This may sound shocking, but one of the easiest ways to start discovering your next business idea may be as simple as keeping an open mind and not “overthinking” it. More often than not, putting the wheels in motion for a promising pursuit and adjusting course as needed will get you better results than overanalyzing each and every idea you have.
This isn’t to say that you shouldn’t do your homework and be smart with your decisions. But, if you look at today’s top entrepreneurs and industry leaders, you’ll notice that they were forward-thinking and trusted their instinct. Although these visionaries reached their destination through various paths, one thing they had in common is that they kept moving.
Below are 5 (five) ...
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 Motivation Series, we caught up with top ...
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 is 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, influence, and opportunities. The ...
The College Process is Similar to Starting a Business.
Much like starting a business, getting into the school of your choice requires a plan which extends beyond good grades. A successful college strategy includes how well you utilize resources. Resources include people, tools, information, technology, and much more.
Entrepreneurs know that it can be a struggle to compete with larger companies with more resources. This situation requires that the entrepreneur think and operate creatively, which is beneficial. The ability to leverage existing resources more effectively (and in new and imaginative ways) can provide an advantage.
Technology: the Resource that you need to be using.
What is an accessible resource that students can be leveraging Right Now? If you guessed Technology, then you are correct.