What Makes An Entrepreneur Tick?

Written by Jay Harris

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But back to business _ when most people do fail in business they try to "save face" by telling everyone they are "just in a slump" and everything will be back to normal soon. Besides, they don't want people to say: "I told you so" and destroy any pride they are still hanging onto. Unfortunately, this only delaysrepparttar problem and creates even more false hope forrepparttar 148154 people in your life as well as yourself.

The best thing to do for anybody in this catastrophe is to swallow their pride and admit they screwed up. Just face it head on! Admit that you were so proud of your accomplishments that your mind became diluted with "visions of sugar plums and fantasyland."

If your small business is beyond repair, go out and find a job and begin working on your next small business inrepparttar 148155 near future. Keep your family fed and your financial obligations met but look forward torepparttar 148156 day when you WILL succeed with your new business venture.

And why should you try again? Simply because you won't makerepparttar 148157 same mistakes you made this time. If you built something successful before (but failed), you are certain to buildrepparttar 148158 next business stronger and wiser. Even if you failrepparttar 148159 second time, it won't be because of mistakes you maderepparttar 148160 first time. You'll learn more and more _ and eventually be successful. It's inevitable!

Article by Jay Harris of IMI Concepts. Visit his website http://www.home-jobs-directory.com

Got The Beginner's Blues?

Written by Jay Harris

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But how can you pre-qualify or target market your audience before placing an ad? If you are a beginner, it will take some time before you are experienced enough to do so. However, you can always get a sample copy ofrepparttar publication first and see what items other people are advertising. Then, test your ads inrepparttar 148124 smaller mail order publication that offer low-cost advertising until you refine your ad and hitrepparttar 148125 right market. As soon as you begin generating responses to your ads, keep in contact with these customers and grow from there. They will bring you more customers like themselves because "birds of a feather flock together."

Therefore - take my advice and SLOW DOWN a little. I know this is easier said than done - but if you don't slow down, you could easily get ripped-off and lose a lot of money. Just like attending college - you won't get a Master's Degreerepparttar 148126 same day you begin classes. It takes 3-4 years!

Take your time to get to know some ofrepparttar 148127 pros and read what they have to say. Survey and studyrepparttar 148128 market. Read and educate yourself by investing time into study. Start out in mail order like you would start working for any company - atrepparttar 148129 bottom. Learnrepparttar 148130 tricks ofrepparttar 148131 trade. Make friends and associates with "good" dealers and stick with them. Honor your word and work dealerships torepparttar 148132 advantage of yourself as well as others. (Sounds kinda likerepparttar 148133 Golden Rule of mail order doesn't it?)

But - I guarantee you'll be successful! Mail order works for anybody. You don't have to be rich, educated or a certain age, color or heritage. You don't have to wear certain kinds of clothes or have your hair styled inrepparttar 148134 latest craze. The only limitations are your own abilities and confidence in yourself. I know because I started out really poor and brought my business up to a thriving, self-supporting home business!

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