Being a successful entrepreneur is no candy-coated, sweet-cake walk. It's often more like a grueling marathon. If it were an easy ride the unemployment rate would be less, fewer people would be upset about capitalism and they wouldn't occupy streets in America being the 99% frustrated over the economy. Instead they'd be focused on finding 99 solutions to grow their business. Nothing against the protest, that's a great American freedom, it just seems like no mission, no message, no plan. We all make choices and if you've made the choice to be a successful entrepreneur and love life with all its ups and downs, do read on. Entrepreneurship is a highly challenging game. To win you've got to be fit and possess a sustainable, sharp, entrepreneurial competitive edge to thrive. Here are 5 tips that have made a difference in my journey.
Every Saturday I salute someone or a group that deserves a little extra attention for his or her good deeds, achievements, creative solutions, witty comments or meaningful acts of customer love. This week my hat goes off to Martin Lindstrom, one of my good friends and fellow marketing visionaries. Martin and I met in 2003 via the Internet (not from match.com ;) but from me reaching out and complimenting his writing), than later that year we hung out when he and I were both in New York City. Martin is one of the smartest cats I know and he has been very successfully building a global brand for himself as a marketing and brand guru and bestselling author.
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