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3 Reasons Wantrepreneurs Fail at Entrepreneurship

Yura Bryant | Posted 10.03.2015 | Business
Yura Bryant

Being an entrepreneur is a fascination many wantrepreneurs want to be included within. They see all the attention and glamour and lustfully want to be included in all the celebration. What they don't see is the long process of work that goes into building your entrepreneurial foundation.

Trump's Tax Plan Is Justice for Small Businesses

Jamil Bouchareb | Posted 10.02.2015 | Small Business
Jamil Bouchareb

There's no doubt that Trump understands business, and he also knows that small businesses are creating a hefty amount of jobs. These high taxes are killing small businesses and making it hard for them to flourish.

From Healthcare to Taxes: The 2016 Elections and its Impact on Small Business

Jamie Sutherland | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Jamie Sutherland

Small businesses need the right mix of leadership, policy and support to thrive. There are about 28 million small businesses spread across America, each with its own set of agendas and priorities, so it is almost impossible to lump them all into the same bucket.

Moving On Up

Gregory P. Demetriou | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Gregory P. Demetriou

Oh boy, we are moving the company. This will be a major deal. After 14 years we have completely outgrown our facility.

Today, Everyone Better Think of Themself as an Entrepreneur -- Including You!

Steve Strauss | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Steve Strauss

You are an entrepreneur whether you own your own business or not, or whether you work for someone else, or not. You are an entrepreneur even if you don't work at all right now. You are an entrepreneur whether you want to be or not, whether you like it or not.

How Do You Create a Successful Business?

Yura Bryant | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Yura Bryant

Being a business owner will test you emotionally and mentally, so it takes a strong person to withstand the unpredictable nature of business ownership. Therefore, when you want to create a successful business, it would help you greatly to be equipped with certain qualities.

5 Benefits of Custom Cloud Solutions

Adam Greenwald | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Adam Greenwald

Organizations of all sizes are increasingly opting for cloud computing. Startups who move to the cloud can enjoy a myriad of benefits--including drastic cost savings, security and agility.

Why Persistence Pays Off When it Comes to Marketing

Josh Gershonowicz | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Josh Gershonowicz

Anyone who's ever operated a garage sale or lemonade stand knows the most important aspect of any business is having a product or service that people want. Not everyone, however, recognizes that a close second is making sure that product or service is marketed effectively.

The Beauty of Being Small

Tamara Holder | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Tamara Holder

I blinked in disbelief. What do you mean 95% of business fail within the first 2 years? It can't be! This shocking statistic was shared with me during a recent job interview. Besides the fact that I was floored, a deep gloom came over me.

Your HR Scorecard: Grading Your HR Pillar on the 9 Most Important Variables

David Finkel | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
David Finkel

I want to let you in on a business coaching secret - simple scorecards not only give you meaningful feedback, but more importantly, they automatically...

How a Solar Company Climbed off the Cliff's Edge and Found New Ways to Scale

Verne Harnish | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business
Verne Harnish

EthoSolar, a fast-growing commercial and residential solar developer, had a sticky situation to resolve. The company had retained an outside group to perform some sales functions. That group had asked them to change the way it marketed its offers to customers.

How Your Health Affects Your Business

Yura Bryant | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business
Yura Bryant

Your health is your wealth. Your business's success is dependent on you operating at a consistent high level. Properly take care of yourself so that you can build a successful business that takes great care of you.

A Simple 9-Variable Scorecard to Rate Your Company's Sales/Marketing Pillar

David Finkel | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business
David Finkel

I want to let you in on a business coaching secret - simple scorecards not only give you meaningful feedback, but more importantly, they automatically...

5 Reasons Why Coaching Is Essential to Business Success

Lauren O. Victoria | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Lauren O. Victoria

It crossed my mind that I've not just hired one coach this year, but four. Four business coaches. I have a coach for DIY PR, brand building, marketin...

3 Basic Mistakes Small Business Owners Make That Impact Revenue

Shanita Hubbard | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Shanita Hubbard

If you're a small business owner chances are you spend several hours per week developing strategies that will increase revenue. You're pouring in tons of hard work. I GET it.

Why I Let Go of My Thriving Business and Chose My Priority

Smita Singh | Posted 09.29.2015 | Women
Smita Singh

In every successful small business owners life there comes a point when they need to decide if they want to expand and turn their small business into a mid size business or if they want to stay a small business. When I had to make that decision, I decided to let go instead.

7 Things We All Hate About Performance Reviews

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

The performance review--it's a good way to help people understand where they're at, but at the same time, many employers do them so badly that everyone ends up hating them. Here are seven common blunders that we all hate.

How Mentoring Will Help You Perform

Rosalind Cardinal | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Rosalind Cardinal

Increasingly now in the Information Age, when we want answers we can find them everywhere. Online we find expert videos, blogs, articles and white papers, and offline there are books, newsletters and magazines.

The 5-Step Process for Implementing a Companywide Mentoring Program

Jamilah Corbitt | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Jamilah Corbitt

When done properly, mentoring is an effective leadership development tool that can increase employee retention and engagement. The mark of a true leader is measured by his or her ability to create more leaders. If you invest in your employees, they will invest in your company.

The Benefits of Accessing Your Desktop From the Cloud

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Ashley Wren Collins

Modern business is about ease, efficiency, and convenience. Your clients want to know they are being taken care of immediately, while your emp...

Are Machines Taking Over?

Alex Pirouz | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Alex Pirouz

As the industrial revolution makes way for the digital revolution, with machines performing ever more complex tasks and online platforms replacing bricks and mortar businesses, more and more jobs in today's economy will begin to disappear.

4 Ways to Stay on Top of Your Entrepreneurial Game

John Bowen | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
John Bowen

When you consider all of the feats you need to accomplish on any given day, you realize you're not simply an entrepreneur -- you're an entrepreneur athlete. As with any great athlete, the key to success is the right training regimen.

Three Ways to Build Creativity Into Your Business

Becs Miller | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Becs Miller

Creativity is such a loaded word, and one we see bandied around a lot as a way to get in touch with the soul, boost our businesses, express ourselves. But what, gasp, if we just don't feel creative? How do we build this into our business?

The Importance of Finding the Right Mentor

Nellie Akalp | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Nellie Akalp

If there's one thing I've learned over my career as an entrepreneur it's that good things are rarely accomplished alone. Success often hinges on getting the right advice or support from the right people.

The 4 Keys to Conscious Entrepreneur Health

J V Crum III | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
J V Crum III

THE 4 KEYS TO CONSCIOUS ENTREPRENEUR HEALTH If you want to make an important contribution to our world and achieve financial success, then you...