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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Creativity & Entrepreneurship: The Secret to Discovering Your Purpose in Life!?

Hello Creative Entrepreneurs!In the second course on Creativity & Entrepreneurship... Read More

Why eBay Is A Smart Choice For Entrepreneurs

Attention entrepreneurs: If you think the search for the ultimate... Read More

The Danger Of Hate

As you have shown an interest in starting a business... Read More

Lessons Learned from One Entrepreneur on Vioxx

For the past ten-months, I tried every drug from the... Read More

The Role of Statistics in Prospect Modeling

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

Adding a Service After You Buy a Business

When you buy a business, you should have a plan.... Read More

10 Tips for Would-be Entrepreneurs

Every evening as the sun sets beyond the mangroves that... Read More

An Entrepreneurs Biggest Cost

When launching a new product or company, an entrepreneur must... Read More

Needs Versus Wants For Entrepreneurs

How often do the words "I need" come out of... Read More

Entrepreneurship as Your Passion

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

Entrepreneurship: What does it REALLY mean?

Introduction:In a world where ideas drive economies, it is no... Read More

Determine Your Niche & Be Successful

What's a niche?Dictionary.com provides a great, twofold definition:"A situation or... Read More

Judging Entrepreneurial Ideas

Most entrepreneurs constantly come up with new ideas. Whether they... Read More

Work vs Play: Which is the Better Way to Make Big Money?

If you want to make big money, you have to... Read More

Financial Issues in Business Startup

A primary inhibitor of business start-up is that few people... Read More

The Business Leader as Ultramarathoner

Have you ever heard of an ultramarathon? A standard marathon... Read More

Youve Found Your Guru, Now What?

In my last article, "Follow That Guru", I told you... Read More

Franchises - A Proven Business System

Franchises offer the first time business owner a proven and... Read More

Applying The Daffodil Theory into Business Practice

At times all of us need a bit of inspiration... Read More

If It Was Easy Everybody Would Do It

Q: I started my business about a year ago and... Read More

Expand Your Resourcefullness!

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

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

The latest series in "The Apprentice" features 2 distinct group... Read More

Business Planning Overview

The successful entrepreneur is generally more inclined, once a business... Read More

Franchising Companies Need New Franchisee Checklists

When franchise companies are moving fast in the market place... Read More

Entrepreneurs Ask: As a Novice Entrepreneur, How Can I Feel Less Overwhelmed?

Great question! Overwhelm is very common even among the most... Read More