Small business success secret #6

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 #6: Business owners add value. Customers buy because they perceive a return on their investment. Businesses will sell more successfully when they demonstrate that their product or service adds […]

Small business success secret #5

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 #5: Business owners develop contingency plans. Not everything goes right. Businesses experience varying levels of success from their efforts. When to stick and when to cut-and-run is difficult to […]

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. […]