5 Reasons You Are An Entrepreneur

You are resilient. You are willing and able to learn from your mistakes, to get knocked down repeatedly, get up, dust yourself off, and move forward with renewed motivation. You are able to sell or willing to learn how to sell, selling is just offering something of value to a person who believes it is…

The BEST Free Tools For Getting Stuff Done

There are great tools to increase your efficiency and effectiveness, you don’t have to do everything yourself, especially as a Savvy ‘Trep, you work smarter, check out and review these tools and you’ll appreciate how amazing they are. Which of these tools are your favourites? The BEST Free Tools For Productivity, Efficiency, & Getting Stuff Done :…

7 Lessons Learned from Les Brown

1. You’ve got to be HUNGRY! 2. Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you’ll land amongst the stars. Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. 3. The wealthiest place on the planet is the cemetery. Live out of your imagination instead of out of your memory. 4. Other people’s opinion…

Chose To Take Action

‘We all find ourselves in situations that at times seem hopeless. And, we all have the choice to do nothing or take action’ – Catherine Pulsifer You have been brought into this world to make a difference and a change but how can you do this when your own world is upside down? A new world…

5 Reasons To Start Your Business

You want to choose freedom. If you are disciplined enough and even more determined, then you can choose the freedom of starting up a business, working for someone else involves just as much as you require, to put into working for yourself, so why not do so.  ‘Freedom means having more choices, not security. You…

Famous Companies That Started In Garages

Apple In 1976, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, ages 21 and 26 respectively, started Apple Computers by selling 50 units of Wozniak’s Apple I Computer at $500 apiece to a local retailer. Jobs took the purchase order to a parts distributor and ordered the parts. “The Steves” and their small team hand-built 50 computers in…

5 Reasons Not To Give Up

1.Soichiro Honda: Soichiro Honda is the founder of the company Honda which is one of the well known large automotive companies. Honda’s story starts when he went for a job interview to work for the Toyota company. Honda was rejected and was told that he is not fit for the job!! The man didn’t give up…

5 Things You Should Know About Success

  1.  Successful people pursue their passions. This is no cliche, when you are doing what you are passionate about, it ceases to be work. Success requires time, effort and determination and if you don’t have the passion for what you are doing, then there’s every chance you will give up on it. 2. Only YOU can define…

How to Train Your Creative Mind

To cultivate creativity, you want to increase your chances of stumbling on an unexpected link. Here are four strategies you can use in your everyday life that will train your mind to be more creative in business:    1. Shake up your routine. To expand your creative horizons, surround yourself with a broad range of perspectives…

11 Great Tips For The Savvy ‘Trep

1. Just do it The first step is always action, don’t look for excuses not to but look for reasons to start, just do it 2. Trust your guts and your instinct No one knows and understands your dreams more than you do, criticisms are the easiest things people can give, so choose who you…

How to Brand Yourself: An Introduction

For many entrepreneurs, it’s easier to brand themselves than the business. Here are four ways to do both. 1. Become an expert on something that relates to your business. Entrepreneurs looking to garner media attention, attract new clients and build their businesses should focus on becoming an expert in their field. For instance, Alexa von…

4 Business Ideas You Can Start Now

With the development and rapid growth of technology, starting your own business has become easier, there is no limit to what you can do and how far you can go, as long as you are willing and determined and hardworking. Yes, it is easy but it requires a lot of time, focus and hard work….

Top Five Startup Tips From Spanx Billionaire Sara Blakely

Sara Blakely, Spanx inventor and youngest woman on the Forbes Billionaires list. For the cover of our recent World’s Billionaires issue, I profiled Sara Blakely, who took a simple idea — footless pantyhose — and turned it into a $1 billion business. At 41, the inventor of Spanx is now the youngest self-made woman on…

10 Qualities Of A Successful Entrepreneur

Successful businesspeople have many traits in common with one another. They are confident and optimistic. They are disciplined self starters. They are open to any new ideas which cross their path. Here are ten traits of the successful entrepreneur. 1. Disciplined These individuals are focused on making their businesses work, and eliminate any hindrances or…

A New Way to Eat–and Meet

All alone in a new city, two friends brought something unique to the table. In 2010, when Eddy Lu and Daishin Sugano moved from Los Angeles to Chicago to open a cream puff shop (“They’re the next cupcakes!” they say), the pair realized they’d overlooked one aspect of relocation: making new friends. They tried chatting…