Published: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 02:39:30 -0500
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:01:24 -0500There is a recipe for everything including creating a successful business. Success is possible when proper steps are followed.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:53:01 -0500What's intuitively appreciated by a lot of people is the fact that almost any small-to-medium sized business can benefit from IT help. Companies are constantly looking for ways to economize on their costs - e.g.., perhaps by outsourcing IT professionals for one-time jobs instead of relying exclusively on the experience and talents of a single in-house IT professional. Sometimes, though, startups need help setting up their managed networks and they totally lack the kind of IT support to get them there.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:16:37 -0500It's easy for seniors to get into a negative mindset that prevents them from keeping up with the world, getting things done and enjoying life to the fullest. They may think they're too tired, too old or just don't have the skills necessary to embrace a can do mindset.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:38:20 -0500The craft brewing industry is exploding across the United States. In 2015, craft breweries took 21% of the beer market share as well as taking home $22.3 billion in sales. Many people think there are still more opportunities in new brewery startups across the country. So where do entrepreneurs find the startup capital to open a brewery? There are many more options available today than there was just a few years ago.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:52:27 -0500To actually start a business can be exhilarating, exciting and also exhausting at times. Precisely this is the reason why it is so refreshing in hearing words of encouragement and support from people who have already done this before and also succeeded. Below is a list of some of the tried and tested startup advice that will help you a great deal.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:23:53 -0500It's a good thing that you've effectively executed your great idea and have come a very long way in your business. However, you still have a longer way to go. A careful assessment of what it took to get to this point will most definitely feature the strong support of one or more people.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:07:17 -0500The truth is that not everyone is a trailblazer, but the success odds remain high for the determined and those who choose to surround themselves with other trailblazers. A huge number of people dream of making it from a startup to success and riches, but you would need to have what it takes to actualize this dream. The approach you take with regards to your dream is what will determine how fast you move from being an employee to the successful entrepreneur you dream of becoming. But then how can you start working towards that entrepreneurial success?
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:17:40 -0500Are you a professional providing great service but do not have as many clients as you wish? Do you have expert knowledge about a field of expertise but are invisible to your target audience? Are you one of those people who know they can make a difference in people's lives but are struggling to get more clients?
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:31:02 -0500Getting funding for the start-up business can become a daunting task, especially if you're not a seasoned entrepreneur. Luckily for you, there are several ways to find needed initial capital. One of the sources is Angel Investors. So, who are they? How to find them? And what are positive and negative sides of working with them?
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 08:56:43 -0500Pricing a product is one of the essential steps in achieving the success of an enterprise. The entrepreneur should carefully select a pricing system that suits the description and stage of a business development. Thus, when a product is new and is about to be introduced into the market and attract customers, the pricing system to be adopted by the entrepreneur must be different from when the product is seasoned in the market and has already won many clients. However, to be able to determine the total cost of an item, two main components must be considered. These are Variable cost (direct costs or production costs) and Fixed costs (indirect costs also called "overheads").
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 08:33:10 -0500Would you go to movie that advertised that their cast was just average? How about going to a restaurant that prided itself on okay service and food? Looking at those statistics how do you feel about your situation? Are you struggling right now because you have been just getting by? Have you settled for comfortable instead of financial freedom? How often have you accepted just being good enough?
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 08:53:53 -0500If you are human, you have done it. You compare yourself to other people.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 13:35:00 -0500In a recent coaching session with a client, I noticed that the client was concerned and worried about how she was going to generate sales by first wining the trust of prospects buying from her company. This may have happened to you too- You know that you have a great product or services and you are absolutely confident that it will serve your customer's best interest, but you are worried about the doubts and questions prospects are having towards your company. Questions like, "Can I trust this person or this company?
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 15:23:33 -0500The age of the entrepreneur is upon us, but there are many things that separate entrepreneurs from want-repreneurs. Hear from a few Delaware Valley area business owners about the lessons they learned the hard way regarding the surprising and sneaky aspects of business ownership that sometimes catch entrepreneurs off guard, and the business revelations that are better to learn up front than in hindsight.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 08:09:36 -0500Have you ever thought of befriending Bill Gates? Mark Zuckerberg did even before Facebook became a legend. Reaching out to dream list mentors is not easy, but it's definitely doable. This article reveals how you can do so.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 08:08:22 -0500It's respectable to be a game-changing entrepreneur. But to sustain your impact to the world, you need to take care of yourself first. Here's 3 reasons why entrepreneurs should take vacations.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 08:06:10 -0500It's crucial to seek help from experienced mentors if you want to succeed fast. But the way people reach out to mentors are destroying the potential relationship. Here's the #1 thing you must do to secure your mentorship spot.
