The purpose of this blog is to inspire and equip those that desire to follow their dream of having their own business and to overcome the myriad of obstacles that could potentially prevent a speedy startup launch. These articles will give you step by step instructions using practical but proven methods that will produce actual, measurable results. We’ll go through the Dream, Plan and Execute process and turn ‘Wantrepreneurs’ into ‘Entrepreneurs’. 

If you’re making this self employment pivot later in life, stay tuned. I’ll be dealing with that topic in detail as well, from my personal experiences, so you can pivot without the pain. 

Life’s a journey…enjoy the ride.  

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home based business

How to Start a Business from Home


With most of the population being stuck at home, it’s given people some time to think about things that they haven’t had the time for in the past with their old routine.
Have you dreamed of — or even dabbled in — starting a home-based business? Maybe you love the idea of working from home but haven’t yet taken action to officially set up your company.
With all the options out there lately, analysis paralysis can sink in and stop you in your tracks.

Time is running out

When Is The Right Time To Start A Business?


The clock is ticking.

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably thought about starting your own business. You’ve probably thought about it a lot. It’s also fair to assume that you’ve delayed – for months, if not years – because it just doesn’t feel like it’s the right time.
But here’s the thing: there is never a right time to start a business. There will never be an ideal moment.

experienced entrepreneurs

6 Ways to Use Age to Your Advantage When Starting a Business


Entrepreneurship isn’t just for the young. Older adults are finding that starting a business can be the perfect way to turn a lifetime of experience into something meaningful, take control of their time, counter workplace ageism, and in some cases, make a lot more money.

Here, six entrepreneurs share the key advantages they discovered in starting a business in their 50s and 60s.

4 Beliefs About Success That Are Going to Help You Fail


Obviously, I don’t want you to fail. Anyone that knows anything about me can tell you that. That’s why this article explains how we can avoid failure by thinking about misconceptions we can have sometimes.

We all have preconceived notions about success, what it takes to achieve it, or what it even looks like. But with some additional insights and the knowledge we gain as we get older, we can learn to change what we believe and how we perceive.

Dare to Dream

How Risk-Taking Can Lead to Incredible Success in Business


Normally a word that evokes negative emotions and something that we, by nature want to shy away from.
“The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that’s changing very quickly, the only strategy that’s guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” These words of wisdom are from Mark Zuckerberg, chairman and CEO of Facebook, the world’s most popular social media platform.

business plan process

How To Write a Business Plan


If your business is all in your head, it’s hard to convince lenders, investors and shareholders that you have a credible company and that you’ll use their funding well. And that’s precisely where a business plan comes in. This highly recognized management tool is basically a written document that describes who you are, what you plan to achieve, how you plan to overcome the risks involved and provide the returns anticipated. Often people think of business plans are limited to starting up new companies or applying for business loans. However, they are also essential to running a business with a clear, well-documented plan.

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