If you are thinking about starting your own business, have you decided on what kind of business model you are going to use? In short, a business model is a company's plan of how it is going to be successful and make money. There are many different... (Read More)
Many people who dream of being their own boss cite the opportunity to work from home as a big motivator. Did you know there are many franchise opportunities that allow you to do so?
When you are ready to take that step, one of the first things... (Read More)
Increasingly, employers are telling workers, “Bring your own device.” Often abbreviated as BYOD, the term means that workers can use personal mobile devices — such as laptops, smartphones, and tablets — at the office.
Already, it's... (Read More)
With the economy steadily — if somewhat slowly — improving, it may be a good time to become an entrepreneur. Are you thinking of buying your own business? Here are a few things to keep in mind:
The timing of an offer is critical. You... (Read More)
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)