entrepreneur

46 Facts Every Entrepreneur Should Know

With the state of today’s job environment, the notion of entrepreneurship is becoming increasingly attractive. However, knowing where to begin and what to expect are two of the main concerns facing would-be entrepreneurs. The infographic below will give you a good idea of the current entrepreneurial world. We’ve summarized some of its key takeaways here: Read more about 46 Facts Every Entrepreneur Should Know[…]

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What to Do When a Client Won’t Budge on the Budget

It’s easier for big companies to be firm with their fees. But for small businesses, startups and budding entrepreneurs, budget negotiations can be the most dreaded part of interacting with a potential client. If you’re selling tangible products, it’s usually not so bad because these normally go for a fixed price. But if it’s a Read more about What to Do When a Client Won’t Budge on the Budget[…]

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Do You Really Want to Be Your Own Boss?

One of the greatest attractions of launching a startup or owning a business is that you get to be your own boss. But is it truly that great? I’ve asked the same question about running a business, but running yourself is an entirely different matter. I’m a freelancer and I have my own business. Although I Read more about Do You Really Want to Be Your Own Boss?[…]

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Thinking about Hiring a Virtual Assistant?

Being a solopreneur, freelancer or small business owner can come with a lot of freedom, but the responsibilities tend to pile up when you’re a one-person show. Getting mundane and less important tasks out of the way frees up time and energy for more creativity and productivity. So if your diary, apps and other online Read more about Thinking about Hiring a Virtual Assistant?[…]

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Best Practices for Working from Home

Working from home can be a convenient experience that saves you both time and money, but it also has several downsides. Whether you’re a freelancer, telecommuter or an entrepreneur who’s starting a new business, spending most of your time in a home environment can create several problems such as: inviting loneliness and isolation; impacting networking Read more about Best Practices for Working from Home[…]

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7 Surprising Traits of an Entrepreneur

We often have set definitions or expectations of what a certain type of person should be like. But it’s surprising how some characteristics―that might seem unfit for a particular role―can be the very ones that are perfectly suited to it. Take entrepreneurship, for example. If you think that some of your personality traits might hold Read more about 7 Surprising Traits of an Entrepreneur[…]