Rachel McPherson – 10 Things Your Competitors Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

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There’s no doubt that competition intensifies on a daily basis and that we need to develop a secret technique and devise a strategy to gain competitive advantage.

However, competitors are not only there to win over.They can be an invaluable source of knowledge ad experience and they can teach us how to leverage our productivity, increase our brand awareness and generally improve our workflow.

As much as it may seem that spying on our competitors is a bad thing, it actually only contributes to our business success. By scoping out the competition, we set a clear insight into what kind of techniques and tools they use to reach their ultimate goal.

Since There are a lot to learn about leadership and entrepreneurship from other local businesses, it’s kind a hard to ignore their work especially if they belong to the same industry and if you share the same audience.

Here are 10 things you can learn from your competitors about productivity across various aspects: Continue reading “Rachel McPherson – 10 Things Your Competitors Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship”

5 Things Every Success Driven Person Should Do Before 8 AM

 

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#1. Getting out of bed early is paramount

Early to bed, early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise – Benjamin Franklin

Tim Dowling, Laura Barnett and Patrick Kingsley of the Guardian newspaper spoke to seven CEOs which includes Virgin Money, Ericsson and AOL Vodafone about their work/life habits and they learned that most CEOs start off their day as early as 5:00am in order to sort their commitments..

This is the place to start…

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5 Ways to Retrace Your Steps after Failing Woefully

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Failing is not fun, but it’s sadly inevitable that unhappy moments will rear their ugly heads at some point in our lives.

Everyone tries to avoid doing stuff that attracts pain, suffering and failure. Most people go ahead to do the wrong things hoping and expecting to succeed at it.

You and I know that heading in the wrong direction no matter how fast and seemingly right doesn’t turn out to be meaningful at the end. The presumed happiness will only be short-lived, just like playing poker and hoping you’ll ace all the time.

Failing at the workplace likewise gives off intense amount of pain especially when you’ve put in so much effort and yet the results are not encouraging.

Here’s the deal… Continue reading “5 Ways to Retrace Your Steps after Failing Woefully”

7 Things to Consider Before Paying For a Shared Workspace

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The shared workspace concept is trending these days for several reasons. The quest to work freely and at any location has introduced this new working culture.  Investors have created affordable shared workspaces from basic to luxury features for short time rent for start-ups and small businesses. This culture is spreading fast and is being embraced by the youth population.

Before you get caught up in the trend, take time to consider why you’ll need to pay for one. Continue reading “7 Things to Consider Before Paying For a Shared Workspace”

7 Stealthy Financial Leakages You Must Seal Now!

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To start with, do you wrestle with ego?

How does money influence your class and attitude?

You possibly might find egoism tough to admit…

Even if you do, you’d have to cut your ego into half to apply what I’m about to show you, perhaps that’s why these tips may seem insane.

Earning has never been so easy in recession times let alone saving.

In a recession, disposable income dwindles unforgivably, intensifying the drive for people to hold and preserve cash.

In a recession, Liquidity rules …

It’s not surprising that price of assets crash ridiculously for the seller to stay liquid.

To make this work, first of all, make up your mind to say a lot of ‘No’s to yourself, people and stuff.

You could term this new attitude; ‘Self-denial’ but it’s a bit more because your decisions would have to be ratified by you; less of acting on impulse, more of critical thinking and fair judgment to make this work.

However, this is not a program to excruciate undue pain for financial sins you’ve committed in the past.

The whole essence is to make you a better manager of a few resources.

At this point, let’s delve in to seal up some more leakages to keep you financially fit. Continue reading “7 Stealthy Financial Leakages You Must Seal Now!”

Why Bootstrapping Your Start-up Idea is Inevitable for Long-term Business Success

The word Boostrapping has been around since the nineteenth century referring to doing impossible tasks like pulling oneself across a yard’s fence using one’s bootstraps.

The founder of a popular hosting service for software development services GitHub, Tom P. Werner actually turned down a six figure salary from Microsoft to work on his own venture. He had to bootstrap GitHub for about five years before accepting a large investment funding. Continue reading “Why Bootstrapping Your Start-up Idea is Inevitable for Long-term Business Success”

New eBook | Bootstrap the Right Way – A Start-up Guide for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Launching a business is just the first step, knowing if you did it right is another.

To Bootstrap a business the right way is inevitable for start-ups, get it right while its early.

This start-up guide is for entrepreneurs who just have  to do more but have  little.  Every business has its growth phases which every entrepreneur needs to get real with.

The knowledge of this reality will not only guide him through the entrepreneurial challenges but will also unveil to him ways to find success and fulfillment while at it.

This guide is enriched with real life examples of entrepreneurs who bootstrapped their businesses from the first year till it gained traction.

Bootstrap the Right Way is now available to you on eBook format

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5 Discernible Signs Your Business is Ready for Expansion

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Every entrepreneur hopes he/she will expand weeks after doors are opened up for business. Many businesses are excited to reach this expansion phase quicker than others. It’s vital to discern when its right to move up.

If you experience some of these, get prepared to take on a higher level of operation..

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