What inspires successful entrepreneurs? What words of wisdom guide their actions and thinking? Paul Thornton in his new book “Leadership – Off the Wall” looks at the quotes leaders and successful women entrepreneurs post on their office walls and keep on their desks.
Habits and attitudes can make you or break you. Many a hapless business has been broken by the habits and attitudes of its owners. As you think about starting your own business, avoid the mistake of adopting the following attitudes that are sure to drive customers away and hamper the growth of your business.
Are you going to achieve your most important targets for the coming year? Your answer to that question can reveal a lot about where you are on what I call “the Ladder of Commitment “, and is generally highly predictive of how far you’ll go in your pursuit of success. Here’s a quick look at that ladder from the bottom up, along with what may be a surprising conclusion about what it really takes to reach your targets, in business and in life …
From the book “The Risk Takers,” learn the common traits that bind successful entrepreneurs. These shared traits are not merely a coincidence; they are the keys to their success. Use these 10 strategies in your business to achieve success.
The inspiration to start a business can come from a variety of sources. For most people, the idea to start their business comes after seeing a problem that they want to address. They then look for the root cause of the problem, and identify how the problem can be solved – which then serves as the basis of their business. Learn how some women entrepreneurs found the inspiration to start their businesses.
What are the first steps you need to take when starting a business? I have outlined some crucial steps that will help guide you in the right direction.