Herb Filled Pillows Make Over a Million Dollars

Lauren Rosenstadt was a single mom working at a herbcompany in Bethesda, Maryland. A herb... Read More

The 9 Key Distinctions of Successful Solo-Entrepreneurs!

SUCCESSFUL Solo-Entrepreneurs approach life and business from a perspective that is new, fresh, and rather... Read More

10 Essential Tips for Starting Entrepreneurs - Ignore these at your Peril!

1. Do What You LOVE: If you've chosen your business because you read that this... Read More

Reducing the Stress of Being an Entrepreneur

Starting and running your own business can be exciting and rewarding, but it can also... Read More

10 Ways Entrepreneurs Shoot Themselves In The Foot

Entrepreneurs and their businesses have a tendency to ambush themselves when they aren't looking. This... Read More

Lessons Learned from Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are a special breed of high achievers. They create things, get things started: businesses,... Read More

7 Lean Marketing Laws For The Inspired Entrepreneur

The following laws will provide guidance on how to act,think and work in a lean... Read More

Electronic Tools for Entrepreneurial Success

"Half of any job is having the right tool" was one of the earliest lessons... Read More

Traits of The Successful Entrepreneur

Want to know why certain people succeed and others don't. Well successful people have certain... Read More

5 TIPS for Home-Based Business Entrepreneurs

Have you ever heard that only a small part (5%) of 'all' Home-Based Business entrepreneurs... Read More

The Six ?F? Words Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Start your own business, and soon enough, you find yourself in a situation where there... Read More

Compensating for Your Entrepreneurial Style-or Lack of Style

I recently took an entrepreneurial quiz which evaluated my answers and informed me I would... Read More

What Makes An Entrepreneur Tick?

It is only natural that when you start a business, you are doing something different... Read More

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

Adolescence brings with it many challenges ? for both parents and kids. Young people, still... Read More

The 7 Traits of an Exceptional & Successful Entrepreneur

How often have you either referred to or considered the expression, "Success is a journey... Read More

How Entrepreneurs Make Money Selling Global Brands On and Off-line

Did you know that thousands of companies from all over the world are looking for... Read More

Differentiation ? Smart Marketing Strategies for the Solo Entrepreneur

Are you ever frustrated or hesitant when you talk to prospective customers because you can't... Read More

Top 10 Business Plan Myths of Solo Entrepreneurs

Don't let these stop you from having a business plan for success!A recent study of... Read More

Solo Mojo for Solo Entrepreneurs --- Where?s Your Juice?

I recently read a magazine article about Andrew, a 42-year old businessman. He gave up... Read More

Create Your Entrepreneur Dream Team

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

Health Insurance for Solo Entrepreneurs

One of the most important benefits employed people enjoy is health insurance coverage. It is... Read More

Time Management Tips for Solo Entrepreneurs

Does it seem like everyone and everything is vying for your attention all at once?... Read More

Hearing That Entrepreneurial Voice?

Women business owners are our only clients, so naturally we celebrate and support female entrepreneurship.... Read More

How Home-Based Business Entrepreneurs Think

Too many people are trying to start their home businesses with an ordinary employee's way... Read More

The Entrepreneurs Dilemma

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

The Reluctant Entrepreneur

It seems odd to think of a person opening a shop, knowing that they're not... Read More

Entrepreneurship: What does it REALLY mean?

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How You Can Earn $1000 A Week Part Time

About 6 years ago I started to notice that certain friends of mine had quit... Read More

Should You Write Your Own Business Plan?

If you are just starting a company and looking for funding, or looking for additional... Read More

Youth Entrepreneurship, A Disappointing Truth

The psychology of entrepreneurship can be very rewarding to one who dreams of starting their... Read More

Be an Entrepreneur

The Department of Labor predicts that the #1 employer in 2010 will be "self." A... Read More

Entrepreneurs: Benefits vs. Features-Know the Difference!

Entrepreneurs know their business. They know their product, their service. Many of them write creative... Read More

The Entrepreneurs Prayer

As I awaken with the gift of yet another day and prepare for the tasks... Read More

Are You an Entrepreneur That is Starved for Time?

