A Startup Never Closes

When it comes to a startup, the luxuries shared with established companies are few and far between. Chief among them is the luxury to close at the end of the day. Big companies have the benefits of capital, customers and receivables. Startups, on the other hand, have jack squat. They... Read More

Be Where the Pucks Going To Be

The "Great One" said it bestHockey legend Wayne Gretzky, when asked how he was always on the puck before anyone else, pointed out that he was by no means the fastest skater on the ice. Instead he explained that he always just focused on skating toward where the puck was... Read More

Learn how to Compress Time

In the popular 1980's movie "Dune," man learned that by "folding space" the distance between two points shortened and he could cover those distances faster. Around 1995, we found a substance that could bend time in the business community -- it was called Venture Capital. With enough of it, we... Read More

The Magic of Float

If you've ever received a service today and paid for it in 30 days you've experienced the concept of "float" ? the time difference between when you receive a service and when you paid for it. In most cases this time period is a convenience to you as a customer,... Read More

The Power Of Personal Environments

I've got to admit, I'm a big fan of comfort. I like it when things in my world are stable and reliable. For example, my home is my sanctuary. I live here, and I work here. I like it to reflect peace, order and beauty, so when a messy remodeling... Read More

Entrepreneurial Hate, its out there

Today, I got an email from a lady who hates all business people and entrepreneurs, because they are Greedy, Arrogant and a Host of other atrocities. She was replying to an article I wrote about entrepreneurs and how they bring to the civilization; everything you see, everywhere you go and... Read More

Starting Your Business By The Book

I've gotten several questions recently about the legalities of starting a business. So, this week I thought I would address a few of the more common legal issues most new businesses face. But first, let's get the mandatory legal disclaimer out of the way: the advice dispensed by this columnist... Read More

Near-death Experience is the Mother of Invention for Two Dallas Electricians

To morning commuters, the hulking truck encircled with barricades and traffic cones may be nothing more than a road-clogging nuisance.For Kerem Tepecik and Dale Vith, two men who've made a good living by changing light bulbs forty feet above the pavement, the so-called "bucket truck" is more ominous."Every time I... Read More

Coating Service Business Case Study

There are many coating businesses in the market today, but have you ever asked yourself how one gets into this line of work? How they are formed or what prompts someone or some entrepreneur to go out and start a business to fill this niche? Well this is an interesting... Read More

The Entrepreneurial Difference

Who would ever have imagined that going door-to-door in my neighborhood selling figs from a bright orange shopping cart would have been my entrepreneurial beginnings? I surely did not. But, now that I look back and also look around me at other business owners, I see clearly that so many... Read More

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Customers - Why Should They Buy From You?

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Secrets of My Favorite Government Auction

I love bargains. And there's no better place to find... Read More

Surviving the Three Pitfalls of Business Ownership

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Business Planning Overview

The successful entrepreneur is generally more inclined, once a business... Read More

The Boss is DEAD!

Some of us are born into families with "it", some... Read More

The 7 Traits of an Exceptional & Successful Entrepreneur

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Starting a Company on a Shoe-String Budget

A lot of people never start businesses because they believe... Read More

Work vs Play: Which is the Better Way to Make Big Money?

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Business Startup Checklist

Use this comprehensive checklist to plan each step of your... Read More

The Six ?F? Words Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Start your own business, and soon enough, you find yourself... Read More

Definition of Entrepreneur

EntrepreneurAn entrepreneur is a man who organizes and manages the... Read More

Use Your Youth To Your Advantage

You should wait until you're older and have more business... Read More

7 Lean Marketing Laws For The Inspired Entrepreneur

The following laws will provide guidance on how to act,think... Read More

Message to Prospective Franchisees for Franchisors

Many franchise companies fail to send the proper message to... Read More

Entrepreneurship as Your Passion

Entrepreneurship has been my passion for as long as I... Read More

The Desire For Money, Do You Have Business Sense?

For those of us who grew up with parents who... Read More

Financial Strategies for Transitioning from Salaried to Solo

7 Financial Strategies for Transitioning from Salaried to SoloA 40's... Read More

Why Every Student Should Start a Business

With the economic downturn, students in all the major business... Read More

Boundary Setting 101 for Solo Entrepreneurs

Select the best response to the statement below:As a solo... Read More

Reducing the Stress of Being an Entrepreneur

Starting and running your own business can be exciting and... Read More

How Home-Based Business Entrepreneurs Think

Too many people are trying to start their home businesses... Read More

Top Ten Ways to Increase Your Profitability

1) Go back to basics. Take a couple of steps... Read More

Motivation and Commitment

Why do people start small businesses? The most frequently cited... Read More

Salon Marketing Using Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Our client in Chicago did, located right outside downtown too...a... Read More

Find Me the Expert on This!

Many people who set up as consultants never make more... Read More