Over half of all small businesses fail in the first three years. I’m sure you’ve heard that statistic before. It’s difficult starting and growing a successful small business. It’s even tougher in today’s challenging economy. I talk to business owners every week who tell me how they’re struggling to keep their doors open. Yet I [...]Continue Reading: What’s Your Cherry Garcia? →
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Why do you want to go into business for yourself? Are you running away from a bad situation with your current employer? Have you been unemployed for a while and you hope by starting a business you can create an income stream? Are you burned out in your current career and desiring to do something different with your life? Do you have a burning desire to start and build a successful business enterprise? Are you committed to do whatever it takes to be a successful entrepreneur?Continue Reading: What’s Your Motivation? →
How would you like to win $5,000 for telling your small business story? The National Federation of Independent Businesses, NFIB, is inviting you to submit a video detailing how you started your business. Each week, a panel will pick three winners who will have their video posted on NFIB.com and receive a free one-year membership to the organization. At the end of four weeks, NFIB.com visitors will vote for their favorites from the 12 weekly winners. The winning business receives $5,000 cash. Who couldn’t use a little extra cash these days?Continue Reading: Share Your Small Biz Story and Win $5,000 Cash →
Starting and growing a small business is stressful. No doubt about it. A recent survey from ComPscyh Corporation found more than half of all workers find it tough to stay focused on their jobs because of stress.
Stress affects us mentally, emotionally and physically. Between 75 and 90 percent of all primary care doctor visits are stress-related, and stress is linked to most of the leading causes of death. Clearly when you let stress take control of you, it significantly minimizes your ability to succeed in your business. April is National Stress Awareness month so I thought I’d share some tips on how you can get a grip on stress in order to enhance your business success.Continue Reading: April is Stress Awareness Month: Tips for Managing Stress in Your Small Biz! →
With the right business plan, experience, and unique dishes, one Sous chef dreams of attracting investors for his own culinary dream.Continue Reading: Serving up Delectable Dishes May Help Start-up Restaurant Find Investment Dough →