The number one reason businesses fail is NOT under capitalization. You can make the cash come to you if you know how to get it. The reason why so many ventures don’t make it out of the gate, or too far out of the gate, is they get mucked down in planning. Even if your [...]
Last week, I posted a few times about changing the conversation in your life, making your commitments, changing the way you speak about your business and setting your 90 day plan. Now, I am moving to the next part of the Yes! Energy Equation, Faith. I speak to so many people and the response I get [...]
There are some people out there who can’t say yes to anything without polling their lives to death. Some of them have been doing it for so long that it feels unnatural NOT to issue a poll on even the smallest of decisions. As a result, what they see as slow, methodical, decision making is [...]
Information overload is a big problem today. When you’re furiously trying to win in this business world, being distracted doesn’t help. And it just doesn’t work to improvise, trying everything you can to build and grow your business, without focus and direction. That’s what information overload does. It leads you astray. “Information overload” is a [...]
I’ve been waiting months for this day to arrive and here we are! Tonight is the official kickoff of the Yes! Energy Summit. Over the course of 44 sessions leading all the way up through the launch of my next book, “Yes! Energy: The Equation to Do Less, Make More,” I’ll be going one-on-one with [...]
http://www.inc.com/guides/201109/how-to-assess-the-market-potential-of-your-new-business-idea.html Not sure if your new business idea is good enough to succeed? Here are six ways to test it. By Darren Dahl | Sep 6, 2011 The facts are sobering: the majority of small businesses fail within five years of starting up. While there are many reasons that businesses fail, including some that have nothing to do [...]
Traditionally, Mom and Pop or family businesses have been the backbone of our economy for ages here in the states. And they continue to be a powerful force. In fact, family businesses account for 60% of the U.S. employment, create 78% of new jobs and account for a whopping 50% of the gross domestic product.
Disasters happen to everyone. Yet when you’re prepared for them they seem to happen with little or no impact. Proper planning and careful attention to the foundation of your business are key. Take steps to make sure you have good insurance, savings, legal and financial documentation and security.