Category Archives: Being an Entrepreneur

[VIDEO] Exclusive Interview with Joy Gendusa Founder of www.PostCardMania.com

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Exclusive interview with Joy Gendusa from Post Card Mania I recently had a chance to sit down with Joy Gendusa to talk about her life as an Entrpreneur.  Her story of how she took the steps to start her company Post Card Mania and how she grew it into a $18M a year Industry Leading Continue Reading

Starting a Business While in College

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  How to Start a Business While in College Recently a user for YE asked me How to Start a Business While in College and in particular selling online.    With his permission we are going to move the conversation from Facebook to my Blog so that everyone can read what we’ve talked about.  I think Continue Reading

Small Business Management – Is a company that stops growing already dying?

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Does a business always have to be growing? When I first came out of college and got involved with my first small business I would often ask the owner why he did not want to grow his business.  His simple response always revolved around some metaphor about cows on a hill and waiting to be Continue Reading

From the Builder of Businesses to the Finder of People

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With out the right people your business will not survive. Many entrepreneurs treat their business like they would a child.  They try to protect it form the outside world.  They come to its defense when someone attacks it.  The fight with all their might to make sure it grows up strong and intelligent.  Yet with Continue Reading

Business Plan Review

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Over the past five years I have reviewed well over 200 business plans for individuals in a wide variety of markets. For some reason people are intimidated by writing a business plan. The packages I’ve listed below have been created to help the entrepreneur to have piece of mind that their plan is solid and Continue Reading

So you think you're having a bad day?

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I meet people all the time that want to be entrepreneurs. They all think that by opening their own company they will have the freedom to do what ever they want when ever they want. They think they are going to make millions early in life and then retire to a beach in the Caribbean. Continue Reading

Rethinking Expansion for Maximum Profitability

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Rethinking Expansion for Maximum Profitability National Charity Services started Thrift It in October of 2008. Thrift It is a second hand good seller working primarily with the non-profit industry. Thrift It’s largest current product line is used books. With a 9000sqft warehouse in Washington, DC they sell on average 3000 books per week. Based on Continue Reading