Street Smarts Vs Book Smarts, What Does It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur

The latest series in "The Apprentice" features 2 distinct group of candidates. One group, who are only high school graduates are termed as "Street Smarts" by Donald Trump whereas, the other group are all college educated with some having MBAs and advanced degrees. They were termed as the "Book Smarts".What... Read More

What Kind of Business Should I Start?

It's not uncommon to reach your 30s, 40s or even 50s and still wonder, "What do I want to be when I grow up?" Few people are fortunate enough to be certain of their destinies early on and the rest of us are forced to do some soul searching.The desire... Read More

Starting Your Business: It All Boils Down To Making Money and Saving Money

Bootstrapping in the context of business start-ups refers to the use of creative financing approaches such as leveraging personal savings, credit-card debt, loans from friends and family, bartering, and other means to launch a business. Some business founders use bootstrapping because they have no other choice. Just about anyone who... Read More

Defining a R&D Framework for Entrepreneurship and Innovation on Information Product Generation

IntroductionKnowledge is the key resource that forms the institutional basis of the post-industrial economy and society. It should be empasized that it is institutions of higher education that give tangible expression to this argument by acting as catalysts for knowledge and research-driven economic growth as well as well-being enhancement. All... Read More

From Entrepreneur to Infopreneur: Make Money Selling Info Products

The term "Infopreneur" is a relatively new industry buzz word that is making waves because it opens doors for entrepreneurs to generate new streams of income. Simply put, an infopreneur sells information.Information products are offered in a variety of formats including books, e-books, special reports, audio formats, videos, workbooks, tips... Read More

Do You Have What it Takes to be a Successful Entrepreneur?

Print off this page, take the quiz and find out if you've got what it takes! See the scale at the bottom to mark yourself.Answer the following questions on a Scale of 1 - 51 - definately not 2 - not likely 3 - sometimes 4 - probably 5 -... Read More

Starting Your Business: 3 Tips for Bootstrapping Your Way to the Top

Bootstrapping a business startup does not necessarily mean that you are unable to find traditional sources of capital. It may mean that you are clever, or that you know a bargain when you see it, or that you are the type of person who derives a certain satisfaction from crafting... Read More

Goals and New Venture Creation

More and more corporate workers are leaving their jobs to start new ventures. When taking this leap, it is important that the goals of these entrepreneurs are solid, as these goals may ultimately determine the success of the new venture.Unfortunately, many new entrepreneurs have goals that don't naturally lead to... Read More

Definition of Entrepreneur

EntrepreneurAn entrepreneur is a man who organizes and manages the business. The following are the responsibilities of an entrepreneur that what he has to do?1. PlanningFirst of all an entrepreneur should be a good planner. His first duty is to do good planning. The main purpose of planning is to... Read More

What It Takes To be An Entrepreneur Series: Action

Many people have the professed desire to be their own boss, start their own business ecetera, ecetera...Trouble is, how many people actually take the steps necessary to fulfill their professed desire?A recent incident that actually happened brough this principle clearly into focus.I was recently told by someone who is quite... Read More

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Hurricane Katrina, Death, and a Different Type of Entrepreneurship

I've seen terrible images today on the television and internet-bodies... Read More

Online Women Entrepreneurs Need To Pace Themselves

Saving time means pacing yourself, being organized, and always prioritizing... Read More

A Dorm Room With A View

As a senior in high school, he paid cash for... Read More

Outcomes - Thats What You Need to Focus On

Successful business owners and managers need to be very clear... Read More

Interview with Best-selling Entrepreneurial Authors Barbara Winters and Nick Williams

Ray Bradbury's quote, "You've got to jump off cliffs all... Read More

The Role of Statistics in Prospect Modeling

Identifying prospects has come a long way since the days... Read More

Cut to the Quick - What is an Entrepreneur? The Inside Story

Enjoying the title of entrepreneur is a hollow feeling.If you... Read More

Expand Your Resourcefullness!

The success and failure for the entrepreneur is largely dictated... Read More

Business Is No Guarantee of Riches

Q: I'm thinking about starting a business since that seems... Read More

What Makes an Entrepreneur?

Rupert Steiner in his book 'My First Break' attempted to... Read More

Boundary Setting 101 for Solo Entrepreneurs

Select the best response to the statement below:As a solo... Read More

Entrepreneurship as Your Passion

Entrepreneurship has been my passion for as long as I... Read More

Are You Sure You Want To Start Your Own Business? Part Two of a Series

Why, exactly, do you want to go into business for... Read More

Protect Your ASSets in Business

Many people are starting an online business without a thought... Read More

Taking Charge and Getting Results: The Choice is Yours

As one of the most successful direct sales entrepreneurs in... Read More

Be an Entrepreneur

The Department of Labor predicts that the #1 employer in... Read More

Profile of Women Leaders

Leadership is based on two words, "pressure and support"and that... Read More

3 Essential Elements of Operating a Successful Business

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to... Read More

Create Your Entrepreneur Dream Team

I hear it all the time. "What should I do... Read More

Financial Strategies for Transitioning from Salaried to Solo

7 Financial Strategies for Transitioning from Salaried to SoloA 40's... Read More

How to Start a Franchise

Franchising InformationFranchise oppotunities are all around us today. You may... Read More

How to Be an Entrepreneur and Keep Your Sanity

Define for yourself what an Entrepreneur is:What makes you think... Read More

The Risks of Entrepreneurship

The "spark" for many entrepreneurs is seeing an opportunity that... Read More

Increase Profits with No Pain, No Change Approach

Implementing changes, even when they're good for your business, can... Read More

What Qualities Do Franchisors Need?

When I got into business I wanted to build a... Read More