Here at Extreme John it’s time to take a look at what’s going on in the world of small business in the Business Blitz! Today I’ll cover a number of small business tips which include: Living With Mom and Dad, The Glee Guide to Attracting a Raving Horde of Social Media Fans, Three Lessons a Serial Tech Entrepreneur Learned from Bill Gates, How Achieving Your Goals Kills Your Motivation.
Hot Business News For January 31, 2012
First up this morning: Living With Mom and Dad. This article caught my attention and while it may not have much to do with small business per say, it’s still worth a read. With the current state of the economy, the number of adult children moving back in with their parents has sky rocketed and this article covers this current trend by talking with the author of a book named “The Accordion Family.”
Also in news this morning: The Glee Guide to Attracting a Raving Horde of Social Media Fans. As I have said a good million times before, social media is part of the key to building a successful small business following and this article is yet another guide on how to improve your social media following including tips such as: harnessing the power of the underdog, being undeniably awesome and take risks.
Next up this morning: Three Lessons a Serial Tech Entrepreneur Learned from Bill Gates. Bill Gates had a lot to offer in terms of advice for small business owners and entrepreneurs and this article covers three lessons that one serial tech entrepreneur learned from Gates including: execute flawlessly, hire people who are unlike you and be agile but persistent.
Last up this morning: How Achieving Your Goals Kills Your Motivation. Everyone always touts the importance of having goals and how they can help you to be successful as a small business owner but very few people talk about the negative side of achieving goals. This article takes a look at the downside of achieving those goals that you set for yourself.
My favorite article this morning was the article on the serial entrepreneur and Bill Gates, I always love to hear what other people learned from Bill Gates as a business man.
What lesson did you learn from Bill Gates as a small business owner? Leave a comment below and share your thoughts!