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The importance of networking

Co-founder of the Entrepreneur Lifestyle Academy, Marc-André Clément shares his thoughts on networking. For more on the subject, check out ELA’s blog post. #businesssuccess #selfemployed #freelancer #entrepreneurlifestyle #startup #softskills #startup #microenterprise #YouEconomy #EntrepreneurLifestyleAcademy #businessowner #strategic #impactful #profitable #consultant #understandchooselive #sustainable #businessfoundation #entrepreneur #entrepreneurship #businessbasics #choi

ELA – Introduction video

An introduction to the Entrepreneur Lifestyle Academy by Co-Founders Antoine Carrière and Marc-André Clément. This video is a collaboration between Team Tria (Interactive Multimedia and Design students: Calvin Tam, Jasmita Chawla, Jackie Huang) and Entrepreneur Lifestyle Academy. #businesssuccess #selfemployed #freelancer #entrepreneurlifestyle #startup #softskills #startup #microenterprise #YouEconomy #EntrepreneurLifestyleAcademy #businessowner #strategic #impactful #profit

Do I have a network that will help me launch a business?

Take the plunge 11/12 You’ll often hear successful entrepreneurs stress the fact that they would not be successful if it wasn’t for all the people that have helped them along the way. But you didn’t think they ran into these people by chance – did you? Networking is an essential part of business regardless of your industry, but it’s especially important for entrepreneurs because when you are starting out, you’ll need all the help and advice you can get. When you think of a ne

Am I willing to take the risk?

Co-founder of the Entrepreneur Lifestyle Academy, Marc-André Clément shares his thoughts on risk. For more on the subject, check out ELA’s blog post. #businesssuccess #selfemployed #freelancer #entrepreneurlifestyle #startup #softskills #startup #microenterprise #YouEconomy #EntrepreneurLifestyleAcademy #businessowner #strategic #impactful #profitable #consultant #understandchooselive #sustainable #businessfoundation #entrepreneur #entrepreneurship #businessbasics #choice #co

Am I willing to take the risk?

Take the plunge 5/12 Most people believe entrepreneurs to be the gamblers, the “all-in!” type of people who put everything out there! And yes, we can often hear such stories, as they are the extremes. But the truth of the matter is that most entrepreneurs are not gamblers, they are calculated risk-takers. Therefore as a person who is considering entrepreneurship, determining what a business will mean to you is a key part to building a business that you will one day call succe

Do I have entrepreneurial traits?

Co-founder of the Entrepreneur Lifestyle Academy, Marc-André Clément shares his thoughts on entrepreneurial traits. For more on the subject, check out ELA’s blog post. #businesssuccess #selfemployed #freelancer #entrepreneurlifestyle #startup #softskills #startup #microenterprise #YouEconomy #EntrepreneurLifestyleAcademy #businessowner #strategic #impactful #profitable #consultant #understandchooselive #sustainable #businessfoundation #entrepreneur #entrepreneurship #business

Do I have entrepreneurial traits?

Business mean to me 1/12 Entrepreneurship has created quite a buzz in our modern society. Many believe that true freedom and fulfillment can only be achieved through entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs are often described as business focused, risk takers and pioneers. But not everyone was born with these traits ingrained in their DNA. Those that have to acquire, through education and experience, the essential skills required for entrepreneurship are often at a disadvantage to tho

Do I really want to be number 1?

Take the plunge 4/12 Do you really want to be at the top? Are you OK as the last line of decision making? Are you able to be the ultimate person responsible for the problem solving? Are you comfortable making the sometimes, difficult decisions? Does this responsibility excite you, or make you nervous? Working in an entrepreneurial business can mean many different things, from creating and owning the business to being part of that environment. The question is do you want to b

Which passions and interests could energize me every day?

Take the plunge 3/12 Have your thoughts ever wondered off at work? Have you caught yourself dazing and thinking of your dream job or something that you wish you were doing instead of being in your cubicle? Do you have a hard time dragging yourself out of bed every morning to get to work? Do you have a hard time on Mondays because it is a sign that your weekend is over? Let’s imagine a different scenario. Imagine you could lose track of time in the work you do regularly. You

Am I really willing to choose the entrepreneur lifestyle?

Take the plunge 2/12 Are you OK with the fact that your business creeps into most of your thoughts and all aspects of your life? Are you comfortable with the changes that being a business owner will require of you today and in the future? Are you willing to do more today in order to reap the rewards later? As you consider becoming an entrepreneur and being the proud owner of a start-up, you need to understand it is much more than just your next career. Entrepreneurship is a w

Traction – Get a grip on your business by Gino Wickman

Rating: Worth picking up Format (that I used): audiobook Language: English Category of the book: Entrepreneurship Stages of entrepreneurship: Break-even Growth Quick description:  All entrepreneurs and business leaders face similar frustrations—personnel conflict, profit woes, and inadequate growth. Decisions never seem to get made, or, once made, fail to be properly implemented. But there is a solution. It’s not complicated or theoretical. The Entrepreneurial Operating Syst

What is really motivating you to become an entrepreneur?

Take the plunge 1/12 Has the idea of leaving your job crossed your mind? Have you thought about entrepreneurship as your new career path? Maybe you are still exploring why you want to be an entrepreneur or maybe you are uncertain how to start the conversation? Do you have doubts due to social pressures to conform to a certain job path? Once you understand that becoming an entrepreneur is choosing a lifestyle, and the minute you tell yourself “that’s what I want to live” o

Start with why by Simon Sinek

RATING: A must for your library FORMAT: audiobook LANGUAGE: English Stages of entrepreneurship: Foundation CATEGORY: Entrepreneurship, Motivation, Business QUICK DESCRIPTION: Author Simon Sinek presents the reason that some people and organizations are more innovative, have more influence and are more profitable than others. The book is about a naturally occurring pattern, a way of thinking, acting and communicating that gives some leaders the ability to inspire those aro

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