Posts tagged passion

What do a stockbroker, wine entrepreneur, Olympic hurdler, and motivational speaker have in common?  The answer is the one thing you need to succeed in business: Passion.

You can’t underestimate the importance of having passion. Being an entrepreneur takes you on a roller coaster of emotions and you need passion to get through.

Ketih Belling, serial entrepreneur and co-founder of popchips, a brand of low-fat potato chips.

Read more of OPEN Forum’s exclusive Q&A with Belling on his $90 million snack food success.

Steal These 3 Social Marketing Tricks From Top Brands
Do you enjoy following a brand in social media? If that’s the case, it’s doing at least one of three things:
Connecting with one of your passions and/or interests
Entertaining you with its engaging personality
Providing interesting and/or important information to you
Click here to discover which brands are succeeding at these three strategies - passion, personality, and transparency.(Image via facebook/Oreo)
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Steal These 3 Social Marketing Tricks From Top Brands

Do you enjoy following a brand in social media? If that’s the case, it’s doing at least one of three things:

  • Connecting with one of your passions and/or interests
  • Entertaining you with its engaging personality
  • Providing interesting and/or important information to you


Click here to discover which brands are succeeding at these three strategies - passion, personality, and transparency.

(Image via facebook/Oreo)

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Our inspiration this morning is courtesy of real estate mogul (and star of ‘Shark Tank’!) Barbara Corcoran, who knows quite a bit about running a successful business.

Great quote from Barbara Corcoran on failure and how to create a successful business. No surprise here - passion!

nasdaq:

Our inspiration this morning is courtesy of real estate mogul (and star of ‘Shark Tank’!) Barbara Corcoran, who knows quite a bit about running a successful business.

Great quote from Barbara Corcoran on failure and how to create a successful business. No surprise here - passion!

3 Ways to Stay Healthy and Sane as an Entrepreneur

1. Wake Up Earlier
Before launching my business, I would read profiles about entrepreneurs who would wake up at o’dark-thirty to ride their bicycles to the office or swim laps in the pool to start their day. But somehow, when we started the food truck, I assumed that I would have plenty of time to continue my workouts, even while managing my growing business.

The truth was, I underestimated the power of getting up early. I quickly found that managing inventory and employees, meeting with local businesses about vending opportunities, prepping the food, and posting on Twitter were things that simply could not wait until 9 AM (my old wakeup time)—especially if I wanted to get a workout in that day… Read More

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Does Leadership Quality Matter?

Becoming an effective leader is a never-ending process of self-study, education, training and experience. Learning leadership skills can impact your organization’s success in many areas, including workforce retention, employee engagement and organizational performance. Read More

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Does Leadership Quality Matter?

Becoming an effective leader is a never-ending process of self-study, education, training and experience. Learning leadership skills can impact your organization’s success in many areas, including workforce retention, employee engagement and organizational performance. Read More

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Entrepreneurship: Risks You Need to Consider

Being an entrepreneur is less about fitting into the Silicon Valley mold than it is about having courage, perseverance and ambition. Read More

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Entrepreneurship: Risks You Need to Consider

Being an entrepreneur is less about fitting into the Silicon Valley mold than it is about having courage, perseverance and ambition. Read More

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Where’s the Passion? Employee Engagement and Money Wasted

Today lots of Americans, particularly white collar office workers, are suffering from a pervasive threat to productivity.
Running in a smooth workplace actually is very important to job satisfaction (and typically how well work gets done), in many cases even more so than overall salary. While there are many tools which contribute to improving this, social software has started to cement its role in connecting people in the office and facilitating the spread of information. Read More

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Where’s the Passion? Employee Engagement and Money Wasted

Today lots of Americans, particularly white collar office workers, are suffering from a pervasive threat to productivity.

Running in a smooth workplace actually is very important to job satisfaction (and typically how well work gets done), in many cases even more so than overall salary. While there are many tools which contribute to improving this, social software has started to cement its role in connecting people in the office and facilitating the spread of information. Read More

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How to Make Your Entrepreneurial Dreams a Reality
Many people dream of running their own businesses. Creating their own schedules. Doing what they love. Being free of answering to a boss. But many people also keep those dreams as just that: dreams. They don’t think they have what it takes to make them a reality. But I’m here to tell you if you’re one of those people: you absolutely can become an entrepreneur. It’s all in your mindset. Read More
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How to Make Your Entrepreneurial Dreams a Reality

Many people dream of running their own businesses. Creating their own schedules. Doing what they love. Being free of answering to a boss. But many people also keep those dreams as just that: dreams. They don’t think they have what it takes to make them a reality. But I’m here to tell you if you’re one of those people: you absolutely can become an entrepreneur. It’s all in your mindset. Read More

Photo: Camdiluv on Flickr

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"What Do I Want To Do When I Grow Up?" Is The Wrong Question To Ask

My unconventional career path took me to five major national and international cities. I stayed at jobs for as long as 18 months and as short as 1 month. I sold all of my belongings and moved cross-country because my intuition told me to. I worked with over fifteen different startups in one year of living in New York City. I started a blog to document my journey—both the leanings and the mistakes. I started a website to document the stories of people boldly pursuing their life’s work. I messed up two startups. I accidentally turned insomnia into a global movement. I met with tarot card readers, talked strategy with multi-million dollar entrepreneurs, and helped a best-selling author launch a publishing company, all to see if I could answer the question I’d been wondering since I was five: what do I want to do when I grow up?

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