Chiquandra C. Cross

3rd Quarter Goals

Jul
07

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T he first half of 2014 is in the history books and whatever happened, happened.  If you had successes, great, I hope you celebrated and documented.  If you didn’t that’s great too.  It’s great because you get a do over.

 

You have the next 90 days of your life to create a strategy for success.

I have three tips to help you start out on the right track. (more…)

Return on Your Investment

Jul
06

As an entrepreneur I learned early in the game that it was necessary to spend money to make money.  I purchased books and participated in workshops, seminars and teleclasses.  I joined mastermind groups and several networking organizations and even started a mastermind group, all in an effort to perfect my craft and grow my business.  At the time I didn’t know anything about getting a return on my investment (ROI), I just wanted to make sure I knew as much as possible so that my business would be successful.

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At the beginning I looked for low or no cost opportunities to get my business off the ground and I quickly learned that no or low cost wasn’t enough.  I needed to go deeper.  I wanted to go deeper.  I wanted to be successful and in order to that I needed to open my wallet and bet on myself.  If I wanted to be successful I needed the maximum return on my investment in my number one commodity…myself.

Bootstrapping my business wasn’t ideal at the time, but I wouldn’t trade the experience for anything.

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