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Entrepreneurs Need To Make A lot of Friends!
Make friends! Hey Entrepreneurs, have you ever heard of this advice from anyone. Avoid people, don’t make a lot of friends and so many other big advises you may have heard. Sometimes you start following these advises without examining that the consequences that can come your way. You may avoid time-wasting people but everyone is not alike, some can prove to be of great benefits for you. Do not spoil yourself by becoming self-important and dictatorial. If you want to be friendly, you must make an active effort to meet and know others.
Your efforts should be governed by your interests and you should explore every possible field of activity. Suppose if you step out of your personality and look at yourself from a casual acquaintance point of view; what would you see? If you want to make a great impression and get on well with people, you must at least once a day develop a habit of looking at yourself like this. The main reason that we often fail in building strong relations is that we don’t look at our faults or errors. Talking about entrepreneurial process if you fail to make friends you will have to face a lot of trouble.
People are not good at making friends but they can learn how to make friends and make their work grow better and better. An entrepreneur must have influencing skills otherwise it will be almost impossible to make your entrepreneurial venture a success. You can develop this habit by becoming a good listener, giving value to even a small talk, controlling your self-consciousness.
Build an assertive personality to avoid the danger of losing good friends. If we meet or read the successful entrepreneurs they have one thing in common and that is assertiveness. The available study and mentors have made these learning so easy that we can learn and develop our personality. The science of making friends for your entrepreneurial venture can be learned through easy steps. All we need to do is just get up and start practicing what is available. If you learn to develop this quality you will also be amazingly facing difficult people.
Many Entrepreneurs ignore difficult people just because they don’t feel at ease. But remember that as an entrepreneur, you are the core branding element of your business. So get up and make good friends, build your community and enhance your network. Believe us! This can work wonders for you.
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Entrepreneurial Success Story of Mr. Arijit Bhattacharyya
Mr. Arijit Bhattacharyya is the Founder & CEO of VIC Computers, Founder of Sportszonein and Founder of Virtual Game Developer. An Entrepreneur from Kolkata, India, his involvement with software engineering began in 1996 when he took up basic programming as a hobby. Throughout the next three years this developed into a fascination with both electronics and software development.
The Inspirational Story
In his early school days, Mr. Bhattacharyya, used to draw comics characters, and wrote his first comic book that included design, writing and dialogs. Although his teacher never encouraged him doing the comics but yet, they were impressed by his drawings. His father and mother used to tell him fictional inspirational stories. At a very early stage during his Grade 7, he decided that he wanted to become an entrepreneur. He dreamt to do something for his country by recruiting people as well as spreading happiness amongst them. Read the rest of this entry “
Are CEOs on Social Media?
This is great research by CEO.com on the social presence and activity of the CEOs listed in the Fortune 500. This infographics shows us that hardly any CEO listed in the Fortune 500 is active on social media. Rather most of them are not even present on the most popular social media of the times. A whopping 70% of them are not on the social media. As many of them consider formal presence necessary, still only an approximate of 26% are present on the world’s top professional platform- LinkedIn.com.
After LinkedIn, the most used social media by Fortune 500 CEOs is undoubtedly, Facebook. Only a 7.8% of them use it and out of these 65.8% have less than 100 friends. Twitter is something that might be Alien-media to our Fortune 500 CEOs. The question is why they are not on social media. The possibilities that rise in the case are:
- Social media might seem overwhelming to them
- All mistakes are magnified to a much greater deal
- They might not have time for the social media
- Risk of sharing the wrong information
- Too much commitments required to justify
- Unfamiliar with the usage of social media
- Feel to old for using it
Enjoy this very informative Infographics and learn the insights:
Be smart. Be creative. Be Yourself.
Most creative ideas are welcomed in this world with pointing fingers…
Creativity is what comes out from inside and stuns people. Creativity can not be induced but can only by sparked. It all about being yourself. Anything that say; that to be creative you must be intelligent is wrong. Creativity has nothing to do with intelligence. Even an average person can prove to be much more creative than the intelligent counterpart. A research shows that intelligence and creativity have no relation, if the I.Q level of a person passes the bar of 120. Creativity is ruined over time with actions like copying and idealizing too much. It kills your inner creative being and you run out of the out of the box ideas. Here are 7 answers to “How To Break Out of the Creative Rut?”: Read the rest of this entry “
Who is the Social Media’s Daddy?
