Category: Success Tips

How a Bookstore is Surviving Tough Times

| June 7, 2011 | Reply
How a Bookstore is Surviving Tough Times

The bookstore industry has been hit hard by the changing times.  Bookstores are slowly disappearing, and the industry climate remains dim and challenging. Learn how Mitch Kaplan’s Books & Books bookstores are coping – and surviving.

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What Inspires Successful Entrepreneurs?

| November 2, 2010 | 3 Replies
What Inspires Successful Entrepreneurs?

What inspires successful entrepreneurs? What words of wisdom guide their actions and thinking? Paul Thornton in his new book “Leadership – Off the Wall” looks at the quotes leaders and successful entrepreneurs post on their office walls and keep on their desks.

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Is It Time to Change Your Business Strategies?

| September 15, 2010 | 1 Reply
Is It Time to Change Your Business Strategies?

Change is a crucial element of any business. Whether your business has sunk into complacency, your strategies are no longer effective, or you just need to stir some excitement into your business, you need to adopt changes. But how do you know if it is time to change?

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What CEOs Can Learn from Barack Obama’s Communication Style

| September 10, 2010 | 2 Replies
What CEOs Can Learn from Barack Obama’s Communication Style

What can leaders learn from Barack Obama’s approach to communication? It really isn’t about style. Every leader has to develop his or her own style, from interpersonal to platform skills. You find a way of communicating with people that is honest, effective, and authentic to you.

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Learning From Small and Home-Based Women Entrepreneurs

| December 25, 2009 | Reply
Learning From Small and Home-Based Women Entrepreneurs

We have compiled the lessons that the women entrepreneurs we’ve featured on WomenHomeBusiness.com have shared. These lessons focus on finding your passion, the importance of networking and having a support system, believing in yourself and in your product, on patience and perseverance, among other key elements to ensure a successful business. Learn from these wonderful […]

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The 12 Commandments of Wealth: Learning from Self-Made Successful Entrepreneurs

| March 16, 2009 | 5 Replies
The 12 Commandments of Wealth: Learning from Self-Made Successful Entrepreneurs

W. Randall Jones, founder of Worth magazine, in his new book entitled The Richest Man in Town: The Twelve Commandments of Wealth distills the characteristics of successful men and women.

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Learning from Craigslist

| April 1, 2008 | Reply
Learning from Craigslist

[tweetmeme]Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you may have heard or even used Craigslist. Craigslist is the massively popular classified ads site where users can post and respond to ads for goods, services, real estate including apartments, jobs, and other things you can think of. From various interviews of the founder of Craigslist, Craig […]

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Apple: How to Succeed by Breaking the Rules

| March 21, 2008 | Reply
Apple: How to Succeed by Breaking the Rules

[tweetmeme]Wired Magazine has a very interesting article on how Apple succeeds by breaking the rules. Instead of championing the spirit of cooperation (e.g. open platforms), Apple designs software to work only on their own hardware – and not on anyone else’s. iPhone apps only work with iPhone, and OS X work only on Macs. While […]

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