It is finally Friday and although things are a little later than usual we couldn’t miss the last Business Blitz before Christmas here at Extreme John! Today I’ll cover a number of small business tips which include: 5 Ways to Kill Information Overload and Start Making Progress With Your Marketing, 10 Ways to Tell You Are Not a Leader, How to Get Out Of Your Own Way as an Entrepreneur and Can A Startup Store Change The Retail Business?
Hot Business News For December 23, 2011
First up this morning: 5 Ways to Kill Information Overload and Start Making Progress With Your Marketing. This article caught my attention because often times I find myself feeling extremely overwhelmed with the sheer amount of information out there pertaining to marketing my small business. This article covers five ways that you can begin making progress with your small business marketing including: Always have a goal in mind, Take notes while you learn and Remember the cost of “free.”
Also in news this evening: 10 Ways to Tell You Are Not a Leader. Not everyone was born to be a leader and simply because you are not a leader does not mean that you can’t succeed in small business – it simply means that you need a little extra assistance! This article covers a number of ways that you can find out if you are a leader including: You do all the work, You do all the work and You criticize more than you collaborate.
Next up this evening: How to Get Out Of Your Own Way as an Entrepreneur. As an entrepreneur, while you may always have the best intentions you may frequently find yourself getting in your own way and tripping yourself up. This article covers how you can get out of your own way in an audio interview format and is a definite must listen for any small business owner!
Finally this evening: Can A Startup Store Change The Retail Business? The idea of this article is great and I have to say it’s an idea i’ll be following for a while. What do you think about the idea of a store that rotates new startup products for customers to look through and purchase?
10 ways to tell you’re not a leader is my favorite article from this evening because it’s a topic that not many small business owners give much thought to but it is definitely something they should think about.
Are you a leader or not? Leave a comment below and share your thoughts on leadership!