What it takes to start a business



What it takes to start a business

From: https://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/299616 If you’re like millions of Americans, you dream of starting your own business. But of course, there are dozens of obstacles that may keep you from actually doing that. You might not have enough motivation, for example, or time to actually see the work through; or you might not even have a solid idea to […]

Auto sales rise in first half of the year, but analysts warn of turbulence



Auto sales rise in first half of the year, but analysts warn of turbulence

From: https://www.boston.com/cars/car-news/2018/07/06/auto-sales-rise-in-first-half-of-the-year-but-analysts-warn-of-turbulence-ahead Neither higher gas prices nor rising interest rates could put a damper on U.S. auto sales during the first half of 2018. DETROIT (AP) — Neither higher gas prices nor rising interest rates could put a damper on U.S. auto sales during the first half of the year. Sales rose 1.8 percent during the […]

Startup Costs: How Much Cash Will You Need?



Startup Costs: How Much Cash Will You Need?

From: www.businessnewsdaily.com Starting a business is an exciting venture. You get to channel your talents and ingenuity to create an organization you believe in. But the process isn’t simple. It requires time, dedication and – you guessed it – money. If you’re thinking about launching a new business, you may not know where to start with your […]

Coworking Spaces Offer Small Businesses a Unique Opportunity



Coworking Spaces Offer Small Businesses a Unique Opportunity

From: www.businessnewsdaily.com Companies like WeWork and Spaces have become synonymous with the digital nomad. Armed with nothing more than a laptop, these entrepreneurs get things done in the comfort and novelty of a shared and flexible workspace. But these spaces, and all the trendy amenities that accompany them, can be valuable for small businesses as well. […]

8 Tips for Managing Small Business Finances



8 Tips for Managing Small Business Finances

From: www.businessnewsdaily.com Managing finances can be a challenge for any small business owner. Often, the reason your small business is successful is because of the skills you bring to making your product or providing your service. If you don’t have a lot of experience with managing business finances, it can feel like a chore and you […]

40-Plus Certifications to Advance Your Networking Career



40-Plus Certifications to Advance Your Networking Career

From: www.businessnewsdaily.com Image credit: optimarc/Shutterstock Networking careers: wired, wireless, mobile and more One of the largest categories for IT certifications, and thus IT careers, has to be networking. Without applying more specific criteria, a networking cert could cover local wired and wireless IP network design, connectivity, routing, and administration, but also mobile communications technologies like LTE […]

Characteristics of a Good Leader: Tips for New Managers



Characteristics of a Good Leader: Tips for New Managers

From: www.businessnewsdaily.com Image credit: Pressmaster/Shutterstock It takes time to adjust to a new position at work, especially when you’re taking on a management role. Your responsibility is to guide an entire team to success; instead of turning to someone for supervision, you’re the person others turn to. It might feel like you’re grasping at straws, but […]

GDPR Requirements: What Your Small Business Needs to Know



GDPR Requirements: What Your Small Business Needs to Know

From: businessnewsdaily.com Image credits: On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will begin to be enforced. It’s one of the largest and most far-reaching data privacy laws in the world. Its requirements will apply to all businesses handling the consumer data of EU citizens, no matter their size, industry or […]