Finding A Mentor

Your New Business: From Idea to Plan

Business ideas are a dime a dozen these days—everyone has a good one. What separates the successful entrepreneur from a dreamer is their ability to turn that idea into a plan. There is a common misconception that the moment you are struck with a valid business idea, you need to write a business plan. But in reality, there are several steps that need to be taken before you … [Read more...]

Advice to My Startup Self: Jessica Dawson of Founder Nonfiction

Jessica Dawson is the Editor-in-Chief at Founder Nonfiction, a publishing house dedicated to telling the stories of business owners and entrepreneurs. She and her team collaborate with business owners who should have books, but who don’t have the time to devote to learning the fine details of writing and publishing. In this interview, Jessica talks to Businessing Magazine about … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why a College Degree Can Help You Run a Successful Business

You have watched every episode of Shark Tank. You have read Mark Cuban's biography. You have opened your fair share of lemonade stands. Now, it is time for you to open your own business. Although everyone has his or her own opinion on the benefit of a college degree, here are five reasons how a college degree will help you run a successful business. College is What You Make … [Read more...]

Should You Get a Small Business Coach?

When I first quit my government-paid job and began freelance writing, I connected with a woman who seemed to have her life almost exactly where I wanted mine to be. She worked solely for herself, had been featured by various different reputable entities, and even had her own television show. I didn’t really want a TV show of my own, but my goal was to be a motivational speaker, … [Read more...]