Mind Your Own Business

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Business Advice

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When you start a business, suddenly everyone wants to advice you – your mom tells you not to take risks, your former boss tells you that the market for your product is flooded and your financier tells you to pay yourself last.

Well, the thing is not all this advice is worth following. Below are some examples of our favorite worst business advice from our list of favorites.

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Market Study?

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WHY STUDYING YOUR MARKET IS IMPORTANT

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In business, you conceive, develop, and refine your products and services. You do everything you can to make your offering as compelling and useful to a potential customer as it can be. You need to make sure that you are prepared to meet the demands and opportunities of your market.

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Budget

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Robert Kiyosaki’s 10 Crucial Elements to Financial Freedom

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You want to get ahead, but you’re barely making ends meet. The rules aren’t working for you? You want to build financial security and wealth and stop living day-by-day. Robert Kiyosaki, one of America’s most noteworthy investors and businessmen, learned about business from two people: his father, who was a very well-educated, highly placed government employee, and his best friend’s father, who was an eighth-grade dropout and self-made millionaire. His real father suffered financial problems his entire life and died with little to show for all his long years of hard work; while his best friend’s dad became one of the richest men in Hawaii. Based on his life experiences and faced with many lessons, Kiyosaki wrote the New York Times best selling book,Rich Dad: Poor Dad.

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Will They Buy?

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MOTIVATION TO PURCHASE: WHAT DRIVES YOUR CUSTOMER’S DECISION?

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There is a reason why people purchase products and services. And even though it is the most important fact of all business, marketing, and sales planning, it is often glossed over, if not ignored altogether. There is a reason behind every purchasing decision. Regardless of who they are and whether their reasons are rational, financial, or emotional, there is a reason. It’s your job—as a business owner, product manufacturers, and/or service provider—to discover what those reasons are.

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