Start a Feeding Frenzy for Your Product

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I was watching Shark Tank on TV the other night and got treated to watching the “Sharks” in a rare feeding frenzy. For those of you not familiar with the show, entrepreneurs pitch their ideas before a panel of successful,…

The Importance of Branding

One of the most critical decisions for your new business is how to present and market yourself. The importance of branding can not be overstated. What is branding? Your brand is your identity, your “business personality,” what people know and…

There’s No Shortcut to Success

“If you’re not making someone’s life better, you’re wasting your time.” ~ Will Smith

“I know who I am.
I know what I believe.
And that’s all I need to know.” ~ Will Smith

When it comes to fulfilling our dreams, the most important thing is mindset. Adopt a “ridiculous…  sickening…  work ethic.”

“Lay one brick at a time.”

And “focus on making a difference.” There’s no shortcut to success.

Here’s a Will Smith video compilation that makes me want to take on the world every time I see it.

I dare you to not be inspired!

Getting Your New Business Website

Whether your business is mainly online or “bricks and mortar,” you must – absolutely must – have a web presence. It’s just the way business is done today. At the very least, people expect to be able to pull out…

Do You Have What It Takes to be an Entrepreneur?

Self-employed people – entrepreneurs – are a special kind of people. I think most of us dream at some point about quitting our day jobs and forging instead some meaningful, world-changing career (working for ourselves, of course) that ultimately leads to…