How to Use Your Time Wisely by Prioritizing Your Goals by Robert C. Pozen
Mar14

How to Use Your Time Wisely by Prioritizing Your Goals by Robert C. Pozen

In his book, Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours, author Robert Pozen reveals his secrets and strategies for productivity and high performance, focusing on results produced rather than simply hours worked. In this edited excerpt, Pozen lays out six steps to analyze whether your efforts are supporting your most critical business goals and objectives. Many executives race from meeting to meeting or crisis to...

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Need a Business Idea? Here are 55
Mar14

Need a Business Idea? Here are 55

This article has been excerpted from 55 Surefire Home Based Businesses You Can Start for Under $5,000 by Entrepreneur Press & Cheryl Kimball (2009). Today, tens of thousands of people are considering starting a home based business, and for good reasons. On average, people can expect to have two and three careers during their work life. Those leaving one career often think about their second or third career move being to their own...

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Business Plans: A Step-by-Step Guide
Mar14

Business Plans: A Step-by-Step Guide

This guide to writing a business plan will outline the most important parts and what should be included in an effective plan. A business plan is a written description of your business’s future, a document that tells what you plan to do and how you plan to do it. If you jot down a paragraph on the back of an envelope describing your business strategy, you’ve written a plan, or at least the germ of a plan. Business plans are...

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11 Ways to Make Money While You Sleep by JOHN RAMPTON
Mar14

11 Ways to Make Money While You Sleep by JOHN RAMPTON

1. Start a blog. Perhaps the most popular way to earn a passive income is by launching your own blog. It only takes a couple of minutes to set up and is cheap to start – just purchase your domain name and pay for hosting. After that, start creating amazing content that people would be interested in reading or sharing. For example, if you’re an accountant that has helped small business owners with their taxes, then that could be...

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8 Entrepreneurial Skills You Should Teach Your Kids (Infographic) by Kim Lachance Shandrow
Mar14

8 Entrepreneurial Skills You Should Teach Your Kids (Infographic) by Kim Lachance Shandrow

Children are told many things on a daily basis. Too many. Sit up straight. Chew with your mouth closed. Say “please” and “thank you.” Often, they’re so busy listening to the boss, or facing the consequences for not, that they don’t learn to be their own boss. If you think your kids aren’t fantasizing about calling the shots for once, you’re dreaming. The sweet independence of being your own boss is what entrepreneurship is all about....

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