entrepreneurship

Advice from 20 Famous Business Leaders [Infographic]

Advice from 20 Famous Business Leaders [Infographic]

"The biggest mistake you can make is the one that you fail to learn from”

There are countless business tips and success hacks on the internet. Some of these make sense, while others are either misleading or just confusing. With such an incredible amount of information available, it's hard for find those which are worth paying attention to. 

Your Time is not Free – so Free up your Time

Your Time is not Free – so Free up your Time

Your time is an investment in your future, so take care how you spend it. Invest it in activities that give you a high return. You may be doing things in your ‘free time’ to help your business, but any time you spend on work has a cost. Your ‘free’ time is actually not free at all.

Do not micro-manage, or interfere in basic tasks and processes at work. Instead of setting up systems to manage the small stuff (like reading e-mail) – many entrepreneurs still ‘do’ some of the small stuff. Some entrepreneurs argue that getting involved in everything ‘keeps them in touch’, helping them to understand their own business, but it has a negative impact on many, preventing them from reaching the next level.

The Art of ‘Something From Nothing’ | NY Times

The Art of ‘Something From Nothing’ | NY Times

Each of us has had a moment where we feel like we're trying to create 'something from nothing' in order to promote or sell a product, destination or activity.  I recently came across the article below from the New York Times that profiled a man who's done just that, repeatedly and with great success.  Meet Richard Barton.