Sun, 04 Sep 2016 09:40:19 -0500Many a deal with the potential to make a difference for dealmakers and for the world has been soured by a single personal characteristic. Working with several entities who want to help entrepreneurs succeed has brought this deal killer to light again and again.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:51:34 -0500I taught the difference between these two concepts some 3 years ago for a bachelor's programme. Recently, the concepts came up again in my own studies of Creativity and Entrepreneurship. I decided to share my thoughts on it in this article as I am fascinated everyday by the depth of innovation I see with new businesses in my own country.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:24:54 -0500Are you willing to follow these 6 business investments in order to achieve your dream of success? Investing in your business is fundamental and taking these steps now will save you a lot of time, effort and money in the long run.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 11:45:08 -0500Think about some of the most famous and successful entrepreneurs in the world today. In a sea of businesses and startups, chances are, you listed only a handful of names. That's despite the fact that many business owners and leaders out there are out there making sound business decisions every day.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:26:23 -0500It's a good attempt to aim at setting up an enterprise. However, youngsters must also consider some relevant factors which can help them materialize their dream of having their own businesses. When tailored properly, these factors will serve as the fulcrum for a perfect start of an industry.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:21:00 -0500Fulfillment companies are changing the way that business is conducted, allowing businesses to use outside employees to do the processing of orders. This removes responsibility and saves money.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:35:18 -0500Every good business must have a roadmap that tells exactly how the company is, its potentials and makeup. This important document serves as a guarantee for assistance by any technical or financial institution. It is thus imperative that young entrepreneurs consider developing their own business plan for their enterprises.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:57:09 -0500Choosing to start a business as a freelance taxi driver must be taken with complete consideration. There are so many important factors to take into consideration to make sure you enjoy the profitable experience you are hoping to enjoy now and moving forward.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:05:19 -0500For company owners, the people who have been hired on and trained are generally among the highest value business assets. They will play the greatest role in determining brand images and the directions that businesses go in. Thus, it is definitely beneficial to regularly invest in the growth and development of these individuals. By doing so, it is often possible to significant increase their potential and their overall value. Following are several things that you can do to start nurturing this organisation in this all-important area.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:44:33 -0500Anis Qizilbash employed simple strategies to break the barriers of a common myth that it takes big talking to become a sales expert. In the last eighteen years, she has generated millions in revenue. Anis gradually became a top sales specialist with a different approach. The founder of Mindful Sales is making waves by doing what she feared.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:37:41 -0500When is the last time you were fortunate enough to work with an expert? If you are like many newly minted entrepreneurs, you may not recall. For many of us who are swimming in the increasingly diluted bowl of small business owners, the truly skilled, qualified and well trained are few and farther between! These ill equipped "experts" often fail to deliver and fizzle out when up against a real challenge. Which then creates numerous, delays, downtime, disappointments and momentary disillusionment of the desired destiny. The result of which is this checklist.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:16:46 -0500You're working away, when *ping!* An email arrives in your inbox. You can hear it. You can see it. It's BEGGING you to look at it. And *splat* goes your productivity...
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 09:44:42 -0500Entrepreneurs are the front line warriors that push the human race forward. Often though they over-exert themselves in an unnecessary that kills their best intention in the world. This article explains 3 most common mistakes you might be making that's killing your productivity.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 07:52:49 -0500One of the biggest mistakes newbie entrepreneurs make is to "do it all" for too long. But if there's one skill that separates the rich and the poor, it's the power of leverage. This article explains how you can tap into it.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:18:43 -0500Entrepreneurs and small business owners often feel lonely and precarious on their perch as the leader of their business. Keeping the team and themselves motivated despite seemingly overwhelming challenges can be a daunting and draining daily task. Putting on a brave face and smiling can go a long way in keeping the team working. You may be convinced that they would bolt if they were to comprehend just a small fraction of your fears.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 09:31:07 -0500Every successful entrepreneur has mastered seven basic skill sets to build and expand their business empires. From the small mom and pop operations to the FORTUNE 500 giants, these seven skills will put your business on the road to the riches.