Being an entrepreneur and running a successful home-based business is stressful at times, and can... Read More

Seven Key Qualities of Successful Entrepreneurs

A recent poll conducted by Forbes magazine shows that majority of its readers would prefer... Read More

Entrepreneurial Emotions or It Seemed Like a Great Idea at the Time

It's your first business or the next Great Idea in your ongoing business, online or... Read More

How to Become a Successful Entrepreneur on the Web

Becoming a successful entrepreneur in the online world is no different than becoming a successful... Read More

Applying The Daffodil Theory into Business Practice

At times all of us need a bit of inspiration to add to our day.... Read More

Find Out If You WILL Be Successful As a Franchisee?

Will I be successful as a franchisee?One of the soundest pieces of advice to take... Read More

The Myth of Undercapitalization - Six Ways Entrepreneurs Achieve Success in Spite of Start-Up Money

This year more than 17 million people will become entrepreneurs, according to the National Association... Read More

Entrepreneurship as Your Passion

Entrepreneurship has been my passion for as long as I can commit to memory to... Read More

How Much Risk is Necessary to Grow Your Business?

A business owner is thoroughly responsible for their own financial survival and possibly the financial... Read More

How To Grow Your Micro-Business

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

How To Find Hot Online Business Ideas

Would you like to find the key that unlocks the door to a gold-mine of... Read More

PR That Entrepreneurs Often Overlook

If that sounds like you, here's what you may be missing once the new enterprise... Read More

Protect Your ASSets in Business

Many people are starting an online business without a thought about the danger this may... Read More

Build Your Own Board Of Experts

The most successful entrepreneurs rely on their advisory boards to help spot new opportunities and... Read More

Something From Nothing, With Something To Share

Betrayal, it can hit you like a load of bricks falling from the sky, leaving... Read More

Developing A Contract

As a service provider, the most important type of "boundary" you can set as a... Read More

Needs Versus Wants For Entrepreneurs

How often do the words "I need" come out of your mouth, as it relates... Read More

From Bank Clerk to Entreprenuer

What seems like a century ago, I left school and joined a well-known High Street... Read More

What Part of Handwriting on the Wall Dont You Understand - They Dont Hire People Over 50

In a recent talk to the Detroit Economic Club, President Bush told of a powerful... Read More

Franchises - Emotional Fulfillment - Control Your Destiny

Does A Franchise Meet Your Needs?When you think of becoming a businessperson by making the... Read More

Focus is the Key to a Successful Startup

The definition of a startup means you have very few resources to employ and little... Read More

Business Is No Guarantee of Riches

Q: I'm thinking about starting a business since that seems to be how most rich... Read More

Is Now the Right Time to Become An Entrepreneur?

A number of economic changes are magnifying the role of small business and creating the... Read More

Great Tips Of Choosing An Office

You have decided to strike it out on your own and set up a business... Read More

Franchises - A Proven Business System

Franchises offer the first time business owner a proven and successful business opportunity. If you... Read More

Before Getting A Franchise

Buying into a franchise is a great way to be part of a recognized brand... Read More

10 Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs

Running a one-person business is a creative, flexible and challenging way to become your own... Read More

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Isn't enthusiasm a good thing? Aren't we urged to be enthusiastic about what we do?... Read More

Bring That Difference To Your Business!

Romans had a phrase for this- First among Equals.Online marketing has too coined a... Read More

Franchises - Emotional Fulfillment - The Challenge

Does A Franchise Meet Your Needs?Do you look forward to Friday afternoon or Monday morning?... Read More

Why Every Student Should Start a Business

With the economic downturn, students in all the major business schools have been dropping out... Read More

Use Your Youth To Your Advantage

You should wait until you're older and have more business and real-world experience before starting... Read More

Starting a Company on a Shoe-String Budget

A lot of people never start businesses because they believe they don't have enough money... Read More

Surviving the Three Pitfalls of Business Ownership

The morning sun sheds its brilliance and warmth on your sleeping face. 10:00... Read More

Executive Suites - A Way To Save Cash

Cash is one of the most important resources to a new business. One of the... Read More

Part-Time/In-Home Business - Low Expense and Low Risk

As a first time entrepreneur, there are a variety of franchises, dealerships, distributorships, and licensing... Read More

Walt Disneys Failures Could Inspire Entrepreneurs

You are a struggling entrepreneur and sometimes it feels like you are pushing a 3... Read More

The Desire For Money, Do You Have Business Sense?

