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5 Habits Of Happy Business Owners

Any entrepreneur will tell you that running a business is both stressful and rewarding in so many different ways. It’s freeing to be the boss, but it also places a huge burden on your shoulders to perform well. This burden of responsibility can drive you crazy if you don’t have some strategies in place create […]

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5 Things You Need To Make The Switch From Employee To Employer

Many people dream of opening up their own business, and becoming the boss, rather than being bossed around. While it’s true that there are many benefits of being self-employed, or of owning your own business, the harsh reality is that it is also a lot of work. Without proper preparation, you can enter the world […]

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5 Things Mentally Strong Business Leaders Do Every Day

It is important to be mentally strong when you’re a business leader. Jeff Haden calls it “grit.” You will likely be under a great deal of pressure and have plenty of stress you have to deal with on a daily basis as a business leader. Having the mental strength to push forward when all you […]

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3 Big Mistakes New Bosses Make

Being a boss is difficult. Anyone who has ever had to manage other people know that acutely. There is a fine line between guiding and directing and being “bossy” or “pushy,” and those who are willing to cross it are often hated by their staff, while those who are not willing to be direct and/or […]

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6 Interview Questions You Should Never Ask Or Answer

The interview process is certainly difficult. You only have around 30 minutes, give or take, to sit down with a person and see if they are someone you want to hire to work for you every single day for 40 hours a week. In some ways, you will end up spending more time with this […]

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7 Hidden Opportunities To Make And Save Money in Business

Whether you’re just starting your business or you have been up and running for years, making and saving money should be two of your primary goals. A penny saved is a penny earned after all, but a penny earned is also a penny earned, right? Here are some of the best and sometimes hidden ways […]

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5 Deadly Mantras of Business

80% of new businesses fail within the first year and a half, reports this Forbes article. This statistic is terrifying to someone who is trying to get his or her own business off the ground. The truth is, however, that businesses do not fail because they do not have enough startup capital or there is […]

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3 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting A Business

Do you remember pets.com? At the very least, you probably remember the talking dog-shaped sock puppet that was their spokesperson. That sock puppet was everywhere during the two years pets.com was in business. And then, just a few months after dropping millions on a Super Bowl ad, they were out of business. What happened? Pets.com […]

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5 Winning Personality Traits of an Entrepreneur

According to a 2013 study conducted by Swiss and German researchers, successful entrepreneurs have a very specific set of traits that make them capable of achieving success. They don’t just generate ideas; they are fine tuned to turn those ideas into successful businesses. Here are five personality traits that most successful entrepreneurs share, and that […]

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3 C’s Of A Successful Business

When you’re an entrepreneur, whether you are just starting out, or have been running your business for a while, the thing you strive for the most is success. While there are several components needed for success, they can often be summed up with 3 words, or the 3 C’s—courage, calculation, and calmness. Courage The first […]

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