Articles on Entrepreneurship

Don't Be The Boss--Be The Leader

You don't want to be their boss. You want to be their leader.

Tax Deductions: The Bright Side Of Failure

Failure can be a stern teacher. Failure can also be a tidy tax write-off.

Why 9 out of 10 Businesses Fail

Innovation may be the key to a long and healthy business life.

When Do You Compensate Employees For Travel And Commute Time?

You probably know that you're supposed to pay your hourly employees for travel time. What about their commuting time?

How Closing a Small Business Can Grow a Better One

Closing your business doesn't have to be the end of having one. These business owners found better opportunities after closing their first ventures.

Cell Phones as Tax-Free Fringe Benefits

Due to changes in tax law, employers can now offer employees cell phones as a tax free benefit.

7 Bootstrapping Principles Any Business Can Use

In a tough economy, too much focus on cost cutting can stifle growth. Here's how to keep your company growing without blowing your budget.

5 Game-Changing Business Models to Learn From

Have a look at these five winning business models and learn from the successes of others.

6 Ways for Business Travelers to get a Good Night’s Sleep

For business travelers life on the road is not a vacation. But with some planning, you can make business travel less of a grind.

4 Skills Every Leader Should Have

Develop these four key leadership attributes, and soon you'll have your team all on the same page and pointed in the right direction.

7 Business Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

Made a few mistakes after starting your own business? Haven't we all. Take a look at a few lessons I've learned along the way.

9 Smartphone Apps to Manage Your Money

Here's something else that smartphone in your pocket won't let you leave back at the office: Management of your company's finances.

How To Combine A Personal And Business Trip Without Angering Uncle Sam

With careful planning, and good record-keeping, you really can combine business and leisure.

13 Business Leaders Who Failed Before They Succeeded

If at first you don't succeed...

Self-Employed? Tips for Taking Time Off Without Trauma

When you are you own boss, it can be hard to justify a vacation in terms of both time and money. These tips can help ease the burden.

10 Free Business Tools Too Valuable To Ignore

With these robust tools and informed resources, you can run or manage just about every facet of your business. For free.

Uncle Sam Boosts Standard Mileage Deduction

Driving the company car just got a little more affordable.

5 Quick Ways to Become a Better Networker Today

Before you can work your network you've got to build it.

10 To-Dos A Virtual Assistant Can Get Done

What can a Virtual Assistant do? A better question is what can't a Virtual Assistant do?

Where to Save and Where to Spend

When the going gets tough, the tough get smart about saving and spending.