Business

1-on-1: Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made?

By John Assaraf / May 6, 2008 /

Q: Do you think entrepreneurs are made or born? I say born, my partner says made. What do y

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Greatest Media Entrepreneurs of All Time

By admin / May 6, 2008 /

Martha Stewart b. 1941 Author, one-time caterer, publisher and TV personality Martha Stewart did one thing better than anything else; the lifestyle maven understood the power of her brand and consolidated it in 1997 as Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. Oh, and she staged a pretty good comeback in 2005 after serving five months in jail.…

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Greatest Retail Entrepreneurs of All Time

By admin / May 6, 2008 /

Aaron Montgomery Ward 1843-1913 Open your mailbox and thank Aaron Montgomery Ward for what's inside. The retail magnate is most noted for his innovation in mail-order catalogs for department stores. Working as a door-to-door salesman for a dry-goods wholesaler, he noted the disparity between the cash prices farmers received and high retail store prices. In…

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Business Branson Style

By Lisa Ocker / April 30, 2008 /

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson got an early leg-up with a loan from his aunt. Still in his teens, he already had a few ventures that had gone south—growing Christmas trees that were eaten by rabbits and raising parakeets with reproduction rates that far outpaced demand. But he felt good about this latest venture. And things…

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5 Questions to Help Turn Your Passion Into Profit

By Valorie Burton / April 2, 2008 /

5 Questions to Help Turn Your Passion into Profit

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The Four Keys to Successful Business

By admin / February 1, 2008 /

Salespeople typically rate their customers by at least four crucial factors: profitability, stability, vulnerability and potential for future business. Let’s look more closely at how you rate clients on each of those factors: Profitability. This is by far the most critical factor because it ultimately determines the profitability of your business. To be really useful,…

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Think About What You THINK About

By admin / February 1, 2008 /

There are six simple words in Napoleon Hill’s book, Think and Grow Rich, that ha

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Writing a Book Gives You Total Control over Your Financial Destiny

By admin / February 1, 2008 /

That’s a bold statement, so let me back it up with a simple analogy about becoming an aut

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