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Entrepreneur: Your opening act was a success. What do you have for Act II?

Success in business is a moving target, and today the target is moving more quickly than ever before: Competitors push the target further away. Changes in technology move the target to one side or the other. Consumer preferences and demographics evolve, changing the size and shape of the target. We talk about having a laser-like […]

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One Percent Edge #Podcast: Bob Burg

Bob Burg: Changing Your Company One Attitude at a Time You know that a successful business is focused on building innovation into its DNA. The shift these days is that every member of a team is acting an entrepreneur. It all sounds excellent on paper, but how can we make that happen? What needs to […]

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Think you can skip a business education? Think again.

For anyone truly serious about entrepreneurship or starting your own small business, this is one of the first questions that comes to mind: Do I need an MBA? Since I’ve been an entrepreneur for many years and now work with a lot of today’s most successful business leaders, I would say that an MBA is […]

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3 Ways to Turn Your Mom Powers Into Money

Now that your kids are fully grown and out of the house, what are you going to do with all of your extra time? Some empty-nesters decide to put the skills they learned as moms to good use in new careers, as a CareerPath360 report highlighted. You would be surprised at all the things being a […]

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Women’s History Month Tribute to Pioneering Entrepreneur: My Mother!

As we celebrate women’s history month, remember the great women in your life and don’t let their work be for naught. Women have made significant progress in business, but that progress has come on the backs of women who forged ahead, clearing the way. It is our duty to keep improving and widening the path. It’s our turn to carry the torch for future generations.

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20 quotes to encourage the new entrepreneur

“Imagination rules the world.” – Napoleon Bonaparte Someone tweeted that quote the other day and I immediately copied it so I could come back to it, share it, and ponder it a bit. I think it makes a great new entrepreneur quote because when you’re starting out on a venture – or hoping to – […]

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Looking for a new entrepreneur network? Here are 10 to explore

For the new entrepreneur, networking is as important as being armed with the latest and greatest apps and SaaS. You can think of your new entrepreneur network as the oil that makes your startup machine run smoothly. Without this networking oil, there’s a good chance that friction will wear you and your team down very […]

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This week in small business: And you thought ‘The Shining’ was scary!

Are entrepreneurs quaking in their boots? Are they out looking for trouble? This week’s collection of curated small business content looks at those questions! Entrepreneurship, startups, and innovation See if you think this article is an entrepreneur’s version of The Shining: Does this keep you up at night? In a somewhat similar vein, this Salesforce […]

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THE Small Business Expert Congratulates President-Elect Donald Trump

Mr. President-Elect, I am from the “Show Me ” state of Missouri and you certainly showed our country that the underdog can win. For many of us who are small business owners that is inspirational because we are too often forgotten, ignored and discounted. Your victory last night gives us great hope for the future. […]

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Make Entrepreneurship Day more than a note on your calendar

November is Entrepreneurship Month, the third Tuesday of the month is Entrepreneurship Day, and Entrepreneurship Day caps off Global Entrepreneurship week. It’s a slightly odd situation: Although a day, a week, and a month are dedicated to entrepreneurship, actual business starts are down, and they have been trending down for many years. In fact, closures […]

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