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3 Missed Opportunities When Starting a Business

entrepreneur looking at plans with the blog title: 3 missed opportunities when starting a business

As BIGG supporters of entrepreneurship, there are things we see new entrepreneurs often get wrong. This week, we’ll share some of the advice we give our clients to help them avoid pitfalls and missed opportunities.

Click the player to listen to this episode of The BIGG Success Show Podcast. Below is a summary.

According to Google’s Year in Search 2021 trends, more people searched “how to start a business” then “how to get a job.” We learned of this trend via a tweet from Shopify President, Harley Finkelstein, who predicts that, “This is not just the year of the entrepreneur – this is the start of a new era where being an entrepreneur is people’s first choice for a career.”

We’ve we’ve preached this for years that even if you have a job, it pays to have a business on the side – something that is yours that gives you control of your future.

With that in mind, let’s go to The Professor’s whiteboard for the three missed opportunities when starting a business…

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3 Business Survival Tips

image of life ring with the blog post title: 3 business survival tips

It’s our anniversary! We share insights from our journey and the top business survival tips we’ve used to stay in business for 14 years.

Click the player to listen to this episode of The BIGG Success Show Podcast. Below is a summary of our discussion.

A lot of businesses fail in 5 years or less. We’ve survived 14 years.

It’s not been easy, and it’s not come without great challenges: We’ve survived the great recession, and the great pandemic. Not to mention the common obstacles to business growth. But we are still here, so let’s pull out the Professor’s whiteboard for our top 3 business survival tips…

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Trick or Treat for Entrepreneurs

Trick or Treat for Entrepreneurs

Trick or Treat for Entrepreneurs

What’s the scariest thing for entrepreneurs? No sales!

This has been a scary reality for so many small businesses because of the COVID pandemic. So we’ve concocted a little tale for you….

This, the tale of an entrepreneur,
Who was not sure he could endure.
The times, you see, had been quite rough,
He was not sure he was tough enough.

So he sought advice from a wise old sage,
On Halloween, to get a gauge,
Of whether to continue or not,
He would let the sage decide his lot.

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4 Steps to Find Transformational Opportunities

image of paint roller with bright color and blog post title 4 steps to find transformational opportunities

With change happening faster than ever, you need to be prepared to capitalize on it. We share 4 steps to find transformational opportunities.

Click the player to listen to this episode of The BIGG Success Show Podcast. Below is a summary of our discussion.

We saw an article that asserted that change is occurring a million times faster than the average person’s ability to handle it. Sure seems like it! A lot of times these changes are transformational.

In a post for The Small Business Advocate, author and futurist Dan Burrus said:

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How Entrepreneurs Stay Positive

Image of smiling woman with blog post title How entrepreneurs stay positive

How can entrepreneurs stay positive even in the face of disappointment or loss? We share three ways, plus an inspiring story.

Click the player to listen to this episode of The BIGG Success Show Podcast. Below is a summary of our discussion.

Do you like surprise endings? Well, then, we’ve got a story for you today.

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