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Count the Cost Before Starting a New Business

Written by Jamie Irvine | 4-minute read

They started to build a new commercial building but before they could finish they ran out of money. Now the building sits empty, partially completed, and what they invested is gone forever. They can neither go back nor go forward. In the end, they declare bankruptcy and walk away from the project.

How could this have been avoided and what does it have to do with starting a business? keep reading »

Four Steps to Evaluate Any Business Idea

Written by Jamie Irvine | 3-minute read

The dream that most people have when they start their own business is to provide for their family and create freedom and flexibility in their lives.

They decide to start a business doing something they know how to do well, mechanics start repair shops, web designers start web development firms, barbers start barber shops, carpenters start renovation businesses.

If being good at what you do was enough to make a business successful we wouldn’t see the massive failure rates that we see. So, there must be more to it than just being able to do the work.

How can you evaluate a business idea? keep reading »

The Blueprint of Creating a Business That Supports Your Life Goals

Written by Jamie Irvine | 3.5-minute read

Your over-arching life goals will become the blueprint that will guide you, help you remove barriers and fully express your greatness. With this blueprint clearly in place, you can shift your attention to building a business that supports your life goals.

This is a critical time in the evolution of your business and your entrepreneurial journey. This is where most entrepreneurs get it wrong and end up chasing a nightmare disguised as a dream! keep reading »

The Blueprint of Creating Over-Arching Life Goals

Written by Jamie Irvine | 3-minute read

What will you accomplish in your lifetime?

This is a fundamental question that if asked at all is rarely answered until the conclusion of a person’s life when they may, in retrospect, be proud of some accomplishments but more likely are filled with regret at missed opportunities.

To have a life that is filled with meaning and purpose, it is essential that you have what we call “Over-Arching Life Goals.” keep reading »