August, 2015

Is It Time To Start That Startup Business? (pt4)

Why did you pick this business? The only business that will succeed is the one that will serve a purpose for others. What problem are you solving for your client? How does what you do help someone else? You must know why your business is important and be able to spit it out easily. By the way, that will become your elevator pitch, your thirty-second answer to the ever-popular question, “What do you do?” Practice it. Focus on the other guy If you are only concerned about you and what you want to accomplish, you are missing the point. Your clients want to be the center of your attention. They have that right! Focus on them, on their needs on their goals. If you help others, everything will fall into place for you, too. Besides, I think you’ll find it’s fun. Remember your passion If you’re not passionate about your product or service, quit. Quit now before you waste a lot of time and money on a failed enterprise. You must be on fire about what you do, in order to succeed day in and day out for years to come. When things get rough and you run into trouble, remember your passion. It will be what helps you turn things...

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