Are you the manager of a store? A leader inside your company who does more work than your title entails? Are you good at sales, customer service and working hard? A franchise may be the next career step you are looking for. Moving up in a company is... (Read More)
When was the last time your team or company had a successful brainstorming session? Did everyone leave the meeting encouraged and recharged or did they leave feeling like they wasted the last hour or two? Effective brainstorming sessions can help... (Read More)
With the economy picking up, you may be eyeing the prospect of buying a small business. Here are some factors to consider:
What sum of money can you, as the buyer, reasonably expect to generate on an ongoing basis so long as the firm’s future... (Read More)
As a small business or franchise owner, it is well known that a lot of the work you put into your job is hands on. One of those hands-on jobs is cleaning and keeping your establishment presentable. You never want to lose a potential customer because... (Read More)
Are you considering tapping the expertise of a business broker? It's a wise choice. Turning the task of selling your business over to a broker can help with those moments in which you might be tempted to accept a deal too early in the negotiating... (Read More)
Giving back to your community is not only the right thing to do. It can have valuable benefits to you and your company. That's why many businesses — even ones with only a handful of employees — are putting corporate social responsibility (CSR)... (Read More)
For many of you, 2016 will be the year you finally start your own business. Whether your business operates out of your home, has a lot of different products or already has need of more employees, it's important that certain steps are followed, not... (Read More)
You're ready to retire, but there is one important piece of business left to conclude: Selling your business.
Setting the right asking price can be tricky. That's why it can be a good idea to invest in a professional appraisal by a business... (Read More)
How many times have we heard that the only secret to success is hard work?
We hear it so often that, well, it's probably true. There is no big secret to becoming rich, famous, and successful. It literally comes down to having a dream or passion... (Read More)
You’ve probably been hearing a lot about Periscope lately. It’s taken the online world by storm. The gist of it is, if you’ve got a smartphone, Internet access and an app, you can broadcast live video to the world. Just point your phone at... (Read More)