Which Businesses Will Survive COVID-19 – Five (5) key actions businesses are taking to adapt and find success

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COVID-19 is arguably the greatest disruption to global society and business since WWII. In the second year of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to see the incredible impacts on society and business as countries experience more cases, more deaths, and more economic instability. Hopefully, the end is in sight as vaccines are rolled out, even if there will continue to be hotspots for some time.

Whilst the past year’s struggle with COVID-19 has been difficult and often tragic, within it have been examples of personal and organisational inspiration that have demonstrated success and served as examples for us all, not only for now but also for the post-COVID-19 world.

They show a pattern of action which delivers consistent success irrespective of ...

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Health & Wellness Business Opportunities and Trends for Entrepreneurs

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(Intro) What Entrepreneurs Should Know about Health & Wellness Business Opportunities & Trends It’s an interesting time to think about what types of health & wellness business opportunities might be worth pursuing. According to research performed by the Global Wellness Institute, the wellness industry is valued at $4.5 trillion and is continuing to grow at a historic rate.

In addition to wellness being one of the world’s biggest and fast-growing markets, the latest developments in technology and a series of economic and societal events has opened the door to new possibilities for innovation.

In this article, we explore 5 (five) health & wellness business opportunities and emerging trends that savvy entrepreneurs have already turned into a rewarding and profitable career in the health and wellness ...

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Successful Startup Founders Weigh In: How Do You Find Great New Business Ideas?

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"Successful business ideas often come from simple observation of human behavior.

Limited Edition footwear at Nike came from someone pulling up beside me in my used black Porsche 924 in a shiny new yellow Sebring Edition 924 Porsche and me wondering if the concept of Limited Edition would work in athletic footwear. It worked. The Disney Princess idea came from waiting in line at a Disney on Ice show and seeing mothers and daughters decked out in princess regalia they’d made at home." - Andy Mooney (CEO of Fender | Prior CFO of Nike)

Image from Natfluence Interview with Andy Mooney | Photo courtesy of Andy Mooney & Fender Introduction: Finding New Business Ideas & Pursuits Looking for new business ideas? Deciding where to focus your expertise? You might get further along by NOT overthinking it.

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Entrepreneur Motivation Series – How to Be a Successful Entrepreneur When You’re Busy

(Introduction) - How to be a Successful Entrepreneur Are you in the process of starting your own business? Or, maybe you're thinking about it, but feel you are too busy to be a "successful' entrepreneur?" You’re not alone in your aspiration to be your own boss. In fact, one 2018 study from VistaPrint found that over 60 percent of Americans want to start their own business!

It's important to remember that we all need a little "entrepreneur motivation" at some point in the startup journey. It's inevitable - particularly at the beginning.

We get it.

Launching a new business or running a startup can be scary and chaotic. But, don’t fret. You have all that you need to succeed.

As part of our Entrepreneur ...

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Personal Branding Tips – How to Create a Personal Brand

Personal Branding Introduction If you’re curious about how to create a personal brand, or if you’re interested to learn more about why personal branding is now considered a key ingredient for success, then read on.

Whether you realize it or not, “brands” have always been a large part of your life. Perhaps you pined after the latest Nike hightops as a child or your stomach still grumbles when you pass the iconic ‘golden arches’ from McDonald’s.

Whatever it may be, one thing is certain: the growth and success of most companies (and individuals) are due to clear messaging (e.g., branding) that makes them instantly recognizable.

Customers associate certain words, feelings, and images with brands. And, that kind of universal recognition translates into power, ...

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