Your time is easily the most valuable asset you have. So in today’s post I’m going to show you an effective way to eliminate time wasters and replace them with high quality, eager prospective clients. The root cause probably isn’t what you’re expecting. To begin, I’d like you to think for a moment about how […]
Featured photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels Congratulations! You are the very proud owner of your first business. Now it’s time to get working so that you can promote your products and services. It’s not always easy, but with a keen eye and unique ideas you can find great ways to stand out from the crowd. Sound interesting? […]
Featured photo by Bruno Nascimento on Unsplash Having an online business can be rewarding in a number of ways. You are your own boss, there’s no more nine-to-five grind, and you can generate a decent income. But what if you want to take your online business to the next level? RELATED ARTICLE: HOW TO MAKE MONEY FROM YOUR […]
For restaurants and the New Yorkers who love them, the outdoor cafes that have sprung up across the city over the past two weeks have been one of the few bright spots in a grim season. Under an emergency program that began on June 22, about 6,800 establishments have been authorized to serve food and […]
There’s something exceptionally powerful in the 4 word phrase, ‘We’ll find a way’. It’s quite literally transformative. Just consider the impact it has in each of the following scenarios. Then we’ll look at opportunities for you to apply it directly into your business. We’ll find a way: It’s a springboard to growth and development. We’ll […]
It’s possible to thrive during a recession according to Misti Cain, a multi-6-figure entrepreneur and the host of the new business reality show, Werrrk! by Mailchimp. Here are her 5 Tips For Profiting During A Recession.
When’s the last time you had a meaningful conversation? For most Americans, the answer is rarely, or never. Why does Conversation matter? What killed Conversation?
Less than 24 hours after the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) shut down, Congress has given the loan program new life.
To hear the stories of some of the business owners who received vital funds from PPP is encouraging, and a hopeful sign of America’s ability to rebuild and recover.
The program was set to expire with $134 million still available for small businesses.
We focus on synergy and look for companies that can provide collective lift and benefit to our other portfolio companies.
Realizing that every obstacle hides a new opportunity, DJ MICK realized this was a unique chance to refine and redevelop his business.
Twenty-five black British business people, you should follow who are helping to bridge the gap in a variety of business sectors.
One of the things that make entrepreneurs so great is they love to be able to figure out how to do things on their own.
As I have written in prior articles, profits are critical to small business owners. Top-line sales are not the only indicator of success.
I want to address the elephant in the room during times of economic uncertainty: Should you keep marketing your business to an audience that may be struggling financially, and is it worthwhile to market your services when people aren’t in a position to buy? My response to both is a resounding YES!
If not for Hitler, Churchill would be remembered as a failure – if he was remembered at all. During his long pre-war career (Churchill was first elected to Parliament in 1900) he squandered his abundant talents by mistake after mistake.
When considering “distance” in the context of distributed work, it’s important to consider three different types of distance—physical distance, process distance, and cognitive distance.
Collaboration apps like Microsoft Teams and Slack may be all that some companies need for their CRM activities.
Many small businesses would consider obtaining accounting and payments services from a bank or credit union.
I want to better understand how gender influences entrepreneurship and learn more about the advice that women owners in particular have to share as they build and flourish.
America cannot reach its potential unless it brings all workers along for the ride.
Mystery shoppers audit omnichannel capabilities to reveal where brands are making progress and where they fall short
When pitching to investors, there are common mistakes entrepreneurs make that could be avoided. Here are tips on how to improve investor interest and increase the likelihood for financing.
Photo: Shutterstock. If you dislike marketing or simply find it a frustrating waste of time and money, today’s post is especially for you. Just how frustrating is marketing? The vast majority of small business owners I’ve spoken to over the past 25 years, work hard. They put a lot of hours in, too. Yet they feel […]
According to a recent study of small businesses, over 71% of small business owners believe that their business has an opportunity to emerge better and stronger after COVID-19.
Working from home is here to stay, so it’s time to give your workspace an upgrade.
The program was set to expire with $134 million still available for small businesses.
As the pandemic continues, many companies are likely to reduce their reliance on full-time employees and increase their use of flexible talent, like freelancers, temps and part-timers—as in the last recession. Here’s what top freelancers are seeking in their clients.
