Tag - entrepreneurship

Nine Essential Tips For The First-Time Business Owner

Trying to narrow down a list of tips for first-time business owners is like trying to narrow down advice for first-time parents. Almost anything can and will happen during your journey, but these pointers will give you a strong foundation on which to build your flourishing company. 1. Collaborate with...

Why Professional Networking Is the Missing Piece to Your Success

Personal relationships are important for entrepreneurs because they provide an outlet separate from the company and can help you avoid burnout. However, they are inherently limited because you can only have so many family members and close friends that you engage with on a frequent basis. Professional networks, however, enable you to connect with...

How To Choose A Co-Founder Who Will Help You Thrive As An Entrepreneur

[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text] Many budding entrepreneurs have dreams of building a Fortune 500 company on their own and becoming a household name on par with Jobs, Gates or Branson. But in reality, the entrepreneurial process is collaborative in nature. An effective co-founder can make it that much easier. Choosing someone to...

Most Successful Business Owners Have These 5 Character Traits (And Not All Are Born With Them)

Some business champions are born. These days, though, many are made. Lifetime employment with a company followed by retirement with a pension isn’t standard any more. With fewer companies committed to employees for the long haul, more success-driven people are seeking their futures in their own businesses. So, can anyone be a...

Surviving Your First Solo Business Trip at That Lonely Table for One

The prospect of your first solo business trip might seem intimidating. In addition to dealing with the stress of going through airport security and navigating a strange city, you'll be facing any setbacks all by yourself. If you miss a client meeting because you got lost, it will be your responsibility to handle....