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 Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT 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 Here are four questions to consider as you debate instituting a paternity leave policy. 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 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. 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 Businesses can survive a cash-flow crunch, but the wrong move can be fatal. 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 Keeping your best and brightest around doesn't have to be complicated. Try one of these simple options. 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 Learn to let go safely by putting the proper infrastructure in place -- your business depends on it. 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 These five tips should help you make better decisions when hiring and expanding your business. 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 The pros and cons of sole proprietorships, LLCs, S Corps and C Corps. 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 The 5 traits that make a 24/7 relationship more joy then job. 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 You're probably already receiving financial statements, but are they doing you any good? Here's what your metrics should look like. 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 First, figure out why you're taking a partner, then work out these details how you will do so. 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 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. 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 Here are six reasons why you may need to give up the work-from-home lifestyle and find rented space. 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 It's important to figure out the cost associated with taking on help and gauge other impacts on your business. 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 Without accurate and up-to-date numbers, your business can suffer. Here's how to upgrade your reporting. 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 Here is a common sense approach to branding for small businesses. 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 Here are 3 steps to take to find a buyer that's right, and most profitable, for you. 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 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.