starting a business

Today, 18 years and a half-dozen starting-a-business-in-a-foreign-country-from-nothing experiences later, I can explain. Someone who hasn't done it isn't going to understand, but it's just the way it goes.
Let's face it. The big launch is always the most nerve-wracking. Those who have been into the business for a long time and those who are just starting off have to go through the same rigors of having everything in shape. It's understandable. Who wants to start off on the wrong foot?
When I first started out as an Event Planner I wanted to have a place where I can share some tips and recipes that I would
After nearly 10 years in the skincare industry, I've had my share of failures (which I all too readily admit to) but for all of the setbacks, I've never regretted the decision to start my business.
Past generations might have been able to rely on the government and lifelong employers for job security and reasonable pension plans, but many millennials recognize that the way the world economy currently works doesn't make that a viable option--let alone an attractive one.
And it can be a lot easier than that. Think of all the self-made stars on Youtube, who started off as total unknowns posting
I've run my business for fifteen years and take great joy in sharing advice and war stories with aspiring entrepreneurs. The question that consistently comes up in these conversations is: What's the hardest part of running a business?
The days when these hurdles seem too high to overcome, I look at my children and remind myself that I'm doing it for them.
But I never gave up. Peggy Burke is a 30+-year design executive with expertise in creating global brands. She and her company
When I told my close friends I was starting a fulfillment company, you could see them flinch and try to mask their disappointment. You could almost see the single word forming inside their heads, "WHY??" They looked at me with something like pity while they struggled to put a good face on it.
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Get curious about the stories behind retailers that you walk into or brands that you patronize online. Engage via social
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Building a successful online business is one of the most difficult things to accomplish. With the explosion of the Internet, many people built businesses to capitalize on the gold rush -- and unfortunately, many businesses are failing.
Building and running an ecommerce is still tons of work. But work you can administer at your own pace, especially if you are good at delegating.
Meanwhile, Danganan pursues her passion in her spare time. Her advice to new grads looking to start a business but struggling
In the early days of growing your startup, the days are long and challenges are numerous.
Right from the beginning one of the most important things you need to do for your games startup is to figure out what category
You dream about it. Starting your own business. On your long commute or when you struggle through another meeting, it's on your mind. Like a little flicker of flame ready to burst into a full-on fire.
It is good practice for you to establish a business around something you love to do. The problem comes when your love for what you are doing overwhelms you and you forget that at the end of the day, you are running a business, not a hobby.