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Things to Consider Before Taking Out a Loan

If you’re thinking about taking out a loan, there are a few things you should consider to make sure you get the right type of loan for you and to make sure you can...

Loading Dock Design: Solutions That Protect Product and Speed up Operations

Your business’s loading dock design can affect your business and merchandise in a myriad of ways, so it’s essential to reflect on this design either before you create it or if you need to...

Small Business Lending Trends

Since traditional banks and credit unions began tightening lending practices in 2008, new trends started emerging in the alternative-lending arena, specifically for small business loans. Now, as we proceed through 2015, we see these trends...

10 Tips for Setting Up Your Small Business’s Office

Before starting up a new business, always have a business plan written as a guide to what your goals are for your business. Visit some other businesses, which have recently started up and ask...

What Principles Do You Follow?

The older and wiser I get, the more I start to create and follow my own principles. Like a Jiminy Cricket on my shoulder, they pop up when the occasion arises. As a young and eager person, I’d...

3 Free Tools to Help You Nail Your Next Presentation

Let’s face it. Solid, dynamic, well-planned and creatively executed presentations are what really sell ideas. Whether you are preparing for a meeting with a potential investor or pitching your service to a prospect, taking...

What Transitional Period Are You In?

Every entrepreneur must pass through at least one from a series of  transitional periods; from employee caterpillar into the entrepreneurial butterfly. I have have compiled a list of transitional periods that are key to having a...

Don’t Lie, You Didn’t Become An Entrepreneur To Save Kittens

Admit it, you became an entrepreneur because you wanted to make money. We all did. But somewhere along the way, money became less important. The thought of starting something from scratch and building a lasting...

7 Common Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs can Avoid

Entrepreneurs hate being preached to, but they love sharing. They share the lessons they learn, the success they achieve and the fun they have. While mentoring so many young entrepreneurs, I saw some common mistakes...

The Pros and Cons of Rebranding

Changing your brand’s name can be a great move or a turn into a disaster. In any case, it’s a risky endeavor. I would like to share the pros and cons of rebranding, after having...