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5 Things You Need to Know Before Starting Your Own Business

Jennifer Jane Young | Posted 01.04.2017 | Business
Jennifer Jane Young

I know we don't always want to admit to this but your business probably won't sustain you financially in the beginning. Even when lump sums do come in, they are often sporadic, so you can't really depend on them for your survival.

How Two Mama's Boys Changed the Game for Women Business Owners

Lucinda Cross | Posted 09.14.2016 | Business
Lucinda Cross

These men decided to fill a void in the economy based on the close relationship they each had with their mothers and the passion they watched their mothers dismiss because of lack of support, information and direction.

Millennials Key to 'Start Up' New Economy

Andrew D. Gillum | Posted 05.15.2016 | Business
Andrew D. Gillum

With the advances in technology over the past decade, the opportunity to attract and keep young talent has been more competitive than ever.

When Star Talent Grew More Powerful Than Capital

Roger Martin | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business
Roger Martin

Capitalists used to spend their time battling unionized labor for the spoils of their joint economic pie -- and generally capitalists were successful. Now their battle is with the high-end talent upon whom capital is entirely dependent to make the decisions that will make the company they own profitable or not.

Message to Fledgling Entrepreneurs: Don't Rely on Ups and Downs of Market to Guide Your Start-up Decisions

Jack Nadel | Posted 10.27.2013 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

I'm a member of the so-called Greatest Generation. When I was young, there was no time for college. There seemed only to be time for survival.

If You Don't Know, Now You Know

Aron Susman | Posted 08.04.2013 | Small Business
Aron Susman

Getting accepted into an accelerator is an exciting time for a startup. Visions of the program being the last piece of the puzzle to becoming a young, hip company loved by all enter the mind.

Presidential Candidates Miss the Mark

William K. Zinke | Posted 12.24.2012 | Fifty
William K. Zinke

Has anyone heard the candidates talk about programs that would enable people 55 and older to remain productively engaged in the workforce or to attend training programs that will enable them to do so?

Missing the Shots You Never Take

William K. Zinke | Posted 12.06.2012 | Fifty
William K. Zinke

With 30 years added to longevity in the 20th century, people 55 and older need to think about how they want to spend the rest of their extended lives and what chances to take.

iPhone 5 Review: The Top 10 New Features That Will Help Your Small Business Grow

Denise Gosnell | Posted 12.01.2012 | Technology
Denise Gosnell

I've had my iPhone 5 for less than a week, and I'm really glad I upgraded from my iPhone 4. I will admit, there are still a few annoyances, such as having to buy adapters to connect with my existing equipment.

Flexible Workplace Options -- Wave of the Future

William K. Zinke | Posted 10.30.2012 | Fifty
William K. Zinke

Some companies are already taking action to accommodate this coming wave of older workers, especially since Social Security reports an average retirement age of 62; others may be submerged by it.

A New and Fourth Stage of Adulthood

William K. Zinke | Posted 10.16.2012 | Fifty
William K. Zinke

We need to discard the negative attitudes about aging and recognize that we have a large and growing talent pool of older people who can significantly contribute to the country's economic growth and social well-being.