It’s a difficult question to ask yourself every morning: What should I wear to work? And while some professionals dig through their closets, tossing article after article of clothing behind them, others simply throw on a dirty pair of sweatpants and shove off to work. But are you dressing appropriately for your business, or are a victim of What Not to Wear? With these 5 tips, you will be able to determine how your small business should present itself in terms of clothing—some of the tips may surprise you!
1. Set the Standard
Jeans or slacks? Business casual or business professional?... Read More
In an age where business is driven by social media, entrepreneurs can work anywhere. And we mean anywhere.
From the home office to the business incubator, from the local coffee shop to a park bench; you can find entrepreneurs working anywhere and everywhere. But would you believe us if we told you that, yes indeed, these entrepreneurs are being productive?
A change in an entrepreneur’s working environment can actually amp up productivity—new surroundings steer clear from the notion of the “same old, boring workday.”
But entrepreneurs aren’t just working in local Starbucks... Read More
Where do you draw the line between a simple side project and a potential startup? For many new entrepreneurs, it’s hard to tell the difference. But one of the main reasons that entrepreneurs start their own businesses is not to be their own boss, but to instead, do something that they love every day.
So how can you tell if your side project can become a successful startup company? Follow these 6 guidelines and you’ll be well on your way to starting a new business:
1. You’re doing something you love
Most side projects and hobbies are much enjoyed by the people doing them.... Read More
If you were to go back and do it all over again, what would you do differently?
Would you have planned better?
Would you have spent your money more wisely?
Would you have drunk more coffee?
Most entrepreneurs wish that they would have known more before they started their businesses. A few minor tweaks before launching a business can define a business’s success or determine its absolute failure.
New entrepreneurs, pay attention. Check out the 25 things entrepreneurs wish they would have known at age 25, before starting their businesses.I wish I would... Read More
A long-lasting business relationship is imperative for any business to succeed. Repeat business must outpace customer turnover to sustain business growth. Clues to establishing successful long lasting business relationships can be seen in everyday relationships (think friendships, a spouse etc), but is unique and should be treated differently. A great business relationship often begins with a combination of attraction and communication. This form of attraction is the compelling reason someone should work with you. In sales 101, it is called your “Benefits Statement.” If benefits are equal,... Read More
Sounds a little bogus, doesn't it? It's pretty bizarre that the color of your office can actually affect the way that your business is run. But it's true: the color that you surround yourself with while you work greatly affects your mood. And as all entrepreneurs know, your mood can greatly affect the direction that your business goes in.
There is a reason that McDonald's arches are bright yellow. Yellow is the color for happiness, joy, and youth.
There is a reason that the inside of a Starbucks is painted deep green and maroon. Both colors ignite feelings of warmth, comfort and... Read More
Something big is happening in Kansas City.
Two companies have collaborated in order to provide capital-raising opportunities with the benefits of vital entrepreneurial resources in order to improve the startup community in Kansas City and throughout the nation.
These two companies are Think Big Partners and the Angel Capital Group (ACG).
Together, the two companies are combining the importance of entrepreneurial funding with the vital services, resources, and help that entrepreneurs often need when starting up a new business. This is the first collaboration of its kind,... Read More
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Excellent tips, I wish more student could read them. Too many young guys and girls fail to choose the right path. I mean there are no 'wrong' careers. However, some may pick something that doesn't suit them. To avoid misery, one should take time to consider...