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Four Tips When You’re Ready To Sell Your Business

For a number of small business owners who may be ready to sell their companies, the past few years have been a time to cut unnecessary expenses, make ends meet and to patiently wait for the market to rebound. There simply was no use in trying to sell the business when company revenues and profits … Continue reading

Top 10 Business Plan Mistakes

It’s been nearly seven years since Tim Berry posted Top 10 Business Plan Mistakes on this site. Looking back and reading the post again today, I think the list holds up very well. Here is the revised version for 2012, incorporating what he wrote back then that still holds true. 1. Misunderstanding the purpose: It’s the planning … Continue reading

What’s an Entrepreneur? The Best Answer Ever from Eric Schurenberg

As an entrepreneur, you surely have an elevator pitch, the pithy 15-second synopsis of what your company does and why, and you can all but repeat it in your sleep. But until recently, I’d never seen a good elevator pitch for entrepreneurship itself—that is, what you do that all entrepreneurs do? Now I’ve seen it, … Continue reading

Oprah talks about “The Secret” to Create The Life You Want

“Nothing new can come to your life unless you’re grateful for what you already have.”  2012 is around the corner and I’m sure just like the majority of people around the world you might be asking yourself: will 2012 be just like 2011? In other words you probably in the mindset of setting up goals, … Continue reading

The Surprising Truth About What Motivate Us

This lively RSAnimate, adapted from Dan Pink’s talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace.

What makes a successful Small Business Owner

Top of the list for successful entrepreneurs is the ability to collaborate. Those who can delegate, build strong relationships with their management teams, employees, and others are more likely to click with customers. The other five traits frequently found in flourishing small business owners: • Being self fulfilled. Good small business owners put a high price … Continue reading

Can Inexperience Be an Advantage?

I’ve found the following post on and wanted to share it with you. It’s about Richard Branson revealing the advantages of inexperience. It’s a post from by Richard Branson Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur Richard Branson regularly shares his business experience and advice with readers. What follows is the latest edited round of insightful responses. Ask him a question and your query … Continue reading


“The only way to be truly satisfied is to do great work. The only way to do great work is to love what you do. The only way to love what you do is to be passionate about it.” – Steve Jobs There are times in life our especially in our professional career, when everything … Continue reading

Q&A With Experts: Rory Vaden Reveals What’s Stopping People from Living The Life They Want

From the December issue of Success Magazine, I’ve learned that 81% of people believe they have a book in them. 6 in 10 people want to lose weight. 85% of people are less than “extremely satisfied” with their current jobs. 700 million adults worldwide want to move to another country. At this time you probably … Continue reading

Advanced E-mail Strategies: Getting your Inbox to 0 — Part 2 | by Rory Vaden

    You can tell I am not good at reading all the emails I receive. If it was just from one email box maybe I would have handled it better. But I have an email address at hotmail, gmail, I have a professional email address, and now I also receive emails on social media … Continue reading


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