There are several different courses you can take with your business based upon what your exit strategy is. For that reason, it is always good to have a clear idea of your strategy from the very beginning. Some questions you might ask yourself are, 1) is there someone in the family who wants to continue with the business once you retire?… Read more >
The very nature of the typical entrepreneur is to think big and take the risks necessary to be big. It is this trait in the many who have built America’s small businesses, that has made this country what it is today. After a few years of success, most are looking for ways to expand upon that success. … Read more >
Give them a shout out!
There is no question that life is much easier when your customers love you. Obviously, the number one way to make them love you is to provide a quality product or service in a timely manner. However, another path to your customers’ hearts is by actively promoting their business anytime you can. … Read more >
It doesn’t matter how business savvy or smart someone is; no one person has all of the best answers on how to run a business. More and more small business owners are turning to trusted advisors to provide input when working toward and attaining their business goals. This network can be very similar to the board of directors that all large companies have, and should consist of people who have, themselves, been successful in business. … Read more >
I saw the greatest quote the other day. “Don’t think outside the box, think like there is no box”. For most entrepreneurs, personal creativity is probably not in short supply. However, creativity is not always encouraged among the staff in a small business. That means the owner is left to come up with all of the new ideas on his own. … Read more >