Business Analysis: Become A Numbers Person

Most entrepreneurs are motivated by ideas, concepts, hopes, desires, and optimism. They like to interact with people, to market and sell. They enjoy negotiating, communicating, and persuading. They are action-oriented and like to be in continuous motion. They start early, work hard, and stay later.

But most entrepreneurs are not “numbers” people. They have little patience for the details of financial statements and accounting. They are eager to get on with the business of meeting with people and selling the product. In fact, for most entrepreneurs, dealing with numbers is irritating and frustrating.

But nonetheless, for you to move solidly along the way to wealth, to become a successful entrepreneur, and eventually, a self-made millionaire, you must master the numbers in your business. You can hire bookkeepers, accountants, and financial advisors to help you, but you can never abdicate the responsibilities of fully understanding every penny and every dollar that comes in and out of your business.

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The Art of Public Speaking

The Art of Public Speaking has been used by persuasive speakers since the beginning of time.

In fact, the course of human history and personal destiny has changed more by the spoken word than by the written word.

Consider this:

Many of the major turning points in your own life happened when someone said something to you that affected you so profoundly that ever afterwards your thinking, your feelings, and your actions were different. The same has been so for large crowds – even countries – when they have listened to successful leaders who know how to speak effectively in public…. Read more

Trust Your Subordinates

The key to getting followers in every case is to “trust your subordinates.”

The Definition of Leadership

Leadership has been called “The ability to get followers.” One of the deepest cravings of human nature is the need to feel important, to have a sense of meaning and purpose in life and work. Leaders are invariably those who can tap into the deeper emotions of others and get them to rise above and beyond anything they may have accomplished in the past…. Read more

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