Posts tagged ‘business success’

Finding the Problem is the Hard Part

Updated: May 18, 2016 | Business, Inspirational | 5 Comments

How do you come up with a good business idea? The simple answer is to find a solution to a problem. This, I believe, is the most basic foundation of all successful businesses: People buy a product because it solves a problem they have. Always remember that the next time you’re brainstorming for a business […]

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How Business Ideas Become Awesome… or Otherwise

Updated: February 27, 2012 | Business | 9 Comments

A successful entrepreneur is a sum of a lot of things. Creativity and critical-thinking, focus and determination, passion and hard work – just to name a few. But underneath all these qualities, there exists three belief systems that usually determine whether an entrepreneur will fail or succeed in the end. Belief systems that cycle through […]

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What’s The Secret To Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur?

Updated: July 9, 2020 | Business, Mindsetting | 10 Comments

One day, a friend asked me what’s the secret to becoming a successful entrepreneur. “Honestly, I don’t know,” was my initial reply. I don’t consider myself an expert on entrepreneurship and I don’t even have a degree on Business. That’s why I didn’t have a concrete answer to his question. However, after some careful thought, […]

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4 Reasons Why Your Business Will Fail Before You Even Get Started

Updated: May 27, 2020 | Business | 4 Comments

Are you planning to start your own business? Then prepare yourself for an exciting and challenging journey into entrepreneurship. But before you spend a single centavo of your start-up capital, make sure that you’ve got these four things covered. Four simple, common-sense but often overlooked traits that every budding entrepreneur must overcome to be able […]

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A Simple Story of a Successful Business

Updated: March 27, 2019 | Business | 12 Comments

Juan had a business idea. He followed all the necessary steps in starting a business and opened his store a few months after. Weeks passed by and he realized that he wasn’t making any profit. He calculated that for every P1,000 he spends; he only earns P900. Not wanting to continuously lose P100 until he […]

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Business Lessons From Ten Outstanding Entrepreneurs of 2010 Part 2

Updated: March 8, 2015 | Business, In Focus, Inspirational, News and Events | 2 Comments

Please read the first half of this post at Business Lessons From Ten Outstanding Entrepreneurs of 2010 Part 1. We now continue with the rest of the recipients of the Entrepreneur 10 Awards which was given last November 24, 2010 by Entrepreneur Magazine Philippines. I’ve already shared with you Myrna Bituin, Eduardo Cabantog, Carlos De […]

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Business Lessons From Ten Outstanding Entrepreneurs of 2010 Part 1

Updated: September 27, 2014 | Business, In Focus, Inspirational, News and Events | 5 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I was able to attend the Entrepreneur 10 Awards – an annual event by Entrepreneur Magazine Philippines that honors ten small to medium-scale entrepreneurs who have been able to reach great heights in their field of business for the year. Held at the Grand Ballroom of the Hotel Inter Continental […]

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Top 8 Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail

Updated: March 5, 2020 | Business | 7 Comments

The US Small Business Administration defines a small business as a privately owned and operated business with 100 employees or less. This definition would put all enterprises of entrepreneurs who I personally know under the category of a small business. And that is a bit discomforting because according to US statistical data on small businesses […]

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The Real Formula For Success In Business and In Life

Updated: October 18, 2020 | Inspirational, Life Lessons | 11 Comments

Do you want to know the formula for success? It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for success in business, in your professional career, or life in general; There’s really only one formula, and that is to… Never give up and keep trying. I know you’ve probably heard of that advice before – but this time, […]

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16 Rules For Success in Business and Life in General by Bob Parsons

Updated: August 23, 2020 | Business, Inspirational | 7 Comments

I was checking out some domain names over at when I noticed an ad inviting me to visit Bob Parson’s blog. I didn’t know who Bob Parson was but I got curious and eventually discovered that he is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the domain registrar. “So,” I said to myself. “He’s […]

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How To Know If Your New Business Will Be Successful

Updated: July 20, 2019 | Business | 4 Comments

A business can be considered as a moderate to high risk investment. However, it is also one of the best ways to make money and reach financial freedom. Moreover, starting a business can be easy. Most of the time, it’s just a matter of having the courage and adequate resources. But as most entrepreneurs know, […]

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