Territory Limitations Policies for Franchised Companies

All franchised companies must have Territory Limitations to maintain the peace within their systems. Often the unspoken ethics of territory limitations are blurred with mobile, home based or online franchise companies. Territory limitations in fixed site franchises are fairly cut and dry. There is your store, no other stores will... Read More

The Use of Common Stock in Venture Capital Transactions

When raising capital for a business venture, a company can either raise debt capital, equity capital or a combination of the two. Debt capital is money loaned to the company at an agreed interest rate for a fixed time period. Conversely, equity capital is money invested by owners (shareholders) for... Read More

Six Steps to Guarantee Your Business Success

Many of us slave away for years for one uninspiring company after another and dream of the day when we can sack the boss and go it alone.If you're contemplating starting your own business then I'm here cheering you on from the sidelines because the best decision I ever made... Read More

Go Slow to Go Fast - Why Over 80% Of High Tech Startups Fail And What To Do About It

With billions of dollars of venture capital residing down the street on Sand Hill Road, two Stanford professors are attempting to answer a fundamental question "why does it always take longer and cost more to build a hi-tech company than anyone ever expects?" For all the intellect, experience and graduate... Read More

Why Most CEOs & Entrepreneurs Fail?

Times are tough. The economy is in a constant state of upheaval. Is your company doing better than most? Are you placing greater emphasis on pure performance?If you haven't maybe it's time for a serious round of intense corporate soul searching. But do you know how?Business consultant Chet Holmes says... Read More

The Perfect Little Coffee Shop: Are You Afraid of Failure? Are You Letting that Failure Cripple You

Ah, coffee, the drink of choice when I want to share a special moment with friends, when I want to sit and ponder life or when I want a moment alone. I am an avid coffee drinker. I love coffee and I love the atmosphere of a good coffee house,... Read More

Are You An Entrepreneur?

With all the buzz about everybody being an entrepreneur these days wouldn't it be nice if you could really find out if you have what it takes?Sure it would.The following profile was adopted over a period of several years of research from successful entrepreneurs worldwide to assist would-be entrepreneurs determine... Read More

How to Start a Franchise

Franchising InformationFranchise oppotunities are all around us today. You may pop into Starbucks for coffee and then head for lunch at MacDonalds before returning home and ordering your dinner from another local franchise, Pizza Hut. Many of the most popular outlets you visit may be franchises as they offer the... Read More

New Rules

Last week I was working with one of my small business clients, a bright and dynamic woman who's passionate about positioning her artisan business for growth. We were talking about her financial picture and forecasting robust sales over the next three years.As I coached her, she expressed excitement and eagerness... Read More

Face The Fear, Ladies

Okay, I'll begin by telling you that I've been divorced for about 5 years, have an amazing family and by anyone's standards, I have a wonderful life.I worked in the film industry for almost 9 years for my ex-husband's company. But when we split, I had the dire task of... Read More

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History of Enterprise Car Rentals

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The Business and Life You Want to Build

In the early days of my first consulting business, I... Read More

Franchises-Exit Strategy

At an International Franchising Symposium in London, Peter Holt made... Read More

How to Become a Successful Entrepreneur on the Web

Becoming a successful entrepreneur in the online world is no... Read More

The Myth of Undercapitalization - Six Ways Entrepreneurs Achieve Success in Spite of Start-Up Money

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Answering Why You, Why Now Critical in a Winning Business Plan

Business plans continue to be an essential element of the... Read More

Entrepreneurs, Are You Hauling Buckets?

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From Entrepreneur to Infopreneur: Make Money Selling Info Products

The term "Infopreneur" is a relatively new industry buzz word... Read More

Ancient Warrior Secrets For The Modern Entrepreneur

The words you see onscreen trigger subconscious responses. Dark images... Read More

Abstract Business Marketing Strategy for the Entrepreneur

If you look at those Corporations in franchising today you... Read More

Starting Your Business By The Book

I've gotten several questions recently about the legalities of starting... Read More

Judging Entrepreneurial Ideas

Most entrepreneurs constantly come up with new ideas. Whether they... Read More

Franchises - Success and You

Many people believe owning a franchise will make them rich,... Read More

CHINESE TAKE-OUT: Oriental Business Principles Demystified For Online Enterprises

"The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that... Read More

An Entrepreneur Is

An entrepreneur is an innovator. She sees a need in... Read More

The Business Leader as Ultramarathoner

Have you ever heard of an ultramarathon? A standard marathon... Read More

10 Tips for Would-be Entrepreneurs

Every evening as the sun sets beyond the mangroves that... Read More

Definition of Entrepreneur

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

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

If you want to make big money, you have to... Read More

How To Get More Clients and Customers; Dont Sell Be of Service

Whether you are just starting your business or focusing on... Read More

Chairman Greenspan and the FED, learn more you will be glad you did

So many people work their whole life to make money,... Read More

The Ideal Length of Your Business Plan

How long should a business plan be? A business plan... Read More

Are You an Entrepreneur That is Starved for Time?

Being an entrepreneur and running a successful home-based business is... Read More

Surviving the Three Pitfalls of Business Ownership

The morning sun sheds its brilliance and warmth... Read More

Hearing That Entrepreneurial Voice?

Women business owners are our only clients, so naturally we... Read More