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When I started my new business some years ago, I was amazed to find that no banker anywhere had any interest whatsoever in lending me a single penny for my business. Most of them treated me as though I was a combination of a failure and a pickpocket when I went into see them.
I learned that this is quite common. Venture capitalists will only lend money to a company that has been in business for at least two years and that has a solid track record of increased sales, earnings and profits. Not only that, they want personal guarantees from you and your spouse that will outlive a bankruptcy and last all of your life.
They will want an assignment of every single piece of property that you own, and many banks will even ask you, if you can believe this, to deposit in a certificate of deposit with them, the amount that you want to borrow. The very best way to start a small business is for you to accumulate all the money that you can personally, sometimes by using your savings, loans against your homes, and money from your friends and family, and then start off.
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According to an old saying, if the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live frog, you can go through the day with the satisfaction of knowing that it is the worst thing you'll probably do all day. For Tracy, a "frog" is a metaphor for the most challenging task of your day - the one you are most likely to procrastinate on, but also the one that can have the greatest positive impact on your life if you accomplish it successfully. Eat That Frog! In his trademark high-energy style, Tracy cuts to the core of what is vital to effective personal time management: decision, discipline, and determination.
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Using his own story as a metaphor for all success in life, in Many Miles to Go: The Sahara Crossing: A Modern Parable for Business Success , Tracy shows how anyone can find similar lessons in his or her own life, and learn from them the simple yet essential steps a person can take to realise and achieve the greatness within them. Beginning from the premise that "Nobody is better than you and nobody is smarter than you", success guru Brian Tracy outlines the path to achieving personal wealth and satisfaction.
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It's all a matter of cause and effect: when one applies the success secrets of self-made millionaires in one's life, one experiences results and rewards. The 21 chapters present motivational ideas or principles that are followed by provocative questions and action exercises designed to stimulate reflection and tangible progress toward the goal.
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This book explains how to: Develop the self-image to give you the edge in every sales situation Concentrate on the customer's emotional factors to ensure better sales results Identify your customer's most pressing concerns and position your product or service to fill those needs.