Cash is the lifeblood of any business, and it must be managed strategically: Let’s talk about cash management. Whether you’re starting or running a business, you need to practice it because a primary cause for businesses failing is lack of money. But if they had better cash management practices they likely would have had a … Continue reading This Is the Secret to Surviving and Thriving When You Start a Business
Creating is one of the greatest acts you can do when starting a business. It has the power to kickstart your venture, show your potential customers the value you can generate, and markets your abilities. And when I say create, what I mean is that you're making something that can be of use to someone … Continue reading Create: It’s One of the Most Powerful Ways to Start a Business
A failed attempt beats a non-attempt. Imperfection trumps inaction. Starting is always better than never trying at all. Starting a business is about taking the first step. If you have an idea for a business, learn or do something today that helps to make it a reality. Even if you don’t believe it will work, … Continue reading The Key to Starting a Business: Take the First Step
It took zero dollars to start my first successful business. And if I can do it, so can you. You don’t need to put money into a business to get it off of the ground. Seriously. When I started, I didn’t even have an LLC. And here’s what I learned. Starting a business is all … Continue reading This Is How You Start a Business Without Money
The best time to start a business is always right now. “Timing is everything!” we often hear people say. And the implication is that if you don’t time it just right, you will fail. But more often than not, timing is less important than we think it is. When I started my second company, it … Continue reading When is the best time to start a business?
Some people are just blessed with knowing exactly what type of business they should start. But I wasn't. Maybe you have no idea what you're doing and haven't the faintest idea where to start. That's where I was when I started my first business. What I did was this. I tried things. I had just … Continue reading What business should you start?
Fear isn't overcome; it's managed. I don't know anyone who's ever conquered fear and is a human. Gary Vaynerchuk says that he has, but he may not be fully human. I suspect that he's part machine. I mean, the man doesn't seem to sleep. Anyway, for us humans, fear is a reality. It's there. We hate … Continue reading How to deal with fear when starting a business
To start a successful business, you don't need to be the smartest person in the room. You just need to be willing to put your ideas to the test. Starting a business isn't about getting good grades, pleasing a teacher, being perfect. Nah, it's about being willing to put yourself out there and try things … Continue reading This is the smartest way to think when starting a business