6 New Year’s Resolutions for New Entrepreneurs

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4. Seek strength in numbers. The worst thing you can do as new entrepreneur is to be so focused on business operations that you become isolated from the contacts, ideas, information and encouragement offered by the only network of people who will ultimately understand your journey: other entrepreneurs, especially those more experienced than you. As the chief representative of your business and its brand, it’s your responsibility to connect and actively network with others, especially as you seek solutions to business problems, new customers and strategic partners and mentors. You need to join local business groups and attend conferences on the local, regional and national level, both for your industry as well as for entrepreneurs in general. In fact, now is the time to register for the 2011 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference, one of the largest gatherings of entrepreneurs in the nation.

4. Seek strength in numbers. The worst thing you can do as new entrepreneur is…