10 Reality Checks Before Starting Your Own Business. Checks 6 to 10:

The final five checks to complete the due diligence on the idea before spending your life savings (and others) to roll out a solution: Do you have intellectual property to defend against competitors? Maybe the solution hasn’t yet been commercialized, but a patent has been submitted by someone else, putting your idea in jeopardy. Another series … More 10 Reality Checks Before Starting Your Own Business. Checks 6 to 10:

10 Reality Checks Before Starting Your Own Business. Checks 1 to 5:

I have a certain friend who called me a while back, all excited about his latest revelation. “What if you could go to a web site and find all the recipes you could make today, with just the ingredients you already have in your kitchen? I’m going to start a website to offer this service!” … More 10 Reality Checks Before Starting Your Own Business. Checks 1 to 5:

14 Important Traits Successful Salespeople Share. Traits 8 to 14:

Whether it is pitching a startup to investors or selling cars at a dealership, successful salespeople are vital to all business ventures. But as many who have tried their hand at sales can attest, not everyone is cut out for this line of work. Identifying the core characteristics required for sales success can help you … More 14 Important Traits Successful Salespeople Share. Traits 8 to 14:

14 Important Traits Successful Salespeople Share. Traits 1 to 7:

Whether it is pitching a startup to investors or selling cars at a dealership, successful salespeople are vital to all business ventures. But as many who have tried their hand at sales can attest, not everyone is cut out for this line of work. Identifying the core characteristics required for sales success can help you … More 14 Important Traits Successful Salespeople Share. Traits 1 to 7:

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often – Tips 1 thru 3

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often Happiness can be a choice — especially when you take the right actions. Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I’m no psychologist, but that’s probably about when many of us start thinking, “Wait–is this all … More 7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often – Tips 1 thru 3

Think You’re Too Old to Be An Entrepreneur? Think Again.

Think You’re Too Old to Be An Entrepreneur? Think Again.   By, Catherine Clifford   If Hollywood wants to portray an entrepreneur in a movie, then he — and it’s usually a he – is in his early 20s, may or may not have a college degree, is probably wearing blue jeans and a hoodie, … More Think You’re Too Old to Be An Entrepreneur? Think Again.

20 Tips for a Positive New Year – Tips 16 thru 20 (Continued)

20 Tips for a Positive New Year – Tips 16 thru 20   16.  DON’T SEEK HAPPINESS Instead live with love, passion and purpose and happiness will find you.   17.  FOCUS ON “GET TO” Focus on “Get to” vs. “Have to.”  Each day focus on what you get to do, not what you have … More 20 Tips for a Positive New Year – Tips 16 thru 20 (Continued)

20 Tips for a Positive New Year – Tips 11 thru 15 (Continued)

20 Tips for a Positive New Year – Tips 11 thru 15   11.  REMEMBER YOUR WHY Live your purpose.  Remember why you do what you do.  We don’t get burned out because of what we do.  We get burned out because we forget why we do it.   12.  LOVE THE PROCESS Remember there’s … More 20 Tips for a Positive New Year – Tips 11 thru 15 (Continued)

20 Tips for a Positive New Year – Tips 6 thru 10 (continued)

20 Tips for a Positive New Year – Tips 6 thru 10   6.  BE A POSITIVE TEAM MEMBER Being positive doesn’t just make you better, it makes everyone around you better.   7. DON’T CHASE SUCCESS Decide to make a difference and success will find you.   8.  GET MORE SLEEP You can’t replace … More 20 Tips for a Positive New Year – Tips 6 thru 10 (continued)