Tips and Advice for Entrepreneurs

Monday monday

The point of all of this is to try to let people into the real mind of what it is like to be an entrepreneur. I am writing this as much as I can to try and show both the ups and the downs. Also I do not proofread and barely bother to spell check. [...]

Fear will cause you to hesitate and hesitation will cause your worst fears to come true

Easily the most common excuse I hear when debating about taking the leap into starting their own business is fear. More so than money or even time. I call it an excuse because that is what it is. Yes it has validity. Yes there is much to lose. Yes, yes, yes. I get all the [...]

Question time

Question: So Mark,  I have been toying with the idea of starting my own business for years … years. It is in the food industry so the thought of failure scares the crap out of me as it would completely drain my husband and I financially if I failed. It’s like my acting “career” … [...]

Chilly question

Question: For me, the consistent point of failure in running my own business is never being able to wear all of the hats. I simply can’t be the salesman, the legal assistant, the project manager, the engineer, the art director, the visual designer, the developer, the quality assurance tester, the accountant, and ultimately the deadbeat [...]

Question Question who has a question

Question: How do you manage marketing, finding clients, managing contacts, handling payments, and all the other business stuff, and still have time and energy to do the work that is the core of your business? Rob   Rob, Its really quite simple. I work constantly. When I started my Fireworks company I worked a full [...]