Tag: getting-started

The Worst Business Mistake I Ever Made — and What I Learned

Mistake: Trying to be your own CTO Lori Cheek, founder and CEO of Cheekd, a mobile dating app, said her […]

How to Choose a Franchise that’s Right for You

If you’re looking to buy a franchise, you’re going to do your due diligence to make sure it’s is a […]

3 Things Business Schools Teach that Every Owner Should Know

Of course it doesn’t take formal business school training to start or run a business. Like all business owners, I […]

How to Boost Profits by Serving Tea

Coffee may still dominate when it comes to American hot beverage preferences, but tea is on the rise. And for […]

Tips for Training Your Employees More Effectively

Unless you hire employees with exactly the skills you need, training is a must. (And even if the employee has […]

How to Throw a Successful Grand Opening

The grand opening of your small business is a cause for celebration. It’s also an opportunity to make a grand […]

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5 Advantages of Being a Franchisee versus an Independent Business Owner

Owning a franchise isn’t for everyone. It requires strict adherence to someone else’s guidelines, product specs and processes. This poses […]

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Biggest Lessons Restaurant Owners Learned in Their First Year of Business

Surviving in the restaurant business isn’t easy. Some 60 percent of restaurants fail in the first three years. To turn […]