41 results for tag: Career Alternatives


Trading Corporate Life for Entrepreneurship

Learn how to go from working a corporate job for a paycheck to working for yourself as an entrepreneur – from someone who made The Switch. You've had enough of answering to a boss who doesn't appreciate you, the extraneous company meetings that go ...
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Trading Corporate Life for Entrepreneurship

Learn how to go from working a corporate job for a paycheck to working for yourself as an entrepreneur – from someone who made The Switch. You've had enough of answering to a boss who doesn't appreciate you, of the extraneous company meetings that go ...
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The Ideal Entrepreneurial Mindset

Ever wonder if you are suited to captain your own ship? Becoming an entrepreneur? Running your own business and leaving corporate life behind has plenty of appeal... is it for you? That's a tough question to answer, and let's face it, it is probably a ...
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The Main Place People Turn to When Looking to Sell a Business

BizBuySell is basically the only source for listing a business, but they only have about 10% of the market of businesses that would be willing to sell. Problem for the business seller is they lose confidentiality. Problem for the buyer is that the business ...
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Talking Business Loans

There are different ways to finance buying a business. Unless you have the money liquid and ready to go, you're looking at a loan. There are different types, but it can be confusing. The SBA loan can be complicated, but it can also be a vital source of ...
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How Do You Know it’s Time to be an Entrepreneur?

Is it right for me? Is this the right time? How do I even find out? These are common questions people ask themselves when contemplating a move from the corporate world. In this excerpt from a special Career Talk session of ExecuNet Master Class, Pete ...
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Pros & Cons of Independent Consulting

Many executives consider independent consulting. It's a natural destination for more senior executives who would like to use all the skills they've developed and essentially "hire themselves." What should be understood about going this route? In a special ...
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The Power of Networking When Marketing Your Business

The power of networking when marketing your business cannot be overstated. "The owner of a business is the face of the business and needs to be out there networking and building exposure every day," said entrepreneur Pete Gilfillan in a special Career ...
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Starting a Business: Where’s the Money Come From, and How Much do I Need?

What are the funding options for someone looking to buy a business or franchise? How much do I need to get started? and How long will it take to start making a profit? Those are some important questions! Never fear. We've got answers for you. Listen ...
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I Invite You to Step Up to the Plate

The 2017 baseball season starts tomorrow, and I for one can't wait. But my enthusiasm pales in comparison to the joy coming from the fantasy baseball players in my office. They have been studying hard: reading articles, watching videos, making list after list ...
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How Independent is a Franchise Owner?

"Do franchise owners suffer from lack of independence because of their obligations to the brand?" This was one of the questions raised during a special Career Talk session of ExecuNet Master Class in which franchise consultant Pete Gilfillan, author of ...
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Exploring Misconceptions of Being an Entrepreneur

During a special Career Talk session of ExecuNet Master Class, Pete Gilfillan, franchise consultant author of the international bestseller Hire Yourself, addressed common misconceptions of being an entrepreneur. Topics discussed in this segment are ...
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