Leadership is an important skill that governs every aspect of our lives. Leadership skills come naturally for some. But for most people, they’re developed over time. Experience is necessary to develop into a good leader. Understanding leadership theory isn’t enough to get results, especially when running a business with multiple employees. Still, concepts blossom into direct experience when absorbed from the right source.
If you are looking to buy a franchise and have read my post on “How to Vet a Franchise,” you will most certainly want to know the 2017 Top 500 Franchises according to Entrepreneur Magazine. Check out the Entrepreneur Site to see the entire list and how they determine their rankings
Source: Entrepreneur.com I am all for empowering women out there. This is a very inspiring video and article from Entrepreneur.com about two women who decided to start a women’s life style blog and just did it! They launched in 2012 and wanted to show “real” women how to get things done. They now have a […]
Have you ever considered starting your own consulting business? While you may assume that consulting is only for people who are nearing retirement age and have decades of industry experience under their belts, there’s actually a lot of room for younger professionals to make some noise in this area. If you’re considering making the move into consulting, there are some things you’ll want to think about. Take a look:
Does the success of your business depend upon fast and accurate deliveries? Does your business own an automobile—or a fleet of them? If so, you know how important it is to have reliable drivers and delivery people. Just imagine, then, how your business would transform if its fleet of cars or trucks were self-driven! It’s not such a far-fetched fantasy, after all, as self-driving cars are (ahem!) just around the corner.
The market has changed beyond all recognition in recent times, regardless of which industry or sector you care to analyze. One of the universal changes revolves around how business owners and entrepreneurs fund their operations, as traditional bank loans have become increasingly inaccessible to households and commercial ventures alike in recent times. With this in mind, entrepreneurs would be well advised to seek out alternative funding methods in the modern age, including the suggestions offered here.
More than 126 million women around the world were starting or running their own businesses in 2012, and their numbers continue to grow. Globally, social norms and cultural restraints leave women lagging behind men when it comes to business, but nonetheless, women account for about one-third of entrepreneurs in the world. Here, we offer ideas about loans, grants, and government contracts, along with encouragement to keep pushing until you receive enough money to help you push your business idea forward.
If 2016 is the year you were going to start your own business, allow me to point out it is now June 30th, 2016 and half the year is through. So if this is your year, it is time to shake your tail feathers. Take a look at the list below and see if any of the 2016 Trending Opportunities could be just what you are looking for.
If you are a small business owner, there is a good chance that you are working even when you aren’t at work. You are always thinking about ways to improve your business, to get more clients and customers, and to make your life easier. One of the great things about running a business today is […]
People like the idea of making money online, but many have been burned in the past and worry that there is no such thing as a legitimate online business. While there are certainly still a number of scams out there to be aware of, you will also find a wealth of actual business opportunities that […]