One of the most common complaints I hear from new business owners and startups is about the pain and difficulty raising capital. The “venture capital” model is the only option they know, where they feel they get no mercy, giving up equity and control. Based on my experience with startups, I’m a str Read More

8 Steps to Starting Your Own Business

8 Steps to Starting Your Own Business Avatar Posted by brianamorgaine under Startups
From http://articles.bplans.com 43 days ago
Made Hot by: MarketWiz on November 2, 2017 11:12 am
Starting your own business? Here are 8 steps to get you up and running. The key, regardless of what type of business you’re starting, is to be flexible! Read More
I often hear the popular notion that successful entrepreneurs are built from a single heroic insight or a single innovation. This is just plain wrong. The business world is a symphony of players and elements that only works when everything interconnects harmoniously. Continuous innovation and conti Read More
Throughout my career in small companies and large, I’ve always been appalled by the number of people who have a negative attitude or complain all of the time. These people don’t seem to realize that they are hurting themselves, as well as other people’s productivity, and jeopardize the future of th Read More

15 Online Businesses You Can Start Today Without Any Investment

15 Online Businesses You Can Start Today Without Any Investment Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Startups
From http://www.smbceo.com 46 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on October 30, 2017 2:34 pm
If you have access to the internet, you have the ability to make money even from your own home. Here are some online business ideas at your disposal. Read More

How To Reduce Workplace Drama And Improve Results

How To Reduce Workplace Drama And Improve Results Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 46 days ago
Made Hot by: maestro68 on October 30, 2017 10:19 am
Is it just me in my role as business advisor, or is emotional drama in the workplace increasing? Team members seem to be spending more and more time venting to anyone who will listen about the motives and actions of others, and less time introspectively focused on their own productivity and account Read More
West Michigan business leader from Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce shares valuable lessons he's learned in helping small businesses grow and thrive. Read More

7 Attributes Of Entrepreneurs Who Change The World

7 Attributes Of Entrepreneurs Who Change The World Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 48 days ago
Made Hot by: deanuk on October 27, 2017 3:06 pm
By most definitions of the term, an entrepreneur is someone who starts a new business, incorporating innovative changes to existing products, services, business models, and creating new markets. Yet very few achieve that great aspiration of really driving economic, social, and environmental changes Read More
As an advisor to startups, and a mentor to many aspiring entrepreneurs, I’m still surprised at the number who are determined to go it alone. Even worse, when they figure out that they really need help, the first place they look is for an intern or untrained helpers. They don’t realize that these on Read More

5 Reasons to Quit Your Day Job and Start Your Own Business

5 Reasons to Quit Your Day Job and Start Your Own Business Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Startups
From http://www.noobpreneur.com 50 days ago
Made Hot by: businessluv on October 26, 2017 8:17 am
Most American workers want to take self-employment risk. Are you one of them? If so, here are five reasons to quit your day job and start your own business. Read More

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