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Getting more sales and improving your handmade business is a big topic. Saying it can be done easily seems like a fantasy.

19-military-lessons-that-will-improve-your-handmade-businessThe road to wealth and improved business is not paved with infomercials. Unfortunately, the only thing you’re likely to get from watching those infomercials is dark circles under your eyes from lack of sleep. If you actually go to the seminar or buy the tapes, you’ll probably just have more debt.

However, I believe that hard work will take you places.

Today, I found this video by Valuetainment and I think it has some great advice that you can apply to your routine to improve your handmade business.

The first few minutes are about his experience in the military, and if you’re in a hurry, you can start on the 5th minute.

Here are 19 military lessons that will improve your handmade business.

  1. Managing Chaos – 5:29
  2. Mission Driven – 6:26
  3. Limited Resources – 6:53
  4. Multi-Task – 8:05
  5. Perform Under Pressure – 9:16
  6. Managing Risks – 11:19
  7. Thick Skin – 12:34
  8. Build a Tribe – 14:19
  9. Leadership – 16:45
  10. Learning Other Cultures – 18:02
  11. Adapt – 19:09
  12. Survivability – 19:56
  13. Independence – 20:02
  14. Strategy – 21:00
  15. Health – 21:07
  16. Preparation – 22:06
  17. Paranoia – 22:13
  18. Work Ethic – 23:02
  19. Discipline – 23:06

Apply these 19 lessons and they will make you improve your handmade business.

Steer clear of people that suggest your financial dreams are born of greed. Avoid get-rich-quick schemes, be ethical, never give up, and once you make it, be willing to help others get there too.

Gary Capps

I live in the one of the most beautiful places in the world on the Sunshine Coast in Australia with my wife and our 2 dogs, Poppy and Mia. Since 2009 I have helped over 15,000 handmade business owners to grow their business with our software and free tools designed for todays entrepreneurial artisan.

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