- Paperback: 196 pages
- Publisher: Booklocker.com, Inc. (August 27, 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1601459319
- ISBN-13: 978-1601459312
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.4 x 8.5 inches
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- Average Customer Review: 5 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,664,556 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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ASK OTHERS, TRUST YOURSELF: The Entrepreneurial Woman's Key to Success Paperback – August 27, 2009
From the Back Cover
Are You Afraid to Ask for Help for Your Business? The Most Successful Entrepreneurs Have Mentors They Rely On.
Here is a complete business resource guide that helps you, the small business owner/entrepreneurial woman, ask for the help you need to reach your goals and dreams.
You will learn how to:
· Ask for Business Advice and Help. · Listen to Others Objectively and Filter the Information Received. · Transform Criticism, Opposition, and Negativity into Positive Action. · Move Forward and Do What's Needed to Be Successful. · Get Free and Low-cost Resources to Help You Succeed. · Trust Yourself at All Times.
This self-help business book helps you take a deep look at yourself and your venture. It teaches you how to ask for the business help you need to move forward!
About the Author
Elisa Balabram is the founder and editor of WomenandBiz.com, an online magazine for women business owners established in 2003. She is an author, business coach and speaker and was named the U.S. Small Business Administration New York District 2008 Women in Business Champion of the Year, "For significant contributions to, and dedicated support of, small businesses." Prior to moving to New York, Elisa Balabram assisted in running her family's business (Coffee shop and chocolate business) in Brazil. She holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship Management from Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, CUNY, and a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering.
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Balabram will get you to consider the core questions that will give you direction in your work and to stay aligned with them, but to also to accept changes in your desires and your methods used to reach success. She suggests creative ways to get the motivation to really act, by being accountable to others so you must get things done.
Balabram's lists of countless resources that you can turn to for support is an invaluable key to any entrepreneur's success. Balabram spells out who to ask for help and how, what they could do for you. Learn how to contact the right people the right way, whether a coach or an inexpensive support group or organization.
Balabram offers her own advice on different possibilities you may not have yet thought about in terms of growing your business - how to raise capital, how to reach new markets, and most importantly, how to organize your priorities. Her chapter on self-awareness, which will help keep your head on your shoulders is worth carrying the whole book around to re-read every day.
Balabram will help you find an important balance between accepting advice blindly, and sticking too stubbornly to a failing idea. Learn how to take advice as a suggestion and not a rule, but to stay flexible to these suggestions.
She will motivate you to follow your intuition, persevere when you feel discouraged, and find alternative modes to reaching success. Periodic lists of questions help you through important considerations so you can constantly check in with yourself, find out why you're feeling the way you are, and learn to fight your own psyche when it is getting in the way of your most important steps towards action and success. Make the most out of the book and answer the questions for yourself in detail.