You don’t have to start a business from scratch. You can be in business for yourself, but not by yourself, says the International Franchise Association. You can buy a franchise and they come in all categories and are designed for every budget. Franchises provide more than a trillion dollars a year to the economy and [...]
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There are a lot of factors that go into the analysis of why businesses fail, but here are ten to consider as your plan your venture and fine tune your small business goals and strategies: 1. The business had insufficient financing. 2. Not enough “due diligence” research was conducted prior to opening. 3. No marketing [...]
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has joined with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD) to launch a training program for transitioning service members and veterans to help them become entrepreneurs and create jobs. Operation Boots to Business: From Service to Startup is a national initiative that will be [...]
Dynasty Entrepreneur Development Inc. – a non-profit 501c3 announced today its online Business Apprenticeship Professional Institute or BAPI which provides youth ages 7-17 and working adults with a tuition-free business degree. Classes begin in August. The youth or adults can enroll in an afterschool program and can earn their degree while still in high school [...]
Getting out of your home office or facility can do wonders for your brain. Often, all you need is a five minute break to get back on track, recharge your creativity or de-stress from a project. Don’t be so hard on yourself. It is common to get stuck when you are running every aspect of [...]
When you hear the name Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Jr., the first thing that comes to mind is basketball. Yes Johnson is a former point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers with five NBA championships, three MVP awards, and an Olympic gold medal. But the basketball hall of famer is also a philanthropist and savvy businessman. [...]