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3 tips from Ali Brown an award winning…

3 tips from Ali Brown an award-winning small business mentor: 1) Align your business with something that you love. Small business that last have owners that are incredibly passionate. 2) Always be marketing. You should be looking for new clients to come through the door. 3) Watch those number. Pay attention to your books so you know where your money ...

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Find a New Market for an Existing Product…

Find a New Market for an Existing Product via Small Business Trends – “Sam Phillips, founder of Sun Records, did not invent Rock ‘n Roll, but his small Memphis label will forever be linked to its beginnings. Phillips established his recording studio and eventually his record label as a way to capture the interaction of country and blues music he ...

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Advice from Angie Hicks the founder of Angie’s…

Advice from Angie Hicks, the founder of Angie’s List offers advice for entrepreneurs and business owners: What she did possess, she says, was focus and persistence. “Those core competencies were key to driving my career, and have driven what I’ve done since day one at the company,” she says. At the beginning, she measured her success building Angie’s List “one ...

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I am convinced studying entrepreneurship can reduce the…

I am convinced studying entrepreneurship can reduce the failure rate. That’s precisely why I am a big proponent of programs that focus on active learning in addition to traditional classroom lectures. via Henry Bloch, founder of HR Block Read more: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228729#ixzz2h4aa5IJE Henry Bloch, http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228729#ixzz2h4aa5IJE

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Start with deceptively small things Maybe it’s a…

Start with deceptively small things. Maybe it’s a bad idea to have really big ambitions initially, because the bigger your ambition, the longer it’s going to take, and the further you project into the future, the more likely you’ll get it wrong. Don’t try to construct the future like a building, because your current blueprint is almost certainly mistaken. Start ...

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“If everything you do needs to work on…

“If everything you do needs to work on a three-year time horizon, then you’re competing against a lot of people…if you’re willing to invest on a seven-year time horizon, you’re now competing against a fraction of those people, because very few companies are willing to do that.” Jeff Bezos, http://99u.com/articles/7255/the-jeff-bezos-school-of-long-term-thinking

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