Time is running out

When Is The Right Time To Start A Business?

The clock is ticking.

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably thought about starting your own business. You’ve probably thought about it a lot. It’s also fair to assume that you’ve delayed – for months, if not years – because it just doesn’t feel like it’s the right time.
But here’s the thing: there is never a right time to start a business. There will never be an ideal moment.

The sign you've been looking for

18 Signs You Need to Start Your Own Business

Let’s face it. You know you’re different than a lot of other people and you’ve been feeling it and noticing it for awhile. Not really able to put it into words for the past few years, you’ve had this…something, inside that’s sort of churning away at you. And now you understand why.

gaining clarity

3 Critical Steps to Gain Clarity For Your New Startup Business

Every day, more people are using the internet to start a side business, full time self employment or create a new revenue stream. There are always problems in the startup process. Issues that crop up that we didn’t expect, in addition to the problems that we did expect. But the solution isn’t more time or money, the solution is more clarity.

experienced entrepreneurs

6 Ways to Use Age to Your Advantage When Starting a Business

Entrepreneurship isn’t just for the young. Older adults are finding that starting a business can be the perfect way to turn a lifetime of experience into something meaningful, take control of their time, counter workplace ageism, and in some cases, make a lot more money.

Here, six entrepreneurs share the key advantages they discovered in starting a business in their 50s and 60s.

4 Beliefs About Success That Are Going to Help You Fail

Obviously, I don’t want you to fail. Anyone that knows anything about me can tell you that. That’s why this article explains how we can avoid failure by thinking about misconceptions we can have sometimes.

We all have preconceived notions about success, what it takes to achieve it, or what it even looks like. But with some additional insights and the knowledge we gain as we get older, we can learn to change what we believe and how we perceive.

Dare to Dream

How Risk-Taking Can Lead to Incredible Success in Business

Normally a word that evokes negative emotions and something that we, by nature want to shy away from.
“The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that’s changing very quickly, the only strategy that’s guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” These words of wisdom are from Mark Zuckerberg, chairman and CEO of Facebook, the world’s most popular social media platform.

business plan process

How To Write a Business Plan

If your business is all in your head, it’s hard to convince lenders, investors and shareholders that you have a credible company and that you’ll use their funding well. And that’s precisely where a business plan comes in. This highly recognized management tool is basically a written document that describes who you are, what you plan to achieve, how you plan to overcome the risks involved and provide the returns anticipated. Often people think of business plans are limited to starting up new companies or applying for business loans. However, they are also essential to running a business with a clear, well-documented plan.

planning meeting

20 Important Steps to Launching Your Startup Business

Starting a business is daunting. There are certainly quicker ways to go about it than this article will lay out, but if you have the time, resources and finances, this will be for you. If you’re on a shoestring budget, I’ll write up a much shorter version for you in another blog post.
There is so much to think about and so much to do.