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Trep mindset

First Year

Your First Year in Business Is Mostly About Surviving

Stress, self doubt and temptation -- and the odd gamboling deer -- will leap into your path as your business hurtles down the road during those first 12 months. Here's how to keep your hands on the wheel.

This 1 Strategy Can Transform Your Business

Ever compared yourself, as an entrepreneur, to the Spanish explorer Hernando Cort├ęs? Maybe you should start.

What A Kentucky Derby Darkhorse Can Teach Us About Adversity

Patch, the one-eyed contender, taught us that you don't have to win a championship to be a champion.

Why You Need to Maintain an Offensive Mindset, in Business as Well as Lacrosse

Offense hasn't remained just a lacrosse position for this entrepreneur; it's become the lens through which he views the world.

How to Make Good Habits Stick

The late Stephen Covey taught us the '7 Habits,' but new habits are hard to master. Here are 3 tips to make the process much easier.

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