Starting and running a business is unpredictable, and has a high risk of failure. For people with a victim mentality, this fear of failure alone will almost certainly make it a self-fulfilling prophecy.
One of the biggest impediments to starting a new venture is the “terror barrier”. This is the imaginary barrier that always seems to appear at the critical point where we would step out ahead of peers or competitors, but fear causes us to stop short.
As a historian and sociologist, I therefore undertook and published the first academic study into the psychology of this wealth elite. The research consisted of conducting extensive interviews with 45 ultra-high-net-worth individuals.
“If you knew that you had only one more day to live, what are the things you would do?”
As the current year draws to a close and the next one begins, most people get a little introspective—and entrepreneurs are no exception. Every year has its ups and downs, and startup founders understand this better than most.
Gary Vaynerchuk offers a few tips for anyone interested in starting or joining a family business.
Failure is difficult for anyone. But it becomes a part of your story, often in positive ways.
Learn how to set the tone for how sales team should interact with one another to prevent the typical bro culture all too often found.
Every entrepreneur needs to start by reaffirming his or her own personal values, and then watching diligently for the warning signs that test your integrity and that of your team. Here are some key warning signs with guidance on how to respond.
The cost of entry to the entrepreneur lifestyle is at an all-time low, but the challenge of winning and success is at an all-time high. Anyone can build a new website, or publish a smartphone app for a few thousand dollars, but getting market penetration requires a lot more. Customers have come to expect disruptive […]