“The best entrepreneurs I know worked in their field for a number of years first.”

Rick Spence is a business journalist who has been covering business success stories for over 25 years. He views entrepreneurship as the world’s most effective platform for personal, social and economic development. For over 15 years, Rick wrote a weekly column on entrepreneurship and innovation for the National Post and has also served as editor and publisher of PROFIT magazine. The author of Secret of Successes from Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies, Rick’s book was the first Canadian book on scaling a business.

“Make the call. Don’t overthink it. Don’t second guess yourself.”

Being an entrepreneur isn’t easy. Rick emphasizes the importance of prioritizing making an important call or sending an important email first thing in the morning to get it out of the way. Then you start your day feeling accomplished. He also discusses:

  • Solving problems and becoming a great entrepreneur
  • Motivating yourself as an entrepreneur
  • Building social capital
  • What makes a successful business owner
  • Working with mentors

If you want to learn more about Rick or reach out, check out the links below!

Website: rickspence.ca/
Twitter: twitter.com/rickspence
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/rickspence/

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