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 09:44:07 -0500After 30-35 years you are on the verge of retirement, and the most pressing questions on your mind and other around you are "How do you plan to spend your retirement?" "What's next for you?" You have always pondered those questions but shrugged them off because at the time there was no need for an immediate response; retirement was still some years ahead. Suddenly like a thief in the night, retirement is here. What are your plans?
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 09:07:02 -0500Would you like to double your income and work a lot less? Of course you would. The only question is, "How can you do it?
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 09:00:12 -0500One of the most important things you necessarily need to do to grow your business as a coach, speaker and consultant - or if you are into the business of helping people, is to engage what I call "Marketing Partners". One of the mistakes I made when I newly started in business as a speaker, coach and consultant, was that I tried doing everything by myself. And the consequence was that I was worn out, I was stressed and could not get the results I truly desired.
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 07:57:20 -0500The Make in India initiative started by the Indian Prime Minister has begun showing results. Some of the multinational companies have shown interest in this initiative. In order to further the cause, the government is taking a few steps to improve the investor confidence. In this article, we would be listing out 10 interesting points about the Make In India initiative.
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 07:00:49 -0500After graduating with an MBA, I thought I had figured out the way to ensure entrepreneurial business success. Up to this time, I had failed twice in operating a pair of businesses (an online travel agency and a network marketing business). One of the things that I did not value during this time was having a clear and focused plan.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 15:44:19 -0500When you open a promotional products franchise, you want to make sure to hit the ground running as soon as the doors open. Consider these five tips that will help you do exactly that and get closer to your goal of opening a successful promotional products franchise.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 07:16:43 -0500'Women entrepreneurship' is like a discipline for a child that begins at home. Women have been entrepreneurs in different ways. A house wife is an entrepreneur as she manages her time, strategizes and plans on ways to secures her children's future, passionate about her home and family and wears so many more different hats for a successful life.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:33:19 -0500Staying motivated and focused on your business can be difficult at times, especially for new entrepreneurs. People often get worked up owing to work pressure, lack of initiative and direction. Presenting top motivation tips for entrepreneurs to ensure you stay focused and grow your business:
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:15:21 -0500Small businesses often launch with manual processes that the owner and the initial support team create. As the business grows, processes become more complex and more people are added to manage the business. Occasionally, these manual processes are augmented with standardized accounting packages and computer spreadsheets. This combination of manual processes cobbled together by spreadsheets is both the enabler for continuing existing operations and a constraint against achieving profitable growth.
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 11:36:11 -0500Learn How To Create Your Own Economy Despite Hard Economic Times. I strongly believe that you are going to find this article both eye-opening, refreshing, challenging and true because practical research and facts have been considered to ensure that you get to receive help from it.
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 09:45:59 -0500Kickstarter is one of the most popular crowdfunding solutions available, but there are issues with its use like all other platforms. Using a fulfillment company is one solution to a difficult issue.
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 07:28:39 -0500While there are successful examples of young innovators like PC Musthafa (iD Fresh), Sampriti Bhattacharyya (Hydroswarm) and Vijay Sharma (One97), the harsh reality is that an inordinately large number of start-ups fail. That's the reason why academic institutions and organisations must assist and support the development of entrepreneurs in order to ensure high survival rate. Young Indian entrepreneurs are making headlines with regularity. After an entire generation of cautious Indians who viewed entrepreneurship with suspicion-preferring stable and predictable careers in government service, banks, as doctors, lawyers and engineers-the tide is turning.
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 07:23:57 -0500Just a few days ago I was reading a column by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas Friedman in which he stresses upon the need to get millions of American kids, not just the bright ones, excited about innovation and entrepreneurship again. This in order to prepare a million new businesses that won't simply give brief roadway occupations, but steady jobs that keep America on the cutting edge. To accomplish that, Friedman further made a suggestion - ensure every American kid knows about National Lab Day, get the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship to every middle and high school teacher and bring every...
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 12:59:08 -0500Dubai is known to be the commercial hub of United Arab Emirates. It is not only a major attraction for smalltime entrepreneurs from around the world dreaming to form a company in Dubai, but also a nesting place for leading companies wanting to expand their operation in the Middle East and African regions.
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 09:45:55 -0500Small business owners and entrepreneurs wear many hats to get all the work done to run their businesses. As the business grows, others join the team in a variety of capacities and a core team develops. Each team member also wears several hats and they often cover for each other as workload increases and pushes time and capacity to the limits. Even with just three members in a core team, maintaining the alignment with your goals, policies and practices can be difficult.