I spoke with restaurant owner Kim Shapiro about the process of adapting her restaurant to meet Ohio’s reopening guidelines, which would not have happened without relying on plastic.
When a small business is unable to pay rent, it is also small landlords that suffer, not just large landlords.
Visa is offering $100,000 in grants to U. S.-based, black-women-owned businesses as part of a series of new initiatives to support small businesses and assist them in coping with the pandemic.
A new feature-length documentary expertly captures the unwavering human spirit as told by Jamal and his team’s quest to compete at the Tokyo Olympics. Filmed over three years, RUN illustrates the powerful role sport can play in providing hope and a better future for athletes from all backgrounds.
American writer and journalist Lindsey Tramuta uncovers a new face to Paris that’s complex, diverse, forward-thinking — and led entirely by women.
The case for diversity in the workplace is well-evidenced. However, improving diversity for the sake of statistics is not enough. While diversity in Silicon Valley and beyond has been rightfully scrutinised in recent years, this has triggered some organisations to act solely to avoid bad publicity.
Featured image by Harisankar Sahoo from Pixabay Although it’s rarely harmful, everyone has exposure to radiation daily. In fact, we get it from the air we breathe and the food we eat. Often, even the building materials of the buildings we work and live in, as well as the appliances that surround us, emit radiation. These things are […]
As of now, AI in banking is discussed primarily in connection with specific features, but this is only the basic level of AI’s potential.
Featured photo by Christian Wiediger on Unsplash Have you ever thought about starting a YouTube channel for your business? The benefits would make it well worth your efforts. YouTube is a highly popular video content platform. In fact, every minute roughly 300 hours of video content are published there. But maybe you don’t have any idea about how […]
As a Canadian, you have probably heard of institutions such as Mogo Finance, Fairstone Financial, Borrowell, EasyFinancial, and Cash 4 You. This article offers an in-depth review of each lender in order to save you time and frustration when you have an urgent financial need. Could Your Canadian Business Use an Infusion of Cash? Personal […]
Featured image by Lan Pham on Unsplash The owner of every food service business wants to tickle the taste buds of the restaurant’s clientele. Meanwhile, they also want the establishment to be a celebration of hospitality. Responsibility for these two areas lies with two independent yet inextricably linked areas: the kitchen staff, referred to in the industry as […]
Featured photo by Elle Hughes from Pexels How does the commercial digital kitchen work, and can you use this technology in your restaurant or catering business? In the digital kitchen, devices on the kitchen’s network continuously collect and process data. This helps smart assistants prepare delicious dishes faster. RELATED ARTICLE: STREAMLINING BUSINESS PROCESSES FOR SUCCESS Find out here […]
Tax refund delays, collection notices with past due dates, and missing stimulus payments are some of the issues taxpayers are facing due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on IRS operations.
Understanding how someone like Wilson could become President illuminates a common but all too often devastating mistake made in leader selection – picking someone based on their perceived talent instead of their real record.
In the New Regular of the post-pandemic economy, where the unimaginable and unprecedented have become our reality, every small business CEO knows he or she must establish and fund risk mitigation in anticipation of the next close encounter with The Compounding Effect.
The series of events leading up to the extension for estimated payments (not once, but twice) has left many taxpayers bewildered. Here’s what you need to know.
Featured image by Margaret M Stewart Times are tough now. Many businesses are having to shut their doors, and millions of people are out of work. You’ve worked long and hard to build your small business, but once again you’re having to get by on a lean budget. You might even be wondering how your […]
To ensure that you’re able to stay productive this summer as well as not let work take over your life, try these solutions and see what works best for you.
Sally Sutton, a pioneer in the work from home movement, offers insights on what it takes to successfully transition to a work from home set up.
Joey Healy built his New York City salon to $1 million in revenue as a solopreneur, then grew it beyond that. When the pandemic stopped him from working with clients directly, he tapped his creative instincts to find a new path forward.
Community-based urban design and policy practice LA-Más has mobilized their studio and more than 150 volunteers to provide pandemic help for neighbors in Los Angeles