Hi! I'm Dane Carlson, and welcome to the Business Opportunities Weblog. I've been publishing this website, by myself, and sometimes with the help of others for over twelve years now. You'll notice two things about this site right away:

  • We have tons of content. In fact, since November 2011, I've published more than 26,000 posts on thousands of different business ideas and opportunities.
  • We don't sell much advertising. In late 2013, I realized that by selling advertising, what I was really selling was my readers. In 2014, I've already radically cut down on the number of ads and will hopefully keep cutting.

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Better Decade For Businesses To Come

Lastly, understand what it really takes to be a leader.

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Habits Of A Successful CEO

In the past we’ve talked about all kinds of management tools and leadership qualities, but this time, we’re going to cut right to the chase.


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11 Mistakes That Will Bring Your Company Down

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In today’s economy we are all trying to strive for more; more profit, more customers, more everything.


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Things Not To Do As A Manager

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When you’re in a management position, especially if you’re new to that position, you often want to be so helpful and in tune with the rest of your team that you can actually make a few mistakes that end up pushing your team away from you or become counter productive.


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What Makes A Good Manager?

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I’ve never been much of a manager myself.


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Respectfully Firing Employees

Recognize lessons learned.



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Rumors On Layoffs

“Preventative measures should include keeping staff regularly, fully and honestly informed of planned changes through a range of tailored formal and informal communication such as e-mails and face-to-face meetings at various levels.”



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Meeting Employees Personal Needs

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For most small businesses, the owner is the key person in the leadership role.


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