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Start a movement
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It’s Time To Start A Movement

We all should live a life that stirs movement. Martin Luther King, Jr. Gandhi. Germaine Greer. Erin Brockovich. Oprah. I’m not a big fan of comparing myself to others, and nor should you be. But when...
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Finding success as an older entrepreneur

3 mistakes that can derail an older entrepreneur Launching a business—whether it's a side hustle or second career—is on the minds of many people these days, especially baby boomers. As they get ready to retire,...
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Why can’t I get anything done?

I have so much to do today, but the gods of entrepreneurism are not on my side. My car unexpectedly developed a crunchy noise, so I spent most of the morning waiting in a dealership...
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Love Is the Killer App

Step aside, email. Internet? You ain't got game. iPhone sounds sweet, but doesn't even come close to the real killer app – that business application that holds the true power to change the world. Starting...
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The Power of “You”

Did any of you catch the "Time Magazine" "Person of the Year" feature? The Person of the Year according to "Time" in 2006 was....."YOU". Now sometimes I think "Time" tries to keep things interesting with...
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It Still Smells at StartupNation HQ

Entrepreneurs need those unique and unexpected diversions in order to shake them out of their daily intensity and provide a proper perspective and the proverbial “looking at things from a different angle”. The good news...
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Entrepreneurs need to turn it off to turn it on

Entrepreneurs often don't but they especially should. And when they do, they don't really, at least not completely. (I'm reminding myself of Yogi Berra's famous quotes – my favorite: "If the fans don't come out...
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A “normal” day for an entrepreneur

• Caffeine-up • Follow up with customers • Analyze website traffic • Move forward on strategy for growing customer base • Tweak strategy for growing customer base • Manage accounting activity • Re-caffeinate • Gain...
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A Reminder: Don’t Ignore Your Life Plan

I generally dislike forwarded messages, especially the ones that tell me to forward them immediately to ten people or else I'll probably go to Hell. If I dislike them, my husband despises them. So I...
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How to ask for help and get results

As you might expect, we get a great many emails from entrepreneurs who march to the beat of the StartupNation drum. Carin is one of those people. Unfortunately, Carin has recently run into tough times...
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Finding the ”where” of success

In Rich Karlgaard's book, Life 2.0, he focuses on how people have transformed their lives by moving to a new city, town, tract of land. In reading the book, it reinforced our belief that it's...