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The Six Intelligences

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Empathetic Intelligence is the ability to put yourself in someone else's shoes.  A very important skill when you run a business.

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The Value of Soft Skills in a Hard World

The Value of Soft Skills in a Hard World | The Small Business Shrink | Scoop.it
Not long ago, soft skills were viewed as unnecessary, a waste of time, and a dead end for marketing speaking engagements. Well, things have changed since the last century.
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Hey!  This is great.  Exactly our point!

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Creating Lust: How to Sell Yourself to Clients

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Creating Lust: How to Sell Yourself to Clients A substantial portion of a freelancer’s time is spent acquiring work. It’s one of the most important and bewildering parts of this line of work.
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This covers a lot of territory, but in easy to digest niblets.  A good read!

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Entrepreneurs Do No Easily Retire - SmallBizClub

Entrepreneurs Do No Easily Retire - SmallBizClub | The Small Business Shrink | Scoop.it
So you've successfully sold your business and have received enough money from the sale to become financially independent, no longer having to wor...
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Having invented your own "thing," when do you stop inventing,  Never!  You can use those skills to help others when making a living isn't so demanding.  As baby boomers start to age, this is going to extremely relevent info.

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What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You?

What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You? | The Small Business Shrink | Scoop.it
These four entrepreneur types can help you determine which qualities most drive your entrepreneurial spirit and what that means for your business.
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Know thy self!  But, enough about me, what do you think about me? 

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The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship

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No one said building a company was easy. But it's time to be honest about how brutal it really is--and the price so many founders secretly pay.
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It's not easy being independent, and this authoritative article covers it intelligently.  It's comforting knowing you're not alone. - Vic

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Just Make a Damn Decision! « Wealthy Women Leaders

Just Make a Damn Decision! « Wealthy Women Leaders | The Small Business Shrink | Scoop.it
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So-o-o-o-o true.

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Eight Dumb Marketing Mistakes Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

Eight Dumb Marketing Mistakes Entrepreneurs Should Avoid | The Small Business Shrink | Scoop.it
» Eight Dumb Marketing Mistakes Entrepreneurs Should Avoid | Get Found. Say the Right Things. Turn Visitors into Buyers.
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I've seen them all. - Vicki

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Being Resourceful: On a very special episode of...

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Being Resourceful: On a very special episode of Clients From Hell, our heroes dig deep and do everything they can to not get screwed over. It goes okay. We’d like to extend a massive thank you to the...
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Watch this video!!! The title is misleading.  It's about how clients try to screw the small business owner.

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Are You a Risk-Taker or Just Reckless?

Are You a Risk-Taker or Just Reckless? | The Small Business Shrink | Scoop.it
Calculated decision-making is essential for entrepreneurs while recklessness puts you and your company at risk. Here are four traits to watch for to prevent...
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You have to be a risk taker to succeed.  But how much risk is too much?  This is an excellent article on the topic.

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Why CEOs Should Take Regular (Real) Vacations - Business 2 Community

Why CEOs Should Take Regular (Real) Vacations - Business 2 Community | The Small Business Shrink | Scoop.it
Why CEOs Should Take Regular (Real) Vacations by @davidkiger http://t.co/73LMlvsyff via @B2Community
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You get your creative head on when you take off.  Overwork isn't the answer.  Back off and get back to what really matters.

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