Economic Perspectives with Hopeton Hay on KAZI 88.7 FM in Austin, TX

Young Entrepreneur Shares Common Sense Commandments for Success in Business on September 27 Economic Perspectives

Posted by Hopeton on September 27, 2010

Omar Soliman, co-author of Effortless Entrepreneur: Work Smart, Play Hard, Make Millions, is the September 27 guest on Economic Perspectives, 5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. on KAZI 88.7 FM.  Listen live online at kazifm.org.

Soliman started the multimillion-dollar franchise College Hunks Hauling Junk with his partner and co-author Nick Friedman when they were both just twenty two years old.  They followed 10 common-sense commandments to building a straightforward, fun, and successful business that does a simple job well.  Here are the their 10 commandments for success in business:

  1. Never sacrifice health, family or friendships for business reasons
  2. Mistakes are problems only if you don’t learn from them
  3. Ideas mean nothing without actions
  4. Start with a vision, create a strategic plan and live by it
  5. Create effective systems to keep your business on track and enable individuals to succeed.
  6. Work ON the business from the outside, not IN it
  7. Develop staff, client, and community loyalty
  8. Image is everything
  9. Be the best at ONE thing
  10. There are always people smarter than you – hire them!
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