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.

Why First Impressions Matter and How to Improve Yours

Seven seconds. That's all the time you have to make a good first impression on people. Whether it's walking into a proposal meeting or your local networking event, people will make judgments based on how you look. Is this fair? No. Is it a fact of life? Pretty much. So, what can you do to make sure you are putting your best foot forward? There are several components to your … [Read more...]

Tips for Starting a Handyman Business

If you enjoy working with your hands and prefer to be self-employed, becoming a professional handyman might be the right move. With that said, there are a number of specific areas of expertise that a handyman needs to master, most of which are distinct disciplines. This means those who wish to make a career out of helping others with home improvement projects need to be sure … [Read more...]

Must Haves for the Girl Boss to Recharge

Whether you’re managing teams, leading a company, or just starting your career, hustling all day can leave you feeling drained. At the end of a long day, you need to recharge and destress. A simple and easy way to do so is by pampering your yourself. Not only does taking time to focus on your needs help you to feel more confident, but it can also help you relax and stay … [Read more...]

Investing in a Real Estate as a Business

In terms of traditional business opportunities, few options are as potentially fruitful as real estate. Whether the aim is to redevelop for rapid resale - commonly referred to as “flipping” - or to generate revenue via rental - either through long-term leases or short-term arrangements such as Airbnb - investing in real estate is one of the smarter business decisions a person … [Read more...]

Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Franchise

Are you considering being your own boss and owning a business? If so, then franchising should be something to think about. There are a lot of factors involved that you are weighing in, whether to start your own independent business or join a franchise. In this article we will consider several important factors that are relevant for making the decision to buy a … [Read more...]

Treating Your Art Like a Business: A Guide to Becoming a Professional Artist

Though going to art school can help you to hone your craft and make connections, it isn’t a guarantee that you will find paid work after graduation. Likewise, untrained artists the world over are making a name for themselves. What separates respected artists from novices is discipline and professionalism. You can spend your days creating sketches, but if no one sees them how … [Read more...]

5 Professionals Every Successful Entrepreneur Will Count On

Entrepreneurs are often seen as individuals who achieve business success on their own. While it’s true that entrepreneurial success is driven primarily by the vision and leadership of a single person, that doesn’t mean this individual is able to accomplish their business goals entirely on their own. Even so-called solopreneurs are eventually going to depend on one or more … [Read more...]

Top Things to Remember When Starting a Business

It is an unfortunate fact that a large amount of start-up business will fail in their first couple of years. Therefore, getting the foundations right from the start is key to the success. Here are a few tips that can help your business get started on the right foot. Business Bank Account It is important to separate your personal funds from your business funds. In fact, in … [Read more...]

4 Signs that Your Business Idea Is Viable

If you’re like most entrepreneurs or wannabe entrepreneurs, you have ideas every day. In the shower or bath, when out walking, and as you try to doze off. They just come to you. However, you have to qualify them to determine which are worth pursuing and those that just aren’t viable. How do you do that? In this article, we briefly explore some signs and questions to ask to … [Read more...]

8 Ways to Stay Motivated as You Build Your Business

Motivation is a limited resource, and you’ve probably figured that out by now. As an aspiring entrepreneur, you’re responsible for more than your motivation. Like it or not, you’re responsible for everything that’s happening around you and your business—your customers, your employees, your costs, your competition. It can get tough, I know. Nevertheless, your motivation is … [Read more...]