Traits of Successful Outlier Entrepreneurs

To be a successful entrepreneur, you must think outside the box. The most successful entrepreneurs of our day didn’t follow the beaten path or conform to the norm. Instead they created their own path to success and didn’t care what others thought or said because they knew deep down inside that they were on to…
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How To Establish Yourself As A Thought Leader Using Social Media

As a thought leader, you are considered an expert in your particular field or industry and are looked upon as someone with influence. Not only does establishing yourself as a thought leader take work and commitment, but it also entails knowing about the various social media platforms and which ones work best for your message….
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Persistence is Key

For the new year, one of the items on my vision board is to keep a journal. I have been persistent in doing so and it has changed the way I view things on a daily basis, the way I think, and even the way I do business. I have never kept a journal before,…
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Use Podcasting to Build Your Personal Brand

Twenty-five years ago, building a brand required a storefront and a hundred fliers, and not much else. Needless to say, the business world has changed drastically since then. It’s 2015, after all, and that means entrepreneurs must embrace the digital era if they want a shot at success. Consumers feel they have the right to…
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What Motivates You?

There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul. — Ella Wheeler Wilcox What drives people to do what they do? Why do some people succeed while others fail? Motivation is generally defined as the force that compels us to action. It…
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Guide to Building Authority

Some people gain authority by virtue of a position. Such individuals do not always have authority in and of themselves but receive it due to a title. I consider this type of authority “paper authority” as it comes because of a person’s job or political status and is bestowed “on paper.” Others gain authority by…
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Outlier Mastermind Invite

Outlier is starting a virtual mastermind group mid July 2015 and I would love an opportunity to talk to you about it. Interested? What is a mastermind group? A mastermind group is designed to help you navigate through challenges using the collective intelligence of others. Four Reasons Every Entrepreneur Needs a Mastermind Group – Huffington…
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Three Outliers You Should Know

We’re fast approaching our 200th episode on our podcast, Outlier On Air and we’ve had the privilege of interviewing some amazing entrepreneurs. I thought I’d share the wealth a little bit and introduce you to three I think you should meet this week. Feel free to reach out to them anytime. #1      …
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Building a Successful Startup Team

I love baseball and participate in a couple of fantasy baseball leagues every year. Having the opportunity to put myself in the General Manager’s seat and decide which player’s strengths work best together and who will bring unique talents and abilities to the team is pretty exhilarating. I look at building your startup team in much…
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