Before you, as an entrepreneur, can hope to successfully start a new business, you need to set some goals and milestones to lead the way. It’s easy to talk in the abstract about all the possible applications for a new technology, but you don’t have a viable business plan until you have specific tar Read More
Steli is an aficionado of building and running remote teams, with Close’s 40-strong force working from around the world. In this article, he lays out the pros and cons of going remote, how they made the leap, and some tips for making sure your remote company culture thrives.

Read More
In every business, especially new ones, quick and effective problem solving is a critical skill. The problems you face are more complex and moving faster than ever before, and the consequences of a poor or incomplete solution can be costly to your business, and well as to your community, human heal Read More
I’m a big fan of mentoring in business, and have been at different times on both the contributing and receiving end of the process. These days, I seem to often hear from entrepreneurs who are struggling to find a mentor, or complaining about their lack of effectiveness. Like any other relationship, Read More
I’m always looking for evidence of early startup characteristics that might be predictors of long-term success. Every investor has his own list, usually based on his own very small sample, or simply his gut feeling. Of course, we would all like to have a magic list based on more definitive tracking Read More
I’m fully convinced that both inspiration and perspiration are always required in a startup. Yet many people seem to be stuck on one end or other of this equation – all perspiration with no dream, or all inspiration with no reality. Success is the right balance of both for fun and profit. Read More
Starting a warehouse business doesn’t really sound exciting. The thing is, most people aren’t aware that if you choose this kind of business venture you can make a good amount of money. Most of today’s companies resort to storage solutions that fit their needs the best, therefore you should make a Read More
Cleaning franchise is a low cost way to start your own business. Here are 6 additional reason why you should consider buying it. Read More
I’ve always been a bit confused about the difference in a business context between a coach and a mentor. According to many pundits, a mentor shows you the right way based on experience, while a coach brings out the best in you, then let’s you find your own way. Based on my own experience on both si Read More
We've cut our development cycle by 70% since making the move to Shape Up. Learn how to do the same with these three checklists that take you through Shape Up's framework. Read More

Share your small business tips with the community!
Share your small business tips with the community!
Share your small business tips with the community!
Share your small business tips with the community!