Common Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

What creates a successful entrepreneur? There are many factors which play in the overall success of those that pursue their dreams of starting their own business but are there any common characteristics which can be viewed across the board? Perhaps you’re within your own pursuit of becoming an entrepreneur or just want to get the Read more about Common Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs[…]

Why You Should Drive Instead of Fly for Your Next Vacation or Business Trip

If you’re planning on a trip in 2011, whether it’s for vacation or business, if you possibly can you should drive instead of fly. As flying, particularly in America, has become one of the most expensive and most invasive ways to travel (have you had a TSA agent with his hands down your pants yet?), Read more about Why You Should Drive Instead of Fly for Your Next Vacation or Business Trip[…]

Reasons Why Voluntary Corporate Social Responsibility is Good for Business

Voluntary corporate responsibility can be a win-win situation all around if strategically planned. Not only can a corporation help out the local communities in which they do business in, but also help themselves out in the process. Establishing a home base in a community strengthens the local economy and, as a result, creates jobs and Read more about Reasons Why Voluntary Corporate Social Responsibility is Good for Business[…]

Should I Start a Business for Money?

Driven by greed, power and dominance over marketplaces, many entrepreneurs set upon their quest to riches with only one thing in mind: profits. It’s a fact that a business that’s not able to generate a profit will eventually be scattered amongst the countless dreams of other entrepreneurs but is that all that should be the Read more about Should I Start a Business for Money?[…]

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Profile: The Young, Female Entrepreneur

What makes a woman—-especially a younger woman—-want to be an entrepreneur?   As a 28-year-old, self-employed woman, I ask myself this question nearly every day. Consider this: Women are less likely to be taken seriously in the role of business-owner. Younger women are even lower on the totem pole when it comes to their credibility. Read more about Profile: The Young, Female Entrepreneur[…]

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Smart Marketing Tips for 2017: Get Tech Savvy – Create Winning Customer Experiences

Every year marketing experts come out with predictions for the next “hot” trend. Surveys are quoted, consumers are polled, winning campaigns are reviewed and dissected. In assessing the landscape of winners for ’07 (firms that are on a growth track, getting great media buzz, with a loyal customer base) it’s easy to get lost in Read more about Smart Marketing Tips for 2017: Get Tech Savvy – Create Winning Customer Experiences[…]

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Ben Barry: Fashioning Reality: Young Entrepreneur Set to Change Business and the Fashion Industry

Imagine a world where model beauty is possible for everyone, at every size and age; not only the young, impossibly tall, and anorexic. Imagine a world where business is carried out with integrity and drive to positively shape the future. Such is the world envisioned by Ben Barry, founder of the Ben Barry Agency and Read more about Ben Barry: Fashioning Reality: Young Entrepreneur Set to Change Business and the Fashion Industry[…]

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No Jobs Mean Rise in Self-employment: Workers Spurning Potential Employers to Work for Themselves

Statistics Canada (statscan.gc.ca) reported that 36,000 Canadians had become newly self-employed and that Americans had apparently not followed suit because of the lack of health care benefits among other factors. (The Globe and Mail reported the figure as 37,000). Anyway, it’s higher than at any time on record. Economists like Douglas Porter of BMO Nesbitt Read more about No Jobs Mean Rise in Self-employment: Workers Spurning Potential Employers to Work for Themselves[…]

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How To Write a Job Posting: Ensuring you find the best staff for your small business job posting is crucial to entrepreneurial success.

It may seem like the job interview is the best place to determine the right candidate for a job posting. However, successful entrepreneurs know to start the process well before a potential staff member is sitting in front of them – because when it comes down to it, your success as an small business owner Read more about How To Write a Job Posting: Ensuring you find the best staff for your small business job posting is crucial to entrepreneurial success.[…]

Working in Compliance and Risk Management: A Brief Description of Compliance Management-type Roles

This article briefly explores some possible tasks and the likely working environment when working risk management for a larger accounting firm. What Kind of Tasks are Involved in Financial Services Compliance? Working in financial compliance services can involve a number of varied tasks. It is hard to describe a “typical” role as this will vary Read more about Working in Compliance and Risk Management: A Brief Description of Compliance Management-type Roles[…]