Month: June 2014
When you come up with a great business idea, it might be tempting to take on a business partner. However, before moving forward, this decision must be weighed with careful consideration. A great business partner can help your company accomplish amazing things, but if they are unreliable, it could present problems down the road.
Like any relationship, a business partnership has be... Read More
When it comes to starting your business, location matters. Depending on the type of venture you're entering into, where you decide to establish your company may impact its success.
Starting a business is hard work, but after your company has enjoyed years of success and it comes time to move on, you will need to have a plan in place to ensure that the business carries on after you've exited the picture.
Succession planning means having a plan in place for someone to take over your business, in the event that you retire, become disabled or are otherwise no lo... Read More
Have you been thinking about starting your own business, but keep coming up with reasons for why you shouldn't? If so, you're probably not alone. Starting a business can be risky, but the rewards can also be great.
Some entrepreneurs may face difficult financial obstacles or other circumstances that hold them back. However, excuses don't have to keep you from creat... Read More
According to a recently released report, small business confidence is the highest it has been in over 6.5 years. The National Federation of Independent Business reported that its Optimism Index is at the highest level since September 2007, according to an article from CNBC.
The Optimism Index was at 96.6 in May after experiencin... Read More
For veterans interested in making the leap into small business ownership, there's an opportunity to receive training courses from the Small Business Administration (SBA) this summer. The SBA recently announced that it will be hosting entrepreneurship training courses for veterans in twelve cities across the country.
Starting a business involves some degree of uncertainty. Lots of factors come into play that will influence the way your business grows and evolves. Being aware of these factors can help you prepare for a successful venture.
For some entrepreneurs, starting one venture may lead to another opportunity. If you have big ideas, you don't have to limit yourself to just one busine... Read More
There are many obstacles to overcome when starting a business, and securing the funds needed to get your venture going is one of them. For this reason, the Small Business Administration (SBA) has programs available for certain qualified individuals that will help ensure their success.
For example, the SBA has a Read More