Although it can be lonely running your own business, you must always remember that you are never alone. Take time periodically to remember and honor those who have made it possible for you to have this amazing opportunity.
For many veterans, facing a return to civilian employment after military service can seem a daunting challenge. The U.S. government invests billions of dollars to train the men and women of the armed forces to become successful and disciplined leaders in the battlefield.
Entrepreneurs are a gang of smart folks, who know how to govern their lives and climb up the business ladder with valued progress every time. They are a pack of creative people who are blessed with far sighted vision, strong business pursuits, and a deep sense of responsibility.
Reaching a certain level of personal or business success takes a lot of focus, grit and hard work. But now I believe that getting back to success once you have lost it is even harder. And here is why.
A generation after many prominent feminists encouraged women to "have it all," we continue to decry the absence of women in politics, business and other positions of power. At the same time, even though there is more opportunity for women now than ever before in history, some professional women argue that we can't or shouldn't want to have it all.
Small business owners generally experience many highs and lows. Do you have what it takes to succeed? Your answers to the six questions below can help determine your chances for business success.
Use your own experiences to build upon and benefit others. People want to be around you, be part of your efforts and energy; whether in private business, public service, or charitable work. It will catapult you to even bigger and better things down the road.
Uncertainty is important, but what it really boils down to is a reduction in the amount of control you feel you need to possess. In other words, if you concentrate on your expertise and the various other things that are crucially important to you (your core values), everything else will come together.
Anthony Buonocore is the owner of Westway Electric Supply, a distributor of over 250,000 electrical supplies in a Philadelphia suburb, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. Tony has had to become a lean, mean, efficient machine and maintain a positive attitude. When this young entrepreneur was asked about his favorite parts of doing business, here is what he had to say.
We all have great visions at the beginning of a new year and then LIFE gets in the way. Perhaps mid-year is a great time to LEAP forward with a rekindled excitement about success strategies for YOUR business.