Posts tagged Entrepreneurship
Prove Your Concept | Get Their Attention

I talked with one of my best friends this week about the best route for him to get started in business. The path is different for everyone but one theme rings constant…you need to prove your concept. No matter what type of business you are starting, no one gives a shit about your ideas. What they give a shit about is your results. Prove your concept to get their attention.

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Common Sense is Hard...

I had the pleasure of being a part of a panel on entrepreneurship last night hosted by the Grand Rapids Area Professionals for Excellence at the Warehaus in Holland.  It was a great event with some great participants and I was very honored to be asked to sit in.  The moderator asked me to prepare 10 minutes on the common mistakes made early on in business ownership.  I’m probably not the most qualified to be speaking on this topic but I gave it a shot and it went over pretty well.  I titled the talk: Common Sense is Hard.  Here are the 5 things I specifically spoke about.  These are not magical business techniques or short cuts.  They are common sense principles that I wish I had listened to earlier.  Enjoy…

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