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Decision Making Checklist for Entrepreneurs

An entrepreneur’s decisions affect the success of his products, the loyalty of his employees and the overall success of his business. In order to make the best decisions you have to think critically and quickly. You have to avoid flaws in the process which may harm the business when confronted with an important decision. Strong business decision-making skills are an important characteristic of entrepreneurs. They should make the right choices at the right time to remain competitive in the … [Read More...]

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Unusual Entrepreneur Interview With Ernest Umeike Of PushAndStart.com

In this edition of the unusual entrepreneur interviews, ex-banker Ernest Umeike after losing his job finally decides it’s time to take on the entrepreneur’s journey. In this interview, he shared with us why he decided to launch his startup; PushandStart – a crowdfunding platform. He also takes us behind the scenes on; How to define a price for your product/service, The crucial difference between a business idea and a business opportunity, The essential role mentors play in the … [Read More...]

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5 Beats by Dr. Dre Marketing Strategies for Entrepreneurs

Not often do you get to see a brand quickly become a global phenomenon as the beats by Dr. Dre brand. Since it launched in 2008, the Beats by Dr. Dre brand has risen to a 53% share of the global headphones market. Also, the current news about Apple’s proposed 3.2 billion dollar acquisition further confirms the magnitude of the brand. In my typical entrepreneurial style, I decided to dig deeper amidst the ongoing buzz to uncover the behind-the-scene secrets of this powerful brand in … [Read More...]

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DO MORE: 21 Free Powerful eBooks for Entrepreneurs, Plus Something Extra!

Very few things have as much impact on your capacity to succeed as an entrepreneur like learning does. From my over 10 years personal study of entrepreneurship and successful entrepreneurs, plus my 8 years personal experience as an entrepreneur, besides passion and purpose, one other common denominator I found across board is this; voracious learning. Self Education For Entrepreneurs All education is self-education.  Period.  It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a college … [Read More...]

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What Is The Purpose Of Entrepreneurship? 21 Answers from 21 Unusual Entrepreneurs

Regardless of the goal, task or activity being undertaken, there are a lot of factors that can be attributed to your success or failure in any given endeavour. But of all these factors, none is as powerful as personal conviction –a deep seated belief that you can accomplish the goal, task or activity and an unwavering commitment to do whatever it takes to get it done. This personal conviction comes from clarity of purpose –an unbiased understanding of WHY [the reason] you are undertaking … [Read More...]

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The MOST IMPORTANT Word In Business

Each time I throw open this question to entrepreneurs; what is the most important word in business? The most frequent answer I get is profit. Profit is a short term view of assessing the health and wealth of a business. Unless you want to stay in business for the short term, don't focus on profit alone. The most important word in business is not profit, but cash flow. Yet, many entrepreneurs strongly believe that profit is the most important word in business. But according to … [Read More...]

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Unusual Entrepreneur Interview With Hamilton Powell Of CrownAndCaliber.com

In 2011, Hamilton Powell sold a couch on Craigslist. By 9:00pm, a man in a van showed up with $400 cash to his office. It scared the heck out of him! That’s when he started thinking about the downsides of Craigslist and it led him to search for common categories that are more valuable, and therefore even scarier to sell, than couches. He typed in several search terms and when he typed in “Rolex” he was dumbfounded. Right there, he knew there had to be a better way to sell a watch. And Crown … [Read More...]

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PRICING: How To Charge Whatever You Like Without Losing The Customer!

There are businesses that worry about the cost of their products/services, and there are those who don't. Success goes to the business that doesn't have to worry about the price of what they sell. Want to know why? Ok, here you go! When price is still part of the factors your target customers consider before buying from you, then you don't … [Read More...]

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The BLOGGING MYTH: Why Blogging Is NOT A Business!

  Who is Brian Clark? Blogger Entrepreneur Both None of the above   The option you pick to the question above will determine the success or failure of your endeavours online.   Brian Clark is a smart ass unusual entrepreneur who leveraged on the power of blogging as a marketing tool to build a software … [Read More...]

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EAGLE EYE LEADERSHIP: the principle of Focus and Priority

  What do you focus on and prioritize as the leader of your business?   Activity is not the same as productivity. Motion does not always signify progress. Activity is not necessarily accomplishment. Diligence is not necessarily effectiveness. Faithfulness is never the same as fruitfulness.   Not all efforts bring about … [Read More...]

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The 3 Essential Qualities Of Effective Leadership

The foundation of every successful CEO is leadership. The two other roles (management and entrepreneurship) that make up the 3 essential roles of every CEO builds upon the success of your role as a leader. In continuing our discussion on the role of the CEO as a leader, here are three essential qualities of effective … [Read More...]

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Unusual Entrepreneur Interview With Joe Falter Of HelloFood.com.ng

Kicking of this year’s unusual entrepreneur interviews is Joe Falter the founder and CEO of Hellofood. Lastnight, we saw a movie –Django– together with other members of the rocket internet team in Nigeria and this morning we pulled off this interview. Take it away Joe!     Interview Questions Part One ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Awakening the Spirit … [Read More...]