One of the most frequent questions I get as a mentor to entrepreneurs is “How do I find the money to start my business?” I always answer that there isn’t any magic, and contrary to the popular myth, nobody is waiting in the wings to throw money at you, just because you have a new […]
If you’re looking to improve your sales process — look no further than the “2017 B2B Buyer’s Survey Report“. Buyers want things to be easy. So easy, in fact, that 89 percent of survey respondents said that they chose vendors that made a return on investment easier to prove or that could be easily justified with […]
From knowing when to fold to choosing your ambitions wisely.
The best leaders and entrepreneurs follow their intrinsic rather than extrinsic motivations.
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the largest startup funding rounds globally during the month of September. I have included some additional information such as industry, round type, a brief description of the company, and total equity funding raised for the company to further the analysis. USE THE ARROWS BELOW TO NAVIGATE THE […]
Being fully in charge of your company’s own finances can be both a blessing and a curse.
I’m still frustrated by the number of business owners that haven’t updated their business-as-usual practices. In my mind, these are killing their businesses.
Entrepreneurs who experience success with their first startup are often amazed to realize that the risks and fears of doing it right the second time go up, rather than down. Encores are tough, especially in the high-risk world of startups, yet every entrepreneur I know can’t wait to start over and do it again. Sometimes […]
It’s amazing what you can do with time you thought you didn’t have.
Not every passion pays well. However instead of starting with “what will make the most money?” and hoping you like it, try starting with what you’re most passionate about and figure out how to do that profitably.