4 Ways to Cut Costs & Save Money for Your Small Business
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If cashflow for your small business is getting tight, there are a lot of ways that you can cut costs, save money, and improve cash flow. Even if your business has plenty of breathing room when it comes to money, however, it’s never too early to start thinking about the areas where you could be saving considerable amounts of cash. Many businesses crash and burn…
Weekly Roundup: 5 Must-See YouTube Videos for Entrepreneurs (April 10, 2015)
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In this week’s roundup of must-see videos for entrepreneurs, Evan Carmichael offers tips to save your business from failing, Derek Halpern dishes some killer writing advice, and Brendon Burchard discusses how to deal with stress. Plus, Brian Tracy ruminates on the habits of successful people and Mark Kohler delivers some last-minute tax advice for small business owners. So grab your favorite beverage, sit back,…
14 Motivational Quotes for Dealing with Stress
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To build upon Monday’s post about how to deal with stress, here are 14 quotes to give you some encouragement and inspiration as you manage the stress and anxieties of modern life, entrepreneurship, and any other personal or business struggles you’re facing.
“Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not…
How to Deal with Stress: 5 Tips to Use Starting Today
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As an entrepreneur or leader, you’re no stranger to work-related stress. But what do you do when the stress becomes overwhelming? Are you dealing with it in the right ways? Stress can cause a host of mental, emotional, and physical health issues (it can even kill you!), so it’s imperative that you’re properly managing your stress. Here are a few tips to help.…
Weekly Roundup: 5 Must-See YouTube Videos for Entrepreneurs
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YouTube is goldmine for entrepreneurs seeking advice and inspiration. It can be overwhelming, however, finding the quality advice amidst all the noise. So we’ve tried to make it a little easier on you. Here are five of our favorite YouTube videos delivering advice and insights for entrepreneurs from the past week.
1. How To Find Your Special Gift, Even If You Don’t Think You…
Top 10 Traits of an Effective Leader
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In 1954 the renowned psychologist Raymond Cattell developed the Leadership Potential Equation, which is still used today to screen job candidates and determine best placement within an organization or business. Cattell’s Leadership Potential Equation includes 10 traits that characterize an effective leader. How many of these 10 traits do you have?
1. Charisma. Leaders with a high level of personal charisma are capable of…
5 Tips for Dealing with Criticism of Your Business on Social Media
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It’s a tricky situation. Someone is posting potentially reputation-damaging criticism of your business on social media—maybe negative reviews on Yelp, attacks on Facebook, or trolls on Twitter. It can be tough to receive criticism, but how you handle online criticism can often greatly impact the reputation of your business, so it’s best to not blow your cool. As Bill Gates said, “Your most unhappy…
What’s the Secret to Success? Power!
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Jeffrey Pfeffer knows a thing or two about success. He’s the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and The Wall Street Journal named him one of the top 20 most influential business thinkers. So when he talks about why cultivating power is the secret to success, it’s wise to listen and learn.
Diversify or Die: 4 Simple Rules to Stay Alive!
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As an entrepreneur, your number one priority should be to strengthen your business’ ability to withstand future unfavorable economic events. That’s to say, you have an edict to maintain your business as an “Ongoing Concern.” This premise should be the basis of every entrepreneurial endeavor.
Don’t Put All of Your Eggs in One Basket!
In business, as in life, it is easy to fall…