7 Steps to Peak Performance in Business and in Life
Believe it, you really do reap what you sow.
Don't Even Think 'Merger' Without Taking These 5 Steps First
There are plenty of ways for mergers to fall through, but not all are destined for failure. Follow five steps to prevent any last-minute meltdowns.
3 Crucial Questions to 'Fail Proof' Your New Business Idea
Risk is inherent but minimizing it is pretty much common sense, when you stop to think about it.
How to Know Your Employees Are Who They Say They Are
Protect your business -- and yourself -- from identity theft.
5 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Lose Sight of What's Next
If you aren't running in lean-and-hungry mode even after reaching a goal, you're risking everything you've built.
7 Steps to Qualify Potential Buyers for Your Business
Before getting down to brass tacks, it's crucial to find out who to invest your time in and who's 'just looking.'
Don't Make These 5 Risky Franchise Ownership Mistakes
If your goal it is be at home every night with your family, don't open a 24/7 shop.
Deal or No Deal? Here Are 7 Ways Due Diligence Can Help Before a Final Commitment.
Due diligence might sound daunting, but it's really just an in-depth common-sense risk analysis before closing a business deal.
Don't Overlook the Sales Power of Knowing Your Audience
Do your due diligence research and communicate what you know so you can create a platform for building a long-term relationship.
The Simple Way to Vet a Potential Business Partner
It's amazing that people seem to spend more time reading reviews of a restaurant they're considering going to for lunch than looking into the companies and people they're considering working with.
Paging Cindy, If She Exists. (And Why It's Important If She Doesn't.)
The Internet has flattened the world, but also is fraught with danger. Luckily, the Web has tools to protect yourself and your business.
Want to Go on Shark Tank? Here's What You Need to Know.
A behind-the-scenes look at the Shark Tank process from two co-founders who pitched the Sharks and walked away with a deal.