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money, salary, cash, pay
When starting a business, it’s typical to look for venture capital, angel investors, and even co-founders to help get the company up and running. While funding is necessary for almost all businesses, seeking it out yourself isn’t necessarily the right path for everyone. Instead, knowing how to bootstrap your startup might be a better option....
business plan, entrepreneur
Once upon a time, we had no smartphones or connected devices. Now, it’s hard to imagine a world without them. When companies first introduced these devices as business ideas, there was nothing quite like them. But visionary entrepreneurs still came up with a business plan for target markets that didn’t even exist. In many cases, it’s...
personal branding
You’ve perhaps heard a lot about branding a business, but how much time have you invested in building your personal brand? Just like a business’ brand helps form that company’s identity, your personal branding is part of how you market yourself. It can encompass everything from your experiences to your beliefs. And, when it’s done well,...
weight loss, fitness, work-life balance, gym, weights
Between sitting at a desk, commuting to work, and perusing our mobile devices, entrepreneurs can be quite sedentary. This lack of movement contributes to obesity and other health issues, both mental and physical, that so many of us experience. Obesity also impacts both profits and productivity. A 2017 review of 50 studies on the subject in the medical...
deposit, check, cash, payment, money
If you’ve ever put hours of work into a project, only to spend months and months battling for payment, you can likely see the benefit of requiring a deposit. By asking for an upfront fee, you’re at least guaranteeing that you’ll be paid for part of the work, even if things don’t work out. Additionally,...
starting a new business, new ideas, business ideas, creativity
While there’s no age limit to entrepreneurial success, it’s younger entrepreneurs who often get more attention in the news. Every day I get an email or two from PR firms asking me to write stories about a client, often a company run by a young founder. However, if you’re starting a new business, it’s not just...
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No one works harder for your business than you. It’s your baby, and you put in the blood, sweat and tears to make it a success. Of course, it’s not just your effort that propels a business toward success. You must hire incredible talent and use the most effective tools and technology to power your...
business risk, risk, business risks, risks
Running a business takes hard work, which can reap the rewards of customers, revenue and satisfaction. While success is the ultimate goal, business risks may stop you from achieving the goals you set. When it comes to risk management, there are steps you can take, however. Here are seven types of business risk you may...
cleveland, cleveland downtown
The economic recovery hasn’t been as strong in every part of the U.S. as it has in Silicon Valley. With companies sending factories overseas and older people relocating to more sunny regions, many cities in the northern US are experiencing slow economic growth. Cleveland is one of them. Listed as second highest on the Distressed Community...
How to write a business mission statement in 5 steps
Digital journalism is in a state of upheaval to say the least. Last summer, the New York Daily News let go of about half of the people staffing its newsroom. In the last few weeks, thousands of journalists have lost their jobs at well-known media outlets such as Yahoo, Vice, Buzzfeed and Huffington Post, to name a few....
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