If you actually want to feel satisfied when you end your workday then incorporate these easy and healthy habits into your routine.
The most successful entrepreneurs and business owners I know are humble, and they don’t have an inflated sense of self. When you have some success behind you as a manager, executive, founder, or CEO, it’s easy to become less open to the advice and signals around you, and believe you should just continue doing what […]
A popular myth these days is that finishing college only dilutes your entrepreneurial instincts, and the best of the best, including Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, dropped out early to hasten their success. I agree with Robert E. Litan, former VP of research at the Kauffman Foundation, that these are exceptions to the […]
Change for the sake of change or for a sense of excitement can destroy just about any venture you take on. We must be diligent to avoid the dreaded “shiny object syndrome.”
Not every passion pays well. However instead of starting with “what will make the most money?” and hoping you like it, try starting with what you’re most passionate about and figure out how to do that profitably.
Acting like an entrepreneur isn’t a trait that you have to be born with – it’s really a mindset that anyone can adopt and hone with practice. There are some key strategies I recommend in developing that mindset, whether you are currently an employee or an aspiring entrepreneur
I believe there are some good arguments for not quitting your day job too soon. Here are some of the key ones I would suggest to every aspiring entrepreneur who doesn’t have a rich uncle or isn’t sitting on a large nest egg.
Every entrepreneur I meet in my role as a small business advisor dreams of making the business run like clockwork, even without them. You are all frustrated when that never happens, even after years of 16-hour days, repeated efforts to hire the right people, and multiple campaigns to delegate more and sign up for less. […]
Working parents want success at home and at work. Businesses want productive workers. Enter work-life integration. No matter where we are in our careers, we often talk about the importance of balance: an idea that conjures images of lotus poses and zen gardens. We talk about managing stress and finding time for sleep, meditation, friends […]
Have you ever wondered why the best venture capitalists keep winning outsized returns? Why do the best agents keep discovering new talent? Why do the best universities keep minting Nobel Laureates and CEOs? Most people attribute this continued success to their being “the best.” That somehow their innate abilities, processes, and general brilliance enable them […]