There’s a reason why so many people prefer to be on someone else’s payroll, rather than running their own business. It’s called failure. Many new businesses fail, and that’s what keeps more people ... Read More about Why So Many New Businesses Fail – and How Not to Be One of Them
Marketing is often the Achilles’ heel of businesses, particularly upstart businesses. Many businesses and business owners have excellent ideas, products, and services, but they fail for lack of ... Read More about How to Market Your Small Business Without Breaking the Bank
Right now, you probably have a business idea you would just love to try out. Go ahead – admit it – nearly everyone has an idea like this floating around somewhere in their brains. What stops you from ... Read More about 7 Reasons to Start Your Own Business
Do you ever feel that most of the meetings you attend at work are something close to a waste of time? Do you ever feel that meetings that you are conducting are not terribly effective? Unfortunately, ... Read More about How to Conduct Productive Meetings
I belong to a mastermind group on Skype. We bounce ideas off each other, and those with better knowledge in a specific area can share their expertise, whether it's giving tips for how to use a useful ... Read More about Professional Development: Benefits of a Mastermind Group
Email is the bane of my existence. On average, I receive close to a hundred emails a day (I apologize if I haven't responded to an email from you). That number is even after culling my address from as ... Read More about Tame Your Inbox – SaneBox Review
If you do freelance work, are a subcontractor, or are just thinking about moving in the direction of self-employment, a question that comes up is should I incorporate? In general, incorporating a ... Read More about Should You Incorporate Your Small Business?
As a general rule of thumb, I don't like contracts. Oh sure, I understand their importance. What I don't like is navigating through paragraph after paragraph of legalese. Unfortunately, as a small ... Read More about The Art of the Contract – How to Quickly and Efficiently Read a Contract
Many small businesses face a similar question shortly after they open their doors - how do we manage our money? Like your personal finances, there is no "one-size-fits-all" approach to manage your ... Read More about How to Organize Your Small Business Finances
My wife and I recently sold one of our websites - no not this one! Several months after I started blogging, my wife decided she wanted to try her hand at it to see what she was missing. I think she ... Read More about When Should You Sell Your Small Business?