Things That Make Good Employees Quit

    It’s pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain about–few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the door. Managers tend to blame their turnover problems on everything under the sun, while...

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    Managing Your Finances – How to start a Business – Part 4

    1. Cover your startup costs. How are you going to finance your business initially? The bank, venture capitalists, angel investors, Small Business Administration (SBA), your own savings: these are all viable options. When you start a business, be realistic. You will probably not roll out of the gate making...

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    Covering the Legal Side – How to start a small Business – Part 3

    Covering the Legal Side 1. Consider finding an attorney or other legal adviser: There will be many hurdles to leap as you go from working stiff to overworked and underpaid small business owner. Some of those hurdles will be composed of stacks of documents with rules and regulations, ranging...

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    How to Start a Small Business Part 1

    1. Have an idea. It might be a product you’ve always wanted to make, or a service you feel people need. It might even be something people don’t know they need yet, because it hasn’t been invented! It can be helpful—–and fun—–to have people who are bright and creative join...

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