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 07:35:16 -0500Okay so, as a business consultant I work with a lot of start-ups with great ideas, and I'd like to give you an example of one, and how those entrepreneurs would hypothetically go about launching their business strategically and getting it off the ground. This business model is a Smartphone APP company that would allow people to vote via smartphone or participate in government run surveys using their high-tech companion. Let's talk shall we?
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 15:38:20 -0500Going into business with family is great - unless you're looking to grow. Family businesses are fine, if you're going to just ear a living: think of Dad's Shop, O'Malley Family Restaurant, or Dad and Sons Moving. If you want to start the next Starbucks or McDonald's, read on.
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 12:49:10 -0500Don't get blinded by the wonderful prospects in the hotel industry. You need to take extra precautions to ensure you don't end up making a bad deal.
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 07:07:55 -0500If you look at top business achievers, you will find one common denominator: They didn't do it all alone. High performing entrepreneurs and business owners know that to truly excel requires guidance and support. Are you wanting to be a high-performer? If so, you might be wondering what kind of guidance do you need exactly? Do you need a mentor or coach?
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:40:58 -0500Just because you have a dual-signed letter of intent does not mean your business sale is going to close. This article examines the number one cause of deal failure, a poorly worded letter of intent that stacks the deck in favor of the buyer.
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:09:35 -0500The App market has always been popular especially as a marketing tool for businesses but for many it has seemed out of reach, even if you have a fantastic idea for an App, many people have no idea where to start, who will build the app and even if they can afford to pay for an App to be built. There are different categories of Apps and these include Games, Social networking, lifestyle which may include dating and travel, productivity, News, Entertainment and the utilities Apps which may contain notepads, calculators, anything that may make a...
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 11:44:27 -0500When you sell your business, it is to your great advantage to remove owner perks from your Financial analysis for purposes of improving the valuation of your company. You can not expect to get this highly leveraged bump in value and to retain those perks post acquisition.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:54:56 -0500Overcoming the decision-making plight is a three-step process: Define the time frame - Setting a clear timeline and forcing yourself to take action within those set boundaries will help keep you from further procrastination. Gather information - If you feel that you are not knowledgeable on the topic, gather additional information from an expert or another team member. This will allow you to understand the details of the situation and feel more confident in making a decision.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:21:56 -0500YOU have a unique blueprint that is encoded with your calling to be able to make your Dreams come true. Never give up is one of the secrets.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 09:09:56 -0500Your work can represent eight hours of your day, which is a third of your life. It's important to enjoy your work as much as you can to live a happier life.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:43:42 -0500Everyone experiences fear in their lives, even the most successful entrepreneurs out there. The people who became entrepreneurs have had to face and overcome their fears before they became entrepreneurs.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 07:34:09 -0500As you mastermind with other entrepreneurs and notice their success, do you often get overwhelmed and doubtful about your success, wondering how long it will take you to succeed? Have you been feeling like you're working hard but you still don't think it's good enough and you just don't know what to do? There's an evil culprit there trying to sabotage your prosperous lifestyle and I know it all too well. This will help shed clarity and a bright light of awareness on how to overcome.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:40:40 -0500The saying goes, "if you build it, they will come." But when they come, what will you do? There comes a time in the life of all successful small businesses when the owner can't handle all the tasks herself. Most try, because hiring someone is a big decision, and can be very costly; but in the end, running all aspects of the business is unrealistic and impossible for a single person. The following article will put this into perspective for you.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:36:52 -0500Going into business is a major life decision, which most entrepreneurs find easy to do; they follow their passion and open a business related to that passion. However, many people start a business for the wrong reasons. Read below to help you decide if you truly have the entrepreneurial spirit or if you simply want to make a living doing a hobby.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:33:08 -0500Starting a business is a lot like having a baby. You create it, you name it, you hold its hand to reach success. But unlike with a child, many business owners forget that at some point, they need to let the bird leave the nest. Businesses, if successful, will take a life of their own; and you, as an entrepreneur and "business parent", need to learn to allow it to succeed, rather than stunt its growth because of your own selfishness. Read on to get details on what you can do to learn to let go.
