Archive | December, 2007

What Will the New Year Bring?

It is a time of introspection and resolve. It is a time for business owners and self-employed individuals everywhere to stand up and rally around the cause of making next year better than last. How will you go about this monumental task? Many faint-hearted and inexperienced entrepreneurs have let another year come and go, and failed to accomplish all of the goals and milestones which were once set in stone at the beginning of 2007. What can you do to not repeat this from happening again? The real question is […]

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New Year’s Business Resolutions

Every year millions of people make New Year’s Resolutions fully intending on maintaining, measuring, evaluating, and keeping them. Likewise, millions of those same people never end up seeing those resolutions through to the end. One of the inherent problems in setting goals is that the idea of a goal for many people is often scary, nebulous, and intangible. A goal is too often something that is just as easy to break as it is to make. Here is a list of 7 things to make your New Year’s Resolutions a […]

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Entrepreneurial Optimism 102

How to develop it if you have it? The dynamic optimist will be among the first to adopt more effective practices. Effective optimism requires more than a belief that things will improve; it requires actively searching for and creating novel approaches. The optimist should evaluate each idea, each method on its merits, being quick to try fresh approaches where they appear to offer advantages. The optimistic personality can be further developed by continually seeking out better ways of doing things. Optimists see the self as a process not a static […]

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True Entrepreneurial Optimism

What is it? An optimistic entrepreneur looks upon the world as a positive place. Optimism is undoubtedly an entrepreneur’s most valuable asset. It is the will to learn from the past, overcome the present, and make a future. It encourages entrepreneurs to believe in what others never thought was possible, trudge on when it is easier to quit, and strive to improve what is already good. He always has a “positive” outlook on life, believing that things will work out in the end. Optimism makes entrepreneurs believe that he/she can […]

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