Why Startup Incubator-Hopping Can Help Launch Your Business

Venture capitalists Sam Altman and Jason Calacanis both wrote posts recently on the topic of startup incubator hopping. Altman says that participating in more than one startup incubator...


Is Your Logo as Memorable and Inviting as It Could Be?

Designing a logo for your new business can be confusing. Professionals at logo design companies consider several options for images, size, fonts, colors and...

What the Color of Your Brand Says About Your Business

Color psychology may not be a topic you have come across much, neither will you have thought about the impact of colors—until now. When...
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Why Every Organization Needs a Budget

Budgets are like oil tankers – they need time to change course. ~Jeroen De Flander In all my years advising businesses, I have seen many that...

What is the Barbell Effect and How Does It Work?

Do you work out with free weights? If you do, where do you grab the barbells? In the middle, right? In business, as in barbells,...

How to Manage and Pay Tipped Employees in Restaurants

In the restaurant industry, tips are more than something you’d associate with a homespun tip jar by the cash register—they’re a primary source of...

6 Reasons You Might Want to Get a Business Loan

The mythical American should be able to start a business purely through a combination of working hard, having the right attitude, and pulling up...