My name is: Dina Dwyer-Owens I’m an entrepreneur with a specialty in: Franchising and values-based leadership, i.e. Living R.I.C.H. (Respect, Integrity, Customer focus, &… Read more
Articles tagged ‘Multipliers’:
There’s no point in being an entrepreneur and doing it half-heartedly. If you don’t go at it full-bore, you get caught between two worlds with none of the advantages of either.
Back in 1978, just four years after I’d started being an entrepreneur, I went bankrupt because I just hadn’t learned enough yet to be successful. I went to see my bank manager, who was a very nice man, but he’d been a banker for 30 years, and it was the only world he knew. In our meeting, he said to me, “Why don’t you stop this nonsense? You’re a writer, you’re an artist. Why don’t you go back and get a job?”… Read more
I like having a big company. Many fun and exciting possibilities open up at this level. The only challenge is that I don’t like the feeling of big companies. I don’t like bureaucracy.
So how do you run a growing company yet keep the feeling of a small company?… Read more
Anyone who wants to create multipliers can do so. What it takes is a mindset that seeks out the multipliers in every situation.… Read more
While some people in our multiplier age are having a better, easier life, for many others, things remain difficult and seem likely to get even worse. They find themselves feeling cheated. Sure, there are always more things to buy — and at lower and lower prices. But being a consumer is not the same as multiplying themselves, feeling like there are two of them, or ten of them, or a thousand of them.… Read more