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Lessons in How to Run a Business

October 8th, 2008 · 22 Comments

Lessons in How to Run a Business Over the course of having a few jobs, and paying close attention to each of my bosses or managers, I’ve observed a few methods of running a business. Some of the things were great, and some were horrendous. Some of the things I saw resulted in the business […]

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JACK Or MASTER? Focus Brings Order and Success

May 5th, 2008 · Comments Off

My sister works for a local company here in the New Orleans area. This company is in the process of opening up some new restaurants and cafes. They are new to this kind of endeavor, having gained success and money in a totally different arena. I don’t mean to criticize just to be a jerk. […]

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Tags: Advice & Inspiration · Business How-To's · DIY Life · Leadership · Running a Business · Self Employment News

The Secret Power Anyone Can Wield for MORE MONEY!

June 21st, 2007 · 5 Comments

I remember riding the bus home from school and gazing out the window while I imagined having super powers, like being able to fly, or being super strong, or having x-ray vision, or having mind powers. Of course, these super powers always made me the hero – the one who won in the end, underdog […]

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Tags: Advice & Inspiration · Business How-To's · Leadership

Why You’ll Never Be Rich

May 21st, 2007 · 6 Comments

Nearly everyone wants to be rich. But only a few make it. Why? And why won’t you ever be rich? Three main reasons YOU won’t be in the Forbes top 100 or even the top 100,000:

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Tags: DIY Life · Leadership · Money Management · Thrifty Living

Stop Wasting Your Time!

May 4th, 2007 · Comments Off

The average working person works eight hours per day, but does not get eight hours worth of work done- thanks to many pesky time-wasters. This is also true for entrepreneurs who work at home. There are some simple changes you can make to help you be more productive and work more efficiently. By maximizing your […]

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Tags: DIY Life · Leadership · Running a Business

Three Stories from Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computers

April 26th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Advice From the Big Dogs will be a short-running weekly series gathering relevant advice and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and key business people. To start us off, here’s the 2005 commencement speech Steve Jobs, co founder and CEO of Apple Computers, delivered at Stanford University. It’s a must read for any person serious about succeeding […]

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Tags: Advice & Inspiration · Leadership · Running a Business

What’s Your EQ? Determine Your Entrepreneurial Quotient

April 23rd, 2007 · 3 Comments

Probably everyone reading this knows what IQ stands for and what their own IQ is. But what about EQ? Your EQ, or entrepreneurial quotient, can help you see how well you compare to successful entrepreneurs. Following are two tests that can help you see how well you are suited to entrepreneurship, though they are not […]

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Tags: Leadership · Running a Business · Self Employment News

Sink or Swim: Networking and the Entrepreneur

April 21st, 2007 · 2 Comments

Networking. For some it’s a dreaded word, a feared part of doing business. But, it’s absolutely vital to success, especially if you are on your own in the business world. For the typical entrepreneur, 2/3 of business comes from direct personal contact (networking and referrals). Then all entrepreneurs must be great networkers, right? Unfortunately, that’s […]

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Tags: Leadership · Marketing · Running a Business · Self Employment News

How to Have a Business Conversation

April 17th, 2007 · Comments Off

In the course of climbing the corporate ladder, or of just managing the little corner of the world you occupy, you have to communicate with people. It’s not always easy, but you have to do it. Some of this communication amounts to simple conversation, and it’s been dawning on me for a long time now […]

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Tags: DIY Life · Leadership · Marketing · Running a Business

Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! on Leadership

April 14th, 2007 · Comments Off

Here’s a quick lesson five things you need to be a good leader – all culled from Russ Meyer’s masterpiece B-movie Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

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