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Microsoft Awarded for Women Entrepreneur Opportunities

Astra Women’s Business Alliance announced that Microsoft has been presented two prestigious awards for their commitment toward creating more opportunities for women entrepreneurs.

Ancient Warrior Secrets For The Modern Entrepreneur

The words you see onscreen trigger subconscious responses. Dark images penetrate your mind. Your heartbeat increases slightly. Your muscles tighten. Like a warrior advancing to combat, you prepare to engage with your market. Ready, aim, fire. You send an email! Everyday, military metaphors are projected across our computer screens. Guerrilla marketing. Market penetration. Global domination. Competitive intelligence and more. How do you approach your marketing, your business? At the end of the day, do you feel like you have been in battle? Suffering battle fatigue.

The 7 Traits of an Exceptional & Successful Entrepreneur

How often have you either referred to or considered the expression, “Success is a journey and not a Destination?” Probably many times, yet often being in a hurry to get there, we forget that success is not an end unto itself, but is instead an ongoing process.

Are You an Entrepreneur That is Starved for Time?

Being an entrepreneur and running a successful home-based business is stressful at times, and can be hectic.

Attract New Customers with a Strong Guarantee
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Whether due to the global economic condition, the export of jobs to slave wage nations such as India and Russia, or the overall need for self-fulfillment in the wake of the World Trade Center attack – more and more people are freelancing or starting their own businesses. Personal coaches, copywriters, shareware developers, marketing consultants, and website designers are springing forth from the ranks of the un(der)employed.

What Makes An Entrepreneur Tick?

It is only natural that when you start a business, you are doing something different than most people. They will not only look at you because you stick out like a sore thumb, but human nature will cause people to naturally ridicule what you are doing. They will tell you all types of things like: “You’re not business material.” “You can’t make a living working for yourself.” “You’ll fail because nobody can ever make any money that way.” “Pish Posh” and “Phooey” are what you should say to those types of people.

The Spammer and the Entrepreneur, Gaining Success Without Being Placed in Handcuffs

Granted the above title sounds like some lazy day romance novel you may find someone reading this summer by the pool. The fact of the matter is, the “art” of spamming has become a crime.

Is Now the Right Time to Become An Entrepreneur?

A number of economic changes are magnifying the role of small business and creating the impetus for entrepreneurship.

The Most Important Entrepreneur Success Factor that Could

Do you wake up in the morning excited about going to work on your entrepreneurial project? Are you motivated about the subject of your project? Do you enjoy doing the hard and time-consuming work of getting your project going?

How One Entrepreneur’s Income Tripled in Three Months

I am a non-techie book coach who has been in business for 20 years, but only Online for the past 2 1/2 years. I had only sold books and special reports for three months when I contributed to this book. Yet, in just three months I manifested amazing online profits. My second website’s first month’s sales were only $75 but the third month my sales had already grown 10 times and are still growing.–now consistently $3000.

How A Real Entrepreneur Survived A Crisis

Recently, I read an interesting story in a local newspaper. It’s about how a Thai businessman survived a recession.

Just Doin’ It: Tales of a ‘Mediocre Entrepreneur’

Are you dissatisfied with the amount of money you’re making online, and feel nearly powerless to change it? Are you frustrated with the snail’s pace that your Internet business seems to take? Are you sick and tired of trying to “find the right time” to release that dream product you’ve been sitting on for months?

Entrepreneur! You!

Always thought that entrepreneurship was not something you could identify with? Think again! There is actually an entrepreneur in each and every one of us.

Are You an Entrepreneur or Simply Self-Employed?

Are you an entrepreneur or are you self-employed? It’s not just semantics. Entrepreneurs are leaders who know how to make their business grow over the long haul. Self-employed people continue working as they did when they were employed, but now they are their own boss.

How to Go on a Two-Week Vacation When You’re Single and an Entrepreneur

As soon as you know you’re going, check with neighbor or friend or book a house-sitter. They’re out there and afford peace of mind. Ask around; doctors’ wives are a good resource. If you have children, you’ll need a sitter and power of attorney in case of illness.

“You Know You Are an Entrepreneur If…”

You know you are an entrepreneur if…

You Are an Entrepreneur If…

1. You wake up in the middle of the night to write down a hot product idea that just came to you, because you are afraid you might forget it by morning.

The Visionary Entrepreneur

What is your vision for your business? Where do you see it being, in one, five, ten years?

Entrepreneurship … Do YOU Have What It Takes?

Fully one in ten adults in the United States today is an entrepreneur. This phenomenon is by no means restricted to North America. The leading country for entrepreneurship is Brazil with one in eight adults an entrepreneur. Australia is not far behind the U.S. with one in twelve. These countries – Brazil, the United States and Australia – lead the way. Contrast, for example, Germany (one in 25), the United Kingdom (one in 33), Finland and Sweden (one in 50) and Ireland and Japan (less than one in 100). (Source: Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2000.)

Entrepreneur: Organize Thyself!

Owning a business requires expert organizing skills in order to keep on top of everything. Follow these steps and make more time in your work day.

The Reluctant Entrepreneur

It seems odd to think of a person opening a shop, knowing that they’re not at all interested in selling or in face-to-face interaction with customers. But that’s exactly what many Internet business owners have done. And they’ve done it well.