Entrepreneurship

Independence and Reinventing Yourself: An Interview with a Small Business Owner

Sometimes there is a decisive  moment when you know you need change in your life. Perhaps the place where you are in life doesn't fulfill you or maybe you want to do something completely different.  To dream is one thing, but to actually take the  step and change your life and follow a dream takes both ...

How to Fail at E-commerce Without Even Trying

Failing at e-commerce

There are a lot of articles floating around about how to ensure success in e-commerce, some here and some on my blog. So rather than repeating myself, I thought that it would be more interesting to write about the quickest ways to kill your e-commerce business. E-commerce is a $1.5 trillion global economy, but it’s constantly changing and ...

Ready, Fire, Aim: How I’m Turning a WordPress Headache Into An Opportunity

Target market bullseye

Have you ever had to make a decision about whether or not to commit to something? And you knew that decision would likely cause lots of fear and discomfort? I have. Like when I took the leap to start my company and go full-time as an entrepreneur over 5 years ago this past May. Starting Up I was fresh ...

3 Reasons Why Mark Cuban Was Wrong When He Said “Sales Cure All”

http://youtu.be/esQKgx4HdZI?hd=1 A little while ago, Entrepreneur and tech billionaire of Shark Tank fame, Marc Cuban wrote an article for Entrepreneur magazine where he listed his top 12 rules for starting a successful startup. Many of these rules could are applicable to normal "non-startup" businesses (i.e. those of us who don't need to raise money from venture capitalist ...