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What is bootstrapping (or how to survive the first years of lean cows)
Would you dare to start your business without having extra money? This practice gives you experience and puts you in a better position to negotiate with investors.
Dotting the I's: Why Intuit QuickBooks Is a Role Model for Serving Small Business
Everyone looking to serve the small business market can study Intuit's three key principles for success.
How to Attract The Interest You Want in Your Business
Learn the five laws of business attraction to bring in leads and eventually convert them into paying customers.
The 5 Worst Pieces of Advice I Got While Building a $100 Million Company
Don't get emotionally attached to employees. Automate customer service. Don't take on any debt. Huh?
Challenges Evolve Differently During the 5 Stages of a Growing Small Business
There is no one-size-fits-all in the world of small business. Definitions need to be clearer in order for a company to weather the storms of expansion.
Catch Me If You Can: How to Get Sales Leads to Chase You
Authority, automation and good listening skills are key in getting prospects to come to you instead of the other way around.
How Strategic Planning Transforms Chaos Into Confidence
Setting goals, making a plan to achieve them and regularly checking progress is just common sense but the confidence it creates is magical.
Dear Younger Me: 4 Smart Things That Would Have Changed My Small Business Life
"Never, never, never give up" is a good place to start.
Passion, Freedom and Impact: The 3 Ingredients of Business Success
When all three work together, you can experience the pure joy of entrepreneurship.
Surviving to Thriving: Why Entrepreneurs Need to Take a Break
While entrepreneurs have helped our economy climb out of the Great Recession with their 'can do' attitude and strong work ethic, they may need to take a break to continue their innovative streak and perseverance.