All posts tagged "entrepreneur"
What Can You Do Online to Support Your Local Offline Businesses?
Those of us who work primarily online can sometimes develop a kind of tunnel vision. When we think “retail,” we’re actually thinking about e-commerce. When we think “publicity,” we’re automatically thinking about guest blogging, link building, and...
- Posted November 7, 2015
Perfectionists Are Not Entrepreneurs
Isn’t it annoying when you often hear people say ‘I am a little bit of a perfectionist, really’ (usually accompanied by a smug, self-satisfied, self-congratulatory, knowing, conspiratorial smile) as if it’s a declaration of some kind of...
- Posted November 6, 2015
How To Protect Your Business With Intellectual Property Rights
Entrepreneurs often invest time, money and a significant amount of energy to develop a business idea. There’s nothing more soul destroying than after years of hard work, seeing your idea, products and services being copied and sold...
- Posted August 23, 2015
Dishonest Job Candidates: 3 Steps for Weeding them Out
Everybody writes their resumes in ways that enhance their best qualities and obscures their weaknesses. In the same vein, people answer interview questions in the most self-flattering way possible. This behavior is perfectly acceptable and should be...
- Posted August 3, 2015
Turning A Hobby Into A Business – A Happier Life
In 1937 George Valliant, a psychologist and Professor at Harvard University, began one of the longest running studies of physical and mental wellbeing ever recorded. For over 70 years Professor Valliant and his colleagues studied the lives...
- Posted July 25, 2015
How to Attract Investors to Your Start-up
Any new entrepreneur knows that investors can provide more than just capital to their business — they can become resources for organizing, marketing, and realizing ideas. Mentoring and nurturing people with their ideas can be as important...
- Posted July 23, 2015
Latvia – A Rising Star for International Entrepreneurs
Latvia isn’t a country that immediately springs to mind when you think of economic heavyweights, but this small state, tucked quietly away by the Baltic sea, is actually one the world’s growing economies. According to the International...
- Posted July 22, 2015
50 Essential Qualities of Modern Day Entrepreneurs
50 Essential Qualities of Modern Day Entrepreneurs There may be a thousand definitions of success, depending upon your personal perspective and experience. However, there are 50 qualities that every modern day entrepreneur is likely to possess. When...
- Posted July 15, 2015
Risks and Uncertainty in the Entrepreneurial World
Is it uncertainty or opportunity? Let’s talk about risk and uncertainty. I remember 20 years ago when I was working for Harrison & William in London, my manager unexpectedly resigned one morning and there was lots of...
- Posted July 9, 2015
How To Overcome The Fear Of International Expansion
We all suffer from fear of the unknown. It’s a perfectly natural response designed to keep our ancient ancestors from doing anything stupid. Without it the human race is likely to have been wiped out in a...
- Posted July 6, 2015