All Blog Posts Tagged 'entrepreneur' (90)

What is LinkedIn?

In response to a comment I received yesterday I put together this article about LinkedIn.

As a business owner, chances are you have heard of LinkedIn a number of times over the years. Over the past decade, in which the social media network has been active, it has amassed over 300 million users and is…


Added by Donna Reade on August 20, 2015 at 8:07am — No Comments

The Untold Truths about Business Software

Every business needs to use software to help maintain and run its’ processes. However, sometimes people get lost in the truth that the software is just tool created by people – Humans.


When there are situations that require some creative or (dare I say) even logical thinking, I am often perplexed when I hear the words “Well that is what the computer says.”

Here is why software alone does not…


Added by Donna Reade on July 22, 2015 at 10:16am — 1 Comment

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Seven Things Entrepreneurs will Understand

Are you an entrepreneur? Traveling in the business world as a solo-preneur can be scary, rewarding and exciting at the same time.  Ever since leaving my twenty year career as a school counselor and stepping boldly (and…

Added by Lynne Watts on June 16, 2015 at 11:37am — 1 Comment

The 5 Basics for Building an Online Business That Actually Makes Money

With the boom of the Internet and social media has arisen a new category of entrepreneurship. Successful entrepreneurs such as Mark Cuban, Elon Musk, and Peter Thiel got their start with online businesses. An online business offers an unparalleled opportunity to run a business worldwide with only a laptop and Internet connection.…


Added by Kimanzi Constable on June 14, 2015 at 7:00pm — 7 Comments

The Modern Entrepreneur and Social Media

Ever since the age of three, we all start dreaming about growing up and doing what we want until the sad reality of a 9 to 5 slaps us in the face. While many simply give up their dreams for a life of benefits and sense of security, too many of us itch for the chance to forge our own paths no matter the risk. It is in this passion that the entrepreneur is born. They are the few, the proud that will not be chained down by society, and with social media restructuring the business model, it…


Added by Angela Chatham on June 7, 2015 at 2:53pm — 2 Comments

5 Lessons to be a Better Entrepreneur

Whether running your own business or forging a new path in a field yet untested in the market, becoming your own boss is every bit rewarding as it is terrifying. Instead of sticking to a typical 9 to 5 with benefits, you have to balance your own books. It is just you and your dreams.

Remember these 5 lessons to be your best: 

Be Tenacious…


Added by Angela Chatham on May 4, 2015 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Quest: Live All of Life Like an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur comes from the French. It literally means one who undertakes (a task or enterprise).

An entrepreneur is one who steps out and steps forward with energy and strategy. She desires to seize what she envisions as an opportunity... risking failure to accomplish something worthwhile.…


Added by Brian Del Turco on November 11, 2014 at 8:42am — 2 Comments

My Ten Minute Enemy

Out of all the beautiful places in the world, my bride and I chose Mexico as the vacation destination for our honeymoon. For part of the stay, we enjoyed the rush of the typical Puerto Vallarta all-inclusive. For the balance, we chose an out-in-the-middle-of-nowhere resort which was translated, “…


Added by James Murphy on October 7, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

He Wouldn’t Change His Childhood

I had a dream the other night. I was walking down a dirt road when I saw a young boy asking his dad a question. I don’t recall what the boy said, but I remember the father, with serious but loving eyes answered: “Own your gifts”.

I woke up at that moment and my first thought was “I wish my father directed me differently when I was growing up...” Almost Immediately I realized how much a “victim” I still try…


Added by Pei Kang on September 17, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

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FIRE FOR EFFECT: What the Navy taught me about being an Entrepreneur

One of the classic images of the Navy is the Battleship firing all guns broadside.  You can see the flames and the shock wave.  You can imagine the impact of the 16 inch shells.  Nine projectiles, each weighing as much as your car, simultaneously hit a target over 10 miles.

This iconic image taught me more about marketing than I learned in my MBA.  Since you paid for my college education…


Added by Tom Schwab on July 22, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Woman Entrepreneur on FIre: Kate Erickson on ReLaunch show

While she enjoyed her job, her appetite for challenge were not being satisfied. Was she scared of the unknown, by following her instincts and moving into the entrepreneurial world? Of course she was! After all, everything she would now try to create for herself, she hadn't done. Kate Erickson from Entrepreneur on Fire shares her fears, steps & triumphs.

Hear the show…


Added by Pei Kang on July 7, 2014 at 4:53am — No Comments

The Courage to Leave and Live: Career Coach Stephanie O’Brien on ReLaunch

Do you recognize this 48days member! Entrepreneur and career coach Stephanie O’Brien joins us on the show to share how she started her practice, got her first clientand marketed her…


Added by Pei Kang on July 5, 2014 at 6:17pm — No Comments

$1M Could be Yours - Passion to Profits: Captivating Corporate Sponsors - One Day left to Register

I have been working with nonprofit organizations for many years successfully increasing sponsorship partnerships on a regular basis. Because of my success I have chosen to share my secrets with nonprofit organizations and entrepreneurs. Since we launched this program in September 2013, we have helped organizations bring in over $1,000,000 in sponsorships dollars!


Our community is growing and I want you to be a part of it. My…


Added by Connie Pheiff on April 21, 2014 at 11:06pm — 3 Comments

Being willing to suck...

One of our show experts, business coach Tina Dietz mentioned a common mistake starting entrepreneurs make - Waiting too long to launch; thinking that collecting information and becoming an expert will create a “perfect” time to start. Instead - "being willing to suck until you suck less". 

Added by Pei Kang on March 11, 2014 at 6:00am — 4 Comments

Coming up this morning on "Raise your Game rewind".

If you missed the live show, catch one of the replays.

7a CT - W4CY

11a CT - …


Added by Joel Boggess on February 20, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

RYG 010 The Six-figure Money Maker

If you missed tonight's "Raise your Game":…


Added by Joel Boggess on January 31, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Is it Finally Time to Lose Your Virginity?

Seriously, Make this the year you truly lose your virginity. Well, maybe not your sexual virginity but your, "I want to do something different with my life," virginity or your " I have an idea but I just don't have time to get it started." virginity, or maybe your "This job sucks but where else am I going to make this kind of money?" virginity, or your, "I'm too old, too scared, too set in my ways," virginity or my personal favorite, "I always wanted to____" virginity.

As long as the…


Added by Kathy on January 17, 2014 at 2:14pm — 2 Comments

Start-up Blues

A short time ago I was at a crossroads and I knew I could not go on working for the company. My talents and ambition were choking and dying. It was a great company, and I was productive in that roll (for the company) but it was not a fit for me. Making that transition was a huge deal.

Big thanks to Dan Miller for his book "48 Days To The Work You Love" along with the weekly podcasts for giving me the permission to break the mold. I've also benefited from entrepreneuronfire.com…


Added by Ed Barnett on January 14, 2014 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

Our Journey Begins

For over 35 years I’ve worked my business. Sometimes I’ve had great success, and others – not so much. I’ve asked questions like “how should I do this”, or “does anyone know what’s the best to do …” but it was often like shouting into the forest. Could anyone else hear me? Not usually. So, then I would sit down at the computer, or go to the library and start digging into the whys and how fors of creating something beneficial for me and for my business.

 Even those of us in…


Added by Nancy Becher on December 15, 2013 at 1:50pm — 3 Comments

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