The Top 10 Challenges You’ll Face as a New Entrepreneur (and how to conquer them)


So you want to be an entrepreneur and leave the 9-5 jive forever? I don't blame you. I've been an employee and I've been an entrepreneur, and being an entrepreneur is way better. When I was an employee I was making 30k a year in salary. That 30k per year salary translated to about $17,000 per year money in my pocket. That's a pathetic amount of … [Read more...]

How to Pitch Your Content to an Influencer


Note from Vic: Recently my email inbox has seen an epidemic of people who want my help with their product but don't know how to ask me properly. When you ask somebody for a favor - somebody you don't know -  you aren't really asking them for a favor, you are pitching yourself. You're not selling your product, you're selling you. If you don't pitch … [Read more...]

How to: Be the Boss, Create a Job & Have a Soul


Note: This post has been narrated by Victor Pride, to hear the audio click the play button below. You've had the dream of owning your own business, being free, seeing the world, and making lots of money. But you eventually wake up from what you think is a pipe dream. You think it … [Read more...]

Why Small Businesses Fail (and how yours can succeed)


From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: Why businesses fail (and how not to make the same mistake) ----------------------- They say 90% of small businesses fail in the first year. What they don't take into account is that most "businesses" aren't business, they are delusions of business. How many times have you heard someone talk about a "ceramics" … [Read more...]

How I Make 10k Per Month Online


Boys, I get a lot of questions about how I actually make money from a blog. Today I'm going to tell you. I'm going to show you income and expense figures from last month. Why? Well...lately I've been searching for websites to buy. I've been looking for income producing websites or websites with promise. My goal was to buy a website for a modest … [Read more...]

The Minimalist’s Guide to Getting Rich (part 1)

From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: Minimize debt to maximize income 101 --------------------------- "Bills bills bills! I can't get rich because I have bills to pay!". Well then get rid of the damn bills and stop buying things. If you want to get rich you have to stop being a consumer or goods and services and start being a provider of goods and … [Read more...]

How Winning is Done


Morning, friends. And a beautiful morning she is. Ok, to be honest it's night time for me. I'm on the other side of the world at the moment. Bangkok, to be precise. But I did have a nice morning and I hope you do the same. On Bold and Determined I have said over and over again that losers will always try and take you down a peg or two. Self improvement … [Read more...]

How to Make Side Money with a Blue Collar Business

There are a lot of folks who read Bold and Determined and who are gainfully employed and plan to stay that way. Not everyone is cut out for the cut-throat world of entrepreneurship where sometimes you don't know if you'll be eating fresh Lobster or canned Tuna for dinner. Fine, no problem. But there is no reason why the gainfully employed should not … [Read more...]

One Little Secret for Becoming Successful


From the desk of Victor Pride Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Location: Bangkok --------------------------- There is one little secret you need to know if you want to make an income without a 9-5 job. It's a secret that everyone knows, an open secret, but is just so hard to grasp for some reason. What is the secret to making it without having a … [Read more...]

13 Reasons You Should Start An Internet Based Business

From the desk of Victor Pride Date: Monday, June 10, 2013 Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia ---------------------------------- We have all been there. Sitting in traffic, waiting to get to the job we hate, sitting in the office waiting for 5 o'clock, counting down the minutes to the weekend, which is never long enough. All the while dreaming we … [Read more...]