What Are Mindsets That Hold Entrepreneurs Back?

Author Jill Schiefelbein chats with Summit Consulting Group CEO Alan Weiss about his perspective on why entrepreneurs often fail.

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This video is part of a series brought to you by Entrepreneur’s book division, Entrepreneur Press, the publisher of Jill Schiefelbein’s book Dynamic Communication: 27 Strategies to Grow, Lead, & Manage Your Business.

In this Dynamic Communication interview, author Jill Schiefelbein chats with Alan Weiss, the author of Million Dollar Consulting and Million Dollar Maverick and the CEO of Summit Consulting Group. Weiss gives perspectives on why entrepreneurs often fail. We’ll discuss different mindsets and mentalities that hinder success, and how to overcome them. We’ll answer the questions:

  • What beliefs are holding you back from succeeding as an entrepreneur?
  • Why should you focus more on outputs than inputs?
  • How should you present your outcomes to drive more sales?
  • What is a common mistake that entrepreneurs make in how they charge?

Learn the answer to these questions and more in this video with Weiss, a speaker, author, consultant and sharp shooter.

Want to see the full interview with Weiss? Learn more below.

Weiss’s interview excerpt is featured in Dynamic Communication: 27 Strategies to Grow, Lead, & Manage Your Business Chapter 25: Don’t Be a Whiner: Be a Solution Provider.

In this 27-video series, the author of Dynamic Communication: Strategies to Grow, Lead, & Manage Your Business, Jill Schiefelbein, interviews stand-out companies and entrepreneurs to bring you great bites of information to help improve your communication and drive results. You can access 12+-plus hours of content -- the full interviews for each of these 27 brilliant minds -- by purchasing Dynamic Communication: Strategies to Grow, Lead, & Manage Your Business and accessing the book’s bonus site.

Watch more videos from Jill on her YouTube channel and buy the book at Amazon.

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