Acceler8Success Cafe Monday 4.5.21

10 reasons why you haven’t started your business yet (and how to get past them)

You’ve been talking about starting a business forever, but (quite possibly to the increasing frustration of your friends and family) you haven’t actually done anything about it yet. 

So what’s it going to take to get your business out of your dreams and into your life? To help you identify what’s stopping you – and blast away any excuses – here are the top 10 reasons why most people put off starting their businesses. 

Find out what might be stopping you, so you can move past it and finally get your business off the ground at

Starting a Business in 2021? Nine Great Reasons to Explore the Culture Space

After the tumult of 2020, many people who lost their jobs are now considering turning to entrepreneurship to get back on their feet. Starting a business is an exciting and empowering way to earn a living, and many who go down this path are drawn in by the promise of freedom and flexibility.

However, entrepreneurship takes a lot of hard work, too, so it’s important to stay motivated and choose a field you know you’ll be passionate about for years to come. To help aspiring entrepreneurs stay focused and thrive, nine members of Rolling Stone Culture Council listed their reasons to start a business in the culture space this year and why. Read more at

Two Stages Every Entrepreneur Goes Through Before Becoming a Success

Every time we start a project or a new path, we expect the best results , without counting or evaluating the probable ones (they are probable and in fact necessary) obstacles that are going to be presented to us along the way, difficulties that will undoubtedly forge character in each of us and will shield us from life itself.

Now, do we really know what it means to be successful? Do we really know when we achieve the goal? It is almost impossible, we normally attribute success to fame and money, to worldwide recognition for an activity or achievement, in fact, the word success is increasingly used in high performance sports and in entrepreneurs with highly productive companies or, failing that, those in charge of very high positions in recognized companies such as, for example, Apple or Microsoft, who rarely show sacrifice, but who all applaud each new product.

But success, without a doubt, must go further, it is impossible that after so much struggle and effort, the long-awaited summit is only a mountain of recognition and goods, material and superficial things that will never give a true feeling of fulfillment. , if they are complete, in the face of what the greatest achievement of your life can mean. Are you really just waiting for money after such a long time and to be asked for a photo? Read more at

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

Grants and Incentives Available for U.S. Small Businesses and Startups

The United States has a global reputation for being one of the most business-friendly countries in the world, and is home to some of the world’s largest and most influential corporations—from Google and Amazon, to Tesla and Microsoft. However, despite the presence of these global brands, it’s the nation’s small businesses that keep the American economy alive.

Approximately 99.9% of all U.S. companies are small businesses, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). In addition, the United States is home to a wide variety of innovative startups, as illustrated by high startup density in locations such as Silicon Valley, Calif.; New York; and Austin, Tex., and particularly in high-value sectors such as technology, fintech, and marketing.

To maintain the nation’s leading position as a hotbed of entrepreneurship, federal and local governments have launched multiple initiatives and incentives to support small businesses and startups. What follows is an exploration of grants, benefits, and industry incentives available to U.S.-based businesses. Read more at

Welcome to The Social Geek Radio Network.

Get in touch with your inner geek. Jack Monson and many special guests discuss social media and digital marketing trends for brands, small businesses, and franchises. 

Social Geek Radio was listed as one of 20 Best Business Podcasts according to Emerge and was named to the Best Small Business Podcasts by Recently, Social Geek Radio finally made the Top 25 podcasts in the Marketing category of Apple Podcasts / iTunes.

Listen, download, subscribe to Social Geek Radio!

Starting or Buying a Business

So, you’re thinking of going into business for yourself. You have several options available, and all involve some degree of risk. Do you want to create a start-up operation? Perhaps you are planning on buying an existing business. Or, you may be considering the purchase of a franchise operation.

Each option involves some element of risk and reward. Whichever option you choose, however, owning your own business offers a chance at more freedom and greater financial rewards. Read more at

Build an Empire with Empire Business Brokers!

Small business and restaurant resales are on the rise making it an excellent time to consider owning your own Empire Business Broker office. Empire offers:

– Executive business opportunity
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– Growing database of buyers, businesses & franchises
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The Definitively Terrifying Rules of Serial Entrepreneurship

If you’re like me you probably have a pretty enthusiastic outlook on the idea of being an entrepreneur.

That’s good. You’re going to need that passion as the world savagely grinds you to dust over and over again until you’re wondering which way is up, why you started this, and what it all means.

As a military veteran who stepped away from the corporate world to plunge into a pretty wild array of enterprises (from e-commerce success to digital marketing, with a quick stop for a record-breaking zombie movie), I’m here to assure you of absolutely nothing. Read more at

Should You Be a Freelancer or an Entrepreneur?

Creating your own business is an exciting prospect. Whether as a freelancer or as an entrepreneur, there’s a thrill about ultimately being in control of your own career destiny. 

More and more people are leaving the world of salaried work and embarking on an entrepreneurial path. Yet with so many different ways to build a business, what type of self-employment is right for you? 

Are you a freelancer at heart, or were you born to be an entrepreneur? 

First, let’s take a closer look at each path. Read more at

How to Succeed as a Millennial Entrepreneur

We all have our unique entrepreneurial journeys. As a member of the millennial generation that now dominates the world population, it’s our generation’s challenge to build a better world through the products and services that we offer, and also through the values that our businesses stand for. 

This Herculean mission for millennial entrepreneurs comes with challenges that are unique to our generation. And when there are new problems, we are compelled to address them with new solutions, too. 

Learn five actionable steps that millennials can implement to help them overcome obstacles and forge their way to entrepreneurial success at

Connecting the Right Brands, People & Opportunities!

The uncertainty of 2020 created the perfect time to diversify and expand. After all, it’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention. To that end, Acceler8Success Group was formed mid-year, building upon Acceler8Success principles and methods that have proven successful since 2014.

Widely recognized as industry leaders & experts, Acceler8Success Group leadership have extensive experience as entrepreneurs in small business & restaurants, as senior-level executives within nationally recognized brands, and as franchisees within successful franchise systems. 

Members of Acceler8Success Group along with Strategic Partners have earned designation as Certified Franchise Executives, Certified Franchise Brokers, Certified Business Brokers and Commercial Real Estate Brokers. Positioned to deliver services within the U.S., Canada and other Global markets, languages spoken include: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German and Russian. Learn more at