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Blog: Would Be Entrepreneur ─ Part 3

Blog: Would Be Entrepreneur ─ Part 3 When I lived in Southern California, I saw over 100 presentations a year from entrepreneurs. At the same time, now that I'm in Waco, Texas, I've seen 16 formal presentations from entrepreneurs. I also have been involved with...

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Blog: There’s Risk Taking and Risk Management

Blog: There’s Risk Taking and Risk Management Risk-taking – Dictionary Definition: “taking risk is facing some kind of peril, jeopardy, hazard, or exposure to chance of injury or loss.” In my experience an entrepreneur starting a new company faces risk at the highest...

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Blog – The Reality in Planning

Blog – The Reality in Planning What is it about planning? I am involved with Score and when I meet a client for the first time they have no plan.  Working with startup companies I seldom come across an early entrepreneur who has a plan. I try to introduce the ones I...

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Competition – Where To Find It

Competition – Where To Find It I recently got a call from an incubator entrepreneur I worked with in California. I wondered why he called. He said he was looking for a way to get more information on the competition. I said WOW, because he could gather information on...

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The Most Effective Way To Approach A Disagreement Is To Assume You Are Wrong And Work Hard To Prove It, But When You Can’t Then You Know You Are Right!! ─ Law #53

The Most Effective Way To Approach A Disagreement Is To Assume You Are Wrong And Work Hard To Prove It, But When You Can’t Then You Know You Are Right!! ─ Law #53 This is a good policy for a quality organization when confronted with a customer problem. Be wary of your...

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Blog: Confidentiality

Blog: Confidentiality Privacy, Yah! Confidentiality, Sure! What a joke! I installed a desk phone this year. I have yet to give anyone the phone number. I get 5 to 10 phone calls every day, from numbers I do not recognize. I've counted over 40 different numbers that...

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Blog: Motivation Going Forward

Blog: Motivation Going Forward At some point in time a startup must take what I call the “third mindset” for developing a company. This will require building the staff’s staff out, and initiate motivation to reach the goals that will be different than the mindset of...

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Blog: TRUISMS

Blog: TRUISMS Being a Part of SCORE, the fun is working with early entrepreneurs who want to build a company. As you can imagine, there's a lot to learn for them. I have tons of material I keep trying to fit the entrepreneur and small businesses I encounter. Following...

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Blog: Communication ??

Blog: Communication ?? When dealing with Students, we challenge each other for the expressions to use in the current language. Since most were born after the Internet came on the scene, they are not familiar with the list down below. My point is, their language in a...

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