Posts tagged Business tips
What I Wish I Knew About Business at 19...

Isn’t it funny sometimes, as time goes by, if you really are trying to tune into a specific channel you can often find it?  This is a revised post of a previous entry I wrote years’ back entitled, “Common Sense is Hard”.  It spurred conversations that have lead to me having the privilege to kick off my alma mater’s 2018 Speaker Series on February 13th at the beautiful Entrepreneurial Center of Davenport University.  Those of you who knew me 4 years ago, know I’ve gone through some pretty awesome experiences and changes that have allowed me to gain a much broader perspective on the topics from my original post.  I hope you’ve enjoyed the perspective I’ve gained and I hope it can help you avoid some of the costly mistakes I’ve had throughout my career.

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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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