Small Business Start-Ups

It’s been my experience that people start a business either because they have a skill they believe can be monetized (you are a graphic designer so you start a web design studio; you are a carpenter so you open a contracting business) or they want to be self-employed...
Small Business Start-Ups

Small Business Start-Ups

I’ve taught entrepreneurs, evaluated their business plans, helped get funding and worked with new businesses as they navigate their first year and consulted with small businesses in the US and abroad.  Success or failure does not depend on one or two elements, it is a...
So You Have A Great Idea

So You Have A Great Idea

You have a great idea, something which will resurrect sales/upend your administration/double production. You’re excited to begin implementing this new concept. I suggest you pause and take a few interim steps: Talk to at least three people you respect. Choose people...