A Coach: The Difference Between Playing in the Minors VS. the Pros in Business

Laura Bedore Lerwill is a professional director, business coach, and entrepreneur. Her passion for theater and entrepreneurship has led her to various business opportunities, including her time as one the founding partners of Off Broadway Theater in Salt Lake City, and the host of Showtunes Saturday Night for 6 years on KOSY 106.5. Her current Read more about A Coach: The Difference Between Playing in the Minors VS. the Pros in Business[…]

To Partner or Not to Partner

  I just did something huge, ya’ll. I brought on a business partner, this late in the game. I have been thinking about it for a while, even reaching out to a few potential partners, but always got gun shy when the other party showed some interest. After weighing some pretty heavy cons, and some Read more about To Partner or Not to Partner[…]

Why Funding is Gasoline, not a Band-Aid

Okay, so I haven’t done ACTUAL research on this topic. I don’t know the exact percentage of business owners that blame their problems on funding. That is what made-up internet statistics are for, right? What I lack in scientific study, I make up for in experience. We host over 100 business training events a year, Read more about Why Funding is Gasoline, not a Band-Aid[…]

Strategic Goals

Strategic Goals and How to Set Them

If hearing the word “goals” has started to annoy you, just know that you are certainly not alone. The world is saturated with strategists, advisors, and motivators who stress the importance of setting goals. Of course they’re right, it is important. But we hear about “goals” so often that it can start to feel like Read more about Strategic Goals and How to Set Them[…]

You won’t be as successful this year as you want to be – Entrepreneur Simplified

  I should know. I have been a business owner for almost 17 years now, and have coached and trained THOUSANDS of business owners. And if I know one thing, this is what I know: The journey will be longer than you expect. The journey will be harder than you expect.  The definition of an Read more about You won’t be as successful this year as you want to be – Entrepreneur Simplified[…]

2017 Gary Vaynerchuck Keynote Recap & Takeaways | Utah Entrecon

Entrecon 2017 Gary Vaynerchuck Keynote Recap The inaugural Utah Entrecon was held March 15th -16th at Utah Valley University. Entrecon was organized by Entrepreneur Simplified to create a conference where entrepreneurs, small business owners, and business leaders can connect and invest in themselves to develop not only their skills but use those skills to expand Read more about 2017 Gary Vaynerchuck Keynote Recap & Takeaways | Utah Entrecon[…]

Motivate Your Employees: Have You Been Doing It Wrong? – Entrepreneur Simplified

Motivating Employees: Guess what? It’s not about the fish. SHOCKER… motivating people is not all about incentive. Forget what you’ve heard in the past. Find out what really makes your employees tick in the video below. Let us know what you do in your business to motivate your team in the comments section. So, one Read more about Motivate Your Employees: Have You Been Doing It Wrong? – Entrepreneur Simplified[…]

Cash Flow Crunch? Here Is The Purchasing Plan Secret. – Entrepreneur Simplified

Your business is in the middle of a cash flow drought and you are feeling the pain. Learn the “Need, Want, Now, or Later” system to increase your business revenue. We have all heard the statistic; 80% of small businesses will close their doors within the first five years. 50% of businesses will close within Read more about Cash Flow Crunch? Here Is The Purchasing Plan Secret. – Entrepreneur Simplified[…]

Do You Need to Face the Pains of Firing an Employee? – Entrepreneur Simplified

There are many signs you should fire an employee in business but, how do you do it? I’m going to tell you. Don’t forget to download the 5 business templates that will change the way you do business HERE! http://entrepreneursimplified.com/curriculum/ Do you have a problem employee you’ve exhausted all your efforts with? How about the Read more about Do You Need to Face the Pains of Firing an Employee? – Entrepreneur Simplified[…]

Product Branding

The Not-So-Basics of Product Branding

Let’s say you have a great idea for a new, innovative product. With your amazing intuition as an entrepreneur, you can tell right away that it has the potential to become the centerpiece of a business. There are profits to be made. But where to begin? There are entire textbooks and college degrees dedicated to Read more about The Not-So-Basics of Product Branding[…]