9 Subtle Ways Smart Entrepreneurs Lose Sharpness Without Knowing it

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Everyone is smart, no doubt…

However, most people by virtue and exposure could be smarter; you could even be the smartest in your team.

I anticipate you’d deny I called you “smart” because it seems I’d be coming right at you as we proceed down the lines.

Take a chill pill…everyone has once had sloppy moments that made us look outright lousy and slack.

Well it happens; perhaps due to repeated successes that we’ve gotten so used to that we incline to loosen grip a bit to run on autopilot.

I came across this quote and I think it contradicts being slack; Continue reading “9 Subtle Ways Smart Entrepreneurs Lose Sharpness Without Knowing it”

Could 2017 Be the Year We All Are Waiting For?

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You might have received your fair share of blows this year as the recession contradicted earlier predictions by analysts for 2016.

Deciding not to believe these professionals anymore may sound outright demeaning and a quick way to relegate their careers to the shadows.

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Optimistic About 2017? Understudy the Four Quarter Principle

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As humans we run through life assessing how we’ve fared on a yearly basis. We feel on top of the world when the past twelve months show increase not only in material things but in our health and state of mind.

At times we get discouraged when there’s nothing really to show materially especially when colleagues and friends given the same circumstances, resources and time appear to make significant progress with their lives.

As we speak, some people are apprehensive as we barely have few weeks to close the year. How does this play out? Continue reading “Optimistic About 2017? Understudy the Four Quarter Principle”

7 Valuable Ways a 9-5 Job Prepares You for Life as an Entrepreneur

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A few people choose not to settle for the 9-5 cubicle for the rest of their active working careers, they know they need to transition at some point to private practice or some other type of business.

You’ll agree that working in a structured environment and transitioning to run a business usually comes with its own advantages. The wealth of corporate experience and knowledge of how to structure an iconic business for success is transferred to the start-up company.

If you have a 9-5 job, value it…

Learn all you need to, the opportunity and knowledge you’re exposed to will help you when it’s time to start up.

It’ll be beneficial to start paying attention and recognize how your working career prepares you to transition later in life.

If you’re thinking this way, consider these lessons:

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Staying in High Spirits When Money is Not Forthcoming

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Hope deferred makes the heart sick – The Holy Bible

Seasons of financial dryness pops up in our calendar at some time of the year, some are anticipated while others are not. You can term this –“The dry season”.

Everyone have at one time or the other experienced this undesirable season.

It’s not a good position to be especially when bills relentlessly rear their heads up and other contingent issues takes us by surprise.

I’ve been there a couple of times…I know how it feels, it’s even more depressing when you don’t know how and when you’ll get out of it.

As disheartening as this maybe, I still had to brace up and face it, you too can…

Only a motivated mind can truly face adverse situations either as a person or as a business.

Study these tips to keep yourself in high spirits in financially depressing situations. Continue reading “Staying in High Spirits When Money is Not Forthcoming”

Saheed Oladele – 8 Smart Reasons Why You Should Opt for the Entrepreneurs Route

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The thought of becoming an entrepreneur — starting a business — is scary and intimidating. But there are several genuine reasons why you should take that route now, so you won’t regret starting out late in the future. What? That tough, tricky, and lonely route? Yes, you read right.

Entrepreneurs are the hope of tomorrow, future decision makers, and world transformers. Take a smart look at a successful entrepreneur and tell me you don’t wish to be like him. Perhaps, you don’t like his lifestyle, but how about his income?

No one is born an entrepreneur nor did anyone suddenly wake up to become one. All entrepreneurs launched by taking the “start leap” — they all started out somewhere.

If you’re still contemplating on whether or not to become an entrepreneur and more importantly, to start now, here are smart reasons why you should take that leap to start now: Continue reading “Saheed Oladele – 8 Smart Reasons Why You Should Opt for the Entrepreneurs Route”

What’s That #1 Thing You Can Do That No One Else Can?

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That’s a tough question right?

Not so tough as you think, there’s that #1 thing you can do better than many other people.

Practicing for years in a chosen field without excelling is unfortunate; its tough when people don’t make a name for themselves no matter how hard they try…

Perhaps they lack that #1 thing.

At this point, you’ll be absolutely right if you’ve decided to pursue that #1 thing vigorously even if you’re still not clear what it is.

Alright, let’s delve in and find out what it is…  Continue reading “What’s That #1 Thing You Can Do That No One Else Can?”

5 Other Creative Ways to Use WhatsApp for Business

 

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With over a billion users on WhatsApp, millions of videos, images and text are shared daily, WhatsApp is undeniably one of the most popular application in the world. It’s simplicity and versatility has made it grow beyond a short messaging application to a multipurpose and resourceful application requiring little or no training to use.

Beyond sending messages to your peeps and other social and religious groups on WhatsApp, there are other creative ways to use this application. Continue reading “5 Other Creative Ways to Use WhatsApp for Business”

5 Free Marketing Tools Small Businesses Can’t Afford To Ignore

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With constraints in finance and running a business on a small budget, one may not have so much resources to invest in paid advertising.

What do you do next?

A call-to-action on available online marketing tools to boost your visibility is the way to go.

Not to worry, there are marketing tools you can deploy in minutes once you’ve set up an appealing business profile and Adverts for your campaign.

Here are five effective marketing tools that works, all for free. Continue reading “5 Free Marketing Tools Small Businesses Can’t Afford To Ignore”