The Entrepreneur’s Checklist: 7 Things You Need To Start A Business

Career Realism

Related: 10 Must-Haves For The Budding Entrepreneur. Entrepreneur’s Checklist: 7 Things You Need To Start A Business. Here’s the entrepreneur’s checklist. If you’ve checked most of the items above and you’re ready to move forward, we recommend you consult a coach to help you decide on a business that suits your skills and experience. Ready to make your dream of becoming an entrepreneur come true? 4 Reasons To Quit Your Job To Be An Entrepreneur.

Quitting A Job Doesn’t Make You A Quitter

Career Realism

Like a helium balloon weeks after your birthday, you’re now metaphorically hovering several inches above the floor, not quite dejected but certainly not as enthusiastic as you were initially. Quitting this early on is not an option you might be thinking. The decision to quit should not be taken lightly. Quitting a job that isn’t right for you is a lot like ending a relationship you’re not happy with anymore. Am I Ready To Quit My Job? Change quitting

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Why I Quit My Good Job At A Fortune 10 Telecom

Career Realism

That was the day I quit my good job at a Fortune 10 Telecom. Related: 5 Things To Consider Before Quitting Your Job. So, why did I quit? When I decided to quit my job, I spent a few weeks thinking about it and I spent a year and a half financially preparing for it.

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Quitting Your Job to Start a Business – 10 Things You Need to Know

The Undercover Recruiter

On the other hand, if you were to quit your job and open a business, you would not receive a steady paycheck, though would have the ability to make a significant income while enjoying creative freedom. For an entrepreneur, incoming leads are usually the easiest to convert.

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession April 4, 2011 Last spring, I quit my job to go to work for myself. But as a result, when I wanted to quit my job and work for myself, people actually wanted to hire me.

Interview: Groupon – Giving You the Best Deals, Every Day

Personal Excellence Blog

He quit his very lucrative job in investment banking in US, and contacted his brother, Chris, who was studying law in Australia, to join him in this endeavor. So if you recommend a deal to a friend via Facebook/Twitter/Email, you’ll get $10.

How Do I Find Jobs on LinkedIn?

Ms. Career Girl

Receive automatic recommendations and notifications based on job searches. So many people are capitalizing on LinkedIn, from getting LinkedIn training for sales teams to individual entrepreneurs using it as a content marketing platform to job seekers using it to empower their career.

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Interview: Udders – Artisan Ice Cream Created with Care and Dedication

Personal Excellence Blog

Waffle ice cream is quite possibly the best invention in the world of ice cream. David had no salary to speak of – in fact, he stopped earning any money since he quit his teaching job. That was why I quit. I would recommend that they read 4 books: Blue Ocean Strategy.

Recent Students: Let’s Help You Survive Life After Graduation

Resume Bear

You’re fresh out of college, ready (or not quite) to face the “real world.&#. Some of you already have jobs and are packing to move to a new apartment, but don’t quite know how to balance a budget or establish good credit.

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Seeking Real Ms Career Girls – – Do You Know Her?

Ms. Career Girl

TGIAS!) I know it’s not quite time to break out the swimsuit. Leave your inspiring comment about them, share this article with them, and we’ll pick the ten best to receive both “ 5% More ” and “ The 10% Entrepreneur.”

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The 5 Professional Development Pillars of Real-Life Career Girls

Ms. Career Girl

When I asked if reading has had an impact on her career, serial entrepreneur Alyssa Ripp replied, “Without question it has. Just how important is writing to Alyssa and her creative process as an entrepreneur? “I

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How to Get What You Want Out of Work and Life

Career Makeover Coach

is a must read for every girl (and woman) looking to build a successful career in corporate America or as an entrepreneur. For more information on how I can help you with your transition from employee to entrepreneur, visit the Coaching Options page.

From Communications to Brand Storytelling

Career Shifters

Sometimes I miss the camaraderie of a team but I have replaced that with a supportive network of fellow entrepreneurs. It offered a fairly risk-free route for transitioning from employee to entrepreneur. Mistakes are not the end of the world, quite the opposite.

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The 20 Best Personal Development Books for 20-somethings

Resume Bear

As you go through this intensely transitional period, it’s great to have some help , and these books offer quite a bit. Get a Life, Not a Job insists that you can “design your own career, so you love what you do,” whether you’re an employee or entrepreneur.

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Journal Your Way to a New Career

Career Makeover Coach

You know the teacher who has always dreamed of being in front of a classroom…or the entrepreneur who pitched their first lemonade-stand at six years old. For more information on how I can help you with your transition from employee to entrepreneur, visit the Coaching Options page.

How to Reprioritize and Find Purpose After a Hard Fall in Life

Personal Excellence Blog

I recommend to journal your darkest feelings. You can also be a multi-tasking parent and entrepreneur, managing family and business. You can be a full-fledged entrepreneur building your business. Quit when you gain enough traction to make a living from your business.

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05/07/2010 #FF — New Connections

The Job Quest

While it may be tempting (and quite easy) to stay within a small group of people once you get going with a couple hundred followers, it’s good to look beyond that circle to see who else of value is out there. I hope the entrepreneur continues to use her authentic self!

Even If You Think It's Too Late, Send a Thank You Letter

The Job Quest

Some companies move quite quickly after the final round of interviews to secure a candidate. I hope the entrepreneur continues to use her authentic self!

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Michael Fertik To The Rescue

Career Alley

An ideal example of accomplishing success with a great online reputation is Michael Fertik – the reputation management specialist, author and serial entrepreneur. He is also been named as the Entrepreneur of the Year by TechAmerica.

do I really need a side gig?

