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The 10 Rules for Building a Successful Personal Brand

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / September 1, 2009

No matter what career path you choose your best asset should always be YOU. While most people tend to focus on the things they want out of life and how to quickly climb the ladder to achieve those goals, many don’t take the time to evaluate their skill sets (weaknesses included) and how much of an impact they actually have on the bottom line. Nobody is exempt. A…

The Secret Every Entrepreneur Must Know

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 31, 2009

Socrates, Plato, Davinci, Newton, Edison, Carnegie, Einstein; what do they all have in common? The Secret.  They used it to manifest everything they wanted in life.  These great leaders knew that they were in charge of creating their future.  They knew why 1% of the population earns 96% of the money. They knew that anything in life they wanted was achievable with The Secret whether it be success,…

Leveraging 7 Types of Social Media for Branding

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / August 28, 2009

It is impossible to ignore the power of social media. Everyday it is integrated more and more into the marketing of businesses – both small and large. Even brick and mortar business can take advantage of this by focusing on a specific region. However don’t bother if you will just “join”, you need to be active in order to see the results. Building relationships and trust takes time.…

Get Known Before your Book Deal

by / ⠀Finding Customers Startup Advice / August 28, 2009

Author of Get Known Before the Book Deal, Use Your Personal Strengths to Grow an Author Platform & Writer Mama, How to Raise a Writing Career Alongside Your Kids Christina Katz is the author of Get Known Before the Book Deal, Use Your Personal Strengths to Grow an Author Platform (Writer’s Digest Books). She started her platform “for fun” seven years ago and ended up on “Good Morning…

Is Your Work Ethic Killing You?

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 27, 2009

Work less on your start-up by building an engine: The lesson of the car & the rocket There once was an entrepreneur named name Lisa. While she was still young, she promised herself that she would work hard to commercialize something as important and world-changing as the automobile. Lisa thought and planned and tinkered for a very long time. Eventually she decided her company would commercialize the revolutionary,…

The Secrets to Finding Women as an Entrepreneur

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 25, 2009

We all have our needs. Entrepreneurs are no different but don’t always have the luxury of the office happy hour or meeting someone through a co-worker. Moving home and bootstrapping a business can put a nix in the social life. Especially for many young entrepreneurs who leave the always promising college scene. However entrepreneurs by nature are innovators and think outside the box. Why should sex be any…

How to Motivate Gen Y

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 24, 2009

How Effective is Your Sales Rewards and Incentives Program? You May be Surprised… by: Dr. David Brookmire Today, an unprecedented three generations—with distinct work styles and preferences, values, expectations, needs, behaviors, beliefs, and goals—are in the workplace. Nowhere is this more apparent than in Sales, where the latest generation, Gen Y, will soon become the most prevalent generation. So how can sales managers in the process of evaluating…

50 Best Success Quotes of All Time

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 24, 2009

Want more? 44 Success Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You For Daily Quotes on Twitter: Follow @under30ceo Follow @MattWilsontv 1. “Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions.” Tony Robbins 2. “You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted.” Ruth E. Renkl 3. “The only true wisdom is knowing that you know nothing.” Socrates 4. “Things work out best…

Laying the Foundation for a Solid Partnership

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 19, 2009

The other night my wife and I took the opportunity to get out and have a meal together at an Indian restaurant.  Turns out the owner is an old friend of mine. We got catching up and before long our conversation turned to his partnership troubles. He’s had three partners in the three years the restaurant has been operating and all have ended in messy divorces. This got…

Building Your Dream Office as a Young CEO

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 18, 2009

Young entrepreneurs sometimes don’t like the idea of having an actual office. It starts to create the feeling of why they avoided the corporate world in the first place. But if done correctly an office can be a home away from home for entrepreneurs. Remember there are no rules here and you can create it however you like. The idea would be to create the exact opposite of…

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