Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

[quote style=”boxed”]Which habits will you add to your entrepreneurial process?[/quote] We’ve all heard of the “7 Habits of Highly Successful People”, but what are the habits of successful entrepreneurs? IdeaMensch routinely asks its interviewees the question: “As an entrepreneur, what is the one thing you do over and over and…

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The Lean Startup: 25 IdeaMenschers utilizing lean startup philosophy

The Lean Startup: 25 IdeaMenschers utilizing lean startup philosophy

[quote style=”boxed”]“Don’t be in a rush to get big. Be in a rush to have a great product.” – Eric Ries[/quote] By now, the story of Eric Ries’ journey to the creation of the book, The Lean Startup is well-known: Entrepreneur starts anonymous blog to document his lean startup philosophy….

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Alex Dufetel – Founder of LiveMinutes

Alex Dufetel - Founder of LiveMinutes

[quote style=”boxed”]I would do less. I think we started out with too many features on LiveMinutes. During our first year, we actually removed more features than we added. I would start with less.[/quote] Alex Dufetel is passionate about startups, tech, and more; specifically product & UI design. He co-founded LiveMinutes,…

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Harvey Shovers – President of MSI Data

Harvey Shovers - President of MSI Data

[quote style=”boxed”]I would have pushed harder to start my own company much earlier. Changing focus to building something vs. working for someone.[/quote] Harvey Shovers is the President of MSI Data, the leader in field workforce automation software. At MSI Data, Harvey is executing on his vision of helping business improve…

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Michel Koopman – CEO of getAbstract

Michel Koopman - CEO of getAbstract

[quote style=”boxed”]As a linear thinker, I start with the why (“what problem am I solving”) and the how (“the strategy”). Then I establish the goals and objectives. As a next step, I plan the actions needed to bring the idea to life.[/quote] Michel Koopman is the CEO of getAbstract, Inc….

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Suzannah Scully – Founder of SuzannahScully.com

Suzannah Scully - Founder of SuzannahScully.com

[quote style=”boxed”]Be the Advil, not the multi-vitamin.[/quote] Suzannah believes in finding your purpose. A sought-after lifestyle/career strategist, Suzannah Scully created a program to help people find meaning in their work. For Suzannah, it isn’t just about helping her clients get better jobs, it’s about changing the way people work. With…

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Bruce Kasanoff – Author and Business Strategist

Bruce Kasanoff - Author and Business Strategist

[quote style=”boxed”] The time has come to stop automating outdated ways of doing business, and instead harness new technologies to deliver radically improved customer experiences.[/quote] Bruce Kasanoff is a speaker, author and business strategist who helps companies profit from disruptive forces rather than fall victim to them. The Chartered Institute…

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Sarah Ware – Co-Founder of Markerly

Sarah Ware - Co-Founder of Markerly

[quote style=”boxed”]You need to be able to laugh without being offended and take criticism without folding. Know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em.[/quote] Sarah Ware is a young serial entrepreneur currently living in Washington, D.C., and is the co-founder of Markerly. Previously responsible for leading a traveling…

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Andy Kallenbach – Founder of FormZapper

Andy Kallenbach - Founder of FormZapper

[quote style=”boxed”]Having a family isn’t a reason to not have a startup. If you have a good idea, along with the support of your family and the passion to take your idea somewhere, you should definitely do it.[/quote] Andy Kallenbach is the founder of FormZapper, an online forms management software…

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Shari Beaudette – Owner of SPA Time Living

Shari Beaudette - Owner of SPA Time Living

[quote style=”boxed”]Say yes to opportunities that align with your vision and purpose. If the passion is there, the “how” will fall into place as long as you do the work.[/quote] Shari is the author of the forthcoming book 13 Mind-Body Habits for Health: The SPA Time Living Guide to Overwhelm…

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Sibyl Chavis – Founder of Possibility of Today

Sibyl Chavis - Founder of Possibility of Today

[quote style=”boxed”]Doing things by trial and error is one of the approaches I continually try to use in my business. I have discovered some great business insights by being open to trying new things–and most importantly, by being willing to fail and simply move on.[/quote] Sibyl Chavis is a Harvard-trained…

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