5 Successful Entrepreneurs Who Started With No Experience But Made Sure They Got It

Opinions expressed by entrepreneur Contributors are their own. Some entrepreneurs only become successful after they’ve been successful in another career: perhaps they’ve mastered work as a consultant or manager and used the skills they learned to build their own business. Marceau | Underwood Archives | Getty Images Also see: 8 Great Entrepreneurial Success Stories Or … Read more

Stop Focusing on Work-Life Balance If You Want to Be Successful

Opinions expressed by entrepreneur Contributors are their own. A quick Google search for important aspects of the workplace will lead many experts to emphasize the importance of a work-life balance. Most of us have heard that maintaining a work-life balance has myriad health and productivity-related benefits: reducing stress, preventing burnout, and more. Sure if you … Read more

7 Ways To Maximise The ROI On Your Time

Anything is possible at the beginning of your business trip. You meet a lot of people, follow and build your network. They go for coffee, brainstorm, and attend several networking events each week. It’s not sustainable, but it’s essential. In the beginning you have to be everywhere. Conscious networking dr Emil Hodzovic However, many entrepreneurs … Read more

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives Are Incomplete Without This Essential Dimension

Opinions expressed by entrepreneur Contributors are their own. Even when it comes to sole proprietorships, entrepreneurship is rarely a solo effort. Ask any successful business owner how he or she got started or what contributed to his or her growth, and he or she will likely cite the input and support of others. That was … Read more

19 Tips for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by entrepreneur Contributors are their own. Young people are more enterprising than ever – Millennials and Gen Z are impacting the world in areas like e-commerce, technology, gaming and food, to name a few industries. While that’s good news for aspiring business owners, running a successful business requires a number of qualities like … Read more

7 Examples of When You Should Acquire a Startup Rather Than Build One

Opinions expressed by entrepreneur Contributors are their own. It’s hard to build a startup. About 90% fail, usually in the first five years. Even startups with venture capital never earn a return 75% all the time. This presents a dilemma: Are you risking your time and money to build a startup from scratch, or are … Read more

How to Turn Hard Times Into Periods of Immense Personal Growth

Opinions expressed by entrepreneur Contributors are their own. Almost every entrepreneur will identify with the term “growing pains,” especially in relation to the early months and years of a business. There are periods when there’s a battle to deal with or a knot to untangle almost every day – I’ve certainly been there myself! If … Read more

Entrepreneurs Need A Detailed Understanding Of Their Customer’s Problems

Entrepreneurs need a detailed understanding of their customers’ problems getty In a recent article, I examined some of the flaws in the outwardly healthy-looking startup ecosystem. Given the investment boom, it looks like things are in great shape, but default rates remain incredibly high and returns on R&D investments continue to fall. As a result, … Read more

How to Position Yourself as the Go-To Expert in Your Niche

opinions expressed by entrepreneur Contributors are their own. When you have a strong personal brand, you will be seen as an expert and authority on your field, whatever that is. If you leave your business or it’s been acquired and you start another business, you know what? Your personal brand follows you and you can … Read more

The 4 Biggest Red Flags to Look for When Buying a Business

Opinions expressed by entrepreneur Contributors are their own. When buying a company, you cannot afford to get carried away by the emotions of the process and you certainly cannot turn a blind eye to anything. Every single “corner” must be uncovered, analyzed and carefully considered. Failure to do this could result in a bad investment … Read more