Infographic: How to Choose the Right Business Partner

Starting a new business can be the most exciting time of your life. When you’re sitting on a big idea, it’s natural to want to share it. Plus, you’re likely to need a bit support from other people if you’re to get the thing off the ground. Most importantly, you may need a business partner: … Read more

Starting a Business? The 5 Most Important Things You Need to Know

Got an earth-shattering great business idea? Check. Done all the necessary research and looked at the idea from a thousand different angles? Check. Developed a killer business plan? Check. Truly committed to success like you would be to raising a newborn child? Check. You should be all set to start your new business, right? What … Read more

The Right Business: How to Find the Path for You

It might come as no surprise that 67% of Americans want to start a business. Maybe you’re one of them, one of the millions that are ready to take the plunge to pursue this “great American dream” and find the right business. We hope so. Before rushing into something that might make you the most … Read more

What Startups Can Learn From Casinos

You walk up to a blackjack table. The dealer greets you. You sit down. You toss your loyalty card Hollywood-style across the felt. The dealer hands you some chips and the fun begins. Soon after, someone taps you on the shoulder and brings you a complimentary beverage. Yet another person offers to make a restaurant … Read more

You Have to Bring More to the Table Than Your Bright Idea

Over the years I have met a number of people who claim, accurately or inaccurately, to have been cheated out of their idea by an unscrupulous entrepreneur. This isn’t always, or entirely, paranoia. Though they rebounded and their companies flourished again, both Steven Jobs and Henry Ford were ousted by partners. There are far more people … Read more

Mompreneurs: Make Sure You’re Not Making These 7 Mistakes in Your Business

Juggling the incessant demands of being a full-time parent with the pressing needs of running a full-scale business would even have Superwoman balking in fear. But for the many “mompreneurs” who manage to run successful businesses while also overseeing their children at home, it’s just another day in the office. For any mom (or, in fact, … Read more

15 Inexpensive Business Ideas That Anyone Can Start

No Money, No Problem – You Can Start a Business Want to start a business but don’t have a lot of startup money or time to invest in developing specialized skills? Then you’ll want to have a look at this list of business ideas. Each is a business that you can start inexpensively; some can … Read more

10 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Own Business

Are you thinking of quitting your job and starting your own thing but not sure if it’s the right decision? Are you scared of failing? of going broke? of living uncomfortably? of disappointing your loved ones? Are you scared that you might not be able to live up to your own expectations? Not everyone wants … Read more

14 Reasons Why You Need To Start A Startup

This post has been ruminating with me for a while. It’s not a sudden “a-ha” moment that made it form, but a collective group of “a-has!” over the past few months. Consider this the uplifting post to counter last week’s “The 11 Harsh Realities Of Entrepreneurship”. Just because it’s a harsh reality, doesn’t mean you … Read more

When Is the Best Time to Start a Business?

Question: What’s the best time for starting a business? Answer: Starting a business is similar to starting a relationship; the best time to start a business is when you have the time to devote your attention to it. This isn’t to say that there’s anything wrong with starting a part-time business or starting a business … Read more