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The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Overcoming Business Obstacles

Sometimes as an entrepreneur, you have to be willing to take that risk, and go into unexplored territory in order to get where you want to go. You need to know when to stick it out, and when road conditions require a new plan. And it certainly helps to have a guide and a new plan so that you don’t get completely lost in the “Wilds” of the marketplace.

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Think Small For Big Results

I recently had the privilege of speaking at a Tedx event in Hoboken NJ.  My workshop was called “think small to make a big difference in the world.” As a business owner, I know what it’s like to have a big idea or a big dream, and I also know what it’s like to feel overwhelmed or at a loss about how to get there. Most people believe that big goals and big problems require big, complicated plans in order to solve them.

The Pumpkin Plan Book

Best Tips for Staying Productive During the Holidays

It’s the week between Christmas and New Year’s, and you’re at work, even if it seems like no one else is. If your business is quiet during this week, we have polled our business experts for you and culled the best suggestions for making the most of that quiet time

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Are you motivated enough for growth?

If you want to grow your company and continue to reach new goals, chances are you will also need to make some changes along the way to how you do things. And change is hard, even when it’s a positive change. In a previous post about how to reignite growth in your business, I highlighted three main obstacles to change: Overwhelm, Lack of Buy-in/Motivation, and Force of Habit. My first post on this topic addressed “Overwhelm.” This post is about “Buy-in,” and how to create the motivation necessary for real change and progress.