Small business success secret #4

What makes an entrepreneur successful? I believe there are 18 traits. I’ll look at one each day for the next 18 days. Small business success secret #4: Business owners try to anticipate what will happen next. A small business exists to meet needs. But the needs of the marketplace change and the most successful small […]

Small business success secret #3

What makes an entrepreneur successful? I believe there are 18 traits. I’ll look at one each day for the next 18 days. Small business success secret #3: Business owners make fast decisions and embrace the consequences. Business owners know that there is rarely a perfect choice. They will think briefly about the short and long […]

Small business success secret #2

What makes an entrepreneur successful? I believe there are 18 traits. I’ll look at one each day for the next 18 days. Small business success secret #2: Business owners need to be people of action. And, whenever possible, that action needs to be oriented towards revenue generation. Given the choice between planning and action, act. […]

Small business success secret #1

What makes an entrepreneur successful? I believe there are 18 traits. I’ll look at one each day for the next 18 days. Small business success secret #1: Business owners need to accept that their effort doesn’t have to be perfect. This includes websites, sales material, even your sales presentation. It just needs to be good […]

Improve your workday schedule

Image via Wikipedia Scheduling and prioritizing are always issues with small business owners: It feels like everything is a priority! And, when you focus one thing, three or four other things will get pushed back. So, what gets your limited attention and what gets delayed? When billable work is piled high, it can be tempting […]