Posts Tagged ‘recession’

Yes WE Can!

Posted in SUCCESS on February 7th, 2012 by Darren Hardy –

Who is the most important person involved in staging a global economic comeback?

  • The current President of the United States?
  • Whoever the next President is?
  • The Fed Chairman?
  • The U.S. Treasury Secretary?


The most important person for the future of the United States and global economy is YOU—the entrepreneur.

You have heard the statistics before, but they are worth repeating as it shows you the tremendous power and burden YOU have for making an economic recovery possible.

U.S. Small Business Administration reports that, small businesses are responsible for 58% of all jobs and half of the total GDP. 64% of all new jobs were created solely by small businesses over the past 19 years.

Small businesses:
• Represent 99.7% of all employer firms

• Employ more than 50% the private-sector employees
• Pay 44% of the total U.S. private payroll
• Have generated more than 64% of all new jobs during the past 15 years
• And create more than 50% the private gross domestic product
*statistics from U.S. Small Business Administration

Carl Schramm, president of the Kauffman Foundation says this, “Entrepreneurs, people who now create more than half the new jobs in America,are defining the new economy, not just here, but around the world. We could call the current era the age of entrepreneurial capitalism.

This new era is changing the face of what we think of as the entrepreneur as well.

Entrepreneurs over the next decade will be far more diverse than their predecessors in age, origin and gender.

If you are in the business of recruiting or selling to entrepreneurs this is very important information for you.

Traditionally entrepreneurs came predominantly out of the read more »

Enough Already!!

Posted in SUCCESS on March 9th, 2010 by Darren Hardy –

No more whining, bitching, moaning, griping and complaining.

At a social function recently, 90 percent of the chitchat I heard were whimpers about the economy, how bad Obama is doing and how much the health care plan sucks, ad nauseam.

Finally, I had heard enough and I blurted out, “In the ‘80’s when the economy was booming, did you get rich?”

“Uh, well, no” answered the small crowd’s speaker.

“But Reagan was president and still you didn’t? What about when Clinton was President? He created a big national surplus, certainly you got rich then?”

“If you were standing in the healthcare haven of France right now, as you describe, would you be any healthier than you are now?”

Silence was his answer.

“Look”, I said, “stop worrying about the national economy and focus on your own economy. Don’t worry about who’s running the White House and concern yourself with running your house better. The only health care plan that matters is your health care plan…  for you.”

In my observation, it is just as easy to fail in a good economy as it is in a bad one. And it is just as easy to get rich in a bad economy as it is in a good one. Why? Because the economy has nothing to do with it.

I know many good, capable, smart and hardworking people who have been whacked by unexpected consequences of the economic winter we are in. It happens to the best of people even in the best of times.

Instead, start read more »

SUCCESS magazine wants to hear from you!

Posted in SUCCESS on May 6th, 2009 by Darren Hardy –


We are working on our August 2009 issue which is themed – Overcoming Obstacles.

Here is what we want to know…
Have these challenging times provided a wake-up call for you? Has it given you a hard, long look in the mirror? What changes has it caused you to make?

Have those changes had a positive impact on your life, such as renewed focus and appreciation for your family, a grounding and strengthening of your relationships, the creation of a more efficient, thus profitable business, a return of attention to your health, the development of a healthier and wiser attitude toward wealth?

Tell us the positive impact the challenge of the past two years has had on your life. Write your comments in the section below…

Recession Gives Rise to the NEW Wealthy

Posted in SUCCESS on March 3rd, 2009 by Darren Hardy –

Strike while the iron is hot!

THIS IS the time of greatest opportunity for entrepreneurs.

I am serious – you need to heed this call to action. This is not some Pollyanna, head-in-the-clouds statement – this is a fact of history.


“Old money” failures give way to “new money” opportunities:

Every so often our capital structure “purges” and the existing deck of power, those holding and controlling the wealth, gets reshuffled. Those once-dominant institutions with existing critical mass, whose tentacles are deeply entrenched throughout the supply chain, controlling the market, get busted up.

I’m sure it also seemed like a terrible “crisis” when the dinosaurs died out – NOT for the smaller animals, that’s when they flourished! Pay attention… those that once ruled the earth are dying out and the top of the market kingdom is wide open!

Some of the greatest companies of our time were born during recessions or depressions:

Hyatt Corp., Sports Illustrated – recession of 1950s.
– recession of 1970s.
CNN, MTV – recession of 1980s.

16 of 30 Dow Companies – started in recession or depression.
Procter & Gamble, Disney, Alcoa, McDonald’s, General Electric and Johnson & Johnson.

See a Video on: Why Now?

New problems for entrepreneurs to solve:

Additionally, these economic shakeups create problems and social shifts. Problems are the food of life for the entrepreneur. The basic formula for entrepreneurialism is read more »

Important Video Messages from Darren Hardy

Posted in SUCCESS on December 16th, 2008 by Darren Hardy –

Important Message 1 — Media Madness

STOP THE INSANITY! It is time to take back control of your brain. You are continually being pumped with fear, worry and anxiety riddled messages. This could be having a profound impact on your creative potential and hindering you in ways you might not even be aware of. Watch the video below now.

Important Message 2 — Celebrate the Recession

Yes, you read that right! There are incredible opportunities opening up all around you… but you might be missing them! Learn the specific reasons why these are the most opportune times of our life, and how you can take advantage of them. Watch the video below now.

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