Month: April 2012

Jim Straw and How to Be a Successful Entrepreneur

What Does It Really Take To Be An Entrepreneur?

[Written by J.F. (Jim) Straw)] Believe it or don’t, I just flunked another test for “entrepreneurial” traits! From my test score, it appears I am probably better adapted to washing dishes than running a business. Then again, according to the governing laws of aerodynamics, bumble bees can’t fly either. Let me tell you the true …

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Do You Need to Be Motivated? (J.F. (Jim) Straw)

Here lately, I’ve been reading a lot about “How to Motivate Your Sales Team” in the multitude of e-zines I receive. As always, the ideas ranged from the ridiculous to the sublime. To be quite frank with you, I have never tried to “motivate” any of my sales people (dealers, associates, affiliates, whatever).  I always figured that those individuals …

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