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 10:53:03 -0500Choosing an appropriate fulfillment center for your business is crucial to happy customers as well as increased profits. A fulfillment center with a warehouse on the east coast as well as the west coast is the best bet for most merchants.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:13:50 -0500If you want to run a successful business you have to plan for the future. You should have weekly, monthly and yearly goals. Most importantly it takes action to be successful with those goals. Here are seven things you can do every day to become a better entrepreneur and accomplish all of your goals.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 12:33:00 -0500The article talks about the ways of overcoming some common challenges that one can face while undergoing the transition - from an office job to entrepreneurship. Also, it discusses how to become a successful leader in entrepreneurship program.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 10:19:12 -0500We make decisions all the time. It is these decisions that shape our life and make us who we are. However, not all decisions carry the same weight.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 07:51:23 -0500If you plan to start your own business, you'd better have these 5 attitudes of every good business owner! Having these will surely put you on course to success.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:07:34 -0500Most who aspire to launch a business venture must overcome significant adversity as they build their dream. It is safe to say that none faced a steeper uphill climb than Madam C.J. Walker, the orphaned daughter of freed slaves and a former laundress who became America's first female and first African-American self-made millionaire. Born Sarah Breedlove in Louisiana in 1867, Madam Walker founded her hair care products company, the Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company, in 1905.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 12:32:56 -0500The perfect dream of working in a secure job these days is slowly and increasingly getting popular according to the number of people who are looking for other ways of making an income outside of their jobs. A lot of people have become aware of the ever increasing job demands which are overwhelming when compared to what the pay is and it does seem that it is becoming an exhausting experience from putting more time and effort than ever before and not get any time for family life and just live a moderate lifestyle.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 11:45:12 -0500You can change history. It's not just about the past, but what will happen going forward. Many people think of history as only being past-tense, but everything we do, every minute of the day, can rewrite what becomes the past. Things that haven't happened yet are things that you can be the author of.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 11:05:52 -0500If you are thinking of purchasing a business in India expecting it to be cheap and easy then you are in for a surprise. It's true that business regulations in India are relatively lax as compared to those in the West. However, the Indian economy is steadily becoming stronger and consumers expect nothing less than the best quality.
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 14:00:13 -0500Ideas are the foundations of businesses. Most people get inspired daily to start one type business or another from the ideas that stream through their minds, but going about it is, usually, the problem. These six pronoun words treats the issue with fanfare!
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 06:23:27 -0500Sure, we all want and need currency and money of some sort to live in this current world and immediate existence. But, what about currency, genuine capital and trade medium for what is beyond and the genuine long run that is "beyond the pale of human understanding". Being a successful businessperson in this world is all fine and good, but what about the deeper questions and answers we all have to face?
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:21:00 -0500This article explains how to become a great startup leader. Also, it discusses women entrepreneurship.
Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:51:38 -0500What is the strategic link among abundant resources, human development and economic development? What is the critical and strategic connection between human capital and economic progress? Why does income inequality persist in spite of significant economic growth? What are some sure paths to social mobility? What are some sure paths to the middle class-the most critical stabilizing force in all societies? Some answers to these nagging policy questions loom large and inform current debates on prudent policy options to cope with the intractable problem of high unemployment of graduates from institutions of higher learning in developing nations in general and in Sub-Saharan Africa in particular.
Wed, 06 Jul 2016 14:42:50 -0500Your reality has you handcuffed and you have stalled, flat lined, maybe even started the slow, easy spiral of death. Death caused by living in your current reality vs. living in the future.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 11:21:28 -05001) Don't take "no" for an answer. When you start planning something really big, you can expect to encounter big resistance - people telling you it will never work and rejecting your ideas. Stick with it! Don't take "no" for an answer. When people tell you no, or tell you that your idea can't be done, take note that the path you started down hit a roadblock but keep your focus and find a new way forward. Maybe your product does need work. Maybe you're talking to the wrong market. Maybe the packaging isn't right. None of these mean that it won't succeed; it simply means that you have to go back to the drawing board on some aspect of your idea to find that "yes."
