How To Put Fun And Satisfaction Back Into Your Work

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Employee engagement is a measure of emotional commitment, leading to work focus, which translates to productivity, satisfaction and happiness. There has to be more to your business today than making money, to get employee engagement and satisfaction.

5 Key Ingredients of Satisfaction for Entrepreneurs

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Studies have shown that the three most motivating business factors include challenging work, opportunities for growth, and pleasant coworkers. entrepreneur startup happiness satisfaction business

5 Steps To Job Satisfaction – Run Your Own Business

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According to several reliable reports , job satisfaction for employees is at an all-time low. As a mentor to many aspiring entrepreneurs, I’m often asked what it takes to switch and get real satisfaction from this lifestyle. business entrepreneur job satisfaction startup

5 Keys To Satisfaction From Solving Market Challenges

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The best part of the entrepreneur problem-solving lifestyle is that it can bring satisfaction and happiness to your work. Perhaps sparked by the now forgotten recession, I’m seeing a new era of the entrepreneur, with startups springing up all around.

5 Key Ingredients Make A Happy Content Entrepreneur

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Studies have shown that the three most motivating business factors include challenging work, opportunities for growth, and pleasant coworkers. Brian Tracy entrepreneur happintess satisfaction

10 New Year’s Resolutions To Be A Happy Entrepreneur

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You’ve probably already made your resolutions for 2016, but if not, I suggest a renewed commitment to finding happiness and satisfaction in your chosen business lifestyle. entrepreneur new year resolutions satisfaction startupWelcome to another challenging new year ahead!

eHarmony: We're Number One For Online Marriages

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eHarmony said that it ranks number one in terms of the number of marriage created by an online dating site, based on a scientific study published in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). eHarmony also said the study was tops in terms of marital satisfaction, as well as the lowest in terms of divorce and separation. The scientific study studied the marital satisfaction and break ups from both on-line and off-line dating.

Smart Thermostats Popular With Younger Generations, Says Report

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Power, its 2019 Smart Thermostate Satisfaction Report says that overall satisfaction for smart thermostats has increased from 2018, as the firm said that manufacturers have focused on easing installation and use of those smart thermostats, and also are communicating to their users how much money they are saving once installed. Interestingly enough, two established thermostat manufacturers-- Lennox and Carrier --had the highest satisfaction ratings, followed by Nest.

Missed Expectations and The Eighty Percent Acquisition Rule

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Study the literature about companies that have succeeded in their acquisitions, finding how and why such successes rose to the top twenty percent of all acquisitions when measured by the acquiring company CEO satisfaction ratings after a year.

Missed Expectations and The Eighty Percent Acquisition Rule

Berkonomics

Study the literature about companies that have succeeded in their acquisitions, finding how and why such successes rose to the top twenty percent of all acquisitions when measured by the acquiring company CEO satisfaction ratings after a year.

6 Ways To Prepare Your Company For The Future Of Work

Startup Professionals Musings

Employee engagement is a measure of emotional commitment, leading to work focus, which translates to productivity, satisfaction and happiness. There has to be more to your business today than making money, to get employee engagement and satisfaction.

Why It Pays To Focus Your Business On A Narrow Niche

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The result is that customer satisfaction in unachievable or at least very expensive. Image via Picpedia Everyone in the business world has heard of the old bestseller by Geoffrey A. Moore titled “ Crossing the Chasm ,” but most entrepreneurs have no idea how it relates to them.

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Change Your Management Style To Meet Today’s Culture

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I just finished a new book, “ It’s The Manager ,” by Jim Clifton and Jim Harter, leaders at Gallup, who have assembled feedback from the largest study of its kind, including over 37 million people from businesses around the world. Team members want development plus satisfaction.

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4 Keys To A Super-Charged Team And Workplace Culture

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According to many studies and observations, group pressure entices us to rethink our own opinions, and can even change our actual perceptions. Our satisfaction is strongly driven by this role set.

A Startup That Imitates, With Innovation, Often Wins

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According to a classic Harvard Research study, first inventors spend at least a third more on their initial technology than later innovators. Studying and learning from the mistakes of others is the best way to reduce your own risks.

Base Your New Venture On These New Technology Trends

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The challenge is that every new business needs to be innovative and different, in order to rise above the crowd, bring real change to the world, and give you the satisfaction you seek. Nevertheless, there is nothing wrong with studying and learning from the wisdom and experience of others.

10 Startup Quandaries That May Redefine Your Business

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In a famous Harvard study of 212 new ventures a few years ago, USC professor Noam Wasserman found that half the founders were no longer at the helm after three years, and over time 80% were forced out.

