John Bowen

1. Plan ahead. If you're reacting all, or even some, of the time, you'll struggle. The key is to be proactive and plot out
Over the past year, I've compiled more than 150 business-building insights and actionable strategies from some of the top
His advice: Take the time to define who you really are--not who you may have been told you should be. "If we don't define
1. Rethink your network. Many of us don't automatically gravitate toward networking and forging connections. In part, that's
Too many entrepreneurs are imprisoned by their own companies and need to make the transition to falling back in love with the firms they started.
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.
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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.
The key is to question those beliefs and assess if they really make sense for us. Silber suggests writing down your answers
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.
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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.
This not only helps ensure that anything you do goes well, it also stops you from getting distracted and chasing rabbits
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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.
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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.