Do nice guys always finish last? How demanding do you need to be as small business owner to succeed? Is being jerk the only way you can make money? Let's discuss.

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Written by tcamba
685 days ago

Should we try to please everyone? I do not think we can please everyone. I do believe some jerks have desirable attitudes that is why most of them are successful in business. But I do think also that the top is the loneliest place to be when you have stepped on people's toes along the way , just to go directly to the top.



Written by engrmudasir
688 days ago

hello angelBiz, Loved your post. Quite awesome to read. I am running a very small buisness and i hope that your these points would help me alot.



Written by lyceum
690 days ago

Harry: Thanks for your comment. You made your point clear in your post! Keep up your great work! :)



Written by zubinkutar
693 days ago

You need to be a smart jerk to succeed in any business :)



Written by GaryBarzel
693 days ago

I remember reading a study that those who act like jerks are seen as being more powerful, confident, and competent than those who act more pleasant.



Written by AngelBiz
692 days ago

That is true, but there are better ways to do it than becoming a "jerk".



Written by bigmoneyweb
694 days ago

I have seen some jerks succeeding online like Donald Trump but I wouldn't agree with steve Job being a jerk because he had truly shown the world what it takes to succeed online.

Thanks for sharing!



Written by lyceum
694 days ago

You don't have to be a jerk, but you should stand up for your ideas! In some eyes that would bee seen as a rude behavior, but I don't care about that! ;)



Written by AngelBiz
692 days ago

Lyceum - Excellent point. That is exactly what I want to convey. You do need to be tough and stand up for your vision without being a "jerk" as described in the article.



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