Are Successful Entrepreneurs Born or Made?

So what do you believe? Are successful entrepreneurs born or made? Some people believe that successful business owners are born with the skills, attributes and qualities they need to lead. Others believe that through inspiration, education and practice, you can learn how to be a successful owner. Lots of research on both sides of this question has

Is Becoming an Entrepreneur Hard?

Without a doubt, being an entrepreneur can be really rewarding and at the same time it can be really hard. Entrepreneurs by the nature of the job, are always in a state of fight or flight, either moving towards something good or away from something bad. Think new client (good) or a bounced loan payment

The Small Business Marketing Checklist: 17 Prompts to Grow Your Company

Have you taken time to review your marketing and sales strategy lately? To help you recognize places for opportunities, I created this small business marketing checklist. If you can concretely answer all of these questions, you have a strong marketing system! If you don’t know the answer, then you’ve found an opportunity to grow your

Fantastic Quotes from Famous Business Owners and Thought Leaders

Check out these quotes from famous business leaders. How do these ideas inform your business decisions? Zig Ziglar Ziglar was a fantastic salesman and motivational speaker. Warren Buffet A well-known business owner and investor. He’s frequently ranked on the Forbes billionaires list. Whitney Wolfe Heard Founder of popular dating apps Bumble and Tinder. Steve Jobs

The Importance of Small Business in Local and Global Communities.

According to the World Trade Organization, small businesses represent over 90% of the business population and they provide 70% of all jobs in the world. Small business owners are the backbone of our economy. It took a pandemic for the public to feel …. and notice the importance of small businesses in local communities and

The Startup Stage: Finance Tips for Your New Business

The startup stage of entrepreneurship holds a strange duality; you are excited to pursue this new venture and nervous that it may not work out. Perhaps you are itching to quit your job and dive into this business, but you haven’t made the leap yet because of the financial security your day job offers. You

Why Coaching is the New Leadership Skill You Need

You’ve probably heard of business coaching before. And I’m guessing that when you picture a business coach, you think of someone from outside of your organization who can come in and help your business prosper and grow. But did you know that coaching is also a communication technique you can use with your team? What

Top 7 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Supplier

Suppliers determine many of the costs of your business and can significantly impact the quality of your product. The relationship with your supplier can make or break your business. With such high stakes, what factors should you consider when choosing a supplier? Price Quality Reliability Communication Financially stable Capacity Payment terms 1. Price Price is

8 Attributes of a Successful Small Business Leader

You have built and are now leading a small business. This is an amazing accomplishment! Even though it might not feel like it at times. It’s hard to see how far you’ve come when you are busy running everything. And every day that you run your business, every reaction and decision you make shapes how

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