Sep 20, 2015
I started my
first real business when I was in college. That was in 1995. Since
then, for 20+ years, every time I start something new, I ask
myself, "Have I just gotten lucky?"
The world of entrepreneurship has ups and downs. If you've haven't
had one of the other yet, it's because you haven't been in the game
The good news is that there are some very specific things you can
do to make sure what you're working on had a good shot at success.
That's the topic of this episode of RED Podcast...
What You'll Learn:
- If you've had business success in the past, why you won't
necessarily have business success in the future...
- The biggest fear most entrepreneurs have when starting a new
- It's easiest than ever to start your own business today --
why this is a problem...
- Why it's great to work a day job (if you can stand actually
working a day job)
- Mechanics and entrepreneurs -- what they have in common
- If you're an entrepreneur (or want to be an entrepreneur),
you always have to be doing this one thing
- Why some really smart entrepreneurs end up broke
- The lies and excuses entrepreneurs tell themselves -- they feel
good at the time, but they'll keep you broke
- A reason why older entrepreneurs have more success than younger
ones (even though younger entrepreneurs are are often better
at a lot of things)
- Entrepreneurship and divorce -- why if you're good at one,
you'll be good at the other
- Why quick success at business can be a curse
- How true entrepreneurs are made
- Where "famous people" go once they're no longer famous
- Why there is no such thing as a "comeback"
- The reason so many great entrepreneurs seem to disappear
- A marketing lesson from Richard Pryor
- What allows entrepreneurs to get rejected (and keep moving
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