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The biggest mistakes people make

People ask me what the biggest mistakes people make are. Business mistakes that is… The biggest mistake is being too hesitant. Acting as if one only has limited shots. “I’ll contact 30 prospects and see how it goes.” They get to 13 or so, and without seeing any replies, they abandon their efforts. Or worse […]

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Be daring

Sometimes being practical means being rebellious. This is a way of being that some entrepreneurs have. That is, they’re downright crafty. Samuel Zemurray was a fruit farmer/exporter. His competition was the enormous United Fruit. They made doing business difficult by bribing local officials into making bridges illegal. Zemurray got around this by building two long […]

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