Business Management

small business strategic planningStep Up Your Business Strategic Planning Process

The last few years have been rough on all small business owners. Most entrepreneurs have been working long hours under a lot of pressure to keep their doors open. The successful ones have learned to seize opportunities and… continue reading→

small business virtual asistantWhen is Virtual Assistance the Answer?

For most people, starting their own business can be a liberating feeling – no boss, no employees, no imposed deadlines. And many small business owners live by the motto “if you want something done right, you do it yourself…” continue reading→

small business owner time managementYou Can Manage People, Responsibilities, Money & Sales. Can You Manage Your Time?

As a business owner, you need to effectively manage people, finances, sales, and all of the responsibilities of the business. But at the end of the day, it’s your time that typically goes unmanaged… continue reading→

Work Less Play MoreAll in the Family? That Includes Managing the Squabbles, as well as, the Successes

Family-owned businesses comprise the majority of businesses in this country and many have achieved great success. Many hugely successful companies began as family-owned businesses… continue reading→

WBE certification minority business certificationWhat Can Certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Do for You?

Over the course of the last several decades, legislation and executive orders have been drafted to help level the playing field for women and minority owned businesses that compete for government contracts… continue reading→

small-business-strategic-plansYour Business Plan is Your Blueprint for Success

The plan illuminates your vision, mission, values and goals. Starting with a very broad brush, your vision should paint a picture of what people will see… continue reading→

business succession planningBusiness Succession Planning

For owners of closely held businesses, this task often is a case of “too little, too late.” If you own a business that you hope will continue in operation after you retire, then succession planning is something you have to think about earlier, rather than later… continue reading→

small-business-owner-mentor-supportKeeping Your Sanity: 5 Ways to Build a Business Support Network

Building a solid business support network doesn’t take a major effort and the benefits to be derived can help you to keep your sanity and grow your business more effectively. Starting and running a business is one of the most challenging endeavors one can undertake… continue reading→

small-business-owner-work-life-balanceTake a Break. Why working 24/7 Isn’t the Answer to Business Success

Instant communications, continuous connectivity, multi-tasking and mobile technologies have spawned a business mind-set that, in order to be successful, people need to be on top of their business 24/7… continue reading→

copyright-protection-300x263Using Copyrights to Protect Your Intellectual Property

It’s so easy to download or copy someone else’s work. How can you protect your intellectual property?… continue reading→