Being an entrepreneur

  • MAKE GOOD CHOICES Surround yourself with the right people. This is so true especially when you are self-employed or launching a business. People who have never gone down this road have no idea about the amount of time, effort or self-motivation that is required to keep going. You want to be around people who understand […]

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  • SCOTT MCCUAIG – ON FOLLOWING YOUR PASSION, UNDERSTANDING THE VALUE OF FAILURE, AND KNOWING YOUR WORTH Scott McCuaig is the owner and principal landscape architect of Eden Tree Design. Scott turned his childhood passion into a career that he loves. He went from starting a small business in a small town to becoming an award-winning […]

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  • KNOW YOUR STRENGTHS So, you have an idea and want to start a business. You think it will be easy. After all your friend Jennifer started her own business and she is killing it. You see that she is always going on these amazing vacations and out to five-star restaurants. You think if she can […]

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  • MAKE SACRIFICES, DO WHAT IT TAKES TO MAKE IT WORK Being an entrepreneur is not easy but it can be rewarding in so many different ways. I don’t want to discourage anyone from heading down this path but I do think it is important that people are not mislead into thinking that it is an […]

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  • LEARN TO LOVE THE GRIND, PUT IN THE TIME, ENERGY & WORK Are you ready to put your back into it? Being an entrepreneur requires you to be tenacious and to keep going when that might be the last thing you want to do. True entrepreneurship can crush your soul. You will be rejected, people […]

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  • READY FOR THE RIDE? UP, DOWN & ALL AROUND Entrepreneurship is just like a roller coaster ride and if you don’t like these rides at the amusement park, then entrepreneurship might not be for you. You will work hard to get up the hill and be excited but remember when you reach the top, the […]

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  • BE PATIENT ALL GOOD THINGS TAKE TIME Do not think you can build it and they will come. You will spend time building it but you will also need to spend time growing your business.  In fact, this never seems to end but in the beginning, it almost seems painful. You have to have the […]

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  • TAKE THE LEAP. KNOW THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY Nowadays it seems like everyone wants to be an entrepreneur, which was originally used to describe people who were creative innovators that disrupted society. Now, it is being used to describe everyone from a “sales rep” for a multilevel marketing company to “influencers” on […]

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