Category: Entrepreneur Insights

Top Entrepreneur Takeaways from Speakeasy San Diego 2017

Top Entrepreneur Takeaways from Speakeasy San Diego 2017

| April 30, 2017 | Reply

Last week, I had the good fortune to attend the San Diego Speakeasy event, hosted by Eric Berman and Travis Houston. It was set up for motivated entrepreneurs to get together, connect, share war stories, and learn from each other.   Here are the big ideas I took away to apply to my business. Get Leverage […]

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Get Comfortable Not Being Perfect

Get Comfortable Not Being Perfect

| January 16, 2017

http://StevenCox.com – As entrepreneurs, we strive for excellence and perfection. In this video, I talk about why it’s ok to surrender to being imperfect.

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Starting a Business From Zero

Starting a Business From Zero

| October 28, 2016 | Reply

The hardest part of building a business is that beginning stage. It takes a tremendous amount of grit, willpower, and tenacity to see traction. In this video, I share some of the pain starting from zero and the mindset you need in order to find the extra courage to power through.         […]

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How to Keep Great Employees

How to Keep Great Employees

| October 28, 2016

One of the keys to success for every entrepreneur is learning how to find and grow a team. In fact, if an entrepreneur cannot find people to share in the vision, he or she will have a tough time raising capital or building the business. In this video, I share what I’ve learned about keeping […]

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Being an Entrepreneur Matters

Being an Entrepreneur Matters

| October 28, 2016

I believe that being an entrepreneur is an incredible profession to choose. Creating an idea, bringing it to market, and getting the opportunity to change people’s lives for the better is a craft worth pursuing. It takes a lot of skill, perseverance, drive and a bit of luck to build a company that provides a […]

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When is the Right Time to Raise Capital?

When is the Right Time to Raise Capital?

| September 2, 2016 | Reply

Thinking about raising capital? It’s a long journey and not for everyone. There are right and wrong ways to go about it, and there are better times to raise vs. going at it alone. Here are my thoughts on when you know it’s the right time to raise money.  

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Running Through Walls

Running Through Walls

| January 6, 2016

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How to Have an Incredibly Productive Week in 4 Easy Steps

How to Have an Incredibly Productive Week in 4 Easy Steps

| January 5, 2016

http://stevencox.com – There’s 168 hours in the week. Here’s how you you can set yourself up for a week filled with accomplishment and success – all in just 20-30 minutes.

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Steven Cox Featured on Entrepreneur on Fire Podcast

Steven Cox Featured on Entrepreneur on Fire Podcast

| August 28, 2015 | Reply

I had a great time being interviewed by John Lee Dumas of Entrpreneur on Fire. Listen in and hear about my worst entrepreneurial moment, my big ah-ha, and a few awesome resources for entrepreneurs. To subscribe to Entrepreneur on Fire through iTunes, go here.

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Change Your Point of View – A Poem About Success

Change Your Point of View – A Poem About Success

| September 22, 2014 | 1 Reply

My good friend, Adam Hudson, just finished putting on an incredible event called Radius, for entrepreneurs. The whole concept is that by elevating your thinking, your radius widens and you can see things from a different point of view. Pretty cool, right? I attended last year and he asked me to say a few words […]

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The Journey of Success: 5 Guidelines on Life, Love, and Business

The Journey of Success: 5 Guidelines on Life, Love, and Business

| September 11, 2014 | Reply

The Delta Sigma Pi chapter at San Diego State University asked me to speak to them about what I’ve learned about success, personal growth, and business. Here are five things I’ve learned about life, love, and business. What’s great about these guidelines is that they can apply in every area of your life. They are […]

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A Goal Template for the Month: How to Get More Things Done

A Goal Template for the Month: How to Get More Things Done

| August 4, 2014 | Reply

Last week, one of my employees stopped by my desk and asked me if I had any recommendations on how she could better accomplish her goals during the upcoming month. She had been struggling figuring out what to work on and then taking action on the right things. Since it was the beginning of the […]

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AirBnB’s “Overnight” Success?

AirBnB’s “Overnight” Success?

| April 30, 2014 | Reply

In the Internet space, it’s so easy to get caught up in the big success story that comes piped in from Pando or TechCrunch that shows how a company went from zero to hero in an obscenely short amount of time. While it’s true that, on occasion, the ‘up and to the right’ explosive growth […]

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Use Doubt to Your Benefit

Use Doubt to Your Benefit

| April 14, 2014 | Reply

Doubt is one of those feeling that can be debilitating or serve a purpose when used correctly. Here’s an article on the subject I wrote for Fast Company. ** This article written by me was originally published in Fast Company magazine in April 2014 ** Doubt–at one point or another, every entrepreneur has experienced the […]

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Entrepreneur StartUp Questions (Part 2)

Entrepreneur StartUp Questions (Part 2)

| February 25, 2014 | Reply

In February 2014 Christy Wang, a student at MIT Sloan School of Management, interviewed Steven Cox, CEO and Founder of TakeLessons.com for her Entrepreneurship class. Here is the transcript of the interview. See Entrepreneur Startup Questons: Part 1 4. What makes a good startup business partner? Where can you find them? There’s a line that […]

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