Tag - entrepreneurial success


Sharpening Your Business Vision

As an entrepreneur, creating a vision for your business involves generating a vivid mental image of what you want your business to be at some point in the future, based on your values, goals, and aspirations. Having a strong vision of your hoped-for future will give your business a clear focus, and can stop you …


5 Ways to Start Delegating More Effectively

5 Ways to Start Delegating More Effectively The meaning of delegation is to assign responsibility and authority to someone in order to complete a clearly defined task while you, the delegator, retain ultimate responsibility for its success. Many business owners and new leaders fall into the detrimental thought process of “no one can do it …


Leading your Team and Improving your Bottom Line

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. —John C. Maxwell Leadership is one of those emanating qualities that we all appreciate in others and many of us strive to embrace within ourselves. But how do leaders fit into the workplace? In this blog post, I want to …


Discovering Your Passion

Discovering Your Passion Talent is something you are born with but skill is something that takes years of nurturing to master. How do you master your skill? By beating on your craft over and over again for a sustained period of time. What is your craft? Well, that’s up to you, but let me try …


Goal Setting Essentials

Goal Setting Essentials With a new year right around the corner, it’s that time of year when we all sit down with a plate of left-over holiday treats and resolve that 2018 is the year we’re going to lose that extra 10lbs.  We don’t really set ourselves up for success, do we? But what is …


4 Ways to Think Your Way to Success

“Think and Grow Rich” —Napoleon Hill As small business owners, we often spend the majority of our days putting out fires and spending our limited time on whatever is urgent to ensure the survival and smooth operation of our businesses. I would be willing to bet that most of us are far more focused internally …


Four Key Steps to Ensure Success

When I started my first business, I developed four key steps to ensure my success. They worked exponentially and have since enabled me to expand my physical therapy practice across the United States and create various other companies in diverse industries including apparel, commodities, real estate and hospitality. Without first envisioning my success and then …


Tips for Entrepreneurial Success: Finding Passion for Business

How often have you heard the phrase, “Passion is the key to success?” So, does this mean that passion is the key to entrepreneurial success? As a budding entrepreneur, such a phrase may be the guiding light for the work you do. Yet, as I explain in Chapter 3 of my book, The Poppie Factor, …


The Entrepreneurial Mindset: First Comes Belief

Entrepreneurs are a little bit different than “regular folks.” For them, the world is filled with opportunities rather than challenges; with diverging paths to success instead of road blocks; with possibilities in place of doubts. This is a powerful perspective on the world, and the entrepreneurs place in it – what we call the “Entrepreneurial …


Tips for Entrepreneurial Success: Stop Trading Dollars for Hours

In first chapter of my book, The Poppie Factor, I talk about “My Epiphany,” the time in my life that I overcame the traditional model for earning a living… trading time for money. (Get your free copy of Chapter 1 here.) For an entrepreneur looking to make six figures, this mindset is not only extremely …