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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Raising Capital for Your Business ? How Long Does it Take?

Most companies vastly underestimate the time commitment necessary to successfully... Read More

Raising Entrepreneurs: What to Do When Your Kid is Born to Think Differently

Adolescence brings with it many challenges ? for both parents... Read More

Envisioneering

It never ceases to amaze me. Almost everyone peers into... Read More

What Kind of Business Should I Start?

It's not uncommon to reach your 30s, 40s or even... Read More

The Entrepreneurs Dilemma

In business, you plan to protect your inventory, your unique... Read More

An Entrepreneur and a Life To Be Remembered

I was reminded of my own mortality today. I guess... Read More

How To Grow Your Micro-Business

If you want to grow your micro-business (defined as a... Read More

Create Your Entrepreneur Dream Team

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

Expand Your Resourcefullness!

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

How Much Risk is Necessary to Grow Your Business?

A business owner is thoroughly responsible for their own financial... Read More

Are You Ready To Be Your Own Boss?

You have this burning desire you want to be on... Read More

From Employee to Entrepreneur: Taking the Plunge

Before you decide whether or not running your own business... Read More

Solving the Million Dollar Mystery: 4 Steps To Create A Turn-Key Business

You're a smart, hardworking entrepreneur, and you're moving fast. You... Read More

10 Tips for Would-be Entrepreneurs

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

Good Questions, good Answers; Bad Questions, Bad Replies

I'm convinced that asking the right questions is one of... Read More

Entrepreneurial Hate, its out there

Today, I got an email from a lady who hates... Read More

Could a Book About Your Company be Worth $1.7 Billion? Building Value Through Publishing

"Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A) to purchase Clayton Homes for $12.50... Read More

16 Vital Traits Shared by All Successful Entrepreneurs

The first step in deciding whether to start a business... Read More

Rx for Falling Corporate Profits

Once again the squeeze is on as renewed inflation worries... Read More

Isnt it Time You Started to Fly?

I am going to begin this article by sharing a... Read More

Oil Change Guys History; Part I

How do franchise companies come to be? How do they... Read More

Applying The Daffodil Theory into Business Practice

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

Franchises - Emotional Fulfillment - The Challenge

Does A Franchise Meet Your Needs?Do you look forward to... Read More

What It Takes To be An Entrepreneur Series: Action

Many people have the professed desire to be their own... Read More

Empathy - Not Business Plans - Key to Your Home Based Business Success - Do You Have Empathy?

EMPATHY is a Natural Talent, you were born with it... Read More