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

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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 Deal With Loneliness

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From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: How to be a Lone Wolf and not be lonely ------------ I talk a lot about being a "lone wolf". But I also make up my own definitions of the words and my definition of a lone wolf may be different than the popular definition of a lone wolf. The google definition of a lone wolf is: a person who prefers to act or … [Read more...]

How to Purposely Be Lucky

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From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: How to be a lucky man ----------------- I don't mean to brag but I recently realized how great my life is and how "lucky" I am. Before you call me arrogant pretty please hear me out..... I have recently returned from 4 weeks in the United States of America. For the last two weeks of my trip I was in Boise, … [Read more...]

How to Live a Life of Choice

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From the desk of Victor Pride Location: Dallas, TX --------------- After 18 months away I find myself back in the States for a brief visit. Family and friends, hi and bye, that type of deal. Visiting is fine and dandy but I won't have any regrets when I get on a transpacific plane and head back out into the wild. I don't have any "hard feelings" … [Read more...]

Will, Not Skill – 5 Success Tips From ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson

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From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: An effeminate fat kid turned himself into the most feared fighter who ever lived -------------- I've been reading Mike Tyson's biography Undisputed Truth. It's an extremely interesting book, one of the most interesting I've ever read. Most people know that Mike Tyson was a typical ghetto kid. He was in and out of … [Read more...]

Read This Before You Decide to Give Up

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From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: The Taxi Driver, The Schlub, The Winner and the Ghost ------------ In the taxi, the Vietnamese driver was complaining to me about how corrupt the Vietnamese government is. "We work so hard and we make so little! How can we live like this? Everything is expensive and we make so little, our money is worth nothing. A … [Read more...]

How to Create the Illusion of Wide Shoulders – The Secret Recipe for Narrow Guys

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Note from Vic: I've always had wide shoulders. Even when I was 130 lbs I was still very broad. I have wide clavicles. But what if you have narrow clavicles? Are you doomed to be always look narrow? Not even close. At the gym there are fellas with narrow shoulders - narrow clavicles, narrow bone structure - who appear to be as wide as a barn. They dwarf … [Read more...]

12 Tips to Help You Work From Home Like a Champion

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From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: How to kick butt from home -------------- "Wow, you're so lucky". That's what I always hear when I tell people I work from home. As if it was random luck that did all the work for me. I wear the same 7 cotton blended XL t-shirts every week. It's not luck that puts the t-shirts on my back. I went out to the … [Read more...]

How to Pitch Your Content to an Influencer

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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

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Note: This post has been narrated by Victor Pride, to hear the audio click the play button below. http://boldanddetermined.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/BeTheBoss.mp3 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...]