Friday 5 for the Week of July 7, 2014


Hot off the grill, here’s what other entrepreneurs have been reading, sharing, and commenting on this week.

General Partnership: Pros and Cons

Like the sole proprietorship, the general partnership is a default business entity. There is no paperwork required to form a partnership; all it takes is two people (or three, or four, or…) agreeing among themselves to start a business together. The partnership is then tied to the partners, for better or worse… Read more

What Makes A Top Performer?

Intense curiosity and constant learning will set you apart from everyone around you. In this world, talent will only get you so far; you’ve got to set yourself apart, not just by learning, but by learning betterRead more

Business Mentoring Show: From Concept to Customer with Jesse Maddox

Sometimes, the best way to come up with more ideas is to come up with more problems… Watch Video

Consultant’s Corner: Should I Register as a Woman-Owned Business?

Whether or not the woman-owned business certification will be a benefit for your business depends on several factors. If you qualify, this certification can offer benefits in the form of federal and private grants, local bank and other loan programs, and government level contracts… Read more

[Video] The Importance of Community Service

Reed Parker, owner of a Beef ‘O’ Brady’s franchise, says his business found great success by giving back to their local community. Great food and marketing may get people in the door, but what really makes them come back is when they see their investment in you being put back into the local community… Watch Video

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