Being an Entrepreneur, What Does It Take?

Being an Entrepreneur One thing all successful entrepreneurs have in common is a clear set of goals. They know what they want and what steps are needed to achieve them. A well-written goal must stretch you, yet not break you. Going for your goals involves not only uncertainty, change, as well as the unknown, but a whole new and daunting a sense of the unknown. Being an entrepreneur requires a state of mind that allows the business creation process to be repeated again and again. It is somebody that can…

Green Your Business

It doesn’t matter if you are starting a new business or if your business has been open for quite some time, there are some things that can be done in order for you to improve it. One of the more common recent catchphrases that seems to be circulating about businesses in general is for them to be green. This means that they are going to conserve as much energy as possible and will be more environmentally friendly in everything that they do. Going green can help you to save money,…

Is Now A Good Time To Start A Small Business?

There are many theories on when the best time to open a business is. Previously, our business cycles were three years up, two years down. The best time to start the business was coming off one of the downturn years and being ready for the three years of solid economic growth. Today, things just are not that simple. Sometimes we have recessions which last longer than they should, and there’s always a chance of a double dip recession if the politicians and policymakers are too hard on business with overregulation,…

Traits Of An Entrepreneur: What It Really Takes To Succeed

The world of entrepreneurship is a world filled with uncertainty, excitement, highs and lows, many challenges, and a remarkable sense of achievement. It can also be incredibly scary when a lot of money is at stake or other people’s futures and/or livelihoods are on the line. It can also be incredibly rewarding to overcome obstacles and prevail so that your organization delivers on its promise. No matter what, being an entrepreneur requires having certain traits in order to navigate these waters. Let’s take a look at some of those traits…