Articles on Entrepreneurship

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.

7 Business Lessons from Undercover Boss

Undercover Boss is more than a marketing tool for profiled businesses and broadcaster CBS. It's educational programming for entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Fee Fighters: Fighting for Low Credit Card Processing Fees

Whether you occasionally resell thrift finds or have a more established business, Fee Fighters can help you get the best deal with credit card processors.

5 Reasons to Keep a Work Diary

How was work yesterday? What about yesterday last year? Keep a work diary to track your hits and your misses and gain valuable perspective on your career or business.

5 Daily Habits Of Successful Entrepreneurs

Substitute good habits for bad and the momentum you build will push you and your business steadily ahead.

10 Superb Ways For A Small Business To Friend Facebook

If you're not reaching your customers on Facebook, chances are your competitors are.

Use It or Lose It: 3 Must Have Business Agreements

A handshake is nice, but seal your partnership's rights and responsibilities in writing, too.