Seriously! It’s THE best time in history to be an entrepreneur! That’s not an exaggeration. I feel like I need to rant about this a bit because in my line of work I come across so many so-called ‘entrepreneurs’ that want everything to be easier. Believe me, it’s NEVER been easier! As Jim Rohn said, […]
This is THE BEST TIME in history to be an entrepreneur! Period. If you want to start an online business – or any business for that matter – it has never been easier and more affordable to do so. And to be clear, I’m not referring to starting the next Google or Amazon or […]
Tall Poppy Syndrome is a reference to the poppy flower that stand up taller than the rest of the field and tends to get cut down to size first because it’s so visible. The same thing happens to achievers, and it can be a real threat to a healthy entrepreneurial mindset.
I’ve always found the concept of ‘strategy’ to be too nebulous or theoretical for most entrepreneurs and small business owners; a word and concept that’s bandied about in MBA programs and large corporations without any clear agreement as to what it actually means. Even the Harvard Business Review has an article asking the question, “What […]
Running an undifferentiated business is no fun. Sales are harder to come by, margins get squeezed, and growth stalls. Winning is fun. Beating the snot out of your competition is fun. We need to have a way to stand out so we can dominate too! The far majority of small businesses in America, and I […]