Seasonal businesses have unique challenges to keep going during the off season. Here are some tips that can help you be more conscious about your expenses and cash flow to have a better year-round business. Diversify Your Business Take what...
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Trust. It really matters! In life, in politics, in education, in the public square, in business—everywhere. It is especially critical for people in leadership positions to earn trust and to cultivate trust in their organizations. Trust is truly at the...
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A business plan is an essential document for every business. Here’s a breakdown of what goes into your business plan. Cover page and table of contents  Do this page last when you have all the information ready. Put your name...
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There is a wide range of options to secure financing for your organization. Along with traditional loans and investors, accounts receivable and factoring financing are two opportunities you can consider for getting the financing you need. Knowing the difference between...
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Although outsourcing offers many benefits to small business owners, some are reluctant to try it due to horror stories they have heard from others. While no business transaction is entirely problem-free, creating a contract before starting a working relationship can...
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Meeting someone over lunch is a great way to talk business and seal the deal. Today, a business lunch might happen over breakfast or dinner, even coffee. The business etiquette doesn’t change, regardless of what meal you’re meeting over. Here...
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While people come up with ideas for new startups all the time, many don’t follow through because of all the work involved. This can feel like a letdown after the excitement of coming up with such a creative idea. However,...
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Whether you need to travel for business often or infrequently, preparing for a trip doesn’t come naturally to everyone. This is especially true for young professionals who haven’t had to travel for business in the past. We hope the tried-and-true...
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While it’s easy to think that women and men have a fairly level playing field, at least in the business world, this isn’t always the case. Though great efforts have been made to provide more resources and encourage more women-owned...
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Veterans often make great entrepreneurs. The discipline and ethics learned in the military translate well into business. Opening your own veteran-owned business isn’t always a smooth ride though. Here are five tips that will help you pivot into business ownership....
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