Starting a Business Articles
on July 6, 2012
Many people decide to become entrepreneurs while they’re slogging away for someone else. If you’re passionate about your job — yet would prefer to be your own boss — shifting into a consulting role may be the ideal path to becoming a small-business own…Read » Views: 566
on June 22, 2012
With the school year winding down, summer can be a great time for teachers to launch a side business — either to make some extra money over the break or to enrich the classroom experience in the fall.
Josh Waldron, a social studies teacher in Virginia, ramp…Read » Views: 1,221
on May 7, 2012
For many small-business owners, Warren Buffett is a role model for turning an entrepreneurial dream into a wildly successful career. The chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, whose net worth is $44 billion, consistently ranks among the world’s wealthiest p…Read » Views: 564
on May 4, 2012
Anthony Soohoo has the type of resume most entrepreneurs dream of possessing. The UC Davis grad and Harvard MBA rose to prominence in the digital media industry by first cutting his teeth in brand-management positions at Inktomi and Apple.
A standout from the…Read » Views: 468
on March 26, 2012
Although it goes against conventional thinking, there are many reasons why you should consider launching a small business during a recession. If you have a great idea and a strong work ethic, the state of the economy should have little or no effect on your pla…Read » Views: 509
on March 7, 2012
Silicon Valley continues to be a hotbed for technology innovation, but if you want to start a new tech company without spending a fortune on office space and salaries, and you speak decent Spanish, consider heading south — as in, South America. Various natio…Read » Views: 486
on February 28, 2012
You may be an optimist, but when it comes to running a business it pays to be prepared for worst-case scenarios. According to the Institute for Business & Home Safety, a quarter of businesses shut down permanently in the wake of an unforeseen disaster, rep…Read » Views: 1,428
on February 23, 2012
You’ve got the beginnings of what could be a beautiful product, and are anxious to introduce your idea to the market. There’s just one hangup: funding. Or more precisely, the lack thereof.
If you’re short on funds, but don’t have any offers of venture capital…Read » Views: 692