Jan 26, 2015
know Robert Herjavec from ABC's Shark Tank and CBC's Dragons'
Den. He's the author of Driven:
How to Succeed in Business and in Life and The
Will To Win: Leading, Competing, Succeeding.
In a CBC interview Herjavec shared 10 rules for entrepreneurs. In
this episode of RED Podcast, we discuss five of them...
What You'll Learn:
- The high cost of cutting corners
- When it's most important that you believe in
yourself (and your business)
- What to do when you find the business you've started isn't for
- This "bridges the gap" from where you are to where you want to
- The dirty little secret of the music industry
(and most industries)
- Why you shouldn't talk to your mother (or your barber)
about your new business
- A big advantage of launching your business on Kickstarter (and
it's not the money)
- The dangers of believing your own press
- Using Amazon.com as a research tool
- A business lesson from McDonald's
- The way to compete with big businesses (even if you don't have
- How to test new products before you jump in
- Are your "customer" lying to you? A lot of times...
- Why people lie.
- The problem with peer-led groups like Toastmasters (which can
make participating pointless)
- A reason to think ahead...
- How to make it so people can't catch up with you (or your
- Why Prince gave up on Warner Brothers
Links To Things We Talk About:
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