Thursday, November 3, 2011

LegalZoom Blog Legal news and small business tips. Advice for Entrepreneurs: One Sentence. 10 Words or Less

Really cool article from the Legal Zoom...

Last year we asked our 8,000 Facebook fans what ONE piece of advice they would give first-time entrepreneurs. The rules were simple: one sentence of 10 words or less. (Not everyone followed the rules, but hey–entrepreneurship is about breaking the rules, right?) Now, one year and 95,000 entrepreneurial Fans later, we asked them again. Check out this year’s new bits of wisdom and add your own in the comments.

  • The customer always comes FIRST.
  • When it gets tough, persevere, it will be worth it.
  • Get it in writing.
  • Meet a lot of other entrepreneurs and listen.
  • Know what you know…. know what you don’t know.
  • Don’t expect to make a profit the first day you are in business! (Yes I know that is more than ten words!)
  • Take calculated risks – if you never try, you’ll never know.
  • Never give up!
  • Don’t learn the tricks of the trade – learn the trade.
  • The difference between try and triumph is a little “umph”.
  • Give it time, market wisely and be diligent…
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