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10 bits of business wisdom from Steve Jobs. #in #fb

As published by brandmakernews.com/ 1. Embrace the opportunity in every situation. “Getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, and less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative …

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Thirty Questions Every Business Owner Should Ask Themselves Every Week! #in #fb

[Reprinted by permission from: Ken Mair, Founder, 180 Degrees Consultants Inc.] When I ran my first real business, in the mid 1970’s, every Monday morning my controller would bring me the weekly update reports. (Aged Accounts Receivable, Aged Accounts Payable, Inventory and Bank Position) This, by the way, was produced without a computer! From these …

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Marketing your Business on a Shoestring Budget, or Bootstrapped Marketing. #in

Ken Mair has prepared this excellent piece on marketing small business using bootstrapped resources, something very near and dear to my heart as a small business and startup guy. Written in spring 2011, it is a very good roadmap for any small business.  Click the thumbnail below for take on failure and how it breeds success. #in #success …

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Entrepreneurial Proverbs from Marc Hedlund – great tips to guide both seasoned and rookie Entrepreneurs

This was originally published on radar.oreilly.com, an excellent technology company resource. Entrepreneurial Proverbs – Marc Hedlund I gave a talk at ETech on Monday called “Entrepreneuring for Geeks.” I’ve given this general talk a few times now — how can the more technically minded among us move into making companies of our own? I really …

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45 Incredible Life Lessons from Regina Brett… (#fb #in) journalist, broadcaster and cancer survivor on the eve of her 45th birthday.

This is an excerpt from a column by written by Regina  Brett, an Ohio-based journalist, author, broadcaster and blogger.  She wrote it on the eve of her 45th birthday, while thinking about how her bout with breast cancer had ended better than that of several relatives. The 45 lessons life taught me: 1.  Life isn’t  …

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10 Tips for New Entrepreneurs – Sure ways to increase your chances of success. #in

Are you a new entrepreneur or thinking of taking the plunge? Here are 10 sure fire ways to increase the chances that your new venture is successful. 1.Make sure you are ready, and other key stakeholders in your life are too! Owning and running your own business is neither easy nor boring. It surely is …

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Business wisdom from a long time ago. Thomas Watson’s take on failure and how it breeds success. #in #success #winning #leadership

One of my favorite quotes of all time comes from Thomas Watson, the man who took over IBM and built it from a respectable business machine company into the computer giant it is today.  His son, the Jr. version was no slouch.  He oversaw the company during some of its greatest growth years and then was …

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If you have ever thought of starting a company, you MUST watch this video. http://bit.ly/knn9rj #entrepreneur #startup #business #in #tech

Techcrunch’s Disrupt conference was lucky enough to have Paul Graham, Y-Combinator founder, conduct his famous “office hours” in front of the entire conference for several startup CEO’s. This is a must-watch video for anyone who is interested in starting a company today. From Techcrunch’s Jason Kincaid: Six companies were chosen at random from the TechCrunch Disrupt …

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Don’t let “Back Stories” limit you! Harness their power! #in

Thanks to Tim Ferriss for passing on this excerpt from Peter Guber’s new book “Tell to Win“.  Guber is Chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment, a professor at UCLA, owner of the NBA GoldenState Warriors. We are filled with stories.  These stories are powerful and often run us – and they can show up at …

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They called it Fraud Theory or “Imposter Syndrome” when I was in school… #in

From the Business Insider the article below posits that every “healthy” CEO has some level of insecurity.  It’s only a total megalomaniac that has no doubts about his or her ability to perform in a demanding role.  ??A certain overly coiffed, ex-presidential candidate comes to mind… INSTANT MBA: Good CEOs Are Insecure And Know It Today’s advice comes …

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