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13 Entrepreneurs on the Best Business Advice They Ever Received

13 Entrepreneurs on the Best Business Advice They Ever Received | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

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Great advice!

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Shakira A. Ali's curator insight, October 12, 2013 11:16 PM

If you're not growing, you're dying. GROW!

 

And while you're at it, HELP somebody along the way.  It's part of the process. 

 

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Jeffrey Ross's curator insight, October 17, 2013 9:58 AM

The best advice I ever got from my mentor was: "you're spending too much time on the top line and notenough on the bottom line."

harish magan's curator insight, October 25, 2013 11:03 PM

No man (or woman) is an island, and business owners need to seek advice and guidance from other successful business owners, if they themselves are to become successful in their respective endeavours.

 

One of the best ways to become better as a business owner, is to apply relevant advice that other business owners have successfully applied to their businesses, that they themselves received from others who went before them.

 

This excellent article, drawing on feedback from 13 successful Australian entrepreneurs, offers 13 great pieces of sound business advice that any business owner can take on board to improve the performance of their own business.

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18 Entrepreneurs Share Their Top 20 Tips - Forbes

18 Entrepreneurs Share Their Top 20 Tips - Forbes | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
So much noise in the world. So much chatter. Most of it sounds like the adults speaking on Charlie Brown: “mwa mwa-mwa mwa mwa” But sometimes between all the mumbo-jumbo comes ear piercing wisdom.

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Why clients come back to small businesses

Why clients come back to small businesses | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
It may seem like an uphill struggle for a small company to compete with a large rival but small is sometimes best, says James Ellison of Team Tactics.

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Small businesses can offer more personalized service to their clients!

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How to Stay Fresh and Focused in Business

How to Stay Fresh and Focused in Business | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

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Great tips to plan each day!

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Francoise Tollet's curator insight, April 15, 3:17 AM

I love this article : operating under stress  is extremely bad both for you, your team and your business. I love also this idea "stay fresh" in order to stay focused on your businesses.

Carlos Polaino Jiménez's curator insight, April 15, 6:40 AM

Recomendaciones importantes, sobre todo para los trabajadores solitarios, cada vez más numerosos.

4twenty2's curator insight, April 16, 4:18 AM

7 Tips for keeping focused and relaxed through the day.  It will not only make you more productive, your team will follow suit.  The more relaxed your work environment is the more you can achieve and the more approachable you are to your team.  

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5 Famous Entrepreneurs Who Learned From Their First Spectacular Failures

5 Famous Entrepreneurs Who Learned From Their First Spectacular Failures | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Feeling like a failure? So did these entrepreneurs--before they went on to revolutionize their industries.
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Never give up! If at first you don't succeed, try, try again!

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6 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Always Do - Forbes

6 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Always Do - Forbes | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
6 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Always Do
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Successful Entrepreneur Much debate surrounds the notion that an entrepreneur is born with innate entrepreneurial abilities.
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Good advice and food for thought!

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When Entrepreneurs Need Health Insurance - Wall Street Journal

When Entrepreneurs Need Health Insurance - Wall Street Journal | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal When Entrepreneurs Need Health Insurance Wall Street Journal After coming up with an idea for a smartphone-application business in mid-2012, Josh Lee started building it on nights and weekends, in part because quitting his sales...
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A few helpful linkes for those who are/will be seeking health insurance.

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Is Entrepreneurship In Your Genes? - Forbes

Is Entrepreneurship In Your Genes? - Forbes | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Is Entrepreneurship In Your Genes?
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If you are an employee, are you wondering if entrepreneurship is in your future?
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Were your parents entrepreneurs? Should you be one if they weren't? Read on!

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The Worst Business Plan Mistake Entrepreneurs Make

The Worst Business Plan Mistake Entrepreneurs Make | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
If you think you can just hire someone else to do the dirty work of writing your business plan, think again.

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Good business plan advice!

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13 Entrepreneurs on the Best Business Advice They Ever Received

13 Entrepreneurs on the Best Business Advice They Ever Received | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

Via Daniel Watson
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Great advice!