On internet, its the war of social media platforms. Each trying to out grow other. In these wars it is interesting to know the standing of the social media by internet giant Google. This is Google’s 3rd attempt on presenting a ground breaking social media. Previously it has made failed attempts with Orkut and Google Buzz.
Though Google had an immense success with Orkut initially but it faded out and Facebook slowly created its way in. With Facebook at this boom, Google made an other entry into the social media industry with Google Buzz which came in and later Google had to shut it down due to its failure. There is no doubt that Facebook leads the industry till now. Read the rest of this entry “
Getting audience to use your product
Contents’ headlines, are like the tag line of the brand, they should have a punch
The success of online products especially the blogs depends on the audience. The greater the audience, the greater the success of the product. But one thing that comes into play in this case the engagement of the audience. The engagement is important as it increases the audience’s interaction. It is this engagement and interaction that then translates into money. The audience for a blog does not appear quickly, it is not some that would happen over night. There is a lot of hard work that is worth pursuing to build the audience for a blog. Here we share the top 3 strategies to build strong, engaged and captivated audience. Read the rest of this entry “
Have you been under estimating Mom Bloggers recently?
Blogging has taken the social media industry by storm. It your space. You own it and can tell the world about how you feel about things. Blogs can be a niche of can be about general stuff. As of today blogs are taken a lot more seriously than the previous times when it was a mere web diary of events. Bloggers have evolved blogging out of what just a sharing space to information that is now important for the world.
With a number of type of bloggers, blogging on various topics, Mom bloggers have started appearing on charts. Mom bloggers generally blog about the happenings of their day. Their posts can include from shopping for grocery to review of a baby food and from a detergent powder to pet food. Mom bloggers write stuff about what they do and what happens around them. More specifically, the write about their experience with things and situations around them. Mom bloggers are those who have an average of $ 84,000 household income. 87% of them love buying eco-friendly products. 81% of them update their blog once a week. It is also interesting how the promote their blog. 75% use twitter to promote and share their blog. 92% use Facebook as a promotion tool. 20% mom bloggers, blog from their smart phone or other mobile device. Read the rest of this entry “
A simple solution to big worries
Social media has almost become the primary mode of communication. It has taken over emailing, texting and even emailing in some cases. It is interesting that how unconsciously, the use of social media has brought ease to our daily life communication. You can send a message to a friend and it gets delivered to a mobile phone. And it doesn’t that your friend is connected to internet or not. Many service providers around the world are catering for this service. Where social media creates worries sometimes parents, there it can create some interesting solutions as well. This is a real life story that happened with me and I am loving to write it here. Read the rest of this entry “
Interesting types of entrepreneurs
No matter what they look like, entrepreneurs make world to round. In 2009, in just 59 countries studied by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, 110 Million people between the ages of 18 and 64 responded that they were in the process of starting a business. Behind all great startups are great entrepreneurs who struggle to get their business off the ground, for 15 years old overachiever to supermom, each with a defining style. In the United States, net job growth is fueled by startup firms. Between 1977 and 2005, startups added an average of 3 Million jobs per year. Existing firms lost 1 Million jobs net combined per year.
Some researches reveal following interesting facts: Read the rest of this entry “
Which Stage Is Your Small Business?
Small businesses have many definitions. These definitions change from person to person, depending on their perception. Each one sees it differently. Even the success of small businesses is not defined in the same way. Rather it can be said that small businesses pass through various stages and each stage with a specific goal. These goals are realistic and achievable which make stepping forward easy.
Entrepreneurs start the business where usually they are the only employee with minimal or almost no investments and take to a level where they have 100s of employees. Each stage takes entrepreneurs through new challenges and new experiences. Here is the breakdown of 7 stages of small businesses success- and their critical success factor at each stage. Young and female (women) entrepreneurs shall especially look for these steps. Working on these steps would not only make a clear path for them but also help in reducing the failures. Read the rest of this entry “