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Four marketplace truths about your customers
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 21:11:03 -0400 - Spend time in the marketplace and you’ll have many close encounters of the third kind with the most interesting species in all of nature: the human being. And as we have learned, the nature of humans isn’t much different from other animals: All need to breathe, eat, drink, procreate and survive.  But there is
You say your business plan every day
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 13:28:00 -0400 - Do you have a business plan? What? In your head? How’s that working for you? Don’t know how to get one started? Well consider this conversation that happens many times, every day, between business owners just like you and the people they meet. Friend:   “Hi Joe.  Heard you started a business. What’re you doing?”
Four things salespeople can learn from Sir Laurence Olivier
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 12:27:36 -0400 - The great English actor, Sir Laurence Olivier, once admitted after a lifetime on stage and screen that he had always suffered from stage fright. Think about that. One of the 20 th century’s most revered actors, who appeared in over 120 stage roles, 60 movies, more than 15 television productions and countless
25 Ways to Double Your Paycheck in One Month
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 08:30:31 -0400 - Let's face it: Everyone wishes they were making more money. But unfortunately, not everyone can ask for a pay increase and actually get the raise. Still, there are ways you can increase your take-home pay each month without relying on a salary bump. So, double your monthly paycheck by employing these 25 tips.
What politicians, small business and mice have in common
Tue, 22 Mar 2016 11:21:42 -0400 - Almost 20 years ago, Dr. Spencer Johnson wrote a legendary book titled, Who Moved My Cheese? It tells a story about four characters who ate only cheese. Early in the story all four characters went to the same place in their world – a maze – to get cheese. The first two were not picky about their cheese or where
Do you value your soybeans more than your time?
Mon, 14 Mar 2016 13:51:15 -0400 - Ever think about time as a commodity? Commodity: something in common use, readily available and virtually the same wherever you find it. Time certainly fits that definition, doesn’t it?  But so does a soybean. Time may be the only commodity we haven’t synthesized. Until we do, it will continue to be unique among
Leveraging a Business Line of Credit for Your Small Business
Fri, 11 Mar 2016 11:17:29 -0500 - By Dmitriy Fomichenko Learn more about Dmitriy on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor Having access to credit can help your small business thrive — even if it’s facing difficulties. There are a number of financing options  for small businesses, but a business line of credit is often the best bet for those
Now is the winter of our economic discontent
Mon, 07 Mar 2016 10:10:18 -0500 - If you’re wondering how the economy’s doing, here’s what top news outlets are reporting: “U.S. GDP Fizzles in the fourth quarter” ( ); “Economy grinds to a halt in last quarter 2015” ( ). But there’s good news: Q1 2016 GDP is projected to be in the 2% range, unlike the two previous
Gen Y: Startup Tips
Tue, 01 Mar 2016 13:11:20 -0500 - More than half of Gen Y ers  start or want to start their own business. I wholeheartedly believe that entrepreneurship is the new job security for Gen Y , which is why today I'm focusing on how to prepare
Are you asking the Outsourcing Power Question?
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 15:33:28 -0500 - Biutou Doumbia lives in a tiny village in Mali, in western Africa. She and her family live in poverty, very close to the line between survival and, well, you know. Oh, one more thing: Biutou is a small business owner. She makes and sells peanut butter. In Mali, as reported in a Wall Street Journal article, peanut
Small-Business Owners Should Carefully Evaluate Funding Options
Tue, 23 Feb 2016 14:03:07 -0500 - By  Dmitriy Fomichenko Learn more about Dmitriy on NerdWallet's  Ask an Advisor No one ever said that starting a business and growing it to a sustainable level would be easy. Despite the key role small businesses play in  job creation  and our economy, credit available to small-business owners from the major
4 Power Questions That Will Cultivate Your Leadership Tree
Mon, 22 Feb 2016 14:20:40 -0500 - Jim Blasingame reveals the four Power Questions that will help you mentor your employees to become leaders in your
Biz Value: Right/Wrong Ways
Thu, 18 Feb 2016 13:43:10 -0500 - Buying and selling a business, particularly a smaller one, rests on what its value is. Trouble is, some of the most widely used are very complex and end up wide of the mark. Based on sheer guesswork, these methods,
Exit for Owners: Considerations
Thu, 18 Feb 2016 10:43:08 -0500 - Are you a business owner thinking about exiting your company? Which exit route benefits you most? It's a move tough to undo and you better know the pluses and minuses going in. While the number of exit routes seems
Increase Prices: Best Biz Advice
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:45:18 -0500 - How long has it been since you evaluated your pricing strategy? If you feel your business is not as profitable as it should be, do a pricing test. It takes some courage, but you might be pleasantly surprised by

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