Are you happy going into work every day, or are you feeling bored, misunderstood, and undervalued? If you’re toying with the idea of turning your side gig into a full-time business, read on. Here’s three simple ways to know when it’s time to quit the 9-to-5 grind and jump into the exciting world of entrepreneurship!
You’re Simply Unhappy
Do you jump out of bed with excitement and joy at the idea of another day at work? No? Me neither. Most people don’t. But many people do, however, feel motivated and engaged with the work they’re going to complete for the day. ...Read More
Did you know that there are over 30 million small businesses in the U.S. alone? That makes up over 99.9% of all businesses according to the U.S. Small Business Administration! If you’re thinking about making the leap into entrepreneurship, now may be the perfect time. Before you get started, make sure you fully understand your market, have a great business plan, and can get the funding you need to tie it all together. Lucky for you we’ve created this perfect three-step plan to start you out on the right foot, and set you up for entrepreneurial success!
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So, you’re ready to start your very first business venture. Terrific! Before you start buying inventory and hiring employees, you need to create a well thought-out business plan. What is a business plan, you say? It’s basically a roadmap or an outline for how you will structure, manage, and grow your business to success. There are so many ways to write a great business plan, but the U.S. Small Business Administration recommends you include eight key areas (nine with an appendix). Ready to get started? Super! Let’s jump on in!
The executive summary should be a brief overview of ...Read More
Feeling blue? Workplace loneliness is becoming a serious problem across the country. We spend approximately 1/3 of our lives working. If you’re an entrepreneur, that number may easily double. Loneliness itself can lead to a lack of productivity, creativity, and decision making abilities. It makes employees far more likely to get sick, and increases absenteeism. In other words, loneliness at work is costing you money and directly affecting your bottom line. Loneliness may be felt individually, but the ramifications directly affect your company’s ability to succeed. It is critical to tackle the issue of loneliness and cultivate a workplace ...Read More