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The Eighty Percent Acquisition Rule

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Study the literature about companies that have succeeded in their acquisitions, finding how and why such successes rose to the top twenty percent of all acquisitions when measured by the acquiring company CEO satisfaction ratings after a year. Eighty percent of all businesses purchased by another company or by a new investor-operator fail to meet the stated expectations of the buyer after one year.

8 Self-Check Questions That Keep Leaders Up At Night

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They apparently ignored all conventional wisdom and advisors, and struck a deal which crashed both companies, now a case study in many business schools. Engagement drives performance and satisfaction.

You Can’t Teach People To Be Entrepreneurs, But Entrepreneurs Can Be Taught

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Although they were all accomplished researchers in their respective areas study, their lectures were theoretical and academic. I am proud that students who express satisfaction with my classes also note that they involve a significant time commitment.

How Starting A Business Fits Into Every Career Today

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Learn more about business by doing versus studying. Every study shows that happiness does not scale up with income. Doing good, like helping society and planet sustainability, is a key to maximizing satisfaction, as well as profit.

10 Tips For Rising Above The Crowd In Your Business

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Study the resumes of managers on the next level and do your best to match or even surpass their career credentials. The satisfaction of creating jobs is a lot greater than keeping this one. Everyone knows that that startups are risky, but they also expect that the job will be exciting and potentially very lucrative (think early employees at Facebook and Google).

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Every Entrepreneur Needs Holidays To Rest And Relax

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They forget that they probably became entrepreneurs, according to the recent DNA of an Entrepreneur study, for just this flexibility. Other studies show that only about 30% list money as a key benefit of running their own firm.

8 Reasons to Find Joy in Your Job

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Happier workers have been shown in studies to increase their pace (productivity) without sacrificing quality. They also get satisfaction from mentoring others. Fun is all about satisfaction, doing new things, stretching your mind, and productive relationships with others.

10 Ways To Highlight The Credibility Of Your Website

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Follow-up for customer satisfaction. Studies have shown that consumers gauge credibility in large part based on the appeal of the overall visual design, including layout, typography, font size, color schemes, no broken links, and correct language usage. Smart people only visit and buy from credible and memorable websites. In the past, if your startup had a website presence, the company was credible by definition.

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How To Reduce Startup Risk Using Existing Technology

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According to a classic Harvard Research study, first inventors spend at least a third more on their initial technology than later innovators. Studying and learning from the mistakes of others is the best way to reduce your own risks.

Smart Entrepreneurs Don’t Need Disruptive Technology

Startup Professionals Musings

According to a recent Harvard Research study, first-time inventors spend at least a third more on their initial technology than later innovators. Studying and learning from the mistakes of others is the best way to reduce your own risks.

This Holiday Season Entrepreneurs Need to Reflect

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They forget that they probably became entrepreneurs, according to a recent DNA of an Entrepreneur study, for just this flexibility. Other studies show that only about 30% list money as a key benefit of running their own firm.

Escape From Corporate America - Be An Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

According to several recent reports , job satisfaction for employees is at an all-time low. As a mentor to many aspiring entrepreneurs, I’m often asked what it takes to switch and get real satisfaction from this lifestyle.

7 Ways to Keep Your Customers Begging for More

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Entrepreneurs don’t realize that this burden is actually costing them over $200 billion in repeat sales, according to a recent study by the W. The report also indicates that customer problem experiences continue to increase, up four percent to 54 percent since the last study.

4 Chasms And 5 Customer Types That Kill Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

The result is that customer satisfaction in unachievable or at least very expensive. Everyone in the business world has heard of the old bestseller by Geoffrey A. Moore titled “ Crossing the Chasm ,” but most entrepreneurs have no idea how it relates to them.

4 Key Business Culture Drivers You Have To Get Right

Startup Professionals Musings

According to many studies and observations, group pressure entices us to rethink our own opinions, and can even change our actual perceptions. Our satisfaction is strongly driven by this role set.

7 Guidelines To Assure Two-Way Customer Communication

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In fact, being connected on the Internet has taken on a whole new meaning to me, since I noticed a study commissioned a while back by PC Tools , which found that more than a quarter of people using the Internet have no problem with staying online during sex.

10 Ways Entrepreneurs Fail Their Way To The Top

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The good news is that, according to the “ DNA of an Entrepreneur ” study a while back, almost nine in ten entrepreneurs (87%) found more satisfaction from running a small company than working in a large one, even with the pitfalls outlined here.

10 Ways To Keep The Road Ahead In 2017 A Happy One

Startup Professionals Musings

You’ve probably already made your resolutions for 2017, but if not, I suggest a renewed commitment to finding happiness and satisfaction in your chosen business lifestyle. Welcome to another challenging new year ahead!