Herb Filled Pillows Make Over a Million Dollars

Lauren Rosenstadt was a single mom working at a herbcompany in Bethesda, Maryland. A herb... Read More

The 9 Key Distinctions of Successful Solo-Entrepreneurs!

SUCCESSFUL Solo-Entrepreneurs approach life and business from a perspective that is new, fresh, and rather... Read More

10 Essential Tips for Starting Entrepreneurs - Ignore these at your Peril!

1. Do What You LOVE: If you've chosen your business because you read that this... Read More

Reducing the Stress of Being an Entrepreneur

Starting and running your own business can be exciting and rewarding, but it can also... Read More

10 Ways Entrepreneurs Shoot Themselves In The Foot

Entrepreneurs and their businesses have a tendency to ambush themselves when they aren't looking. This... Read More

Lessons Learned from Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are a special breed of high achievers. They create things, get things started: businesses,... Read More

7 Lean Marketing Laws For The Inspired Entrepreneur

The following laws will provide guidance on how to act,think and work in a lean... Read More

Electronic Tools for Entrepreneurial Success

"Half of any job is having the right tool" was one of the earliest lessons... Read More

Traits of The Successful Entrepreneur

Want to know why certain people succeed and others don't. Well successful people have certain... Read More

5 TIPS for Home-Based Business Entrepreneurs

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The Six ?F? Words Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Start your own business, and soon enough, you find yourself in a situation where there... Read More

Compensating for Your Entrepreneurial Style-or Lack of Style

I recently took an entrepreneurial quiz which evaluated my answers and informed me I would... Read More

What Makes An Entrepreneur Tick?

It is only natural that when you start a business, you are doing something different... Read More

Raising Entrepreneurs: What to Do When Your Kid is Born to Think Differently

Adolescence brings with it many challenges ? for both parents and kids. Young people, still... Read More

The 7 Traits of an Exceptional & Successful Entrepreneur

How often have you either referred to or considered the expression, "Success is a journey... Read More

How Entrepreneurs Make Money Selling Global Brands On and Off-line

Did you know that thousands of companies from all over the world are looking for... Read More

Differentiation ? Smart Marketing Strategies for the Solo Entrepreneur

Are you ever frustrated or hesitant when you talk to prospective customers because you can't... Read More

Top 10 Business Plan Myths of Solo Entrepreneurs

Don't let these stop you from having a business plan for success!A recent study of... Read More

Solo Mojo for Solo Entrepreneurs --- Where?s Your Juice?

I recently read a magazine article about Andrew, a 42-year old businessman. He gave up... Read More

Create Your Entrepreneur Dream Team

I hear it all the time. "What should I do about . . .?" As... Read More

Health Insurance for Solo Entrepreneurs

One of the most important benefits employed people enjoy is health insurance coverage. It is... Read More

Time Management Tips for Solo Entrepreneurs

Does it seem like everyone and everything is vying for your attention all at once?... Read More

Hearing That Entrepreneurial Voice?

Women business owners are our only clients, so naturally we celebrate and support female entrepreneurship.... Read More

How Home-Based Business Entrepreneurs Think

Too many people are trying to start their home businesses with an ordinary employee's way... Read More

The Entrepreneurs Dilemma

In business, you plan to protect your inventory, your unique ideas and approach, and your... Read More

The Reluctant Entrepreneur

It seems odd to think of a person opening a shop, knowing that they're not... Read More

Entrepreneurship: What does it REALLY mean?

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How You Can Earn $1000 A Week Part Time

About 6 years ago I started to notice that certain friends of mine had quit... Read More

Should You Write Your Own Business Plan?

If you are just starting a company and looking for funding, or looking for additional... Read More

Youth Entrepreneurship, A Disappointing Truth

The psychology of entrepreneurship can be very rewarding to one who dreams of starting their... Read More

Be an Entrepreneur

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Entrepreneurs: Benefits vs. Features-Know the Difference!

Entrepreneurs know their business. They know their product, their service. Many of them write creative... Read More

The Entrepreneurs Prayer

As I awaken with the gift of yet another day and prepare for the tasks... Read More

Are You an Entrepreneur That is Starved for Time?

Being an entrepreneur and running a successful home-based business is stressful at times, and can... Read More

Seven Key Qualities of Successful Entrepreneurs

A recent poll conducted by Forbes magazine shows that majority of its readers would prefer... Read More

Entrepreneurial Emotions or It Seemed Like a Great Idea at the Time

It's your first business or the next Great Idea in your ongoing business, online or... Read More

How to Become a Successful Entrepreneur on the Web

Becoming a successful entrepreneur in the online world is no different than becoming a successful... Read More

Applying The Daffodil Theory into Business Practice

At times all of us need a bit of inspiration to add to our day.... Read More

Find Out If You WILL Be Successful As a Franchisee?

