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Entrepreneurs Know There Are Opportunities Within Opportunities

Entrepreneurs Know There Are Opportunities Within Opportunities

The Entrepreneurs Guide Part 20
Successful entrepreneurs know that once they have a business they have access to an unlimited number of additional opportunities. 
Every customer, every supplier, every employee — everyone they meet is both a …

Entrepreneurs Know Fixed Costs Will Eat Them Alive

Entrepreneurs Know Fixed Costs Will Eat Them Alive

The Entrepreneurs Guide Part 19

Fixed costs; those costs which are attributable to commitments for equipment, buildings, employment contracts, notes payable, and other items of this type require payment regardless of sales or profits, or the …

Entrepreneurs Know The Difference Between Marketing And Sales

Entrepreneurs Know The Difference Between Marketing And Sales

The Entrepreneurs Guide Part 18
Many people don’t understand the difference between marketing and sales — even worse many don’t understand the relationship between the two. 
The Sales Department can’t really succeed without a well-focused and well-executed …

Entrepreneurs Pay Themselves What They Are Worth

Entrepreneurs Pay Themselves What They Are Worth

The Entrepreneurs Guide Part 17

When you are the owner of your own business, one of the most difficult decisions you will make is how to pay yourself and how much to pay yourself. 
First, there is …

Entrepreneurs Know People Make It Happen

Entrepreneurs Know People Make It Happen

The Entrepreneurs Guide Part 16
Successful entrepreneurs learn early in their careers that good people make good things happen. When most of us start out in our own businesses, we think that money is the key …

Entrepreneurs Know Profits And Cash Are Different

Entrepreneurs Know Profits And Cash Are Different

The Entrepreneurs Guide Part 15
“How come there’s never any cash in the checking account?” How many times have you asked yourself that question? You know the business is making money. The Profit and Loss statement …

Entrepreneurs Know How To Use Financial Information

Entrepreneurs Know How To Use Financial Information

The Entrepreneurs Guide Part 14

Capturing the financial information on your business is easy — there are many systems available to help you or your bookkeeper keep track of what’s going on. Unfortunately too many owners …

Entrepreneurs Know How To Capitalize Their Business

Entrepreneurs Know How To Capitalize Their Business

The Entrepreneurs Guide Part 13
Businesses need capital to grow. Besides what you invest, capital can come from profits you leave in the business, from investors or partners who put money into the business, or from …

Entrepreneurs Know The Value Of Leverage

Entrepreneurs Know The Value Of Leverage

The Entrepreneurs Guide Part 12
What comes to your mind when you hear the word leverage? For most people it means borrowing money or taking in investors. The term has even been popularized to the degree …

Entrepreneurs Control The Opportunity

Entrepreneurs Control The Opportunity

The Entrepreneurs Guide Part 11

After spending whatever time and energy might be necessary, you find the business opportunity that you think might be just right for you. Now you have to control the opportunity during …

Entrepreneurs Know How To Use Professional Advisors

Entrepreneurs Know How To Use Professional Advisors

The Entrepreneurs Guide Part 10

The first time a person starts looking for an opportunity they become immediately confronted with professional help.
Besides those who make direct contact, well-intentioned friends will provide names of brokers, CPAs, business …

Entrepreneurs Buy A Business With One Eye On Selling It

Entrepreneurs Buy A Business With One Eye On Selling It

The Entrepreneurs Guide Part 9
Entrepreneurs don’t do this because they are in a hurry to sell the business; they do this because it’s a great double check on the value of what they are thinking …

Entrepreneurs Understand The Competition

Entrepreneurs Understand The Competition

The Entrepreneurs Guide Part 8
One of the best ways to evaluate an opportunity is to find out what competitive businesses are doing as compared with the business you are considering. 
Many areas have local business publications …

Entrepreneurs Understand The Information Provided About An Opportunity

Entrepreneurs Understand The Information Provided About An Opportunity

The Entrepreneurs Guide Part 7

When you start looking at an opportunity you will begin accumulating information about the business. 
Some of the information may be provided by the seller, some by the seller’s agent if there …

Entrepreneurs Understand How Opportunities Make Money

Entrepreneurs Understand How Opportunities Make Money

The Entrepreneurs Guide Part 6

It’s important that you understand how the business makes money. You must take that business down to its essence. 
For example banks make money by loaning it out at higher rates than …

Entrepreneurs Start Businesses And Buy Existing Businesses

Entrepreneurs Start Businesses And Buy Existing Businesses

The Entrepreneurs Guide Part 5
When you start looking into owning your own business you will find many businesses for sale. Existing businesses provide the opportunity to review real-time situations.
You can visit the operation, touch the …