Entrepreneur: Latest from Doug and Polly White http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:04:00 GMT Oracle Now Has Two Leaders, But Can These Arrangements Work? With the announcement of Larry Ellison's stepping down, here are three tips for companies considering having co-ceos. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:04:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237641 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237641 2 Simple Rules to Follow When Developing a Market Segmentation To get ahead of the competition, find the customers that will be most interested in your product or service. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237083 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237083 Are Candidates Who Job Hopped Worth Your Time? If you're reviewing a resume with multiple, short-term job stints, you may inclined to pass. But not so fast. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237084 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237084 What to Do When Long-Term Employees Become Managers, and Are Bad at It Your business has grown, but an employee's skill set hasn't grown with it. Should you shift them, or get rid of them altogether? Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236777 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236777 It's All About the Money: Cash or Accrual Accounting? Both methods have advantages and drawbacks, and could determine how you file your taxes. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236775 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236775 The 4 Basics of Making Money on the Internet Used improperly, the web can be a black hole -- one in which you dump tens of thousands of dollars without results. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236250 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236250 Sustainability Can Be Profitable, Too Doing good for the environment can save your business money, like in these four examples. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236067 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236067 Should That Employee Be Fired? Ask These 5 Questions First. Terminating a worker is a big decision that should be done with care, so carefully evaluate these factors before taking any action. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235686 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235686 When Interviewing, Avoid Legal Landmines and Find Out What You Want to Know Certain questions during interviews with prospective employees can land you in trouble. Here's what you should be doing. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235597 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235597 Develop an Effective Marketing Plan by Answering 3 Questions To generate revenue, you need customers to buy your products or utilize your services. Here's how to get started on the way to a cost-effective plan. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235472 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235472 Should You Offer Time Off to Fathers of Newborns? Here are four questions to consider as you debate instituting a paternity leave policy. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235087 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235087 Before You Break Up With That Problem Customer, Go Down This List Firing a client is a very serious decision that should not be taken lightly. So do these four things before it gets to that point. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235082 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235082 7 Tips to Stay Afloat When Times Get Tough Businesses can survive a cash-flow crunch, but the wrong move can be fatal. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234822 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234822 The Magic Equation for Retaining Employees Keeping your best and brightest around doesn't have to be complicated. Try one of these simple options. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234573 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234573 The 3-Step Cure for Micromanagement Learn to let go safely by putting the proper infrastructure in place -- your business depends on it. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234565 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234565 Tip the Odds in Your Favor for Finding the Best Employees These five tips should help you make better decisions when hiring and expanding your business. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233930 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233930 A Simple Look at the Best Corporate Structure for Your Business The pros and cons of sole proprietorships, LLCs, S Corps and C Corps. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233933 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233933 What You Need to Make Business Work With Your Spouse The 5 traits that make a 24/7 relationship more joy then job. Thu, 29 May 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234225 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234225 These Numbers, Used Properly, Can Help You See Problems in Advance You're probably already receiving financial statements, but are they doing you any good? Here's what your metrics should look like. Thu, 22 May 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233118 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233118 Looking for a Partner? Learn These 8 Essentials First. First, figure out why you're taking a partner, then work out these details how you will do so. Thu, 15 May 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233533 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233533 Make It Stop! 5 Techniques for Managing the Email Onslaught. We can't live without checking our inboxes, but it's one of our biggest time sucks. Here's how to make it so you can actually do more real work. Thu, 08 May 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233640 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233640 Is it Time to Move Your Business Out of the Spare Bedroom? Here are six reasons why you may need to give up the work-from-home lifestyle and find rented space. Thu, 01 May 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233331 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233331 The 4 Factors to Consider Before Hiring Your First Employee It's important to figure out the cost associated with taking on help and gauge other impacts on your business. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233330 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233330 Make Financial Statements Useful With These 6 Tips Without accurate and up-to-date numbers, your business can suffer. Here's how to upgrade your reporting. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232864 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232864 Create a Powerful Brand by Answering Two Questions Here is a common sense approach to branding for small businesses. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232917 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232917 Maximize the Price of Your Business by Finding a Strategic Buyer Here are 3 steps to take to find a buyer that's right, and most profitable, for you. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232756 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232756 6 Steps to Managing Your Overwhelming Workload Entrepreneurs' workload can often be massive, causing people to become stressed out. To get everything done (and not go crazy), here are a few guidelines to manage business tasks. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232618 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232618