IBISWorld, recognized as a leading source of industry and market research in the United States, recently came out with a list of eight hot industries for start-ups. So if you’re searching for an industry to jump into, try one of these.
So many people travel for work. For them it’s a fact of life. The transportation, the long hours, the stress. This seemingly never-ending cycle can really cut through your productivity since distractions come more often when on the go. Here are some tips to keep your head in the game and stay on t[...]
When marketing a product, it is important to look at your target audience, and sex plays a predominant role in this factor. Some strategies work for men, while separate ideas and focuses must be employed in order to attract female consumers.
The most important question for you is which is more im[...]
According to a poll conducted in 2010 by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, 5% of U.S. adults said they had provided funding to someone starting a business in the past three years. Of those who were polled, 32% said the funding went to a friend or neighbor, 26% to a close family member, 11% to som[...]
It is a sad, sad day when your star employee walks into your office and tells you they’re moving on. Whether it was because they were bored with the job, found something better, or want to experience something else, with higher pay, they will decide to leave your company.
Carlos Silva, co-founder of Memphis Championship Barbecue in Las Vegas, learned all about finding a good location when he opened his first restaurant in 1994: “We opened our first business in the middle of nowhere, and we had to work to get people to go to it,” says Silva, while talking to [...]
“I never had luck with business partners. They lied, cheated, stole money from me, or just used my contacts to get ahead and they never stuck around for too long. When I would find out, they would be apologetic, saying they didn’t do it, but I had sources that told me otherwise. I learned never [...]
There are those employees who come into work that a company doesn’t want. Then, there are those that are a blessing to welcome into the workplace every morning. Their presence can even be crucial for small businesses’ development.