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5 Elements to Being a Successful Business Owner

I want to be successful because I like to win. I’m not being arrogant, those who know me best know just how competitive I am. That competitiveness drives me to aim for success in whatever it is I’m doing. Success, for you, could mean an important job title or it could mean a lot of

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What Hollywood Can Teach Entrepreneurs About Running Successful Businesses

What Hollywood Can Teach Entrepreneurs About Running Successful Businesses

When you dig deep enough, you will always uncover a unique story behind every successful brand. Entrepreneurs and small business owners often look to different elements in everyday life for inspiration when it comes to building and running a business, whether it’s the need to solve a problem in the community or to establish a

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How Do Successful Startup Entrepreneurs Do It Again And Again?

How Do Successful Startup Entrepreneurs Do It Again And Again?

Why is it that success comes so easily to some people and is so hard to come by for others? There are also others who are considered ‘one-hit wonders’. These are people who succeeded once but have never been able to make a mark since then. According to Stanford Professor Carol Dweck, success is often

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5 Qualities Successful Businesses Have in Common

5 Qualities Successful Businesses Have in Common

Did you know there are tens of millions of businesses operating in the United States? Did you also know that a high percentage of businesses fail? If you want your business to succeed, if you want to keep your doors open for many years to come, it is essential to implement a plan you can

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How to Start a Successful Restaurant

How to Start a Successful Restaurant

If you’ve wanted to start a restaurant for years, it might be time to sit down and draw up a plan to open your own business. To help you create a recipe for success, we’ve put together a how-to-get-started guide to make sure you have all the ingredients you need to open your restaurant with

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8 Tips for Successful Business Development

8 Tips for Successful Business Development

Many founders and CEOs come asking, “we need to hire a biz dev person, do you know anyone?” Few roles have more varied job descriptions than business development. It’s no wonder why it is hard to figure out who to hire, what this person should do and how to measure success. Read below for tips

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10 Tips for Successful Business Networking

10 Tips for Successful Business Networking

Want to make your business networking more effective? Here are ten tips to keep in mind. Effective business networking is the linking together of individuals who, through trust and relationship building, become walking, talking advertisements for one another. Keep in mind that networking is about being genuine and authentic, building trust and relationships, and seeing

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Essential Tools You’ll Need to Run a Successful Business

Running a business requires time, effort and so many other things. And you can’t do it all on your own either. You need a variety of different tools to help you succeed. Whether those tools are actual products or just concepts that you can use to strengthen your business, it’s important to have the best

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101 Secrets to Running a Successful Home-Based Business

101 Secrets to Running a Successful Home-Based Business

It’s a well-known fact that America’s small business owners are movers and shakers. They come up with innovative products and services; they employ about 50 percent of all private sector workers; and they persist even during tough economic times. But what might not be such a well-known fact is that most of them do all

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How to Run a Successful Small Business

How to Run a Successful Small Business

It can be easy to start a small business, as there are opportunities to fit almost every budget and skill. It is often harder, however, to run a small business successfully. Running a successful small business often starts with the planning stage when you are deciding what you will sell and where you will locate

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