How to Conduct a SWOT Analysis for Your Small Business

  • Should Startups Focus on Profitability or Not?

    There are certain topics that even some of the best journalists can’t fully grok. One of them is profitability. I find it amusing when a journalist writes an article about a prominent startup (either privately held or preparing for an IPO) and decries that, “They’re not even profitable!” I...
  • 6 Things You Should Be Doing to Keep Your Home-Based Business Running Smoothly

    Leaving behind the 9 to 5 and starting a home-based business is a dream for many Americans today. No need for the power tripping boss breathing down your neck, get the pay you deserve, and still manage to have time for your family makes perfect sense. While working at...
  • Every Mom Should Know About Running a Home-Based Business

    Whether you’re expecting your first baby, a mom who works outside of the home, or a stay-at-home mom without a current career or business, chances are you’ve at least thought about running a home-based business. After all, what could be better than making money from the comfort of home,...
  • 12 Reasons to have a Business Analyst Career

    There are many reasons why one would like a Business Analyst career.  It could be at a point where operations seem a mundane task or you would like to pursue an alternate career of your choice, and you would prefer to do business analyst online training.  It could also...
  • Train Yourself To Identify Business Opportunities

    Entrepreneurs are those that find and recognize good business opportunities. The question is, how do you train yourself to identify opportunities that will earn you money? The reality of the matter is that this is tricky even for the most experienced entrepreneurs. Even if you do your due diligence,...
  • How to create a team for your start-up business

    Team-building for small businesses is often understood as one of two things: growing your team, or ensuring you keep them. The fact is, team-building is a little bit of both. Once you’ve gathered the members of your team through an effective recruitment campaign, you’ll need to mould them into...
  • 30 Profitable Home Based Businesses

    With the economy being what it is, layoffs all around us, and an increasing desire for many to escape the rat race and work from home, many are trying to start a home-based business. Working from home not only offers independence and freedom but there are also some great...
  • Top 10 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Boost Productivity

    Recently, I did an informal survey of 250 women entrepreneurs asking them this question: “What’s the number one thing you do to boost your productivity?”here are the top ten ways women entrepreneurs boost Focus on one thing at a time. The number one thing women entrepreneurs do to boost...
  • 10 Rules for Succeeding in Your Own Business

    What does it take to start and succeed in business? Although there is no one answer that fits all businesses, there are a number of practices followed by successful business owners. No matter what you sell, you’ll be ahead of the game if you live by these ten essential...