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Small business owners can look to a variety of sources for entrepreneurial information. From books and blogs to podcasts and radio shows, there are many different sources for motivation. A recent article by Small Business Trends summarizes these lessons nicely: Business Blogs Offer Great Advice Business blogs authored by successful….
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Small business owners can look to a variety of sources for entrepreneurial information. From books and blogs to podcasts and radio shows, there are many different sources for motivation. A recent article by Small Business Trends summarizes these lessons nicely:

Business Blogs Offer Great Advice

Business blogs authored by successful business owners are a great source of business inspiration. The inspiration for this blog post, Seek Inspiration from Your Small Business Community by Small Business Trends is a great blog to follow.

Don’t Forget How Important Sales Are

Some small business owners become distracted by sales and business processes. And these entrepreneurs may forget the simple importance of bringing in sales to make a business a success. Maintaining business success and financial freedom is very important.
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Starting a new small business is a lot like getting a dog. Not only do you have to prepare your house for your new arrival and prepare your family, you have to determine if you have the commitment necessary to business success. You also need to determine if you have….
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Starting a new small business is a lot like getting a dog. Not only do you have to prepare your house for your new arrival and prepare your family, you have to determine if you have the commitment necessary to business success. You also need to determine if you have enough capital to start a small business.

Here are three ways to determine if owning a small business is right for you:

Responsibilities: When deciding if owning a small business is right for you, you’ll have to ask yourself if you’re willing to take on numerous responsibilities. When you’re an employee at a larger corporation, you only need to focus on your niche area. When you’re an entrepreneur, you have to focus on every area.

Stamina – Owning your own small business means you’ll be working much more than the average 40 hours per week. You’ll be working seven days a week and you might lose touch with friends. You might have to give up on certain activities as well. It’s easy to get burned out when you aren’t in touch with friends and family all of the time.

Passion – Are you passionate about your service and product? Facing the prospect of your small business possibly failing can bring you down, but, if you’re passionate about your offerings, you’ll work harder and you’ll push forwards when times are tough. Working around the clock won’t also seem as bad when you love what you do.

Starting your very own business requires taking on multiple responsibilities, having a lot of stamina and passion about your products and services. Having these three talents will help you down your entrepreneurship road.

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