Will I be successful as a franchisee?One of the soundest pieces of advice to take... Read More

The Myth of Undercapitalization - Six Ways Entrepreneurs Achieve Success in Spite of Start-Up Money

This year more than 17 million people will become entrepreneurs, according to the National Association... Read More

Entrepreneurship as Your Passion

Entrepreneurship has been my passion for as long as I can commit to memory to... Read More

How Much Risk is Necessary to Grow Your Business?

A business owner is thoroughly responsible for their own financial survival and possibly the financial... Read More

How To Grow Your Micro-Business

If you want to grow your micro-business (defined as a business with fewer than five... Read More

How To Find Hot Online Business Ideas

Would you like to find the key that unlocks the door to a gold-mine of... Read More

PR That Entrepreneurs Often Overlook

If that sounds like you, here's what you may be missing once the new enterprise... Read More

Protect Your ASSets in Business

Many people are starting an online business without a thought about the danger this may... Read More

Build Your Own Board Of Experts

The most successful entrepreneurs rely on their advisory boards to help spot new opportunities and... Read More

Something From Nothing, With Something To Share

Betrayal, it can hit you like a load of bricks falling from the sky, leaving... Read More

Developing A Contract

As a service provider, the most important type of "boundary" you can set as a... Read More

Needs Versus Wants For Entrepreneurs

How often do the words "I need" come out of your mouth, as it relates... Read More

From Bank Clerk to Entreprenuer

What seems like a century ago, I left school and joined a well-known High Street... Read More

What Part of Handwriting on the Wall Dont You Understand - They Dont Hire People Over 50

In a recent talk to the Detroit Economic Club, President Bush told of a powerful... Read More

Franchises - Emotional Fulfillment - Control Your Destiny

Does A Franchise Meet Your Needs?When you think of becoming a businessperson by making the... Read More

Focus is the Key to a Successful Startup

The definition of a startup means you have very few resources to employ and little... Read More

Business Is No Guarantee of Riches

Q: I'm thinking about starting a business since that seems to be how most rich... Read More

Is Now the Right Time to Become An Entrepreneur?

A number of economic changes are magnifying the role of small business and creating the... Read More

Great Tips Of Choosing An Office

You have decided to strike it out on your own and set up a business... Read More

Franchises - A Proven Business System

Franchises offer the first time business owner a proven and successful business opportunity. If you... Read More

Before Getting A Franchise

Buying into a franchise is a great way to be part of a recognized brand... Read More

10 Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs

Running a one-person business is a creative, flexible and challenging way to become your own... Read More

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Isn't enthusiasm a good thing? Aren't we urged to be enthusiastic about what we do?... Read More

Bring That Difference To Your Business!

Romans had a phrase for this- First among Equals.Online marketing has too coined a... Read More

Franchises - Emotional Fulfillment - The Challenge

Does A Franchise Meet Your Needs?Do you look forward to Friday afternoon or Monday morning?... Read More

Why Every Student Should Start a Business

With the economic downturn, students in all the major business schools have been dropping out... Read More

Use Your Youth To Your Advantage

You should wait until you're older and have more business and real-world experience before starting... Read More

Starting a Company on a Shoe-String Budget

A lot of people never start businesses because they believe they don't have enough money... Read More

Surviving the Three Pitfalls of Business Ownership

The morning sun sheds its brilliance and warmth on your sleeping face. 10:00... Read More

Executive Suites - A Way To Save Cash

Cash is one of the most important resources to a new business. One of the... Read More

Part-Time/In-Home Business - Low Expense and Low Risk

As a first time entrepreneur, there are a variety of franchises, dealerships, distributorships, and licensing... Read More

Walt Disneys Failures Could Inspire Entrepreneurs

You are a struggling entrepreneur and sometimes it feels like you are pushing a 3... Read More

The Desire For Money, Do You Have Business Sense?

