Let's face it -- situations change. When you started your company, you knew the market, had a plan and probably executed it with precision and focus. Even if you did everything right and had a good, solid run, you may find yourself facing a changing business environment.
This summer I set a goal to launch one company a month in June, July, and August. As every entrepreneur knows, being goal oriented is a key to success. Without goals, our ideas are just dreams.
Local companies definitely have a home field advantage when it comes to winning business in their own communities. And programs like Local First and similar programs across the nation have only fueled this movement.
When the search for a location began, a new priority emerged: to stay in the Union Square neighborhood. Not only was it the namesake of the restaurant, it housed the community the team forged relationships with over the years.
Maybe you want to run your business until you're ready to retire in your 60's. Perhaps your dream is to pass your business on to your children. Now is the time to really decide which path you'd prefer to take when the time comes.
In the world of 18-hour workdays and frequent overnighters, it's easy to lose your emotional balance. While the startup world is still fairly quiet about emotional health, it's a topic that every entrepreneur needs to consider.
Your business should not come first. You come first. You can't be successful in business if your physical and mental health is failing. Now my mornings look like this: wake up, go for a walk while listening to a podcast, shower and get dressed, eat breakfast and journal.
Here are plenty of cool companies working to improve the automotive industry for consumers. Here are the top three hottest automotive companies of 2015 that are trying to improve your driving experience.
As an entrepreneur, you need to be resilient, learn from the unfortunate, inevitable circumstances, and move on from them. Your product or service may be great but success will still not be guaranteed. Instead, you need to be able to adapt to the changing business landscape or die.
The ivory tower view of banking is now so divergent from small businesses that the gulf between the two is nearly impossible to breach. But I'm an entrepreneur, and sometimes you have to go the extra mile, literally, to get things done for your clients.
As a small business owner, you may know about the importance of blogging for your business. It's been touted as one of the best ways to bring in new customers through the Internet. But where do you start?
You built a stellar reputation for your business. You sold your heart out bringing in a new client. You gave that client your best work. And months later, you're still waiting to see the money in the bank.
Up until now, banks shouldered the cost, but this move to EMV is to reduce the amount banks pay to cover fraud charges. If you don't comply by accepting the new chip credit cards, by October you will be financially liable for the loss.
Millennials have very fresh, unadulterated outlooks on projects, ideas, and on life, in general. This authentic judgment of a situation combined with the diehard optimism characteristic of anyone in their 20's or 30's is infectious and creates a pulsating and productive environment.
Passion comes first. You have to believe in the idea and have that passion for it. You have to want it to succeed. Passion is the quality that drives people to do something "crazy" by others' standards.
How do you find this mysterious paid-online-freelance work? It takes some time and patience, but these are all the ways I've found freelance work in the past.
Social responsibility is not immediately appreciated by the stock market and -- like any long-run investment -- takes many years to pay off. Thus, investors should not evaluate companies according to whether they meet quarterly earnings targets, but instead take a long-term view.
Have you ever wondered how they do it? People who juggle day jobs and children but still have the energy and time to build insanely successful courses or write eBooks? They have the same 24 hours as you do, and like you, they had to start somewhere.Luckily, there is a simple way to start.
As cofounder and CEO of TayganPoint Consulting Group, a firm with $20 million in annual revenue, Joy Taylor is an excellent example. Case in point? She hit upon her first success at 29.
You have black friends, black family members, black co-workers, black heroes. You don't need to be told about racism or white privilege. You might think this whole movement creates more trouble than it solves. Why, you may ask, do we insist upon bringing it up time and again? Here's why.