Posts filed under: Learn to be an Entrepreneur

What does being an entrepreneur mean to you? Are you one as you read this column or are you aspiring to become one? If you are aspiring, why do you want to become one? What are you seeking that the life of an entrepreneur or business owner will provide you?...
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It’s the first week of January in 2016, one year ago. I’m at an interesting place in my life where I am¬†starting three new ventures in the year of 2016. I have two ideas for new businesses that I’m interested in starting and I have the desire to bring my...
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This is the story of how my business partner, Nathan Hirsch, and I have gone from Amazon experts to building a remote hiring platform for the eCommerce industry, FreeeUp. Keeping it short and sweet, I’m telling the story in under 600 words. Nate and I met at Quinnipiac University in...
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Many entrepreneurs struggle with the ups and downs of building a new business. The quick mood swings in what’s happening for your new product/service makes it hard to take a step back and find ways to celebrate the small victories while building businesses. As this process continues, you can lose...
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“For the first time in Barkley history, three runners are out on the 5th loop.” I started watching “The Barkley Marathons” on Netflix this past week. I’m always looking for a new, exciting documentary that brings me somewhere outside of my comfort zone. I’m a passionate runner and so when...
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Over the past year, I have been learning a tremendous amount about the mental habits of some of the most productive and impactful people in history. If you gave yourself a second to think of who these entrepreneurs may be, I’m sure you could think of some that I will...
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How does organizational psychology relate to being an entrepreneur and starting your own business? As I said in a previous column about How I Used Life Maps to Hire Over 50 Valuable Employees, I have been taking a course over the past month focused on leading a grounded life. The...
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Over the past month, I have been taking a course led by Laura Gallaher, a close friend and organizational psychologist in Orlando. She is an entrepreneur and owns her own company called Key Talent Solutions. She works closely with leadership teams of large and small companies to help them work...
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  • self-growth-books
Looking for the next best set of self growth books to help you advance your mindset as an entrepreneur? I’ve been studying and practicing self growth best practices for the past 5+ years. If you’re someone intrigued by the purpose of life and how you fit into the grand scheme...
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If you don’t already know, the idea for ConnorGillivan.com came in early 2015 as I decided that it was time to start publishing my thoughts to the public through my own site. The Pre-Work I spent the first few months researching blogging to fully understand what it was, how it’s...
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