Monthly Archives: November 2015

Mind Over Matter

An inspiring story (had me laughing tho)

James Ruesch

An inspiring story

Author: Anonymous

A business executive was deep in debt and could see no way out. Creditors were closing in on him. Suppliers were demanding payment. He sat on the park bench, head in hands, wondering if anything could save his company from bankruptcy.

Suddenly an old man appeared before him. “I can see that something is troubling you,” he said. After listening to the executive’s woes, the old man said, “I believe I can help you.” He asked the man his name, wrote out a check, and pushed it into his hand saying, “Take this money. Meet me here exactly one year from today, and you can pay me back at that time.” Then he turned and disappeared as quickly as he had come.

The business executive saw in his hand a check for $500,000, signed by John D. Rockefeller, then one of the richest men in…

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What NOT to do when starting a business

James Ruesch

TEN

Get involve in a business you don’t even understand

“If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.” -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Research! Research! Research! Good entrepreneurs investigate about what they want to establish.

Zero knowledge about your products and services will result to 99.9% failure.

You may choose a product or service that you yourself will like and patronize or if you like to offer something new, make sure to use or experience it personally.

Imagine yourself starting a Fitness Gym while you don’t even know what this is for.
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NINE

Rely on a fortune-teller and predict the future of your business

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” -Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Nobody is certain about what is to happen tomorrow, the next day, next month, next year, or next season.

Even the predictions of famous psychics and astrologers are not…

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