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Category Archives: Startup

5 Things a Small Business Owner Will Never Tell You

5 Things a Small Business Owner Will Never Tell You

Starting and running your own business is hard…..really hard.  Some days in fact you may question why you ever made the entrepreneurial leap of faith.  Having your own business is alot like riding a roller coaster, lots of highs and lows, and sometimes you may get queasy. Anyone that has their own business has, atContinue Reading

The Ten Keys To Success In Your Business And Life

The Ten Keys To Success In Your Business And Life

Finding success in your business requires many skills and talents.  Starting and running a business is like riding a roller coaster, you have to be ready to handle the climbs and drops without losing your lunch.  The ten keys to success I’ve written below apply not only to your business, but your life as well. Continue Reading

7 Signs You Should Not Start A Business

7 Signs You Should Not Start A Business

Starting and running your own business requires many skills and talents, much more than you need when working for someone else.  Most people that start a business  are quickly overwhelmed when the avalanche of demands that a business requires of its owner comes crashing down on them. That weight and accompanying stress can really takeContinue Reading

Enloop: A Free And Easy Way To Create A Business Plan

Enloop: A Free And Easy Way To Create A Business Plan

Creating a business plan can be a daunting task for a first time business owner. Creating financial projections, an operational plan and a management team profile before you even start your business can seem a little overwhelming. Unfortunately, if you will be seeking funding, a properly written business plan is a must.  Even if you’re not seekingContinue Reading

6 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

6 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

Everyone dreams about starting their own business.  Who doesn’t want to be their own boss?  Who wouldn’t love to tell their current boss to “get lost, I’m outta here!”.  Just the thought is liberating, though almost everyone who dreams of it will never do it. Taking the leap of faith, leaving a secure career (isContinue Reading

Essential Insurance Policies Your Startup Needs

Essential Insurance Policies Your Startup Needs

U.S. unemployment sits at almost nine percent, reports Gallup. If you’re one of the the millions of Americans without a job, starting your own business could be a viable option that will provide an income and use your professional talents and skills. The costs of starting a business, however, can feel overwhelming, and you needContinue Reading

5 Little Life Tips from Big Name Entrepreneurs

5 Little Life Tips from Big Name Entrepreneurs

“Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans” crooned John Lennon. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Maybe you want to own a sustainable hobby farm, be a librarian or someday become the CEO of General Electric, there are principles that apply to everyone’s journey. Advice that comes from people whoContinue Reading

10 Great Ways To Promote Your New Business

10 Great Ways To Promote Your New Business

Starting a business is easy, growing a successful business is hard. One of the biggest challenges new business owners face is how to  market their business without going broke.  luckily there are lots of free and low-cost ways to get your name out into the community without spending thousands of dollars on newspaper ads, despiteContinue Reading

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