Our goal is to put in your home a bit of the magic that makes your city so special, and keep great little places loved and visited along the way.
My only capital when I started Trans Pacific Traders in 1946 was my accumulated military pay. What I did have was a willingness to research, find opportunities, and make deals. Fancy furniture and a large office would have to wait.
What if you build it, and no one comes? A great website, that is. Many times, a lack of website traffic is due to common mistakes that cause the search engines to penalize you.
If you are still on the fence about how to use social media to grow your small business, now is a great time to get started.
By all accounts, Small Business Saturday was a smashing success. Now, in order to kick the American economy into over drive, it's time to convert it from an annual event to a year-long one. That is why 2014 will be The Year of Small Business
If you're an entrepreneur, you've got your game face on. Every hour of every day is invested in your business and you're doing all you can to make it work. So why does Seth Godin, the godfather of modern marketing, believe that "the person who fails the most wins"?
With flu season in high gear, here are a few commonly asked questions for those in the corporate environment.
As a sustainably focused entrepreneur with the aspiration to create a kinder planet, coming together with so many outstanding individuals with similar passions was inspiring and invigorating.
I know I did not start my business so I could get more laundry done. I started my business so I could turn my passion into income helping other working moms make more money and live a healthy, more balanced life.
Being compassionate doesn't mean that we don't address issues that need to be addressed, like consistently poor performance. Sometimes the most compassionate thing we can do, which would be in the best service of all the stakeholders, is to let someone go.
In terms of diagnosis, it was a speech of great depth. In terms of prescription, it was ambitious. Clearly, he knows this Congress will not legislate his economic agenda. But he must set the terms of the debate, and I thought his terms were exactly right.
One of the most important principles I have learned is that you never should stop learning. Sometimes finding the answers to the really tough questions just can't be solved using the knowledge you currently have in your head.
As this year draws to a close and people look ahead to 2014, the phrase "I plan on pursuing entrepreneurship" is being heard around the world; in boardrooms and basements and everywhere in between. But what does that really mean?
If the House of Representatives passes ENDA, companies will be forced to think about developing best hiring practices to attract a more diverse workforce. Developing this type of environment inside the workplace isn't an easy task but can be accomplished with a few simple guidelines.
Essentially everyone I know has worked as a barista, including myself. So I understand that the barista is the unsung hero of the service industry. What I have issue grasping is why people insist on treating the slingers of their drug of choice so poorly.
You own part of the company (aka a share in the company). The price of that share can fluctuate given what people think the company is worth (or will be worth) and what they are willing to pay for a share.