How entrepreneurial skills can equip young people facing the bleak prospect of unemployment

How Entrepreneurial Skills Can Equip Young People So how does an entrepreneur develop his or her entrepreneurial skills? Many times, I have been asked the same question by my consulting clients and executives. This question is important because it illustrates the kind of thinking that is typical among our business leaders. They believe that there are numerous measures and formulas that can be used to measure success and the like. However, I would say that such a belief is not correct. The true mindset is one that is open to risk, creative and innovative thinking and the ability to make difficult

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It’s Never Too Late or Early to Become an Entrepreneur

Never Too Late to Be an Entrepreneur If you have a goal in life that you want to reach, whether that is to be a millionaire or to achieve other great things in your life, then the answer to the question ‘is it’s never too late to be an entrepreneur?’ is going to be definitely yes. You can start right now and become an entrepreneur today. When you first sit down and start setting goals for your business, you may wonder how you are ever going to manage all of your goals and what will happen if you don’t achieve some

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Stressed about your business goals?

Today I’ve got something to share with those of you who have experienced stress and struggle towards your online business goals… Yesterday, my heart rate was between 180-191 beats per minute for over 40 mins of my 53 minute squash match (according to my fitness watch). I had more efficient foot work, hit a bit tighter and ran a little less distance than my interclub opponent. But I still lost. Despite so much work on my fitness and shot play, his superior fitness and patience won out. That’s just a small insight as to how hard it is for me to go up

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Why should an entrepreneur run toward fear?

Run Towards Fear Franklin Delano Roosevelt was quoted as saying, “…the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” He said these words as a way of comforting a country devastated by a harsh depression. This was part of his inaugural speech for his first term.The meaning of Roosevelt’s statement was to face your fears and not be paralyzed by them. This was a key element in helping people cope during one of the country’s most desperate times. He later used his fireside chats on the radio to comfort people.Running towards your fears requires you to step outside your comfort

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What Are The Advantages Of Boosting Your Self-Image

Boosting Self-Image There’s a lot you can accomplish by having a positive self-image. Your confidence will increase which means that you can deal with more situations. People will respond to your increased self-image in a positive way as well. The first step to increasing your self-image is to know yourself. You need to understand your capabilities and skills. You also want to determine weaknesses to improve upon. But don’t beat yourself up too much when identifying these. Weaknesses can easily be turned into strengths if you work at them long enough. Determine what aspects about you are important to change and

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How To Embrace Rejection & Turn It Into A Positive.

Embrace Rejection No one likes to get rejected. When we ask others out on dates and they say no, that is a terrible feeling. When we don’t get the job we sought, it feels like we have failed in some way. There are many more examples of how rejection hurts. But, if you embrace rejection you will find that it can be a tremendous tool in your personal development. Rejection is a part of life. People are often afraid of rejection because it points out flaws in themselves. If you use rejection as a learning experience, you can use it to

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What’s blocking your financial success?

The Benefits of Mindset Do you feel like no matter how hard you try to get ahead with your finances there’s always something blocking you from actually experiencing financial freedom? Unfortunately, since childhood, most of us have ‘money blocks’ ingrained into us through song lyrics, books, overheard conversations, and more. The result? We develop a subconscious repulsion towards money. We put off asking for what we‘re really worth. We mismanage our money because we give into poor financial habits like overspending. Now, if all this sounds familiar, and if it’s got you struggling with debt, a low paycheck, or any other

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How can an entrepreneur use motivational tools to succeed?

Using Motivational Tools to Meet Your Goals Many people think that they have to rely on themselves to stay motivated when striving to reach new goals. This is actually not true and there are many tools that you can use to make reaching goals much easier. Some of the most popular motivational tools you can use include simple things like using blogs, journals, online calendars and planners. All of these things can really help you stay on track and achieve your goals. A blog or journal can really help you plan out your steps to reach your goal. You can keep

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Why Should You Invest In Yourself As An Entrepreneur

Invest in You If you are not investing in personal development, you may be limiting your true potential. Personal development affects your entire life, not just your work life or your personal life. It’s amazing how many people don’t try to improve themselves. These are the same people that wonder why they are not getting anywhere with their lives. You want to use some guidelines to help you which are as follows: Imagine How You Want to Shape Your Life Without a vision, you won’t be able to determine what kind of life you want to live. You need to balance

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Why Do You Need Mentors To Succeed?

Why You Need Mentors You cannot know everything there is to know about how to get where you want to be in life. While it’s possible to learn the needed skills, this will take time and likely a lot of money. Instead, what if you had someone (or a group of people) who can help guide you to success? A mentor is someone who currently is where you want to be. The relationship you have with a mentor can be an official one, or it can be informal such as following in the footsteps of someone you admire. Mentors have experience

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