Franchising is a viable business opportunity for many entrepreneurs. Franchises offer a shortened learning curve, proven systems and leads to rapid growth. Franchising is used across 70+ industries and accounts for 1 trillion in U.S. sales annually. Buying into a franchise can give you instant access to capital, tools, resources and expertise.
Monthly Archive: March 2011
I frequently encounter soon to be corporate exiles ready to trade in their full-time job for a rewarding entrepreneurial career. Some boast, “I’ve got plenty of funds to throw behind this project.” Or, “Money is not an issue.” Yes, … not an issue (you read correctly). There was, is and still will be money to be made. While the economy undoubtedly experienced corrections and contractions — it was a slowdown, not a melt down. And if by some chance your grandpa told you…
New business owners are often strapped with limited budgets and a heightened need to get creative. Even well established businesses need to make smart purchasing decisions in our current economic climate. Today, I invite you to recognize the power of your capital – and it has nothing to do with cash.
What is a girl to do without her high heels and stilettos? The answer is a bit clearer these days. Susie Levitt and Katie Shea suggest that you slip into some fashionably comfortable foldable flats. Levitt and Shea are two budding entrepreneurs that understand your pain, literally. The two NYU students, standing no taller than 5’2’’ respectively, found a bankable solution to an age old problem.
Delegating work is about doing these three things really well: 1) Matching the task to the right person to do it; 2) Defining what you want done, including what the outcome of the task should be and 3) Consistently following up as needed, using the “trust but verify” technique to ensure work is getting done. Most people have a hardest time with #3, the follow up.
The privatization of health promotion within the health care industry “also known as the wellness revolution,” has continued to take deep roots. These days health has become known as ‘a resource for living’, – placed in the context of everyday life empowerment.* So who’s driving the growth of an industry touted at $200 billion?
Did you recently start a new business? If so, then you absolutely realize by now that starting a new business is an exciting and hectic time. It’s tempting to put other things on hold while you concentrate on getting your business off the ground. However, one issue that shouldn’t be left until later is how you will handle the taxes for your business.The tax law offers …
Flying solo can be challenging at times. Social groups, both online and offline, give us opportunities to link up with people that share common goals. Whether you’re seeking think tanks, mastermind groups or adventure – there is truly something for everyone. Cohesive social events have become the norm for urban dwellers and beyond.
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Successfully managing and completing the point of sale process is essential to long-term small business success.