Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom
No matter how you approach them, roadblocks have the power to destroy your business if you ignore them, and they have the potential to help your business evolve if you catch them and address them appropriately.
Starting a Business
Keeping your job while starting your own business is a way of hedging your bets, but there are drawbacks.
Too many people have become obsessed with an idea and quit their jobs impulsively only to find their potential business isn't as strong as they thought it would be.
Even in the volatile position of entrepreneurship, it's painfully easy to land in a comfort zone. If you want to be successful, you have to break out.
A seemingly good idea with flaws can cause the entire foundation to collapse, while a questionable idea with more merits than faults might be abandoned despite having a real shot at success.
Do you want to create, build and grow your own enterprise? Are you filled with the passion for ingenuity?
Savvy entrepreneurs go out of their way to meet the right people. Like anything else in life, it comes down to being in the right place at the right time.
These speeches will help you challenge your assumptions, believe in yourself and push you to be the best leader you can possibly be.
Attaining capital means impressing seasoned financiers and convincing them that your business, more than any other, is worthy of their time and money.
Thought leaders are popular, well respected and connected enough to drive real value to their respective businesses.
Disaster seems to lurk around every corner, and no matter how hard you try to prepare yourself, there's seemingly always something waiting to take your company out.
If you start seeking funding before you're ready, you could end up wasting your time and heading toward disappointment.
There's a certain type of office culture that has pervaded the public perception of startups, and it's starting to have a major impact.
We all know that there's no shortcut to success, and there's no magic formula that can create the "perfect" startup. But this one factor rises above all others.
There are five keys to scoring that ever-coveted spot at the top of Google search results.
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