4 Female Athletes Successfully Embracing Entrepreneurship

All throughout October, female entrepreneurs everywhere are celebrating National Women’s Small Business Month. As reported by the SBA, more than 11 million woman-owned businesses can be found in the United States, generating more than nine million jobs and $1.6 trillion in annual revenue, and conquering every industry from healthcare to social services. Going the distance […]

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Small Biz Stories: Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?

There are many different paths to becoming an entrepreneur, and the question of whether you can teach someone to become one is an important question for encouraging the growth and spread of entrepreneurship. Simms Jenkins of BrightWave Marketing says that he wasn’t a born entrepreneur. “I know in my case, certainly, the skills have been […]

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Start Your Business with Value

When you start a business, the first thing you have to have is a product or service that solves problems for people. You have to have something that people actually want, that they can use. Once you have that, you have to provide people with great value. Many businesses that find themselves leading the way […]

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What You Need to Know About Term Loans

Sometimes your business needs a cash injection. Whether you’re going to take on investors or engage in a form of debt financing (i.e., a loan), it’s important to choose the right form of financing for your business generally and the situation you’re in specifically. One of the most common options for small businesses is a […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Business Entity Selection

Question: “How should I go about choosing a business entity type?” Many small businesses are structured as unincorporated sole proprietorships and General Partnerships due to their formation and maintenance simplicity and costs; however, the primary disadvantage with a sole proprietorship or General Partnership is that it is not a separate legal entity, even when it […]

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Small Biz Stories: Milestones of a Growing Business

As human beings, we have a tendency to look for milestones, progress points we can mark and celebrate when we reach them. Business is no different. Simms Jenkins of BrightWave Marketing says that there are a lot of important milestones for entrepreneurs. Perhaps the first milestone is getting the first client or customer. “You realize, […]

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What to Do When Your Spouse is Your Business Partner

Running a business with your spouse can be a dream come true—but it also comes with its own set of unique challenges. What does it mean for you when your business partner is also your partner in life? There are some great benefits including the higher levels of trust and mutual understanding, but also some […]

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