For those of us who grew up with parents who worked for businesses rather than... Read More

Lessons Learned from One Entrepreneur on Vioxx

For the past ten-months, I tried every drug from the popular Vioxx, Celebrex and Aleve,... Read More

Online Women Entrepreneurs Need To Pace Themselves

Saving time means pacing yourself, being organized, and always prioritizing your duties, responsibilities and efforts.Pacing... Read More

The Cockroach Test

Let me ask you a question? Imagine I would offer you $10 for eating 10... Read More

Entrepreneurial Traits that Drive Sales

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A Secret To Extraordinary Accomplishments

I sat watching a documentary on U.S. Navy SEAL Team Training on the local exercise... Read More

Are You Sure You Want To Start Your Own Business? Part Two of a Series

Why, exactly, do you want to go into business for yourself? Is it because... Read More

Ancient Warrior Secrets For The Modern Entrepreneur

The words you see onscreen trigger subconscious responses. Dark images penetrate your mind. Your heartbeat... Read More

Franchises - Success and You

Many people believe owning a franchise will make them rich, financially secure, and provide the... Read More

Could a Book About Your Company be Worth $1.7 Billion? Building Value Through Publishing

"Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A) to purchase Clayton Homes for $12.50 in cash per share. Deal... Read More

Ten Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Successful entrepreneurs have many traits in common. Here are ten of those traits that I... Read More

The Magic of Thinking Small

Hey!Many of you might disagree and I'm prepared for that.Many 'guru's' might say "Mike, you're... Read More

5 Tips to Step Boldly into the World & Set Yourself Apart from Others

"Real champions believe in themselves even when no one else will!" Author UnknownTo take your... Read More

Angel Investors: 7 Online Business Plan Scams and 1 Real Deal

We've all seen the hype: "We'll put your plan in front of thousands of investors!"... Read More

Can a Microbusiness Help You Enjoy a Better Retirement?

Not having enough money for a comfortable retirement tops the list of financial concerns among... Read More

Taking Charge and Getting Results: The Choice is Yours

As one of the most successful direct sales entrepreneurs in the industry, I have found... Read More

Business Planning for College Students and First-Time Entrepreneurs

More and more students, both in undergraduate and graduate institutions, are deciding to launch their... Read More

Innovation incubator: Build it and keep it running

If your company is like the one I work for, your people are talking about... Read More

The New Paradigm for Entrepreneurial Success

Entrepreneurship is a great magnet to deliver new ideas, unique approaches and innovative technologies. When... Read More

Dream It, Create It, Become It! Design a Dream Board

Have you ever heard of "Dream Boards" or "Treasure Maps"? A Dream Board is a... Read More

Think - Dont React

How you think, your relationship with yourself is what decides how well you communicate with... Read More

Outcomes - Thats What You Need to Focus On

Successful business owners and managers need to be very clear about what outcomes they want.... Read More

Business Name - How to Choose One

It's very important to get your business name right. You may already have a business... Read More

Customers - Why Should They Buy From You?

There are a whole range of reasons why customers buy a product or service. They... Read More

Beware the Opposition!

Any time you make changes in your life you are going to be met with... Read More

Will Your Business Survive Without You?

I had a health scare in December.As it turns out, everything's perfectly okay. But the... Read More

Are You Ready To Be Your Own Boss?

You have this burning desire you want to be on your own. The temptation is... Read More

Can You Make Money Without Money?

When I ask why you don't start your own business, I always hear, "I don't... Read More

What Makes an Entrepreneur?

Rupert Steiner in his book 'My First Break' attempted to define the secret of becoming... Read More

Good Questions, good Answers; Bad Questions, Bad Replies

I'm convinced that asking the right questions is one of the most important skills you... Read More

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Innovation incubator: Build it and keep it running

If your company is like the one I work for, your people are talking about... Read More

5 Habits Of Successful Entrepreneurs

Habits get a bum rap. When you think about your habits, I bet you think... Read More

Starting Up and Keeping Going

So you had that fantastic business idea, the one that's going to be wildly successful... Read More

5?4?3? 2...1?

A streak dating back more than three decades came to an end at midnight on... Read More

Methods of Generating New Ideas for Entrepreneurs

Summary: Even with a wide variety of sources available, coming up with an idea as... Read More

Identifying the Right Venture Capital Firm Partner

Venture capital firms are comprised of individual partners. These partners make investment decisions and typically... Read More

Before the Business Plan

Purveyors of conventional wisdom would have you believe that the very first thing you ought... Read More

Designing a Comprehensive Franchise Company Computer System

One of the most important management tools a franchised company needs is a great computer... Read More

Book Yourself Solid: The Simple Selling Process

As a service provider you may not want to think of yourself as a salesperson.... Read More

Drive Website Traffic Unconventionally, Force Your Children To Do It

If you believe that every little bit helps then keep reading...For the past two summers... Read More

Use Your Youth To Your Advantage

You should wait until you're older and have more business and real-world experience before starting... Read More

Youth Entrepreneurship, A Disappointing Truth

The psychology of entrepreneurship can be very rewarding to one who dreams of starting their... Read More

How To Get More Clients and Customers; Dont Sell Be of Service

Whether you are just starting your business or focusing on growing it, I'm sure you... Read More

Do You Have What it Takes to be a Successful Entrepreneur?

