Business Plans

Small Business Lending

8 Reasons Your Business Loan Was Rejected

Getting a business loan is notoriously difficult but, seen from the lender's perspective, you can understand why.
Crowdfunding

Is Crowdfunding Right for You? Answer These 7 Questions to Find Out.

Less than a third of crowdfunding campaigns reach their financial goals. Will yours be one of them?
Entrepreneur Mindset

The 1 Habit That Will Change Your Life

Plus the four steps to make your habit work for you.
Growth Strategies

How To Achieve Entrepreneurial Success -- With No Friends, No Money, No Real Expertise

Entrepreneur Leonard Kim highlights five components that have earned him success over the past two years.
prison

3 Reasons Former Inmates Make Great Entrepreneurs

Starting a business is a great option for ex-offenders. Here are 3 reasons why.
Ready for Anything

Why You Need to Set Sales Goals

Whether you're a doctor, a retail specialist or an accountant, you need a business plan with sales goals.
Psychology

Use This Secret Military Trick to Tell if Someone Is Lying

Forget what you've seen in the movies, former Green Beret Sergeant Major (Retired) Karl Erickson explains the tactics that work on the battlefield and in the office.
Business Plans

7 Steps to a Perfectly Written Business Plan

Your business plan is how investors and potential partners see that you know everything you can about your industry.
Minimum Wage

4 Considerations for Entrepreneurs in the Minimum Wage Debate

If you're a small-business owner who hopes the fuss will die down after November -- it won't.
Facebook

Why Mark Zuckerberg Can't Shut Up About Facebook While Tim Cook Thinks Apple Needs Secrets

When Facebook makes big changes, they can bring harm to marginalized communities, or force people to confront traumatic memories.
Business Plans

Plan How to Take Your Product to Market, Not Just to Potential Investors.

Too little planning is bad but, sometimes, so is too much investment money.
Ready for Anything

Retention Tactics That Fuel Sales Growth

Starting with a plan to minimize customer attrition allows the rest of your marketing to grow the business.
Business Model

Traction Is What Investors Are Looking for When You Present Your Plan

Investors will not be interested in your product until you can show them that a big market is getting interested.
Growth Strategies

3 Ridiculously Easy Steps You Can Take To Re-Energize Your Business

The most effective business approach may be to personally reach out to people, talk to them and offer solutions that have value.
Strategy

You Can't Thrive When Your Strategy Is Merely to Survive

The natural impulse is to hunker down when the economy slows, but tough times are uniquely suited for boldly setting your brand apart.
My Queue

There are no Videos in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any video to save to your queue.

There are no Articles in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any article to save to your queue.

There are no Podcasts in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any podcast episode to save to your queue.

You're not following any authors.

Click the Follow button on any author page to keep up with the latest content from your favorite authors.