Entrepreneuring

Startup Business Ideas, Strategy and Planning

As an entrepreneur, you most likely wear many hats in your day-to-day work. Figuring out how to juggle all of the tasks you have to do, while still maintaining a life outside of work can be a challenge. Entrepreneuring articles focus on you, the entrepreneur, and how you can strengthen your areas of weakness when it comes to business and keeping a healthy work-life balance.

Navigating the New Gig Economy

Day-to-day life isn’t what it used to be since the recent tech boom. Everyday workers are finding income opportunities in the new gig economy. More people worldwide, 24 percent of whom are Americans, have adapted to finding work opportunities on apps or over the internet. This is creating a larger demand for contract work and more industry-specific work skills. However, this … [Read more...]

Stay Clear of these Work-From-Home Scams

The flexibility that working from home offers appeals to many of us. We like the idea of setting our own hours and saving on commuting costs. However, many unscrupulous companies prey on our desire to work from home with scams. In 2010, that latest year for which statistics are available, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) received more than 8,192 complaints from consumers … [Read more...]

How to Create a Successful Skilled Trades Business

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) Occupational Outlook Handbook, not only are jobs in skilled trade industries—which include any business centered around electricians, carpenters, welders, bricklayers, plasterers, plumbers, masons, or any other skilled trade—growing, many are growing at an “as fast as average” or “much faster than average” rate. Case in … [Read more...]

How to Start a Parking Lot Business

With the increasing number of personal vehicles roaming the streets, starting up a parking lot business might seem like a profitable business venture. However, as with every business venture, there are key considerations you need to take into account in order to ensure a successful and affluent future. People are in growing need of a place to park, however finding the right … [Read more...]

4 Steps to Save Your Business When Everything’s Falling Apart

If you fear having to abandon your idea of owning your own business, do not head to lock the door for the final time just yet. While about 80 percent of new businesses fail within the first 18 months, your business does not have to be one of them if you take careful inventory of what is currently going wrong. Here are four ideas you may want to consider to save your … [Read more...]

The Bookshelves Of Fearless Women In Business

A recent study decided to investigate wealthy and successful people. What underlying factors contributed to success? Were wealthy people born with a certain set of traits that would eventually equate to success? As it happens, the study found that financially successful people shared one special habit: a voracious appetite for reading. Warren Buffett spends 80% of his day … [Read more...]

How One Pediatric Speech Therapy Business is Using Their Brand Personality to Connect with Clients

As a small business owner, it can be an ongoing struggle to compete with larger companies with bigger marketing departments and budgets. You may feel like everything you’re doing to try to get your company’s name out there is getting buried in all of the advertising “noise”. So what’s a small business to do? The answer is to use your “uniqueness” to your … [Read more...]

How to Start a Construction Business the Right Way

Before you open the doors of your new construction company, it’s important to understand the scope of preparation and work involved in running a construction business. Establishing any business, for that matter is far from easy, and there are always things that slip out of mind, even with experienced entrepreneurs. If you feel ready to launch your construction startup, here are … [Read more...]