4. Give yourself meaningful incentives. Whether it involved our companies, our health or anything else, few of us stick to
Important: Join only those groups or organizations with the members and resources that can have a real impact on your success
It's a tall order, isn't it? Especially when we're so busy working in our businesses that we can easily lose sight of the
3. Don't assume being a connector will eat up all your time. It won't. Entrepreneurs worry that they'll be buried in to-do
We're in business to create huge value--for our customers and clients, our partners and teams and, of course, ourselves and our families. But the reality is that most entrepreneurs never create as much as value as they hope to. And even those who do a great job often find themselves unable to transfer that value into maximum personal wealth to fund the next chapter of their lives.
If that sounds like an easier-said-than-done concept, you're probably not familiar with Russell Brunson. A top online marketer
Social media has become a proven path to building a community of followers around your business. Marketing via YouTube, Facebook and other social media outlets can be a huge driver of new customers as well as referrals from "marketing apostles" who identify with you and who feel personally invested in your future success.
As entrepreneurs, we can easily feel like the "odd man out"--unsure of what makes us tick and how to make our unique personalities work for us and our companies.
So how do we get ourselves to peak performance? That's exactly what Debi Silber is all about. A nationally recognized health
The path from being a great technician -- someone who does a job extremely well -- to becoming a highly successful entrepreneur can be a rocky one.
Indeed, I recently co-authored a study of 3,500 highly successful entrepreneurs and found a high correlation between networking
One of the best ways to find these individuals is by spending time with other like-minded entrepreneurs in mastermind groups
The path to entrepreneurial success often doesn't take us on the route we expect to go. To get there, we have to have the courage to leave behind what doesn't matter -- and even then, pursuing our passion can lead us in surprising directions.
If you're not aiming to have a great quality of life along with your business success, it's time to start. The reason: The happier and more positive you are in life, the more success you will achieve for yourself, your team and your clients.
Indeed, in my own experience working with mentors, I find that they have walked the path I'm on--so they know both the short
1. Know your customer. You need to know the persona of your core customer -- gender, age, family characteristics and so on
In our quest to continually attract and bring on new customers, we tend to forget the importance of keeping our current ones loyal. Existing customers can have a tremendous impact on the health of our businesses.
Dandapani recently shared with me three insights that can help all of us achieve greater success in the key areas of our
As entrepreneurs, we often have to fight the 800-pound gorillas in our industries to get new business. To successfully take on our well-established competitors and find a way to win, we need the right strategies in place.
When we create a sense of community by surrounding ourselves with like-minded people, we feel that we are living life to the fullest -- and we make the people around us feel that way, too.