Archive for the 'entrepreneur' Category

Not having what it takes?

On the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum I asked the members a question about what it takes to start your own business and I got some great responses I wanted to share with you. They might help you create the proper mindset you will need to become successful.
Before you got your business started or when [...]

Jumping from full time job to being an entrepreneur.

I was just reading another blog that was talking about the process of going from being a full time employee to becoming an entrepreneur and how is it best to do it.
Here is my take, IT’S GOING TO GET UGLY. Did you ever see the Movie The Matrix? When Neo finally finds out that his [...]

Got laid off and plan to start a tanning salon?

There are a lot of people who are losing their jobs due to the current state of the economy and they are looking for businesses to get involved in. I had the opportunity to talk with such an entrepreneur and he was opening a tanning salon. When I asked him why that he said because [...]

Expanding your pizzeria.

Every once in a while I talk to this pizzeria owner who has four pizzerias. He spends time at his different locations to keep tabs on everything. However he can’t be everywhere at once and I noticed that when he is not around, the employees just lose their minds when it comes to coming up [...]

Starting your cookie business.

I was watching a show on the Food Network about a gal who wanted to start her own business that made cookies. She has a website you can check out I think it was called Hilary’s Cookies.
She had tried to get two previous businesses off the ground but couldn’t get traction on either one of [...]

Starting your own food business from your home kitchen.

The other night there was a show on CNBC it was called The Entrepreneurs and it was hosted by Donny Deutsche. It was really very interesting.

They focused on a bunch of businesses and talked about how they got their start.
One of the companies that was spotlighted was this company called Feed Granola. http://www.feedgranola.com

What a great [...]

How to start a home based stained glass business.

I got this great email from someone who has an interest in starting a stained glass business and I had a bunch of ideas for them. This is a great mental exercise to consider all the possibilities and if you want to jump in and offer more advice please feel free add your post at [...]

After market car design business you can start from home.

A friend of mine was talking to me and was saying how he always wanted to create after market parts for cars to make them look cooler or run better. He mentioned one of his favorite was http://www.chipfoose.com Chip Foose.
I made a post about this so you can join in on the discussion at the [...]

Getting into the entrepreneurial mindset.

With the creation of my new blog HardcoreUnemployable.com I thought it would be appropriate to kick it off with the mindset you need to get a business started.
First off no one knows for sure what is or what is not going to work. Especially when you are just getting started. One of the reasons why [...]