If you want to successfully start a small business, there are many questions to be answered. What do I need to start a business? How much does it cost to start a business? What are the risks when starting a business? How to legally start a business? What is the best small business to start?The most Read More
In my years of mentoring entrepreneurs, a problem I have seen too often is low self-esteem, and over-compensating through arrogance and ego. These entrepreneurs find it hard to respect customers or team members, and their ventures usually fail. As a team member, low self-esteem leads to low confide Read More
I’m sure that every one of us who has been out in the business world for a few years can look back with perfect hindsight and name a few college courses that we should have taken. What’s more disconcerting to me is that I can name a few that aren’t usually even offered, resulting in more than a few Read More
So many small businesses start as a dream. But what types of businesses are entrepreneurs currently dreaming about starting? Online equipment marketplace Bid on Equipment recently created an infographic showing the types of businesses that are most popular with prospective entrepreneurs and current Read More
Large corporations and conglomerates, the engines of growth and vitality in the twentieth century, have lost their edge and their image. They have proven themselves unable to innovate, and they have lost more jobs than they create. My friends who “grew up” with lifetime careers in General Motors, E Read More
There are a lot of things to consider before starting your own business, like writing a business plan and securing the necessary capital to finance your new idea.

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New research shows some U.S. small businesses walking a tightrope by relying on one customer for half or more of their revenue.
However, the ninth annual DNA of an entrepreneur report from Hiscox (LON:HSX) is mostly good news.
Some Small Businesses Rely on a Single Customer
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Chicago has rapidly grown to become one of the best places in the country to set up a business venture. What makes Chicago a hotspot for entrepreneurs? Read More
There’s a common misconception that business owners are constantly glued to a computer screen and cooped up in an indoor office. But you shouldn’t let this notion hold you back from starting a business. Here are 50 different outdoor business ideas for people who love being outside. Read More
Staining concrete might not seem like the most exciting thing to build a business around. But one entrepreneurial family recognized that it was an underserved market. So they set out to change that with a new venture — Concrete Camouflage. Read more about the business and its offerings, along with Read More

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