Education

The 2016 Entrepreneur (Part I): Yes! You Can Be An Entrepreneur

Attitude and Mindset
Most people have an image in their heads of what an entrepreneur is. The tech genius in a garage or the person pulling an all-nighter several times a week to get their dream of the ground. The truth is that most entrepreneurs work in company its that they don't own or work as a consultant or freelancer. Not only is it easier than ever to be an entrepreneur it is becoming necessary. Large companies are hiring more people as consultants and freelancers than they are full time employees. Over this series of articles, we'll examine the different ways to be an entrepreneur and how you can make the switch. The first part of that switch is your mindset. ¬†Ask yourself who you work for. If you are answering the name…
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Don’t Make Resolutions, Make Goals

Attitude and Mindset, Evaluate, Process
It's the start of a new year and everyone is talking about their new year's resolutions. If you want to make a difference in your life, your business, your career, or anything, you're better off forgetting the resolutions this year. Instead make goals and keep making them. Resolutions are generally vague. Losing weight is the most common one. Make a specific goal instead. More importantly, forget these year-long ideas. Make a goal about what you will do this week. Then make a goal of what you will do next week and so on. You don't have to make them all right now. You can set your goals each Sunday night for that week. Why should you this? Making a goal includes a measurable outcome (lose 10 pounds, exercise for 20…
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