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Shakira A. Ali's curator insight, October 12, 2013 11:16 PM

If you're not growing, you're dying. GROW!

 

And while you're at it, HELP somebody along the way.  It's part of the process. 

 

www.new.bloggingbuildsbrand.com

Jeffrey Ross's curator insight, October 17, 2013 9:58 AM

The best advice I ever got from my mentor was: "you're spending too much time on the top line and notenough on the bottom line."

harish magan's curator insight, October 25, 2013 11:03 PM

No man (or woman) is an island, and business owners need to seek advice and guidance from other successful business owners, if they themselves are to become successful in their respective endeavours.

 

One of the best ways to become better as a business owner, is to apply relevant advice that other business owners have successfully applied to their businesses, that they themselves received from others who went before them.

 

This excellent article, drawing on feedback from 13 successful Australian entrepreneurs, offers 13 great pieces of sound business advice that any business owner can take on board to improve the performance of their own business.

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There Are Few Minority Entrepreneurs, And They Rarely Get Funding

There Are Few Minority Entrepreneurs, And They Rarely Get Funding | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Minority entrepreneurs made up just 8.5% of the people pitching their businesses to angel investors in the first half of 2013, according to a report on the angel market by the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Venture Research.
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Female startups are more successful. Hats off to the ladies!

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Top 10 apps for start-up businesses

Top 10 apps for start-up businesses | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
apps With a smartphone in hand and some helpful apps, small business owners can work effectively on the move. Angela Munroe, B2B marketing UK&I at Nokia, shares her top 10 apps for busy start-ups without an office or for those out with clients on

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New apps I'll have to explore!

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WallaceBurch: Quiz: How much luck is necessary in order to build a successful business?

WallaceBurch: Quiz: How much luck is necessary in order to build a successful business? | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

Is your business’s success a result of luck or hard work and skill? Answer the questions below to find out.:


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Quiz time!

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25 intriguing startup quotes

25 intriguing startup quotes | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
I stumbled across a startupquote.com today, a great Tumblr blog by Rollin’ Egg. So I had a look through the hundreds of quotes and these are the ones that s

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Start up quotes to keep you motivated!

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Jeremy Barton's curator insight, April 14, 2:59 AM

Some great quotes

Linda Salna's curator insight, April 14, 8:03 AM

Wisdom from those who have walked the talk

Susan Stillman's curator insight, Today, 1:40 PM

here's one I especIally like:  “Remember to celebrate milestones as you prepare for the road ahead.”  –Nelson Mandela, South African Leader

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Best motivational video ever for creative people and startups..

Put forth the idea before it is late.. One of the best motivational video.. (Belle vidéo pour toucher nos entrepreneurs en herbe !
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Bring out your inner kid - "creativity starts with a belief"!

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8 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Pitching To Investors

8 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Pitching To Investors | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
One of my grown children called me the other day to ask if I knew of anyone who could help review a business plan for a startup technology company.
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Sounds like some workshops at your local SCORE.org chapter or online might be useful, along with the free counseling and mentoring offered by SCORE.

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Identifying Your Conversational Blind Spots - Entrepreneur

Identifying Your Conversational Blind Spots - Entrepreneur | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Identifying Your Conversational Blind Spots
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Successful entrepreneurs tend to be great talkers. They have to be.
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Do you have a high level of CI - conversational intelligence?

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New Report: Entrepreneurship May Be Contagious

New Report: Entrepreneurship May Be Contagious | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Knowing an entrepreneur may be a big factor for becoming one. But more research might explain what can motivate more people to take the leap.

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Could this be because there are not enough full time jobs in this poor economy and people have to get creative to make a living?

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Summly founder Nick D'Aloisio calls for coding and entrepreneurship to be taught in schools

Summly founder Nick D'Aloisio calls for coding and entrepreneurship to be taught in schools | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Summly founder Nick Dalosiio has called for young people to be educated in coding and entrepreneurship in school.

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Agree! Also, personal finance should be mandatory in the high school curricuum!

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Disruptive Entrepreneurs

Disruptive Entrepreneurs | Entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Here are the most disruptive founders in 2013.

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All is takes is one good idea!

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