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Entrepreneurs Are The Patriots of Today

On the Fourth of July, we celebrate the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. The ideals and the spirit of the Founding Fathers are very much alive in the 21st Century — in the lives, and the struggles, of the small business person.

Another nail in the coffin of the entrepreneurs!

Another nail in the coffin of the entrepreneurs!

These could be the most important couple of hundred words you read this year!

Team Building For Entrepreneurs

As a business owner and entrepreneur, I need an external and internal team of people to help my business thrive. As a business resource consultant, I also help others build the teams they need for continued success.

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.)

Walt Disney’s Failures Could Inspire Entrepreneurs!
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If you are a struggling entrepreneur who sometimes feel like you are pushing a 3-ton boulder up a steep hill, costs keep mounting and you are considering giving up, check out the 10 setbacks that Walt Disney faced. Some were financial nightmares that put him millions of dollars in the red and others were just plain embarrassment.

Four Traps that Catch Entrepreneurs

“A problem cannot be solved on the same level that it was created.” – Albert Einstein

An Invaluable Reference Tool for Busy Entrepreneurs

Time goes by so fast these days. You’ve got masses of work to do, e-mails to respond to, ads to write, your website needs tweaking – and there are just a couple of facts you want to check before sending off your new article to the various ezine databases. You haven’t got the right books at home, and you definitely haven’t got time to go to the library. You can probably find the information you need on the net, but it may take a while to track it down, and the search engines throw up a load of dross before taking you to anything really useful. It would be brilliant if you could just click a button on your computer for the information you need to appear on your screen.

Five Tips To Help Entrepreneurs Find Early Stage Capital

Profit Dynamics Inc., a research firm in Fountain Hills, Arizona, founded by Brian Hill and Dee Power, authors of the books, “Attracting Capital From Angels,” and “Inside Secrets To Venture Capital,” recently conducted a survey of 74 venture capital firms from all regions of the United States. They were asked their views about the outlook for the early stage capital market in the upcoming year. On the whole, the VCs responded with at least a moderate degree of optimism, the overall theme being–the worst may be over. They were then asked this question:

Entrepreneurs: Benefits vs. Features-Know the Difference!

Entrepreneurs know their business. They know their product, their service. Many of them write creative Web sites. But, one thing they are not as adept at is promotional copy.

What Do Entrepreneurs Think About Business Planning?

* More than four out of five entrepreneurs have a written Business Plan for their company