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Entrepreneurs: Take Action Over Inspiration Every Time!


"Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory!" General George S. Patton

When choosing a senior quote, this one jumped right at me. I was ready to conquer the world, but then reality slapped me in the face...

College. 4 more years of reading, writing, and arithmetic. Don't get me wrong, I thoroughly enjoyed the experience and encourage anyone who has the opportunity to give it a go.

Plus, I learned one of the most valuable lessons in my life while attending college:

*We're not taught to make it on our own!

It's kind of like what the singer Bruce Springsteen once said in a 60 minutes interview, "I wanted to be a singer. Do my own thing. Otherwise, they build you up and put you right back into the machine."

Yes, society certainly has a way of teaching you what it wants to, and then directing your every move like a puppet on a string.

So how does one make it as an entrepreneur?

Let's face it, inspirational quotes only go so far. It's imperative that you take action! But what action? You've been following someone else's directions for so long that you've forgotten how to put your pants on by yourself!

First, make a plan. For example, most of my day consists of internet marketing so here's some of what I do for the first hour:

*Write an article - Part of my daily plan is writing articles that are related to marketing on the internet.

*Submit an article - A great way to get your name and your website out to other people is by submitting articles to ezines. I do this a few times a week.

Ezine owners are always looking for fresh content. You can find these ezine owners at sites like http://www.ezinelocater.com and http://www.freezineweb.com

Plus, there are websites where you can submit your article right there on the spot. Places like http://www.marketing-seek.com and http://www.vectorcentral.com are great resources.

*Follow up with customers - Just a quick hello and offering assistance goes an awfully long way!

These are just a few action steps that I take on a daily basis and they are the difference between success and failure in my life.

In conclusion, I would love to give you some uplifting inspirational quote but I'm not going to do it. I am just going to reiterate these words - Make a Plan!

We all lead different lives so I can't give you a step-by- step guide. Your goals, dreams, and financial desires are unique. Just think about what you do, what you can do, and how you're going to do it.

Write it down and go for it!

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New York Post

Deadline moves give rehabbing Wright extra motivation
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NESN.com

Chandler Jones: 'Motivation Still There' After Patriots' Super Bowl Win
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Motivation aplenty for Thunder's final home game
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PFT Live: Browns using disrespect as motivation for 2015 season
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Maidana searching for motivation to keep fighting
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ATP World Tour

Feliciano Lopez's Coach Talks Motivation, Success And The Future Of Tennis
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A: What I really want to see is his motivation. The desire that he has for work and to do what it takes to reach his goals. I like to ask him: "What do you want to achieve and what do you think you have to do to reach this goal?" That's what matters to ...



Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Jazz: Roster moves 'motivation' for Trey Burke
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Herald Sun

Jarrad Waite uses jeers as motivation in North Melbourne's win over Carlton
Herald Sun
... Waite knew what was coming his way. And he not only anticipated them, his injured North Melbourne teammate Jamie Macmillan told Triple M that the 32-year former Blue actively used it as part of his motivation leading into the game. After Waite ...

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The Canberra Times

Soccer: Cooma Tigers FC use points deduction as motivation in ACT National ...
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KING5.com

K55K Week 3: Motivation
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It's important to remember that different types of motivation serve different needs. What works to get you out the door might not be what keeps you going during the run or what reminds you that you're training when you're out at dinner or seeing a movie.


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