds from book sales are being donated to the Big Brothers Big Sisters in Philadelphia, PA. Without a doubt, fear keeps the wantrepreneur from finding out...
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3 Components of Becoming an Investable Entrepreneur

Emerging companies looking to grow their business, at some point, have exclaimed: “if I only had (fill in the business need here), then I could (fill in the business opportunity here).” The issue with that statement is that once that wish has been granted, it's highly likely it will fix one problem, but cause another....
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How to Manifest Small Business Success in 5 Steps

If you do a web search to learn how to start a business, you’ll notice that most lists include creating a business plan. You’ll get advice on lawyers, funding and marketing, but there is a key part of the plan missing: your mental plan. Do you dream of being the next Zuckerberg or Gates? Write...
Andy Bailey
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No Try, Only Do: Early Lessons in Entrepreneurship [Book Excerpt]

The following edited excerpt is reprinted from “No Try, Only Do,” Copyright © 2017 by Andy Bailey, CEO, founder and head coach at Petra Coach, a national business coaching firm. Published by Advantage. It’s the gift and curse of entrepreneurs to see gaps everywhere.
 Most of us entrepreneurs walk around this planet constantly spotting these gaps and thinking, “Oh,...
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Lessons From Amazon to Apply to an On-Demand Economy Business

About two years ago, I made the decision to move from the CEO of a $100 million plus public company to work full-time for a new company I founded and funded that had revenue of less than $1 million per year. You can imagine the number of heads left scratching over that one. Well, StartupNation...