Ask A Manager

I’m able to meet all my financial obligations and save more than is recommended in my retirement accounts, but I feel this pressure to develop a small business or consult or write or baby-sit or something. For some people, it can be the thing that lets them eventually strike out on their own, or that helps build their reputation in a way that gives them more options in their primary work life, or that allows them to quit a job and still have money coming in.

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The Gift of Story

Threshold Consulting

Quite simply, STORY seems to be taking on increasing significance in our culture. Threshold Consulting: Its Your Life, Own It!

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Why Are You Doing What You’re Doing?

The Undercover Recruiter

I recently read, for a second time, Simon Sinek’s great book “Start with Why” and I would highly recommend it to all of you. Sometimes, life gets really hectic and we don’t take the time to stand back and just question on why we do what we do.

How To Recruit On LinkedIn, Fast, Without Breaking The Bank


Sahat Yalkabov, a software engineer at Yahoo, was rejected multiple times describes this trend in his post “ F You, I Quit — Hiring Is Broken. ” If the Boolean search is a tough nut to crack, use tools that have Boolean search recommendation as a good starting point.

How To Find A Career That Lets You Travel The World

Career Alley

More people than ever want to quit their jobs and start travelling the world. You might make minimum wage and struggle quite a bit. Are you a bit of an entrepreneur? Write and shoot the places you visit, while keeping an entrepreneur critical eye to what you do.

5 Rewarding Careers in Finance

Career Alley

While finance has lost some of its appeal since 2008, it is still a vibrant industry and offers quite a bit to those that are interested. They review business and industry dynamics and may make recommends based on their analysis. Some careers are good, some are bad and some are great.

How To Deal With Energy Vampires: 8 Simple Tips

Personal Excellence Blog

A number of schoolmates were quite mired in negativity. That was quite depressing. I remember the first time I heard such comments, I was quite shocked. I was quite a positive person, so I would constantly try to uplift my friends around me with positivity.

How To See The World Like A Child Again

Tim's Strategy

I’m transitioning from full time employee and part time blogger to full time blogger and entrepreneur. And, for those of you in job search, the pains of transition for me are quite similar to what you experience. How would you like to see the world with unblemished eyes again?

Is Your Routine Empowering You?

Personal Excellence Blog

Quite the opposite, in fact. These people constantly feel dissatisfied and unhappy with themselves and their life, but can’t quite pinpoint why. Vipassana ), taking a vacation, dropping negative friendships , quitting a job, stopping a diet, fasting, etc.

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What Not To Do in Customer Service: Lessons From a Poor Service Encounter (and 10 Elements of Great Customer Service)

Personal Excellence Blog

Even if he indeed had the best price deals, even if his store had the largest selection of camcorders, I found it hard to trust any of his recommendations, because I didn’t know if they were made in consideration of my needs or his agenda. Will you recommend us to others?

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How To Workout Whenever and Wherever You Want

Personal Excellence Blog

I don’t like going to the gym either – the nearest gym is quite far anyway) However, lately it’s been raining a lot in Singapore (global warming?). It was quite frustrating.

Leverage Your Image to Get Your Next Promotion

Career Makeover Coach

A professional image consultant can help you with everything from identifying your best colors, specific recommendations about what clothing styles are best for your body type and measurements to organizing your closet and taking you shopping.

45 Tips To Live a Healthier Life in 2011!

Personal Excellence Blog

litres of water, or about 8-10 glasses (now you know how the 8 glasses recommendation came about!). Read more: 5 Reasons To Quit Soda (And How To Do It) Don’t drink alcohol.

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Life Without Facebook: An Update

Personal Excellence Blog

Surprisingly though, it has been quite a breeze so far. I recommend that you try it out for yourself – Try a 21-day trial where you remove Facebook from your life.

The Corporate Revolution Meets the Social Revolution


” Although quite lengthy and somewhat choppy, I thought it was a good read. Four days in the corporate environment is minutes to the entrepreneur and social power world.

Your Fasting Q&As, Answered

Personal Excellence Blog

Consuming muscle with no real deep benefit makes no sense to me, so I wouldn’t recommend shorter fasts, unless the body is calling for it. Please note that fasting more than 4 or 5 days on one’s own can be very dangerous and is never recommended.

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The 8 Habits of Highly Productive People

Personal Excellence Blog

I’ve written about it extensively complete with diagrams and recommendations on how to deal with tasks in each quadrant, so read them here: Put First Things First. To get real work done, I recommend you put up barriers, so it’s hard(er) to reach you.

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Is It Realistic to Believe ‘Chase Your Passion and Money will Follow’? (The Passion, Market, Skills Framework)

Personal Excellence Blog

Firstly, it’s NOT realistic to think that one can just quit their job, pursue their passion, and then earn big bucks right away. I was once in this category, and I subsequently quit to pursue my real passion to help others grow.

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Are You Ready For The Million Dollar Challenge? Join Now!

Personal Excellence Blog

MDC is quite different from past TPEB challenges ( 30DLBL , 21DHL , fasting experiment), in 2 aspects. This doesn’t mean that we start taking a laid back approach to the goal – quite the opposite, in fact.

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The Completion Backwards Principle – Part 2 | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

So I suggested to him what worked for me and dozens of other successful entrepreneurs I know; another application of ‘The Completion Backwards Principle’. After all I’m not suggesting you quit your day job and risk going into business for yourself. 2: It allows you to meet new people, network, and get people to know and recommend your abilities. 4: Someone there might recommend you to a company that will hire you.

58 Noteworthy Resolutions For 2011!

Personal Excellence Blog

For this same reason, I recommend you to think about what you want for yourself in the year 2011 and set them as goals. I recommend you try something similar if you don’t already.

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