For those of us who grew up with parents who worked for businesses rather than... Read More

Lessons Learned from One Entrepreneur on Vioxx

For the past ten-months, I tried every drug from the popular Vioxx, Celebrex and Aleve,... Read More

Online Women Entrepreneurs Need To Pace Themselves

Saving time means pacing yourself, being organized, and always prioritizing your duties, responsibilities and efforts.Pacing... Read More

The Cockroach Test

Let me ask you a question? Imagine I would offer you $10 for eating 10... Read More

Entrepreneurial Traits that Drive Sales

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A Secret To Extraordinary Accomplishments

I sat watching a documentary on U.S. Navy SEAL Team Training on the local exercise... Read More

Are You Sure You Want To Start Your Own Business? Part Two of a Series

Why, exactly, do you want to go into business for yourself? Is it because... Read More

Ancient Warrior Secrets For The Modern Entrepreneur

The words you see onscreen trigger subconscious responses. Dark images penetrate your mind. Your heartbeat... Read More

Franchises - Success and You

Many people believe owning a franchise will make them rich, financially secure, and provide the... 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 in cash per share. Deal... Read More

Ten Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Successful entrepreneurs have many traits in common. Here are ten of those traits that I... Read More

The Magic of Thinking Small

Hey!Many of you might disagree and I'm prepared for that.Many 'guru's' might say "Mike, you're... Read More

5 Tips to Step Boldly into the World & Set Yourself Apart from Others

"Real champions believe in themselves even when no one else will!" Author UnknownTo take your... Read More

Angel Investors: 7 Online Business Plan Scams and 1 Real Deal

We've all seen the hype: "We'll put your plan in front of thousands of investors!"... Read More

Can a Microbusiness Help You Enjoy a Better Retirement?

Not having enough money for a comfortable retirement tops the list of financial concerns among... Read More

Taking Charge and Getting Results: The Choice is Yours

As one of the most successful direct sales entrepreneurs in the industry, I have found... Read More

Business Planning for College Students and First-Time Entrepreneurs

More and more students, both in undergraduate and graduate institutions, are deciding to launch their... Read More

Innovation incubator: Build it and keep it running

If your company is like the one I work for, your people are talking about... Read More

The New Paradigm for Entrepreneurial Success

Entrepreneurship is a great magnet to deliver new ideas, unique approaches and innovative technologies. When... Read More

Dream It, Create It, Become It! Design a Dream Board

Have you ever heard of "Dream Boards" or "Treasure Maps"? A Dream Board is a... Read More

Think - Dont React

How you think, your relationship with yourself is what decides how well you communicate with... Read More

Outcomes - Thats What You Need to Focus On

Successful business owners and managers need to be very clear about what outcomes they want.... Read More

Business Name - How to Choose One

It's very important to get your business name right. You may already have a business... Read More

Customers - Why Should They Buy From You?

There are a whole range of reasons why customers buy a product or service. They... Read More

Beware the Opposition!

Any time you make changes in your life you are going to be met with... Read More

Will Your Business Survive Without You?

I had a health scare in December.As it turns out, everything's perfectly okay. But the... Read More

Are You Ready To Be Your Own Boss?

You have this burning desire you want to be on your own. The temptation is... Read More

Can You Make Money Without Money?

When I ask why you don't start your own business, I always hear, "I don't... Read More

What Makes an Entrepreneur?

Rupert Steiner in his book 'My First Break' attempted to define the secret of becoming... Read More

Good Questions, good Answers; Bad Questions, Bad Replies

I'm convinced that asking the right questions is one of the most important skills you... Read More

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Protect Your ASSets in Business

Many people are starting an online business without a thought about the danger this may... Read More

10 Essential Tips for Starting Entrepreneurs - Ignore these at your Peril!

1. Do What You LOVE: If you've chosen your business because you read that this... Read More

Business Planning Overview

The successful entrepreneur is generally more inclined, once a business idea is selected, to sharpen... Read More

Learn how to Compress Time

In the popular 1980's movie "Dune," man learned that by "folding space" the distance between... Read More

Bonsai Marketing

Site location analysis of regional service areas and planning for mobile businesses is just as... Read More

Financial Issues in Business Startup

A primary inhibitor of business start-up is that few people have the financial cushion to... Read More

Near-death Experience is the Mother of Invention for Two Dallas Electricians

To morning commuters, the hulking truck encircled with barricades and traffic cones may be nothing... Read More

The Entrepreneurial Difference

Who would ever have imagined that going door-to-door in my neighborhood selling figs from a... Read More

Top Ten Ways to Increase Your Profitability

1) Go back to basics. Take a couple of steps back and address the fundamental... Read More

Self-Esteem and the Entrepreneur

Isn't it funny how people think that being self-employed is so cool? They think that... Read More

