Gone are the days when career paths are one-size-fits-all. As with many enterprising women, Julie Lenzer Kirk is no stranger to taking the path less travelled. Like many mid-career women, Lenzer Kirk to
As a business owner, it's essential to be constantly on the lookout for new profit-making opportunities. What you may not realize, however, is that creating a business within your business can be one the
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Leading a business requires sacrifice. There is no way around it. Anyone who's been there knows about the long hours, the sleepless nights, and the myriad tradeoffs that have to be made. Add a family that
By serving your employees, you can build a happier, more-productive business with a better bottom line. Over the past decade or so, I've heard a new term for leaders come into common usage: servant leader.
For busy entrepreneurs, task overload is the new norm. With a barrage of emails, texts, calls, clients and employees constantly bombarding you, it’s near impossible to stay focused and productive. To and
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Getting lots of input on important issues is a good idea. It can help you be successful when, without expert help, you might fail. But it can turn into a problem if you're depending on other people's because
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Many people become entrepreneurs because they want to take charge of their financial future and enjoy the freedom entrepreneurship can provide.
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Failure is not the alternative to success. It’s something to be avoided, but it’s also only a temporary setback on a bigger, more significant
Tim Finnigan, entrepreneur and founder of the book review site BlockShelf, shared a video on Reddit featuring 50 entrepreneurs telling how they came up with the founding idea for their companies. Among
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Some people go their entire lives without earning a million dollars, so it sounds crazy that some businesses might be able to achieve this
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Every entrepreneur needs a plan for his or her business. However, they may or may not need a formal business plan. First, let’s start with
Patience is a virtue, especially when it comes to building capital. But as with most virtues, it’s not always easy to muster, since it usually requires resisting temptations for gratification on the sooner
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. If you’ve ever been involved with sales, then you know that it’s not for the faint of heart. Whether it’s selling a pair of sneakers at a
Work one leg at a time to blast your entire body When you think "total-body muscle builder," it's not likely you think of a single-leg exercise, but the single-leg straight-leg deadlift will hit your core,
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Imagine this. By the time lunch rolls around, you push back from your desk with a satisfied sigh, saunter off to your car, and drive off to have a leisurely, stress-free lunch, daydreaming about the 18
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. When you’re running a business, the ultimate sign of financial distress is usually running out of cash – you just don’t have any money left.
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In the world of business marketing, the strategic focus has slowly shifted from seeking potential clients to making them want to come to In
“How can we have the highest profitability in five years and still have gaps in employee engagement?” asks an executive at a large industrial products company. The reality is that the two don’t necessarily