We all know that entrepreneurialism is a stupendous way to beguile success and to anchor an evergreen reflection in the limelight. What we don’t recognize is the challenging endeavor and the calculated risk they took. The sacrifices they made to wade through the venture, an idea to quench their...
Americans took nearly half a billion business related trips in 2016. Business travel expenses are growing by nearly 4% a year. Unfortunately, for new startups and other brands with limited budgets, travel costs can be a large burden.If you or your employees need to travel frequently, you need to...
Whatever business you might be in with your company, one of the absolute basics of being in business is that you want to keep selling whatever you are selling. When that thing is a physical product, there are both particular demands and special concerns which you need to think...
Teams are only as good as their players.Whether you’re building a new venture from the ground up or fleshing out a small team in a vast corporate bureaucracy, your success turns on your ability to attract, hire, and retain the best — and get the most of out each...
Running a business can be challenging. In addition to the daily grind, making sure your employees are satisfied, and operations are running smoothly, there is also making sure your customers are satisfied. If your company is struggling to effectively communicate with consumers, this could negatively affect all aspects of...
Being an artist is a very difficult gig these days. Many artists have reported that their sales have dropped sharply in recent years. However, online art sales have boomed in recent years.Invaluable commissioned a study that found artists have noticed sales rise sharply in recent years. The study found...
When you are running a business, you need to do everything possible to keep costs down. A lot of little costs can add up, so you need to track them carefully. Transportation costs are some of the most overlooked expenses for most business owners.Here are some cost-saving strategies you...
If there’s one area of running a business that new owners can’t take too much time to learn, it’s their legal responsibilities and vulnerabilities. The majority of lawsuits against businesses tend to come from employees and partners, but customers can prove a danger too if you’re not taking as...
The economy of North Carolina has traditionally relied on the manufacturing and agricultural sectors. However, over the past three decades, the state has lost numerous jobs overseas. The textile industry has declined the most.North Carolina Technology Sector is Growing Faster than Any Other State However, the state economy is still...
For many Christians, there exists a natural tension between worldly imperatives and spiritual directives. Many interpret Scripture to forbid, or at least frown upon, activities that seem unavoidable in everyday life—including operating a profitable, prosperous business.On the other hand, some Christian Americans adhere to the Prosperity Gospel, a belief...