7 Qualities True Entrepreneurs Share

entrepreneur definedEntrepreneurism is one of the best ways to become successful in today’s economy, which begs the question, “what is an entrepreneur?” “What makes them tick?”

Entrepreneur.com contributor Steve Tobak recently wrote an article challenging the commonly accepted definition of an entrepreneur. His definition expanded the dictionary definition of “someone who starts a business and is willing to risk loss in order to ...

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Provo / Orem At the Top Again with Job Growth

The Provo-Orem ValleyThe Provo-Orem area in Utah County has received a lot of attention the past few years. It has been noticed for being small business friendly, having low business cost, being good for business and employees and for being one of the best places to live. All this attention over the past few years has put Provo on the map – and it has done it again. The Provo-Orem area ...

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NASDAQ: FB – Ready for the $18 Billion Bachelor Zuck – Bigger than Singapore?

Mark Zuckerberg Time Person of the Year coverFacebook now equals NASDAQ FB.

Get ready, there’s a new sheriff in tech town: Mark Zuckerberg, the teen tech titan turning the odometer at the ripe old age of 28. (That’s more than $641 million for every year he has been on earth.) Rumor has it, he plans to sell 30.2 ...

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Forbes Names Utah #1, Klymit Takes #1 at "Invented in Utah"

No wonder Forbes just named Utah #1 state for business! Utah Entrepreneurs & Inventors  Rock the nation!

Nate Alder of explosive startup Klymit was voted #1 Best Invention by more than 100 attendees at today’s UVEF  hosted “Invented in Utah” event held at Noah’s in South Jordan. The company’s newest invention, the super light weight, compact Inertia-X-Frame impressed voters & judges as a ...

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PR 101: Part 6 of 10 – Entrepreneur Arrogance Traps

Entrepreneurship is risky by definition. Success demands confidence in the face of challenges. An entrepreneur must believe in his/her product or service, or no one else will.

But when does healthy assurance become dangerous arrogance?

A few months ago, Forbes Magazine published the article (and accompanying slide-show), 10 Arrogance Traps For Entrepreneurs. The warnings are sound, and some go ...

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Ten Arrogance Traps of Entrepreneurs – Forbes

mouse-trap-cheeseAs the new 2010 Chairman of the Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (www.uvef.net ), I’m enthusiastic about the potential for new business startups to turn the economy around. The grit and power of the small business startup executive is infectious and is likely the most valuable stimulus program available to the USA.

Entrepreneurs aspiring for greatness would do well to pay attention to the lessons of the past as they forge the future.  That’s why I ...

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