Print off this page, take the quiz and find out if you've got what it... Read More

A Dorm Room With A View

As a senior in high school, he paid cash for a BMW with money made... Read More

Entrepreneurial Ongoing Education Advice

I would like to give some advice to all the up and coming entrepreneurs; if... Read More

Vendor Relations

Communication is the key to vendor relations. In your small business, you will be in... Read More

Business Planning for College Students and First-Time Entrepreneurs

More and more students, both in undergraduate and graduate institutions, are deciding to launch their... Read More

The Fear Factor

I recently conducted a lil' survey asking my colleagues what were their biggest fears when... Read More

The History of the Franchise Business - Learning about Business Opportunities by Looking at the Past

Hair care has been around as long as humans have been on the planet. The... Read More

Secret Revealed In The Business Code

? Beginners often rush into business without any planning.? Unless you do your homework, there... Read More

Before Getting A Franchise

Buying into a franchise is a great way to be part of a recognized brand... Read More

7 Small Business and Self Employed Law of Attraction Principles For Success

It is widely held that one of the most important ingredients in small business success... Read More

Be Where the Pucks Going To Be

The "Great One" said it bestHockey legend Wayne Gretzky, when asked how he was always... Read More

Starting Your Business: 3 Tips for Bootstrapping Your Way to the Top

Bootstrapping a business startup does not necessarily mean that you are unable to find traditional... Read More

How to Start a Franchise

Franchising InformationFranchise oppotunities are all around us today. You may pop into Starbucks for coffee... Read More

When Your Business Feels Like an Arranged Marriage

Q. I was laid off six months ago. Jobs in my field are scarce so... Read More

Business Is No Guarantee of Riches

Q: I'm thinking about starting a business since that seems to be how most rich... Read More

Is Running a Business for You?

Not everyone is cut out to run a business. Not everyone is cut out to... Read More

Competitive Edge

In his book, The Road Ahead, Bill Gates of Microsoft writes of "friction-free capitalism" made... Read More

The Power Of Personal Environments

I've got to admit, I'm a big fan of comfort. I like it when things... Read More

An Entrepreneur Is

An entrepreneur is an innovator. She sees a need in the marketplace and creates something... Read More

The Magic of Float

If you've ever received a service today and paid for it in 30 days you've... Read More

Good Questions, good Answers; Bad Questions, Bad Replies

I'm convinced that asking the right questions is one of the most important skills you... Read More

Bring That Difference To Your Business!

Romans had a phrase for this- First among Equals.Online marketing has too coined a... Read More

Motivation and Commitment

Why do people start small businesses? The most frequently cited motivation for business start-ups is... Read More

Key to Starting Your Own Clothing Company

Starting your own private label clothing company is not as difficult as you may think.... Read More

Financial Strategies for Transitioning from Salaried to Solo

7 Financial Strategies for Transitioning from Salaried to SoloA 40's something woman was talking to... Read More

Message to Prospective Franchisees for Franchisors

Many franchise companies fail to send the proper message to their prospective franchisees. This is... Read More

The Lonely Hat: A Marketing Parable

Jones was a typical entrepreneur who worked long hours and wore many hats.The problem was... Read More

Become a Recognized Authority in Your Field - in 60 Days or Less!

You don't have to be rock-star famous before you are recognized as an authority in... Read More

Oil Change Guys History; Part I

How do franchise companies come to be? How do they start. What type of a... Read More

PR That Entrepreneurs Often Overlook

If that sounds like you, here's what you may be missing once the new enterprise... Read More

Defining a R&D Framework for Entrepreneurship and Innovation on Information Product Generation

IntroductionKnowledge is the key resource that forms the institutional basis of the post-industrial economy and... Read More

Identify the Growth Factors

In "The Incredible Hulk", mild-mannered scientist Bruce Banner discovered that when he was exposed to... Read More

Health Insurance for Solo Entrepreneurs

One of the most important benefits employed people enjoy is health insurance coverage. It is... Read More

What It Takes To be An Entrepreneur Series: Action

Many people have the professed desire to be their own boss, start their own business... Read More

The Deal is in the Details

What Startups Need to Get a Business Loan, Part 2In part 1 of this article,... Read More

Used-Book Case Study

Dwight Payne and Gary Heap reside in Santa Barbara, CA, where they attend college and... Read More

Achievements Outweigh Education and Experience

Q: When it comes to succeeding in business, which do you think is more important:... Read More