Not every entrepreneur who builds a business from the ground up plans to “sell out” to venture capitalists and walk away. But once some of them see that long string of zeros at the bottom of a term sheet, they follow that route.
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The two discuss their own personal and professional goals for 2016, and they provide great insight into how you, as an entrepreneur, can set yourself up for success this year. Watch the episode below, and learn why you need to figuratively “show up and throw up” when making achievable goals this year.
by Crystal L. Faulkner, an EO Cincinnati member and co-founder and partner of Cooney Faulkner & Stevens, LLC
Several months ago, I heard a quote by Eleanor Roosevelt: “Do one thing every day that scares you.” I thought about that saying and wondered: Was I still challenging myself? Did my goals still “scare me”? Have I become entirely too comfortable in my business?
Given their social and outgoing natures, extroverts have never had much trouble gaining acceptance in the business world. In fact, they’ve been seen as sales naturals for decades. Meanwhile, introverts have recently staged an upsurgence, agitating for acceptance of their quieter but no less successful methods of doing business.
But often lost in the back and forth between the two well known personality types is a startling fact — most people are neither.
By Brian Scudamore, an EO Vancouver member and founder of O2E Brands
It’s a new year and everyone’s full of resolutions – eat right, spend less, hit the gym. But busy entrepreneurs coping with budget meetings, bursting schedules and running a business may have a hard time staying focused.
As someone with ADD, staying on task has always been a challenge for me, even before overflowing inboxes and smartphones became distractions.