If I tell you to picture a successful entrepreneur – what comes to mind?
Most people think of the outliers, like Zuckerberg or Musk or Jobs, because they’re the most memorable.
But they’re not what makes up the bulk of successful entrepreneurs – not by a long shot!
With every business-based Hollywood film further distorting our image of entrepreneurship, many people have lost touch…
What is takes to become a successful entrepreneur has never and will never change.
The numbers don’t lie.
Here’s a double-dose of infographic with the facts on what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur - you might be surprised! [click to continue…]
It all started out when I saw many freshmen at UC Berkeley unable to get summer jobs.
I asked: How can I take advantage of people who are super smart but can’t get an internship?
I decided to create a local business consulting company. Why?
- I was around college kids all the time (I was in college myself).
- The kids wanted experience and something cool to put on their resume.
- I’ve always wanted my own army.
- I figured it was something that could be fun for the summer. [click to continue…]
At least half of the questions readers send me go something like this…
“I’ve been struggling to find a product for weeks now. Can you help me? How do you find products that make you money? Why can’t I find any profitable products!?”
And MY GOD! It’s getting old…
There’s nothing I hate more than seeing a recurring question come up. That means I’ve failed to answer something.
Luckily, I finally nailed the common thread in all the frustration.
This blog post will answer “Why can’t I find a good product to import” once and for all.
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If you have a boss, anyway.
Jobs are getting demolished like crazy. Yours is probably next.
Robots and software are making each worker amazingly productive. This has been happening forever. Ned Ludd is famous for smashing a couple stocking frames because they took his job. A bunch of people thought this was a good idea and so they also started bashing technology. Then they became Luddites. They were scared. They were professionals who became obsolete because of technology.
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Running a small business is a dream come true for a lot of people, but as business starts booming, burgeoning entrepreneurs find themselves face to face with a nightmare: the overwhelming volume of administrative tasks involved in working for yourself. To cope with this reality, many have considered hiring a virtual assistant to help manage some of the day-to-day operations of their business.
However, there’s still a lot of confusion about what a virtual assistant is and what he or she does for business professionals. To answer some of the questions you might and figure out if hiring a virtual assistant might be the right for you, check out the handy guide below.
Who should think about hiring a virtual assistant? [click to continue…]