Studies have shown that business leaders who don’t understand the art of negotiation are 60 percent less successful than those who do. These five tips can help small-business owners become expert negotiators.
Breaking into the real estate market -- that is, investing in real estate -- is in many ways like starting any business. The first step is to educate yourself about the industry, think about what assets you can contribute and then decide how big a leap you want to make.
Taking care of your employees will get you the most return, and that means paying them well, providing benefits, and cultivating a culture they can thrive in.
Growth over profitability? Or profitability over growth? Not only is it possible for your company to embrace both: it’s a necessity for survival.
Would you put your money into a bank that you knew was due to get robbed? Of course not, so why would your customers give you their personal info if they don’t think you can be trusted with it?
More than ever, female business owners are worth seeking out and lifting up. Here's how to support them--and why it's important.
A busy schedule, in and of itself, is often seen as an achievement. As the reasoning goes, a Google calendar packed with appointments is progress. But it’s not. If anything, it’s a distraction from fulfilling your vision and tackling the long-term obstacles towards company growth.
Getting enough sleep? Totally useful. Other so-called business hacks? Not so much. Here are 10 useless business hacks you can toss right out the window!
With the average age of a CEO at 58 years of age, it’s clear that baby boomers possess decades of lessons to pass along to up-and-coming entrepreneurs. But the instruction need not flow in only one direction. Here are just a few lessons older and younger generations can teach one another:
With less investment capital readily available for entrepreneurs, attracting investors is a more competitive and important process than ever before. Here are 5 mistakes small businesses ought to avoid as they seek to draw in prospective investors.
In the end, finding an industry to disrupt isn’t difficult. But it does require careful planning and research -- and above all else, doing things better, faster, and cheaper than what already exists.