Category: Entrepreneur Advice

#FearlessFactoring Flying or Revenue?

There is something so exciting about flying. That humans can be flown thousands of miles in a metal tube over the course of mere hours is amazing. Along with this excitement comes fear. It doesn’t feel natural to be high up in the air. Each jostle…

#FearlessFactoring Clowns or Trading Losses?

If you have ever been to a fair or carnival then you know how horrifying the experience can be. Across the pond and many years ago, I decided to take the family to a fair. There’s something so heart-racing about the fair, and I suspect it’s…

What Happens If Your Business Fails?

This week over 80 years ago, Frank Sinatra cut his first single as a vocalist in the Harry James Band. It flopped. Big time. The song sold only 8,000 copies, but Sinatra continued in his music career and has now sold over 150 million records worldwide.…

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Business Essentials: Managing Rapid Business Growth

This is Part 2 of a Business Essentials Series: Part 1 Being the owner of a small business means you have some experience with rapid business growth. One day it’s business as usual, and the next it’s wondering how to fulfill a massive purchase order for a…

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Things You Need to Start a New Business

Start-ups are a hot topic these days, with many small players having rocketed to the top of the marketplace in the past couple of decades. Here are the foundation elements you need to turn a good idea into a viable business. Things You Need to Start a…

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Common Invoicing Problems

Invoicing is an expected burden of business. When selling to other businesses, credit terms and invoicing are a part of the package. This means that a simple delivery of goods or services performed can become more complicated with the drafting, delivery, and collection of invoicing. However,…

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Business Essentials: How to Create a Business Invoice

This is Part 1 of a Business Essentials Series: Part 2 If you are a business selling to other businesses on credit terms, you will be issuing invoices. At minimum, a business invoice details: what you are selling, how much you are selling it for, when you…

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How To Increase Employee Retention:

Employee retention is increasingly important to businesses both large and small. With low unemployment rates, companies are competing for both attracting and retaining top talent. It costs an average of 33% of an employee’s salary to find a replacement, and it can increase to 50% when…

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Should I Use Accounting Software for My Small Business?

Many small business owners have been turning to accounting software for their bookkeeping needs. Software can be used with or without an accounting department, depending on how lean your business is. Accounting software has stepped in to fulfill the need of monitoring financials and minimizing errors…

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Motivating Your Team as a Business Owner

Hiring top talent is important, especially in a competitive market that is short on skilled laborers. Equally important is retaining top talent and engaging top talent. Motivating your employees starts at the top and pervades company culture. When 1 in 3 “high potential” employees admit putting…