Golden Steps to a Successful Franchise

Franchise due diligence

Franchising has become a popular way to get into business, but you must do your homework. There are many different types of franchises - large ones like McDonalds and small ones like carpet cleaning. The truth is that they all require due diligence before you commit your time and money. […] Read more »

When Even your Dog Growls at You!

Time to hire an employee

  Just a few weeks ago I noticed that the light fixture in my kitchen was cracked (have no idea how that happened) and I needed to replace it. So my wife and I decided that it was probably about time that we looked at replacing some of the other […] Read more »

Brexit and Micro Businesses… Survival of the Fittest

Brexit and micro-business

  The question asked here is “Will Micro Business Thrive After Brexit?” When you take the emotion out of the equation, the answer to the question may surprise you. A recent poll titled ‘The State of Small Business Britain Report 2018’ was carried out by The Enterprise Business Center and […] Read more »

Who is Killing Small Business in America?

Whi is killing small business

  Here are a few comments made about the 'Standing Strong for Small Business' video linked above… 'Great Job!!! What a strong message' Hashim Zaibak 'Thank You!! This is a national crisis that will affect everyone!!' Cindy Goode 'I am an independent pharmacy owner in NY, and I had chills watching this […] Read more »

11 Crucial Factors for Small Business Success

critical success factors

  A number of factors contribute to the failure or success of a small business. But how can a small business owner identify which ones are crucial? Some people have great products and inventions but lack the necessary skills and ambition required to do well in business. It is not […] Read more »

Introducing the Self-Employed Business Academy

introduction to self-employed business academy

  The Self-Employed Business Academy is a ‘one stop shop’ for people who own their own business to access: resources that might otherwise be unavailable to you (at least without substantial cost), training to help you understand the things you need to know to run their business, and a forum where […] Read more »