Overtime protections are a fundamental part of being a worker in America. If an employer asks you to put in extra hours at work, your employer should pay you extra, too, regardless of whether you receive an hourly wage or a salary.
The biggest challenge with respect to raising capital online is making your project stand out from the pack.
Beyond using credit cards, personal savings, retirement accounts, and reaching out to friends and family, there are many ways to get the capital you need to run your business.
Whether it's driving a clunker, or couch surfing instead of renting your own place, the necessities of making the entrepreneur lifestyle work can look like failure from the outside. But the bridge to success is built with sacrifice; personal and financial.
In this article I wanted to go into greater detail about "business controls" by giving you a list of 21 concrete examples of business controls. Read through the list. It will give you a clear grasp of what controls are and how they fit into the plan of scaling your company.
When I look back at my career, there are a number of things that have contributed to both my success and failure, one of those is setting up my businesses to be legally sound and protected.
Every year some 150,000 to 300,000 businesses owned at least in part by Boomers have owners that hit retirement age. Together they employ millions of Americans. Like many other retiring Boomers, we worried A Child's Place might be downsized by a new owner or have to close.
I chased every lead to market my business online. I didn't know where to put a majority of my efforts. And I spread myself thin because I was driven to make this work. After months of trying and failing, I finally hit a turning point that made my business profitable.
For my pajamas I choose the softest, lightweight cottons, and if possible made with organic fabrics. Pajamas for children have to be comfortable, and keep the body temperature uniform throughout the night.
You hear a lot about people making money by renting out rooms on AirBnB, but what really goes into being a great host? Here is how I run a small AirBnB guest house in Guatemala.
A conference or any other marketing/networking strategy is only as good as how you leverage the opportunity.
Maybe I was experiencing some crazy postpartum psychosis, because when my daughter turned three months I decided to take my coaching business online. I literally worked with my baby in one arm and my laptop in the other. A decision and journey I'm so thankful I started on.
What will be the next startup to arrive, the next lesson to be learned in the neighborhood as important to New York's own business history as the city itself? I don't know yet. I can't wait to find out.
Many businesses that have traditionally served in-person (health coaching, personal training, tax services, etc.) are rapidly moving towards a primarily online presence. Doing so cuts down on many costs, such as rent, gas, and other commodities that in-person services necessitate.
At age 22, I quit my (not-so-awesome) design job, moved to a new town, with 3k to my name and created TwinFin Media. Which let me add, at the time was just a name, a blank website, three people, no business plan, no clients, and a huge risk!
Most savvy business owners are aware of a simple truth: It takes money to make money. When you're bootstrapping your startup, every penny counts.
We interviewed Co-Founders Jessica Paindiris and Gaia Banovich on their art service directory, The Clarion List. Read about what makes their platform unique and their advice for other female entrepreneurs. Tell us about The Clarion List and...
Professionals photograph weddings for a living, so you can be assured that they'll strive to give you the best results to make you satisfied and recommend them to your friends and family members. It's a motivation that your friend with a good camera won't have.
Why do many e-commerce sellers experience unseasonal plateaus or a dramatic decline in sales? There is a wide variety of reasons, but in my experience, there is a broad and prevailing concept that accounts for this situation: friction.
Gender and racial bias -- intentional or not -- in the process of awarding contracts in construction, architecture, engineering and professional services is a major hindrance to small business growth for minority- and women-owned companies.