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3 Skills Every Entrepreneur Needs

3 Skills Every Entrepreneur Needs | Business Attractitude | Scoop.it

To be successful as an entrepreneur, you need to have a lot of little things working well for you at all times, as well as a lot of the type of luck that delivers opportunities aligned with your skills.

 

Whilst a wide variety of skills can be found in any group of entrepreneurs, most possess a small number of key underlying skills, that without such skills they would struggle to be successful.

 

This excellent article, suggests that knowledge alone is never enough to guarantee success, and it identifies three key skills that every entrepreneur needs to possess.


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46 Ways To Start A Business With No Money

46 Ways To Start A Business With No Money | Business Attractitude | Scoop.it

Most people who want to start their own business don’t have a ton of money laying around and it’s probably one the most common questions I get emailed about: How can I get started without a lot of cash?

 

Well I’ve put together a list below of the best ideas I’ve heard and personally used. I hope you find it useful!

 

The three basic strategies to starting a business without much money are:

Delay the normal “business starting” activities like incorporating, hiring, renting office or retail space, etc until AFTER your business has started earning money. This is known as bootstrapping. Doing everything yourself and spending your personal time instead of hiring an expert. (Takes longer but costs less.) Using some neat tricks and little known deals below.

 

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Slavica Bogdanov's comment, June 6, 2012 9:06 AM
Great advice as usual. Thanks for posting this!
Martin Gysler's comment, June 6, 2012 4:18 PM
Thanks Slavica... it's a great one and very actual :)
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10 Reasons Why Project Managers Should Write a Blog

10 Reasons Why Project Managers Should Write a Blog | Business Attractitude | Scoop.it

It was my own manager who first suggested to me to write a blog. Company cutbacks had added project management duties to my position. By following this advice, I soon discovered why daily blogging is such a good idea.

 

Having a blog has helped me in project management immensely. Blogging helped me keep track of all aspects of the project, allowing me to take on more projects. It was not unheard of to have a dozen or more projects on my desk at the same time. I wrote a blog entry for every one of them every workday, and answered the associated comments.

 

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8 Rules For Creating A Passionate Work Culture

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Hire for passion and commitment first, experience second, and credentials third. You don’t want to be simply a stepping stone on an employee’s journey toward their own passion.

 

Several years ago I was in the Thomson Building in Toronto. I went down the hall to the small kitchen to get myself a cup of coffee. Ken Thomson was there, making himself some instant soup. At the time, he was the ninth-richest man in the world, worth approximately $19.6 billion. Enough, certainly, to afford a nice lunch. I looked at the soup he was stirring. “It suits me just fine,” he said, smiling.

 

Thomson understood value. Neighbors reported seeing him leave his local grocery store with jumbo packages of tissues that were on sale. He bought off-the-rack suits and had his old shoes resoled. Yet he had no difficulty paying almost $76 million for a painting (for Peter Paul Rubens’s Massacre of the Innocents, in 2002). He sought value, whether it was in business, art, or groceries.

 

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