Turning Your Hobby into a Career in 5 Steps

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When Walt Disney was 5 years old, his family moved from Chicago to a farm in Missouri. Rural life immediately sparked Disney’s imagination and passion for drawing animals. Soon, his hobby turned from drawing on paper to creating animated cartoons. In fact, the inspiration for Mickey Mouse came from Disney’s pet mouse. By the end … Continue reading →

The Skills Needed to Create a Successful Business

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“Passion, creativity and resilience are the most crucial skills in business. If you’ve got those, you’re ready to embark on the journey.”  –Jo Malone, founder of Jo Malone, a perfume and scented candle brand, owned by Estée Lauder since 1999 While Malone is correct about these three skills being extremely important for entrepreneurship, there are … Continue reading →

9 Must Read Books for Entrepreneurs

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Most business owners and entrepreneurs have limited time to spend on activities outside of their business. However, it is important that they take some time out of their day to better themselves so that they can continue to grow with the business as it expands. By reading books each day, entrepreneurs can open themselves up … Continue reading →

Setting Goals for the New Year

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With the new year just around the corner, now is the time to start setting business goals for the New Year. Most business owners will get caught up in the holiday rush but you can be ahead of the game and ready for the New Year by starting to set business goals now. Whether you … Continue reading →