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 10:15:40 -0500These days lot of debate is going on to choose best between 'Start-up Culture' and Corporate Culture. Start-up Culture in terms of critics is a bad choice and according to them it literally means 'All fun and No work'. First we need to understand what a start up culture is. Start Up culture is an office environment where there is flat hierarchy, open communications and creativity finds the place in troubleshooting in contrast to corporate culture where there is defined hierarchy and policies.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:48:34 -0500Overseas businesses generally have a hard time competing with US businesses with regards to price if the customer is based in the United States. Huge shipping charges negate any savings that could be seen through cheaper manufacturing. Now US fulfillment companies are leveling the playing field.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:57:36 -0500Hard work is important. Those who work hard and are consistent with their work are much more likely to achieve the things that they want...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:01:02 -0500Self employment can be categorized within the form of the status in the labor market that can cover a vast range of activities. There are various reasons as to why individuals may go for the option of self employment and this is why the group might be heterogeneous. On the one end, the self employed individual can be seen as a single, entrepreneurial employee having micro businesses whereas, on the other end, a possible spectrum is that a group may comprise those people who tend to fail in finding an appropriate paid employment prevailing within the current market conditions.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:17:37 -0500A strong work ethic is important for all workers, especially the entrepreneur. Not ever has a strong work ethic nor knows how to develop their work ethic. Here are some suggestions about the importance of a strong work ethic and how to develop it.
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 07:06:58 -0500One of the most asked questions I get is "should I set up my business as a Limited Liability Company (LLC) or an S-Corporation (S-Corp for short)?" And the short answer is - it depends.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:47:20 -0500Unfortunately, it takes a lot more than a great idea to launch a startup and much more to make it a successful one. There are thousands of would-be entrepreneurs out there with brilliant ideas that simply didn't take because of funding issues, a bad marketing strategy, or any number of other reasons.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:34:45 -0500Catering for events can be a lucrative business for many. However, there are many things to consider and responsibilities to cover before you can fully establish an event planning company. This article will help you to do so.
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:23:43 -0500Investing is commonly expressed in business, but college institutions also make investments with student-athletes. An investment is not limited to money. I'll explain similarities in the investment process between athletics and the typical business.
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:41:44 -0500Do you know the one thing you should never rely on? Motivation. Why? Because your motivation changes faster than David Beckham's haircut.
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:09:21 -0500Game of Thrones season 6 is over. It's gone so fast. And the last episode was amazing.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:33:52 -0500All business has and must have a certain amount of risk. How well do you manage risk? The largest risk is financial and can make or break a business
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:46:40 -0500So, you've thought about making a change and being your own boss... and you've probably second guessed yourself and been frightened off by the lack of 'security' and 'guaranteed income' that a JOB brings... Well, I'm here to tell you that the security of fixed employment in a large company or well-known institution is a myth. I used to believe the myth for quite a while, even when moving from project to project, but thankfully my entrepreneurial spirit kicked in and I saw the light! (and the freedom!)
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 10:46:37 -0500Becoming your own boss means that you create your own business. You are going to have to take responsibility for your business and you have to be willing to take risks. That said, here are 6 reasons why you should be your own boss.
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:16:17 -0500Some entrepreneurs do not want to start a non-profit business because they feel their goal is to make money. The fact is that the right kind of non-profit can generate far more revenue that a for-profit business. The word "non-profit" does not mean "no money".
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:21:19 -0500When you don't make a decision you forfeit control. It's weird. Many small business owners tell me that one of the main reasons they started their business was for control.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:02:02 -0500As an entrepreneur, you can lose everything you've worked for almost instantly. It can happen to anyone. It can happen to YOU. Here is a strategy to safe-guard your business.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 07:59:54 -0500As an entrepreneur, there will be times where you feel like giving up. You will encounter numerous setbacks. But it's how you deal with these setbacks that will define your success or failure.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 07:52:44 -0500Most entrepreneurs set up businesses which don't allow them the freedom to "live their lives". They get the work-life balance completely run. This can have negative consequences on your personal relationships. Trust me, I'd know. However, I'm going to tell you what I now do (and what YOU should do, too) that allows me to take time off work, whilst being safe in the knowledge that I'll still always be making money.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 07:50:49 -0500Whilst business books can be a great source of information, many people spend too much time reading and not enough time taking action. They believe they won't be ready to implement anything until they've read "x" amount of books on the subject. This article will give you a killer tip on how to instantly DO something that will grow your business and make you more money.
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 14:54:48 -0500The journey of an entrepreneur can be tough, but the end goal can make the journey well worth it. All successful entrepreneurs have particular traits and you may have them too.
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 09:34:33 -0500If you plan on striking out on your own to start a new company, you'll find that there are ample resources that are designed to guide entrepreneurs through this process. Starting a company is cheaper and easier than ever before given the ability to leverage the Internet in order to effectively connect with people while minimising your operational and outreach costs. There are, however, a few important things you have to do to ensure that your startup is a success.