There is a lot of debate about this subject. Opinions range from the Nature end of the spectrum all the way to the Nurture end of the spectrum and encompasses the entire bandwidth in between.
So what do you think? Can Entrepreneurship be Taught, or is it an innate ability that one either has or doesn't have? Weight in below.
Short answer: YES.
Hold on. Let me explain.
You often hear the statement, "There is no shortcut to success."
And while I'm sure the people who say that mean well, I would advise you to ignore them.
They are false prophets.
You know they're out there. As soon as you decide you're going to chase your dreams, or to do something ambitious, here come the naysayers and critics.
And it's hard, right?
Because deep down, in the deepest recesses of your mind, or maybe not so deep, you wonder if they're right.
Americans are enamored plastic. And with the proper approach, you can position your business to tap into this enormous, lucrative market.
That said, from payment security to integration to customer service, there are many parameters that should factor into your decision-making. For a complete look, check out the comprehensive infographic from BluePay below.
For those days when you feel overwhelmed and unproductive.
Here are some motivational quotes to keep your spirits up. And some kittens because...well, why not?
Truth be told, I'm not sure why it took me so long to finally learn to play chess. Looking back, it was befuddling to others as well.
I remember a friend of mine looking at me, bewildered, when I revealed that I didn't know how to play.
"I just thought you would," he said matter of factly.
I'll admit it. I hate working jobs.
Don't get me wrong, it's not that I'm against working. After all, I consider myself to be a hard worker...just a horrible employee. The currently accepted practice of being chained to a desk for a predetermined period of time five days a week and being forced to appear productive as opposed to actually being productive is maddening to me. It isn't natural. And it seems that more and more, it isn't beneficial for the average American.
Business Consulting is now a Multi-Million dollar industry.
In an age where there is so much information that is so readily accessible, it can be overwhelming to dig through it all.
Some gurus say, "Follow your passion."
Others say, "Follow the money."
At the end of the day, the simpliest advice I've found to be the most useful is: "Solve a Problem."
I've gotta be honest; I'm not sure why it's taken me so long to get around to writing this post.
After all, I've been using this tool for about 8 months now, and the impact has been amazing.
When it comes to getting your content in front of the maximum amount of eyes possible, cross-promotion networks are absolutely one of the most effective methods available.
Let's face it. There is simply too much content out there these days. Its gotten to the point where it can be difficult to discern what is worth reading from what is simply a waste of time.
Each week, I scour the web simply so that you don't have to.
Okay, I'm lying. I'm doing it in order to learn more. But the posts I find to be the most useful, I also share with you.
It isn't easy to start a business by yourself. We've been there.