5 Things Coaching Can Do for Your Business
Is it time you took on a business coach? No matter how successful you are in business, no one has all the answers. If you are like most business owners, you got into business so you could have fun, eliminate frustration, work less and live a balanced life. However, there are many moving parts to […]
7 Steps to Raising Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurship is one of the few career choices in life that still allows for unlimited growth opportunity. As a parent, I believe that part of my job is to raise my children with the ability to handle the hardships of this world, build character and have a heart for others. I also believe that as […]
Why Own a Business?
A Journey through the Solar System. Yes, it’s a class.My cousin was a business student at UT Knoxville. She took that class amongst many others. Her cost to go to UT? $239,350 (Including room and board, fees, books and other school-related expenses.) That was 11 years ago. She’s still paying on her student loans. She enjoyed […]
Don’t Most Small Businesses Fail?
Many new small businesses do go under within their first couple of years. “What he [President Obama] misunderstands is that nine out of 10 businesses fail, so nine out of 10 times, he’s going to give it to the wrong people. ” — Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Jan. 26, […]
How College Kills Entrepreneurship
“Go to school. Get a good job. Work for 30 years and retire comfortably with your pension.” Isn’t that what our families have told us for years? It’s a lie. The world is different. People don’t work at jobs for 30 years anymore. Pensions have all but disappeared. Graduating from college doesn’t guarantee a job. […]
Children Make Great Entrepreneurs
Children make great entrepreneurs which can help them learn important financial, business and life skills. These skills will help them throughout their lives. Children’s minds are unpolluted by the limits the limits that we place on ourselves, leaving them open to learning new concepts. By putting these concepts into practice, it isn’t hard to understand […]
How Homeschoolers Benefit From Entrepreneurial Education
Homeschoolers benefit when including entrepreneurial education into their curriculum. The homeschool wave is growing exponentially and will continue. Adding to the curriculum helps to prepare our future generation to meet the ever-changing growth and needs of this country. Why not jump start students on the road to success by including programs that will prepare them […]
Veterans as Entrepreneurs
Military veterans make great entrepreneurs! Training that they received and the skills that are learned while serving our country’s military needs provides veterans with some advantages that others may not have. Learning to adapt to a business environment outside of the military is a difficult transition for some, but is doable. There are programs available […]
Entrepreneurship: Risky or Not?
If you look up the definition of an entrepreneur, depending on where you look, you will find words like risk taking, gambler and willing to give up financial security. That may be true in some cases especially, if you have no idea what you are doing and have no one guiding and directing you through […]
Are You Playing Russian Roulette?
You know that you have a service or product that can sell. You feel that the market is out there, you just have to set up a business and all will work out great. This may be true for a small number of entrepreneurs, but you are playing Russian roulette. Diligence is the key when […]
4 Options for Financing Your Business
Using many years of experience and industry know-how to establish a business is a goal held by many would-be entrepreneurs. In fact, finding a location, formulating a business plan, and hanging the “Open” sign might be one of your long-cherished dreams. However, securing capital to begin operations can often be frustrating and difficult. But, there […]
Entrepreneurs Put Out Fires
One of the biggest frustrations for entrepreneurs or any business leader is having to put out fires at work. Being a business firefighter takes away from time spent on improvement and growth of your business. It is a large expense not just in time but money. No entrepreneur can afford time spent on fires and […]