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The Importance of Words

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We are taught at a very young age as to how important words are.  Even at the age of 2, my mom was always repeating “Use your words, Steve”.  As we become adults, we forget sometimes how important it is to continue learning and expanding our horizons.  There were many years that I stopped reading non-fiction books, and so stopped learning and growing as an individual and a business owner.  Read More

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What Is An Entrepreneur?

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Welcome to the first, of what I hope will be many, entertaining and informative blog posts for www.steveloates.com.

Although it may be obvious from the URL – my name is Steve Loates 🙂 And I am an Entrepreneur.

So, what is an entrepreneur? According to Google an entrepreneur is “a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so.” That’a not a bad general definition, but I don’t think it catches the true essence. I much prefer this one. Read More