19 results for tag: entrepreneur


How to Pivot Your Reputation

Many professionals and entrepreneurs have faced reputation pivots over the past year in the wake of the global health crisis. Whether their industry, job or passion changed, it was time to do something different. Here's how to pivot your reputation and build ...
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Famed Entrepreneur on How to Solve Any Problem

We're all dealing with unprecedented challenges, but for inventor and entrepreneur Doug Patton, problems are positive if you have the right tools to conquer them. In his forthcoming book, Conquering the Chaos of Creativity: A Complete Guide to Creative ...
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Think Like an Entrepreneur in Your Job Search

Find out what people looking for full-time work can learn from freelancers. Roxanne was one of the lucky ones; she still had her job after her company went through two rounds of layoffs. But she knew her job might not be secure and wanted to begin a ...
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Success Profile: Dennis Williams of 3 Bridges Consulting

During the life cycle of a business, there are different ways to build a direct connection to your customers. Those connections are vital for a business' success, especially during this pandemic. Tony Vlahos' first conversation of the new year was with ...
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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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