Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Business

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Ten things I wish I knew when I started my businessMichelle M. Keib

TEN THINGS

I wish I new when I started my own business . . .a personal journey of discovering what you really need to know.

REAL LIFE IS UNEXPECTED

IT ALL STARTS WITH A PLAN

KEEP IT SIMPLEFOCUSEDVISIONORGANIZED

BE A WISE OPTIMISTWHICH ADVICE MATTERS TO YOU?1. NAIVETY VS. OPTIMISM VS. PESSIMISM

2. COLD CALLING

NEVER STOP DOING ITCUSTOMERS BECOME FRIENDSVOICEMAIL AND EMAIL IS GOLDEN

IF YOU SCRATCH THE SURFACE OF A GREAT ENTREPRENEUR, YOU WILL FIND A GREAT SALESPERSON.MARILYN CARLSON NELSON

COLD CALLINGRESULTS

COLD CALLING TIPSACT A ROLEEXPECT VOICEMAILCALL EARLY

TIE BETWEEN MIND AND BODY3. WORK OUT

BETTER BREAKS = BETTER PRODUCTION

EXERCISE AND TAKE EFFECTIVE BREAKS

IS YOUR MOST VALUABLE ASSET4. YOUR NETWORK

NETWORKING DYNAMICS

PRETEND TO BE SOMEONE ELSESEND POSITIVE ENERGY

WHAT IS YOURS?5. RISK TOLERANCE LEVEL

WHICH ENTREPRENEUR ARE YOU?

AND LOVE IT . . .

6. DO THE WORK

YOU ARE ALWAYS WHERE YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO BE.7. YOUR PATH WILL FIND YOU

Inspirational quotes can help you get through your day.

Here is a shot of some of my post it notes.

8. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ENERGY YOU BRING INTO A ROOM

9. People make business decisions all the time that have nothing to do with business

LOVE VS. FEAR IN DECISIONS

10. The SBA is for the protection of the Banks not for Small Businesses

SBA EXPORTER OF THE YEAR

Michelle M. Keib President

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