Posts tagged with 'entrepreneur'
"The quality of customer service has a direct impact on the quantity of sales" - Ernie Bray
By Ernie Bray
In the 28 years since Stephen Covey published The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, his advice has helped millions of people improve their professional lives—from presidents and CEOs to the owners of “Mom & Pop” shops. [...]
My recent article released in HuffPost. Click below for the post.
6 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Boss
1. Get Fired Up Every Day!
When you wake up each day, get excited about what you want to accomplish. Every day is a new start and a chance to make a difference. Don’t let the day control you. Get out and make something good happen. Don't focus on [...]
Most people don’t realize the difference between success and failure is very tiny. Simply by changing one’s attitude, working smart and giving a solid effort one can achieve amazing results that otherwise would seem impossible. Here’s seven key [...]
If you think you are going to make money overnight. Think again. Building a business and being an entrepreneur is hard work. You have to put in the hard work and be patient.
People often think there is a magical formula that can guarantee success. Wrong. It's a combination of so many factors, some that are in your control and others that are not. Your goals is to set your self up for the best possible outcome.
I don’t blame business owners for dreaming of becoming unicorns. Who wouldn’t want to receive a massive cash infusion and become a respected “player” literally overnight? It’s a venerable American dream—the rags-to-riches story.
It should go [...]
People ask me what gave me my drive. Well, it's something I've always had, whether it was getting top grades in school, trying to be the best I could be in basketball or achieving some tough goals in other areas in life. We all have to find our own [...]
Okay, I want to give you some great advice that will ensure your new business fails. Listen up and be sure to apply these techniques because the last thing you'd want to do is build a thriving, rapidly growing business!
Too often, young would be entrepreneurs get stuck on the idea of a fast exit with riches waiting at the end. That is the exception not the rule. Focus on building a real company that is built to last. You have to do the hard work.
I still remember it like it was yesterday. My high school basketball season had ended and I had six months until I went off to college. My parents told me it was time to get a part time job and so there I was with a McDonald’s uniform in my hand [...]
If you want to be an entrepreneur, you have to create something people will value and pay for. You need to start boosting your creativity. Stop wasting time and focus on coming up with that winning business idea.
Melding a team of motivated employees into a high performance unit that has pride in their work, delivers fantastic service and helps grow the company is the ultimate goal.
In reality, most businesses will have to work hard, bootstrap and play the long game. Don't get discouraged by the rare stories you see in the news.
Sure we live in a world of technology but to really succeed, you haveto have the ability to communicate effectively in person.
1. You have a hard time accepting the status quo. The status quo may be just fine at times, but often progress is stalled as new ideas are quelled when people are not willing to push innovation. If you have the feeling inside or an idea that could [...]
You see articles all the time about the dangers of sitting all day. Get out, take a break and get some exercise. I often walk an talk on the phone or listen to some music or talk shows. (WARNING, you need to watch out for cars and stay [...]
As a lifelong athlete and entrepreneur for the past 14 years, I have a driving competitive mindset that is always striving to win.
It’s a mindset that’s pushing for excellence in everything I do.
Now remember, pushing for excellence [...]
Click here to buy The Entrepreneur's Field Manual Want to find out some of the tips and tricks that I discovered in building a highly successful national company? This book is a quick overview of all the key things that were important to [...]
If you want to bring the personal touch to your business and really connect with potential customers, it's a great idea to shoot video. It doesn't have to be perfect, you just have to be authentic and try. If you want to find out how I [...]
In business you can't just be like everyone else. You have to have a differentiator. What are you doing to do the set your company apart from the rest of the pack?
Whether you’re a new employee or a veteran, just starting your career or angling for a promotion to senior management, you probably spend considerable time wondering what the boss is really thinking. Is the boss scrutinizing your performance? Do you [...]
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