How Effective is the “Why” of Your Business?

A business without a why is like a leader without a purpose. However, it’s easy to mix up a goal with a “why,” and this is...

The Formula for Business Success is Simple

Yeah, sure. That’s what you probably thought when you read this blog post title. Nothing in business is simple, right? Experts will offer advice that...

Are You Ready for a Business Partner?

It can be tricky to figure out when is a good time to take on a business partner. Just the idea of bringing on...

Happy Anniversary “Office Space!” This Is How You Should Really Use Your Printer

Many of us can relate to the struggles of 9-5 cubicle life, most perfectly portrayed in the film Office Space. The cult-classic first debuted...

5 Things a Franchisor Looks for in a Franchisee

While in the franchise-buying process, it is imperative that you do your due diligence to ensure that the franchise you choose is a good...

Business Entity Selection and Tax Consequences of Converting

For this post, Brandon Rains, founder of the Rains Laws Firm and an expert on business formation, espouses his observations about business structure changes...

When a Company Closes Down: What Next?

Unfortunately, these days we are constantly reading about failed businesses. When a company closes down in the direct sales industry it can have devastating consequences for fearful...

3 Super-Smart Marketing Tips for Small Business

Small businesses are always in the process of building a loyal customer base, developing unique brand identity and gaining customer recognition. During the nascent...

What Gets Us Into Trouble

One of the most often asked questions I receive during podcast interviews is, “What advice would you give your 20-year-old self?” This is actually one...

10 Mindset Checks Before You Start a New Business

Making the decision to start your own business is a major commitment, with huge implications for skills and lifestyle. Yet there is no standardized...

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