Do You Have What It Takes to Be Your Own Boss?

A changing economy means businesses are also changing how they're being run. Working as your own boss is becoming an increasingly more appealing option for both existing and aspiring business owners in 2014, but requires careful planning and self-management to be done properly.

Is It Your Season?

Are you a woman wanting to start a business but struggling to determine whether or not it is the right time? Do you need to wait until the timing is more "spot on," or should you just jump right in and get started?

Is the Ideal Entrepreneur Right Brain or Left Brain?

Traditionally, the majority of entrepreneurs have been logical thinkers, problem solvers, and pay attention to details. These are the stereotypical left-brain engineers. Yet I see a big shift from the knowledge age, with its left-brain foundation, to a critical focus today on visualization, creativity, relationships, and collaboration, which are more in the domain of right-brainers.

Favorite Parts of Doing Business: Tales from a Drop-Shipper

Anthony Buonocore is the owner of Westway Electric Supply, a distributor of over 250,000 electrical supplies in a Philadelphia suburb, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. Tony has had to become a lean, mean, efficient machine and maintain a positive attitude. When this young entrepreneur was asked about his favorite parts of doing business, here is what he had to say.

Were You Born to Be an Entrepreneur?

Sailing was not right for my uncle. Is sailing into the world of entrepreneurship right for you? How you respond to these three points can go a long way toward answering that question.

10 Reasons Being a Female Business Owner Rocks

More than simply being your own boss, female entrepreneurship rocks for some less-than-obvious reasons. If you’ve ever considered venturing out on your own, here are...

The Restaurant Biz: What You Need to Know Before Opening Your First Location

According to a study by Ohio State University, up to 60 percent of all restaurants fail within the first year while as many as...

Focusing on the True Objectives of Entrepreneurship

A while back I flew to San Francisco to attend a pitch competition hosted by Plug and Play Tech Center, one of the largest...

How to Pave Your Path to Greatness

Whatever you do, don't be quick to give up. If you are ever to succeed at anything, you need determination. If you don't succeed the first time, try again. Do whatever it takes to get your project or venture off the ground.

Small Biz Interview: SmartyPants Vitamins

How does one transition from biometric anti-terrorism technology to the world of health and wellness? The two are not that unrelated, in fact. Courtney...

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