15 results for tag: entrepreneur


10 Skills Every Entrepreneur and Small Business Owner Must Have

I have worked with many business owners over the years. And I've paid attention to what makes them successful (or not). I've been fortunate to get to know entrepreneurs and owners of companies of all shapes and sizes, and in lots of industries. I've found ...
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9 Things Every Start-up CEO Needs to Think About Immediately

My editor asked me for a list of things that startup entrepreneurs should address early lest they turn into problems as a company grows. Since scaling up is not my area of expertise, I asked Stanford professor Robert I. Sutton, co-author of Scaling Up ...
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Why and How to Buy a Franchise: An Exciting Alternative to a Corporate Career

Are you in career transition? Unsatisfied with your corporate job? Tired of letting other people control your life? Dreaming of becoming an entrepreneur? Frustrated with investment options for your available capital that don't provide you with a solid ...
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From Intrapreneur to Entrepreneur: 12 Reasons to Make the Switch Now

Are you passionate, self-reliant, determined, and adept at problem-solving? Do you apply these entrepreneurial values every day in your career—even though you’re still working for someone else?  If this sounds like you, then how much longer are you going ...
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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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Acquisition Finders Will Guide You

It typically takes 4-7 months after you decide what type of business you want to buy to actually purchase your new business. There with you every step of the way is Acquisition Finders. They help you with the evaluation of what type of business is right for ...
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Are You an Entrepreneur at Heart?

Aspiring entrepreneurs often spend years wondering if they have what it takes to make it on their own. While there are a number of concrete factors that figure into whether an individual can succeed as an entrepreneur – things like opportunity, demand, and ...
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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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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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The Entrepreneur Option: Career Talk With Entrepreneur Pete Gilfillan

This episode of ExecuNet Master Class is a live Q&A with renowned entrepreneur, author, and consultant, Pete Gilfillan If you're like most corporate executives, you've probably had the inkling, or even outright conviction, that you could be more — ...
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Why and How to Buy a Franchise: An Exciting Alternative to a Corporate Career

Are you in career transition? Unsatisfied with your corporate job?  Tired of letting other people control your life? Dreaming of becoming an entrepreneur? Frustrated with investment options for your available capital that don’t provide you with a solid ...
Read More

From Intrapreneur to Entrepreneur: 12 Reasons to Make the Switch Now

Are you passionate, self-reliant, determined, and adept at problem solving? Do you apply these entrepreneurial values every day in your career—even though you're still working for someone else? If this sounds like you, then how much longer are you going to ...
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