Just because you came up with the idea doesn’t mean that it is a good one; that you know best or your decisions are final. Stay humble, open to suggestion and review each step in the process, each milestone and every interaction as though it meant success or failure at any given moment. If you don’t move cautiously, and rush to conclusions without interaction and critique from others, your idea may not turn out as successful as you want. Use the people you have gathered around you as critical components of the process from start to outcome. A team effort is always better than a single person’s viewpoint. Continue reading
The point is that, as an entrepreneur, it is important to know your limitations, fill in the shortcomings you have with competent people and let the experts do what they do. Continue reading
I fully understand the vallue of social media in the marketing mix, but I also feel that if Twitter has any value whatsoever, it is the weakest link in the social media chain.
The Over-Caffeinated Entrepreneur Entrepreneurship after Military Service By David J Dunworth Your service to this great country is commendable, and now that you have returned, you need to go on with your life. Depending on your individual situation, the job … Continue reading
“Never act alone, that is, unless you are willing to live completely alone with the results. For if you make your business decisions in a vacuum, more than likely your outcomes will be less than joyous to those in your life. Everyone needs a critic, so use the people closest to you to help guide your thinking. Continue reading
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So far this four part series has covered what it takes to get that start up business from the idea stage through to funding. Now we are to cover the final aspect of the series, the marketing and advertising of … Continue reading