Posts tagged with ‘entrepreneur’

  • Passion for Entrepreneurship

    Pros and Cons of Passion

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-PassionProCon01.mp3You can follow your passion, but it takes a lot more than that to be a successful entrepreneur. In...

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  • Entrepreneur Littigation

    You Will Be Sued

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    “You can’t call yourself an Adult American until you have been sued at least once.” That is my Marketing...

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  • Fighting the Cycle of Quitting

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-EvensSuzzanne01.mp3How do entrepreneurs get past the desire to quit? Ray Zinn, a man who avoids using the word “quit”...

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  • Taking business risks

    Enjoy Risk

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    Some things scare the pants off me, but most things don’t. You will never see me skydiving, but speaking...

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  • Startup partners

    Finding Startup Partners

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Guy-FindinfPartner01.mp3There are good partners, and the other kind. Pick your startup partner well and your odds of success skyrocket....

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  • Techniques to Overcome Fear in the Entrepreneurial Journey

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    One of the entrepreneur’s first and most recurring challenges – a challenge to the heart, a challenge to passion...

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  • How To Succeed

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-100-Ray-Rob-How-To-Succeed-With-Trying.mp3Despite the book and the movie of the same title, “How to succeed in business without really trying” is...

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  • All You Got

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-91-Ray-Rob-Giving-It-All-You-Got.mp3Running a business isn’t a sprint, it’s a marathon. Are you giving it all you’ve got? In this edition...

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  • failure and success in business

    Improving The Odds Of Success

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-90-Ray-Rob-Odds-of-Success.mp3The odds against a successful new venture are sizable. But that doesn’t mean it’s not worth taking the chance....

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  • An Entrepreneur’s Worst Enemy

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-89-Ray-Rob-Entrepreneurs-Worst-Enemy.mp3Sometimes the greatest challenge to success is the person staring back at you in the mirror. In this edition...

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  • Good Listeners

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-79-GoodListeners.mp3Great entrepreneurs are good listeners, while some entrepreneurs just think they are good listeners. In this Tough Things First...

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  • failure and success in business

    Five Plus Steps to Success

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    Leave it to engineers to reduce the formula for success to a mathematical equation. Ps = 1 – Pf...

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  • Entrepreneurs move quickly

    Due Diligence and the Entrepreneur

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-60-Ray-Paul-Due-Diligence.mp3Ray Zinn and guest host Paul Moore discuss due diligence from the entrepreneur’s perspective. Are you an aspiring entrepreneur...

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  • Life Can Be the Pits

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    “This isn’t fun!” Life – including the mundane moments, unmet expectations, and plain old enduring – seems like a...

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  • Startup Work/Life Balance … It Can Be Done

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-47-Ray-Mitch-WorkLifeBalance01.mp3Life in startups can be crazy, but working 80 hours weeks is crazy too. Learn how not being an...

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