Most entrepreneurs are so convinced that they are the disruptive element, they fail to anticipate that unknown facts or events can and will occur to disrupt their own well-laid plans. While it’s true that there is no way of know specifically what might happen, you need to anticipate the worst, and Read More
Whether you've been in business a while now or you're just getting started, it's important to look for ways to continue to grow your business. While growth means different things to different businesses there are some things that everyone agrees are important, like the importance of getting a stron Read More
According to recent surveys, job satisfaction for employees is at an all-time low. Only 13 percent of workers are fully engaged in their job. The sad part is that is seems to be getting worse, rather than better. One obvious alternative is to become an entrepreneur. As a mentor to many aspiring ent Read More
What companies are realizing is by breaking work down into flexible project teams, companies remove preconceived limitations. Read More
Ever wonder what strategies set fast-growing companies apart? Or how they fuel continued revenue growth? In partnership with Vistage Research, a division of Vistage Worldwide, we recently surveyed 1,350 SMB CEOs, all Vistage members; to understand what high-growth companies are doing differently th Read More
Learn how to write a business proposal that is going to help you actually land leads and close deals - read this post to get started right now.

If you’re a budding entrepreneur, the business proposal is one of the most important documents you need to learn how to write. That knowledge will set y Read More
In the course of nearly every project, whether it's something as small as redesigning your website redesign or as big as building your business model, there comes a point where you need to change course. The process of preparing for and handling that change is called change management. In this post Read More
In their passion to succeed, too many entrepreneurs treat friends and family investments as “low-hanging” fruit, only to find out later, after a stumble, that the pain of lost relationships is greater than the loss of their beloved startup. Other entrepreneurs never start their adventure, because t Read More
Jamal Graham didn’t originally set out to start a successful ecommerce shop selling his natural and organic beauty and body care products, along with essential oils and incense. He actually started out as a street vendor in Washington, D.C. Eventually, he moved onto selling products via mail order, Read More
Everyone has a formula for doing a business “right.” You know that when you start your business, there’s a right way to build your list, fund your ideas, post on your blog, and do any number of things.
In fact, there are so many things that you’re supposed to do — and do right — that it can be par Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …

Jon-Mikel Bailey @woodstreetweb Creates Business By Design

Since its founding in 2002, the Web and mobile design firm Jon-Mikel Bailey heads with partners James Stup, Jason … More
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