Relevant Leadership Blog

Three Roles of the Entrepreneur

Yesterday I was watching Shark Tank and Daniel Lubetzky, the founder of Kind Bars, was a guest shark. In one of the discussions, he shared something very insightful. He said there are three roles of an entrepreneur. The first is the Creative. First, entrepreneurs need to create their product or service. They brainstorm and determine how to solve problems. The second role is Critic. I think many entrepreneurs miss this phase. They need to be the biggest critic to their plan. Play devil’s advocate. Try to poke holes in it in order to create the best product/service/plan. The third role

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3 Pieces of Advice Every Entrepreneur Needs To Hear

What’s the best advice you have been given as an entrepreneur? I started two businesses in High School that each did well over $100,000 in revenue. Then when I was 21 my brother Scott and I started a business in direct sales, which we built to over $20 Million in annual sales while still in our twenties. It was in the process of building our business that I received three pieces of advice that were transformational for me. I think they are three pieces of advice every entrepreneur needs to hear.   Advice #1 – Treat Your Business Like A

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The Power of Partnership

Many of the people who read my blog or who are on my email list are entrepreneurs. Maybe in business for themselves or just have the entrepreneurial spirit. My whole life has been entrepreneurship – from starting a business to my brother to speaking and everything in between. One of the secrets of my success I believe is the power of partnerships. When you surround yourself with good people who share your common goal – the synergy created makes each person stronger. I found this funny little story that is a good reminder of that. Enjoy! An out-of-towner drove his

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