Hands Occupied: A Small Business Success Story
As proof of how budding entrepreneurs can turn their passion into an income-generating project, we take a look at some small businesses that have flourished from simple yet fervent ideas. For this instance, we take a look at Hands Occupied.This Is My House! Using Entrepreneur Characteristics to Improve Your Life
Entrepreneurs are not just business owners. They are everywhere – managing departments, directing organizations, running households, overseeing projects, handling customer bases, leading fund raisers and raising children.Entrepreneurism: Are You Ready?
I was asked to speak at a small business event about Entrepreneurship: Are You Ready? My experience in working with Small Business Development organizations and projects and doing consulting and training for Woman/Minority Owned Businesses has shown me that when people talk about becoming (or being) an entrepreneur they primarily mean they want to start a business (or have one). With that in mind I prepared a list of important questions for my audience to ask themselves. Below are those questions along with the supplementary questions and points.The Importance of a Business Plan for a Small Business
If you’re one of the many people thinking about starting a small business, having a business plan is one of the first things you should have on your list of things to do. It doesn’t matter if you’re starting a small business from home or away, having a business plan is considered a blue print for a successful small business. What is a business plan and why do you need one?Top 5 Staffing Excuses You Need to Get Over
Do you see your staff as your greatest asset or as a crucial part of your plans to reach your business goals? Or do you only see the hassle and frustration that can come from managing the human drama that sometimes unfolds among your staff? Supervising people can produce challenges, as well as take your time and attention.