Venture Capital Negotiating Issues

When companies enter into negotiations with venture capital firms, there are several issues which need... Read More

Focus is the Key to a Successful Startup

The definition of a startup means you have very few resources to employ and little... Read More

Be An Entrepreneurial Artist: Paint A Picture, then Commit It to Canvas

James had an original concept and he needed an investor. He had a compelling business... Read More

Success Secret - How To Find Million Dollar Opportunities

They're really are powerful million dollar opportunites everywhere.Ok, let me explain.I jumped on a flight... Read More

Identify the Growth Factors

In "The Incredible Hulk", mild-mannered scientist Bruce Banner discovered that when he was exposed to... Read More

Are You An Entrepreneur?

With all the buzz about everybody being an entrepreneur these days wouldn't it be nice... Read More

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

Adolescence brings with it many challenges ? for both parents and kids. Young people, still... Read More

What Qualities Do Franchisors Need?

When I got into business I wanted to build a company, which helped people and... Read More

Needs Versus Wants For Entrepreneurs

How often do the words "I need" come out of your mouth, as it relates... Read More

When Your Business Feels Like an Arranged Marriage

Q. I was laid off six months ago. Jobs in my field are scarce so... Read More

Leadership Attributes for Business Success

Business success is essentially the result of successful leadership. Contrary to the popular myth, leaders... Read More

History of Enterprise Car Rentals

So few really understand the drives and motivations of entrepreneurs. Many write about them, some... 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 are highly educated in your... Read More

3 Essential Elements of Operating a Successful Business

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to live your dream? A good... Read More

How To Find Hot Online Business Ideas

Would you like to find the key that unlocks the door to a gold-mine of... Read More

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

Most companies vastly underestimate the time commitment necessary to successfully complete a financing. In actuality,... Read More

100% of Nothing

What would it be worth to you to receive a steady stream of new customers... Read More

Goals and New Venture Creation

More and more corporate workers are leaving their jobs to start new ventures. When taking... Read More

Build Your Own Board Of Experts

The most successful entrepreneurs rely on their advisory boards to help spot new opportunities and... Read More

Oil Change Guys History; Part I

How do franchise companies come to be? How do they start. What type of a... 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... Read More

Entrepreneurs, Are You Hauling Buckets?

Once upon a time, there was a village on the banks of a fine, clear... Read More

Starting a Company on a Shoe-String Budget

A lot of people never start businesses because they believe they don't have enough money... Read More

Independent Auto Detail Shop VS Biz Op or Franchise

Owning a detail shop can be an exciting and rewarding business indeed. Many times an... Read More

Definition of Entrepreneur

EntrepreneurAn entrepreneur is a man who organizes and manages the business. The following are the... Read More

CHINESE TAKE-OUT: Oriental Business Principles Demystified For Online Enterprises

"The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must... Read More

Increase Profits with No Pain, No Change Approach

Implementing changes, even when they're good for your business, can be tough. As the old... Read More

Have You Been Thinking About Owning Your Own Business? Or Becoming An Entrepreneur? Part 1

Almost every day, I talk with people who want to start their own home-based businesses.... Read More

... in Pursuing the American Dream

This morning I woke up at 4:30 in the morning, as usual, poured myself a... 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... Read More

Interview with Best-selling Entrepreneurial Authors Barbara Winters and Nick Williams

Ray Bradbury's quote, "You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your... Read More

Franchises - Emotional Fulfillment - Control Your Destiny

Does A Franchise Meet Your Needs?When you think of becoming a businessperson by making the... Read More

Outcomes - Thats What You Need to Focus On

Successful business owners and managers need to be very clear about what outcomes they want.... Read More

Be Where the Pucks Going To Be

The "Great One" said it bestHockey legend Wayne Gretzky, when asked how he was always... Read More

Playing Hookey Can Help! A Surprising Secret To Small Business Success!

Would you like to increase your chances of business success by 350%? The good news... Read More

Used-Book Case Study

Dwight Payne and Gary Heap reside in Santa Barbara, CA, where they attend college and... Read More

The Reluctant Entrepreneur

It seems odd to think of a person opening a shop, knowing that they're not... Read More

Increasing Business BIGTIME with a Successful Referral System

What I've discovered from most of my small business clients is that most would prefer... Read More

PTO; Justification of the Means and the Ends

Some would say about certain issues that the means do not justify the ends. Well... 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 in cash per share. Deal... Read More