The average entrepreneur is not rich. They do not have financers. They often have to sacrifice for success. Today's post is about you. Depending on the business, your sacrifice can be big or small. Some have sold their car to finance success. Some may take out an old-fashioned business loan. Wracking up credit card debt … Continue reading The Dark Side To Bootstrapping Your Business
In true David vs Goliath form, Olaplex took on L'Oreal in court over a patent dispute. Spoiler: David (Olaplex) won! It is not uncommon to hear stories of big business smashing small companies by stealing ideas. Court is almost always futile because they have a lot more money than your average bootstrapping, garage inventor. That … Continue reading The Patent Battle Gone Right: The Little Guy vs L’Oreal
If you have what employees want, they will want to work for you. According to Bill Gates, they want flex schedules! As a matter of fact, that is quite true. Flex scheduling makes an employer more attractive. Not everyone lives a 9 to 5 life, me included. People are more likely to stay where they … Continue reading Attract The Best Talent With Flex Schedules
I use a news app to filter through some of the biggest news of the day. While I was sorting through, most of what I saw was bad. Car companies are expected to do massive layoffs. Facebook fines. Netflix loses billions. More layoffs. The business news today is bleak, to say the least. Today I … Continue reading Layoffs And Profit Losses: In The News Today
There are varying viewpoints when it comes to direct sales/multi-level marketing (MLM). Some feel it is the opportunity they dreamed about. Some feel it is a financial trap. Ultimately it is your decision. However, some believe the money spent is not worth the income that shows on their 1099. I beg to differ, of course. … Continue reading Are Direct Sales Strategies A Trap For Homemakers?
New businesses struggle with knowing when they should and should not hire. It is a difficult question to answer. INC recently shared 3 signs for whether you need to hire, and I have a few ideas to help you decide whether it is what you need! The major question you need to ask yourself is, … Continue reading Should Your Business Hang The ‘Now Hiring’ Sign? Questions To Ask Yourself!
I have been browsing business news for fun. All I want is a little light reading, keep up on the trends, and learn something new. I was surprised when my eyes fell on this article. There are a lot of traits I value in myself and the people I surround myself with. As a matter … Continue reading The Three Things All Entrepreneurs Should Know