Having a business is difficult.
All begin with high hopes but many fail, a few succeed, and most just end up eternally frustrated.
Why do so many businesses fail and in turn few succeed?
The main reason why companies fail is because it is very hard to get new clients.
This is the big, ugly...
Are you living in light of the truth?
basically do you tell yourself the truth?
Yes, the truth hurts most of the time.
When I was in middle school, I was playing a basketball game with other students. After exiting the game, one of my classmates...
Have you ever wondered how some companies became so big?
You know the companies I’m referring to.
Think of cereal companies, car companies, or software companies. They were once small too. One of the secrets is that they satisfy the need behind the need.
For example, let’s discuss batteries...
“Think like a man of action and act like a man of thought” - Henry Bergson (French philosopher)
You are where you are today because of your thoughts of yesterday.
Thoughts of faith and self-determination on Tuesday lead to new business/sales on Wednesday.
The question is where do you want to...
Yes, it sounds as if it would be a strong, dependable business. If one person feels the pain of putting the materials together, then many will feel the pain. 3 things to keep in mind though when pricing
1. Charge for the immediate cost of what you are selling
2. Remember to include the selling...
Have you ever spent time around little kids?
Their energy is infectious, their honesty is palpable and their capacity to dare and dream is inspiring.
Did you know your business is your child?
Not in the literal sense, but in the metaphorical sense.
If you want it to grow, you have to put...
@RicardoGrande - I appreciate your questions.
Answer to question 1: I work in the accounting profession. I do bookkeeping and accounting on a 100% self employed remote basis.
Answer to question 2: Your taxes go from 7 to 15 percent on self employment income. When you are purely W2, you pay half...
5 things I wish someone had told me before you become 100% self-employed. Hope this helps some of you all.
1. Expect to work anywhere from 50-80 hours a week. No less than 50.
2. Charge the market rate for what you do. You can find your market rate at websites such as payscale.com
3. Have a...
if you want to figure out what to do. Go sit in a quiet room for an hour , without distraction and the answer will come to you.
it’s that simple.
So much of business is intuition and so much is data-based. In your heart you will know what to do and you can look at empirical...