Why do some succeed in a down, small-town, or rural market – insert your limitations here – while many others don’t? Maybe we’re really asking, “Who can I copy? What do I have to do to succeed?” Most likely someone in your community/market/situation is succeeding the way you’d like? But how?
My interview with Ed Drozda – The Small Business Doctor You can contact Ed via his website, phone, or email. TheSmallBusinessDoctor.com firstname.lastname@example.org 508-695-2146 You can also connect with Ed on Facebook or LinkedIn! Also mentioned in this episode was the small business community and forum site MosaicHub, which Ed and I both contribute to regularly.
I came across this great article by Annet Grant on FastCompany.com today and thought it was worth sharing.
The United States Marine Corps is known for a lot of things – developing strong leaders chief among them. I learned a valuable lesson about leadership early on in my Marine Corps days, which directly applies to many small business owners I know.
What 3 words would you use to describe your business today? Are they the 3 words you’d like? Are they the 3 words you would have chosen when you started your business? Either way, the first step is to at least identify where you are now. Then you can decide how to move forward.