Do you wash your hands?

In the early 1800s, an epidemic commonly known as “childbed fever” was wiping out as many as 30% of all childbearing mothers per year. Doctors were perplexed by the mortality rate of the mysterious disease.  They were constantly looking for a cause and cure. In 1846, Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis began a study that would change […]

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Pat Flynn: Building a Multi-Million Dollar Empire Giving Stuff Away

Any time I look for inspiration as an entrepreneur, I always tend to look to Pat Flynn. Why? Well, for starters, he kind of came by his first online income stream by accident. Then he built a HUGE million-dollar-a-year business being what he calls a “crash dummy” for online entrepreneurs. Intrigued? I know I was […]

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17 business tips offered almost a century ago

Recently, I was cleaning out my desk and I found an old pamphlet titled Dale Carnegie’s Golden book.  Dale Carnegie was a bestselling author and motivation speaker in the early to mid 20th century. Dale Carnegie’s advise is timeless.  You can take the principles that Mr. Carnegie taught almost a century ago and use them […]

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10 Qualities of a Successful Entrepreneurs

As an entrepreneur and someone who works with entrepreneurs, I can tell you without a doubt that the successful entrepreneurs possess certain characteristics. Things that make them unique, driven and focused. But I can also tell you without a doubt that some of these characteristics can be learned. I know this because I’m still developing some […]

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