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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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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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Low Start-up Costs Make Launching a Web Business Easy

April 18th, 2007 · Comments Off

Ten years ago, starting a web-based business would have cost roughly $5 million to $10 million just to get the technology, such as servers and a fleet of software developers, before an entrepreneur could get an Internet company off the ground. Today, about $125 and your free time. read more | digg story

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DIY Earner’s Resource: WorkHappy.net

April 18th, 2007 · Comments Off

If you are in business for yourself in any capacity, here’s a place you need to go if you want to learn about resources that will help you: http://www.workhappy.net/ This is a place that provides book reviews, product evaluations, and some very good articles. And the site is well-designed. There are a handful of sites […]

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Business Plans – Are They Even Necessary?

April 13th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Let’s imagine that you have a great idea for a business. You’re excited and have started researching different aspects of your idea. Maybe you’ve even shared the idea with your significant other and a few friends and they all think it’s viable and that you could definitely succeed in this business venture. You feel confident […]

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A Secret of the Self-Employed

April 10th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Why work for yourself? If you’re here, then you probably already have some reasons of your own for wanting to be self-employed. Maybe you are tired of long hours, short pay, and not being appreciated. Or you may worry about your job security. Perhaps you want to pursue your true interests and passion. Then again, […]

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