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Starting and Managing a Business for Profits and Wealth Part 24: Top Ten Business Opportunities in 2014

STARTING AND MANAGING A BUSINESS FOR PROFITS AND WEALTH Part 24: Top Ten Business Opportunities in 2014 by K.C. See This is the time of the year where I would be asked by my students and members of the Money Mastery community, what the top 10 business opportunities for 2014, would be. I used the …

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Starting and Managing a Business for Profits and Wealth Part 22: Deciding on Your Niche Area; The RIM Process

STARTING AND MANAGING A BUSINESS FOR PROFITS AND WEALTH Part 22: Deciding on your Niche Area; The RIM Process. Helping people find their niche is one area that I work with when it comes to training entrepreneurs. It is also one of the ways I use when I help trainers whom I coach to make …

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Starting and Managing a Business for Profits and Wealth Part 19: So What Really Works?

STARTING AND MANAGING A BUSINESS FOR PROFITS AND WEALTH Part 19: So What Really Works? The Crown Plaza in Shanghai was crowded but we have a nice pleasant room in a quiet part of the hotel. A group of CEOs, senior managers and a couple of directors gathered for a morning session to discuss management …

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Starting and Managing a Business for Profits and Wealth Part 18: Falling in Love… with a Business Idea

STARTING AND MANAGING A BUSINESS FOR PROFITS AND WEALTH Part 18: Falling in Love….. with a Business Idea Entrepreneurs are generally passionate people. Once they get hooked onto something they believe in they will go somewhat blindly and fervently towards that dream regardless of whether it sounds plausible or not. This is especially when they …

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Starting and Managing a Business for Profits and Wealth Part 17: Choosing Partners

STARTING AND MANAGING A BUSINESS FOR PROFITS AND WEALTH Part 17: CHOOSING PARTNERS In my years of working with entrepreneurs from startup to going IPO, the most common challenge faced by most of them is not necessarily external. Most of the time the problems that wreck a business and some times to the point of …

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Starting and Managing a Business for Profits and Wealth Part 11: Top Ten Business Opportunities in 2013

I learn a process called Opportunity Search from my guru Alan Weiss years ago and he wrote a book titled “Entreprenovation”. Using the process, I came out with 10 business opportunities for 2013 for SMEs. As you go through the list you might not agree with every one of them, but please note that these …

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Starting and Managing a Business for Profits and Wealth Part 10: The Learning Entrepreneur

North America, Asia and Europe have been undergoing an entrepreneurial renaissance. These countries are moving from being nations of managers to becoming nations of owners. Until 1990 North America’s economic engine of growth centered in the Fortune 1000 companies. Today the economic growth is driven by the small and the mid sized enterprise. Almost everywhere …

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Starting and Managing a Business for Profits and Wealth Part 8: Entrepreneurship – The 3 Key Ingredients

I write this month’s column reflecting on my experience as an entrepreneur for almost 30 years having started the Quest Group in 1984. Although I actually started my first business (a car wash) when I was 19, I would not consider that as a serious business. I have since gone into many different kinds of …

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