Tag Archives: Entrepreneur

How Big Is Your Really Big Idea, Really?

Tim Knox Small Business Advice

One of my coaching clients stopped by the other day to tell me that they had a great idea for what she called “an amazing new product”. She went on to say, “There is nothing like it on the market and no competition that I can find. It’s a can’t miss, slam dunk, absolutely no doubt about it winner!” I Read more

Is Lack of Focus Costing You Money?

Small Business Advice with Tim Knox: The Power of Focus

If you’re like me, focusing on one project at a time can be nearly impossible.  I’ll start working on one project, then I’ll get distracted and start working on another, only to get distracted again and move on to something else. The problem is, when you work on lots of projects at once, you rarely Read more

Why The Customer Is Not Always Right

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There’s an old adage in business that says: The customer is always right. After dealing with thousands of customers over the last two decades, both online and off, I believe it would be more accurate to say that the customer is always right — until they are not. It all comes down to what I call, “The law of Read more

Don’t Worry Yourself Out Of Business

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This is a quote from an email I received this week from a frustrated entrepreneur who asked to remain nameless. “Tim, I never get ANYTHING done because I can’t stop worrying about EVERYTHING!!!!” For the sake of wear and tear on my keyboard I left out a dozen or so exclamation points, but I think you get Read more

Entrepreneurs Are Often Judged By Their Covers

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Raise your hand if you’ve heard these snippets of wisdom before: you should always dress for success; you only get one chance to make a first impression; and of course the ever-popular: you can’t judge a book by its cover. These old analogies came to mind recently when Megan Williams, North Alabama Director of Business Read more

How Sharp Are Your Entrepreneurial Skills?

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There are a variety of skills you’ll need to succeed as an entrepreneur and chances are you do not possess them all. One of the great things about being an entrepreneur is that if you lack certain skills you can always hire people with those skills to help round out your entrepreneurial skill set. Here are Read more

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