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2304, 2020

Looking to sell your business in 2020

By |April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Are you looking to sell your business during the COVID-19/Pandemic times?   We all know, including me, that a big recession is coming. And the reason I am stating this is only that I am looking into acquiring small businesses for the long term play. In all reality, most of the small businesses will fail. Now or in 6 months. I want to buy a great structured business, keep the [...]

1202, 2020

Advice For Your 2020 Goals

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Here's some advice from me to you for 2020. Write down all your mistakes from 2019 and call them lessons. Make sure you go over each one and do what you need to do to master them going forward. Our failures are what shape us in life. The greatest entrepreneurs and athletes of all time failed a million times before they succeeded. Think of how many free throws or passes [...]

1202, 2020

What Makes A Company Great?

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

I believe what makes a company truly great is profitability. In my opinion, many companies these days are focusing too much on having a friendly culture, appealing to sponsors and essentially the "politics" behind the business and venture capitalism. Many companies have lost sight of the ultimate goal of being profitable, first and foremost, and that means hitting those large sales numbers. This is the key differentiating factor that my [...]

1202, 2020

The Importance of Asking Questions Before Closing a Sale

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

It's not all about pitching your product or service from the very beginning. The best salespeople in the world don't sell, per se. They ask questions and listen to what people want. In my time as a business owner, I've heard a common misconception time and time again: that salespeople have the vocabulary, the looks and the hunger for money alone. I've been in business for myself my entire life, [...]

1202, 2020

Learn From Your Favorite Sports Teams And Apply It To Business

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Teamwork is defined as “the combined action of a group of people, especially when effective and efficient.”  Looking to sports for inspiration, you’ll notice that this is a common theme amongst all the best teams and athletes. Whether it’s soccer, baseball or even auto racing, they all rely on teamwork to advance further. The main objective is to win. But without a strong team behind each individual player, they wouldn’t [...]

3112, 2019

What are my plans for 2020?

By |December 31st, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Advice from me to you for 2020: Write down all your mistakes from 2019 and call them lessons. Make sure you go over each one and you do what you need to master them going forward. Our failures are what shape us in life, the greatest entrepreneurs or athletes of all time have failed a million times before they succeeded. Think of how many free throws or passes the greatest [...]

403, 2019

The importance of a morning routine

By |March 4th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Should you have a morning routine or should you carpe diem?   Entrepreneurs, business people, and executives, please read below. Everyone else, carpe diem on some adventure websites.   Well, let's start with the fact that I think is crucial to have a morning routine. The first 5-10 min will dictate your day, and the morning structure will map out your day.   What works for me? Every morning I [...]

202, 2019

Why should you start a YouTube channel

By |February 2nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Regardless of being an artist, an entrepreneur or even an expert, you should really consider starting a YouTube channel. I have been advised by many people that have attended some of my meeting or have been in the same meetings with me, to post some of the meeting to hopefully help some entrepreneurs out there. Some people say that YouTube is not as relevant anymore. Mostly due to the attention [...]

2601, 2019

From a professional athlete to a businessman

By |January 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I started playing team-handball when I was 11 years old. I played for Steaua, Bucharest. A lot of people here in the US have no idea about this sport. It's easily confused with the American handball (hitting the ball against the wall with your hands).Team Handball is quite complex. To get a glimpse of it, here is a youtube video showcasing the best goals: https://youtu.be/54C1l4njZME Anyhow, the point is that [...]

2101, 2019

Why I bought a Ferrari at 34?

By |January 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I really think that the world as we know it and especially the car industry will change very much and very fast due to technology. Is it cool to own a Ferrari at only 34? Yeah, of course, it is. Is it necessary for a very busy and active entrepreneur?... not really. But in life, I figured that I really don't want to have regrets. And I am not saying [...]

1909, 2018

Business Collective: Meet Adrian Ghila, Founder and CEO at Luxe RV

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

"Dream big, and then dream even bigger — imagine your company in 2-3 years and multiply that dream by 10." Adrian Ghila is a serial entrepreneur and investor. He is the founder of Earth Car Wash LLC, and the founder/CEO at Luxe RV, Inc. Follow him @adrianghila. Who is your hero? (In business, life, or both.) My dad. He taught me to think twice and speak once. I’m still working on that. He also taught [...]

