Month: May 2014
There are many factors that go into managing a small business. While owning your own business comes with inherent challenges, it also carries many benefits, notably, increased flexibility and freedom. If you are considering starting your own business, it's a good idea to think ahead about what your responsibilities might look like once your business is up and running and begins to ... Read More
Entrepreneurs are commonly thought of as being risk-takers. After all, the willingness to take risks may lead to big opportunity, innovation and the creation of something new. However, uncalculated risks can be detrimental to business. For many entrepreneurs, this means having to find a way to cope with uncertainty while developing a business venture.
Deciding to go down the entr... Read More
For those seeking to start their own small business, finding a unique aspect that differentiates a new business from its competitors is an essential factor that will help create a successful venture. There may be many companies out there already that provide similar services, but those who are able to fill a niche in the market may be able to create a business that stands apart.
What c... Read More
We've often emphasized on this blog how veterans have the skills necessary to become entrepreneurs. In light of National Small Business Week and Memorial Day, the spotlight shines on veterans, who through their experience in the military possess many of the traits that make successful small business owners.
In fact, a recent Entrepreneur article Read More
When it comes to your business plan, location may matter more than you think. If you're considering stating a new business, location should factor into the equation.
Of course, the type of company you are running will play a role in determining the best location for your business. Think about where you might run your business out of. A home office? A storefront? An online bu... Read More
When starting a new business, many challenges will spring up along the way. These potential pitfalls could cause a setback for new business owners, but being aware of what you are up against may help avoid common mistakes.
Especially for first time business owners, problems may arise that could hinder progress. Checking for Read More
For veterans transitioning back into the civilian workforce, finding a job can sometimes be a challenge. For this reason, the government has developed a new website to help link veterans with potential employers.
First Lady Michelle Obama recently announced the creation of the Veterans Employment Center website, which allows veterans to research the types of jobs that might ... Read More
For first time small business owners, there's a lot of learning that takes place along the path of creating and promoting a new business. Fortunately, there's also a lot to be gained from the experiences of other entrepreneurs that may help first timers be successful. For new entrepreneurs, it's important to remember to stay balanced and take steps that will ensure your busine... Read More