New Ideas

Should Entrepreneurs Start With a Reputation or an Idea?

Zuckerberg was an idea guy; Musk built his enterprises on his reputation. Which category describes you?

Jayson DeMers

Why It's Best Not to Tell Friends and Family Your Business Ideas

Your concerned loved ones will usually be the most critical of your bold new ideas, but that doesn't mean you have to listen to them.

Vineel Maharaj

These Entrepreneurs Braved New Frontiers in Franchising and Found Success

Starting a concept from square one isn't easy. But being first to market can put you one step closer to becoming the next big thing.

Jason Daley

How One Franchisee's Product Idea Ended Up in All Locations

Tropical Smoothie Cafe franchisee Brad Shellen proves that, in franchising, creativity counts.

For Franchises, Small Changes Are a Big Deal

Dealing with changes in operations can be difficult, particularly for a large franchise. Here's how some of the most popular chains are able to do it.

Jason Daley

4 Reasons Why Leaders Need More Wave Makers

These innovators jump in and ask, "What can I do?" and initiate changes that can bring huge payoffs to an entrepreneurial operation.

Patti Johnson