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My “Wunder” Years As an Entrepreneur

Brett Wilder CFP® Entrepreneur and Author In my book, The Quiet Millionaire, I describe the four transitional stages of business ownership, which I term as the Wunder, Blunder, Thunder, Plunder stages. My experiences transitioning through all four stages as an entrepreneur provided me both rewarding highs and humbling [...]

By |2018-10-14T21:05:19+00:00October 13th, 2018|Transitional Stages|0 Comments

My “Early” Years As An Entrepreneur

  Brett Wilder CFP®, Entrepreneur and Author I'm sharing the story of my entrepreneurial journey with you starting from my earliest years because I believe that entrepreneurship must be born within someone as part of his or her genetic DNA. Only then can they be bred to achieve entrepreneurial success. Accordingly, not everyone [...]

By |2018-10-14T21:24:54+00:00September 30th, 2018|Business Owner, Transitional Stages|0 Comments

Five Emotional Questions Every Family Business Owner Must Answer

  Can you honestly answer these questions? As a family business owner and advisor, I've had to address for myself and other business owners tough emotionally charged questions. Here are five questions that every family business owner must honestly answer during the Plunder Transitional Stage and beyond. How long can I, or do I want to continue [...]

By |2018-10-14T22:30:51+00:00September 22nd, 2018|Mastermind Group, Transitional Stages|0 Comments

Five Ways to Create an Enriched Life Beyond Your Business

  As an entrepreneur, your behavior and daily activities should be congruent with your personal core values in order to create and experience an enriched life beyond your business. Moreover, your personal and business goals in life must be specific and conform as well with these core values. Otherwise, you'll feel dissatisfied, never be truly happy, [...]

By |2018-09-30T19:03:49+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Business Owner, Transitional Stages|0 Comments

Four Psychological Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Fail to Maximize Business Value

Most  entrepreneurs will not successfully build sufficient equity value to ensure a lifetime of financial security beyond the business. The following are four psychological reasons why entrepreneurs fail to maximize business value. 1. Denial of mortality Nobody plans to fail, but most people fail to plan. Most especially, nobody wants to plan for dying before dying, and [...]

By |2018-09-30T19:32:39+00:00April 28th, 2017|Business Value, Mastermind Group|0 Comments

How To Manifest Financial Success From Business Blunders

Making blunders in business can be painful emotionally and financially. I know this by first-hand experience, and in my book, The Quiet Millionaire, I explain how learning from making mistakes can make business success all the more sweeter.  As a business owner, I've had to reach down deep inside, fight with everything I had, and [...]

By |2018-09-30T22:07:46+00:00October 14th, 2016|Business Owner, Transitional Stages|0 Comments