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Infographic: 10 Steps to Starting a Business in the US

Starting up a business for the first time can seem daunting and that’s why this infographic is particularly useful. It lays out a step-by-step guide for anyone interested in running a business, from writing the original business plan right through to your new responsibilities as an employer. But beware, once you’ve read this infographic you…

Quote of the Week: Start

Quote of the Week: Start

The Business Quote topic for this week is, appropriately for a Monday, about starting new things. “It is always the start that requires the greatest effort.” – James Cash Penney J.C. Penney started one of the largest department store chains of the last century so he knew a thing or two about starting something and…

Feisty Enterprise Tip #2: Get a Support Network Behind You, Say ‘I’ll Get Back To You’ and Then Phone a Friend

The scariest words to a prospective or existing small business owner are ‘I’m from the government (or bank) and I’m here to help you’. If the schemes and websites of free support for starting a business are primarily run and sponsored by government and financial services companies then B-E-W-A-R-E. My opinion is that they are…

Feisty Enterprise Tip #1: Suck It and See – Find Out If This Is Your Right Time

If you have other ways of earning a living and you feel that you haven’t enough know-how, or enough available time and money, to get through the first eighteen months of your own business – don’t do it. In my opinion there is no better way to earn a living than being your own boss…

What’s tied up in the executive?

What’s tied up in the executive?

I heard on the radio recently something about the number of Young Entrepreneurs rocketing since the recession started. This triggered off a few little things in my head that were bugging me. For one, the phrase ‘Young Entrepreneurs’. Now, I am no stranger to this phrase as for many years I ran one of the…

Things To Think About Before Quitting Your Day Job and Starting Your Own Business

When you’ve got a great idea for setting up your own business, the freedom of being in charge of your own destiny can be very alluring. So, it can occasionally be tempting to throw caution to the wind and get started straight away. But before you make the leap, it’s worth taking a little time…

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