Are You An Entrepreneur?

Written by Fred DiUlus

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Rate each ofrepparttar following eleven characteristics as you believe it relates to you usingrepparttar 147672 following scale.

+2 = I am very strong in this characteristic +1 = I possess this characteristic 0 = I donít know -1 = I have very little of this characteristic -2 = I do not possess this characteristic

TRAITS: CIRCLE ONE CHOICE in EACH TRAIT Creative: +2 +1 0 -1 -2 TakeRisk: +2 +1 0 -1 -2 Self-Confident: +2 +1 0 -1 -2 Dynamic: +2 +1 0 -1 -2 Like to Lead Others: +2 +1 0 -1 -2 Market Savvy: +2 +1 0 -1 -2 Resourceful: +2 +1 0 -1 -2 Persevere: +2 +1 0 -1 -2 Optimistic: +2 +1 0 -1 -2 Knowledgeable: +2 +1 0 -1 -2 High Energy Level: +2 +1 0 -1 -2 TOTAL SCORE: ____

Total your score forrepparttar 147673 eleven characteristics. Addrepparttar 147674 pluses and subtractrepparttar 147675 minuses. Your score will fall between Ė22 to +22.

A high positive score demonstrates you haverepparttar 147676 characteristics needed to succeed as an entrepreneur while a low or negative score demonstratesrepparttar 147677 opposite. Your current job, experience, and motivation have much influence. Fairly passive or low scores can move to fairly positive or high scores with justrepparttar 147678 loss of a job. Displaced persons are amongrepparttar 147679 most successful of entrepreneurs regardless of prior traits. They earnrepparttar 147680 title, if for no other reason, than they have nowhere else to turn.

One thing we do know is that regardless of what your score is, without a passion to succeed at all cost,repparttar 147681 title of entrepreneur andrepparttar 147682 notoriety that goes with it, will forever elude your grasp.

Fred DiUlus is CEO & Founder of Global Academy Online,, a premier provider of private label online curriculum to colleges, universities, and education organizations. He is the author of 'Guerilla Entrepreneurship: The Original', a classic entrepreneur's guide to success and the Free eBook, the 'Best & Worst Online College Degree Programs'.

Preparing to breastfeed

Written by Laura King

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If you're going to be returning to work and will be unable to nurse your baby there, you will need to purchase a good breast pump and storage containers. You will also need to get a few bottles. Special cleaning brushes and/or racks forrepparttar dishwasher can be helpful as well.

Breastfeeding Resources

While most mothers anticipate that breasfeeding will go smoothly right fromrepparttar 147634 start, it is a good idea to be aware of resources for help should you need them. La Leche League International offers excellent mother-to-mother support by phone, local meetings, and sometimes even in-home visits. Experienced breastfeeding mothers are available to answer questions about common problems as well as just lend a sympathetic ear. If you find yourself with a more serious problem or medical condition, you should haverepparttar 147635 name of a good board certified lactation consultant to call. It is always better to seek out help early on than to letrepparttar 147636 problem compound over time, making it more difficult to solve.

Laura King is a stay-at-home mom and co-owner of, a natural parenting website with plenty of information on breastfeeding and parenting.

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