AT HOME INCORPORATED: RUNNING A BUSINESS FROM HOME

“From the comforts of home.” from my home office For some time now, the idea of building a business in your home is a reality that very few in the past seen as imaginative. But more and more people are doing it. And statistics show that in the future at least half of American households will be self-employed to some degree. Rather it be full time self-employment or part time outside of their day job. And the reason for theRead more

THE NEXT BEST THING: WHAT COMPANY WILL BE THE NEXT MAJOR

“Too big to fail.” on the rise All throughout my life, there have been well known companies that have come along and gone. But every so often one comes along that changes the landscape of the way we live our lives: Google, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Uber, Amazon, eBay, to name a few. Now my question is, who will be the next major to come along and change society? Which company is already in existence that no one knows about thatRead more

BUSINESS PLAN: DO YOU REALLY NEED ONE

“Watching everything unfold.” putting together ideas When creating your business, we all have these ideas of how I business will operate. We think about the customers and the money it can potentially make, but we don’t think about something more important. We are not thinking about putting together a comprehensive business plan. A business plan will give you more focus when trying to succeed. With this plan you are able to direct your projected path. But notice I said projectedRead more

LOVE OR MONEY: WHAT IS YOUR REASON FOR BEING IN BUSINESS

“Do you really like what you do?” like it or love it A lot of people go into business with different reasons for why they go into business. Some people go in with the idea that they will make a lot of money. And others go into their business with the idea that they are going to provide a service to people. But what is more important when pursuing a business career? Is it the idea that you are potentiallyRead more

IT IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT: HOWEVER SUCCESSFUL YOU ARE OR WILL BE IS DETERMINED BY YOUR INPUT

“Your business, your work.” is it in you The Gatorade slogan above is asking the question of do you have what it takes. And that does not have to be sports, it can be anything in life. And since this is the month for business, I am asking do you have what it takes to make your business work over the long haul? Or better yet, what it becomes is solely up to the amount of work you put intoRead more

COMPETITION ON THE BLOCK: HOW TO OPERATE WHILE OTHERS THRIVE AROUND YOU

  “Their presence might help you.” you are not alone What do you do when you are opening a business where other competitors will be operating? That means you have to figure out a way to exist on the block with them. But how do you do this if the other businesses are more know? But the traffic from these businesses could actually aid in your business performing well. That is if you know what you are doing. If youRead more

KNOW WHAT TO DO: HOW TO OPERATE YOUR BUSINESS ON A DAILY

“Making moves.” daily grind When you are working in your business on a daily basis there are so many things that take place which make it hard for you to operate. There are these unexpected problems that will arise and how you respond to them will determine how well your business operates. People just think you build it, they show up, you make money, and that’s it. But you have to be able to harness skills to make yourself lastRead more

THEY CAN’T HANDLE IT: A NEW GENERATION TRYING TO FIT INTO THE BUSINESS LANDSCAPE

“They can’t cope.” generation Y/Z There is a new generation that is used to being cuddled and told life is going to be great. Not used to being told they suck at something. And have known for everything to be very sensitive in our society. So what happens when this generation steps into a society that is completely opposite of what they are used to seeing and hearing? It’s going to be a culture shock to know there are notRead more

LITTLE GUY IN BIG SPACE: HOW TO COMPETE WITH SO MANY BIG BRANDS

“Working hard against the big boys.” trying to exist In a world where big business is finding more and more ways to control how does a small business stay in business? How do you exist where the brands that we all have come to know and love are the ones right next door to you? I see companies like Walmart come into my small town where I am from and completely remove small business out of the way. And whoRead more

BOSS STYLE: WHY THE CHANGE IN THE WAY BUSINESSMEN TODAY TEND TO DRESS

“Times change so does style.” suits and ties The traditional method of attire for any businessman has always been the suit and tie look. But if you’ve noticed over the recent years there has been a shift from the suit and tie look, to the bomber jacket, t-shirt, jeans, and sneakers. And one of the reasons for this change has to do with the number of tech people becoming bosses. These are generally guys who don’t wear suits but styleRead more