1909, 2018

How Five Successful Entrepreneurs Prepared For High Growth

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Every successful startup is bound to experience growing pains. You’re attracting more clients, dealing with a heavier workload, and wondering how you’re going to accommodate all the new growth. But scaling up doesn’t have to seem so daunting, as long as you take the right steps before the increased demand. Below, five successful entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council discuss their best tips for managing growth. Know Where Your Efficiency Lies Adrian Ghila, CEO of [...]

1909, 2018

Why Delegation Doesn’t Work In Small Businesses (And What Leaders Should Do Instead)

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Nearly every book about business and every business guru will advise a small business founder or CEO to learn the art of delegation. I was one of the ones who believed that if I didn't delegate, I would never be able to grow my businesses or personal net worth. Surprisingly, I was let down most of the time by the agents I delegated to. And as usual, I blamed myself [...]

1909, 2018

13 Useful Retirement Planning Tips for Entrepreneurs

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Diversify and Never Retire Diversify your activities and most importantly, never retire. A true entrepreneur will never reach a point of full satisfaction. Plus, it’s my personal belief that retirement is really not good for you. Any entrepreneur should diversify and when your financials allow it, invest in real estate for your peace of mind. It is best to invest in a new development and in an area that you [...]

1909, 2018

Eco-Friendly Mobile Car Wash Arrives in Newport

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Earth Car Wash brings its mobile car wash, organic and biodegradable products, straight to where your car is parked.   Many people in Newport Beach strive to be eco-friendly, but sometimes it's hard to pinpoint how to go green. While some environmentally friendly options can be less convenient, more expensive, and harder to come by, a Newport Beach mobile car wash is providing an alternative. Earth Car Wash is designed to conveniently [...]

1909, 2018

12 New Tech Devices That Entrepreneurs Love

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Human-Carrying Drone We use drones in many aspects of our life. We use them for videos, delivering packages, defusing bombs and soon to fly us around. There is a company called Ehang that can soon make a huge difference is our lives, especially for the ones living in high traffic cities such as Los Angeles, C.A.   Source: https://tech.co/new-tech-devices-entrepreneurs-2017-04

1909, 2018

15 Ways to Ensure Your Customers Open Your Emails

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Be of Interest “If your company is not interesting to the receiver, it is almost irrelevant what tricks you use to have them open an email. I know that if I am interested in a product or service, I will open most of their emails when time allows it, based on priorities.”   Source: https://smallbiztrends.com/2017/09/ensure-your-customers-open-your-emails.html

1909, 2018

Bookkeeping Software: 10 Picks Worth Your Money

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Wave Accounting I recommend Wave Accounting as the best free accounting software for small businesses. Choose Wave from dozens of accounting software options for reasons like: price, flexibility and functionality. They have a really cool and functional new mobile app for your on-the-go expenses   Source: https://www.business.com/articles/scott-gerber-bookkeeping-softward-picks-worth-your-money/

1909, 2018

Top 10 Ways to Change Compensation Structure Without Causing Panic

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Create a Healthy Competition from the Get-Go   “As an entrepreneur, I don’t ask my customers for a raise. I expand, create, invent. It should be the same for an employee. Provide more in order to make more. When I find myself saying too many times things such as “thank you” or “great job” to an employee, a raise is needed. If I think or talk too much about one [...]

1603, 2016

What do successful grads think you should study?

By |March 16th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

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1503, 2016

Former student discusses success in the fashion industry

By |March 15th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

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1503, 2016

How do you best prepare for university?

By |March 15th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Focus on exam results. Etiam consectetur odio erat, quis mattis leo vestibulum non. Fusce ex ligula, tristique quis finibus sed, placerat sed libero. Phasellus convallis, sem ac tristique interdum, purus purus vehicula quam, ut fermentum sem orci in est. Aliquam leo purus, iaculis non condimentum hendrerit, vestibulum quis tortor. Vestibulum quis viverra felis. Vestibulum elementum magna ut diam placerat, in venenatis est egestas. Vivamus at libero auctor, ullamcorper libero condimentum, [...]

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