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10 Ways To Foster Entrepreneurial Thinking

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Do you tend to guard innovation or do you want to share and exchange ideas, even with potential rivals? Do you believe risk is to be avoided or that it is the catalyst for innovation and creation? Are you driven by an innate need to create, build and grow? Entrepreneurial thinking is a way of approaching challenges and opportunities. It’s about the way you work and make decisions. Read More

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How do you rate your determination? Take this quiz to see

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“The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.”
Tommy Lasorda

Business success is created by those who not only correctly spot the opportunity, but then are able to successfully manage it. See a gap in the market, take the risk on your idea, test the market, establish the brand. Do you have the determination to successfully start it, manage it and grow it? Determination pushes you to take on challenges and achieve. It comes from your inner strength and courage and is required to break your conditioned thinking. Read More

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5 Brave Actions to Grow Your Business

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Running your own business is one big scary adventure. You are generally out of your comfort zone with choices and challenges to deal with. It takes creative courage to make both the small and big decisions and leap into the unknown. You have to look at setbacks and failures as part of the learning process. They are testing your commitment, enthusiasm, endurance and how much you want it. Read More

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Get return on your marketing dollars by creating a buyer persona

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Despite what you may believe, the copy on your marketing material including your website, flyers and newsletters is equal to, if not more important than the design itself. A beautiful design with no copy is just that, beautiful. However, don’t try to write content that appeals to everyone. If you do, you will be writing content that appeals to no-one. Read More

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Do you think like an entrepreneur?

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Whether you are an employee or you run your own business, an entrepreneurial mindset means you are drawn to opportunities, innovation and new value creation. Mindset is everything. When it comes to how you approach challenges and opportunities, your mindset determines the world you encounter and the possibilities you see. Read More

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Grit – the success secret sauce

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Have you got the grit to not give up when life gets hard? Can you consistently keep your focus on your goals when you hit a hurdle? Life is full of challenges that make your goals seem difficult. Have you got the perseverance to push on? Dr Angela Duckworth defines this as grit – “perseverance and passion for very long-term goals. Grit is having stamina. Grit is sticking with your future”  Read More