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Nine Essential Tips For The First-Time Business Owner

Trying to narrow down a list of tips for first-time business owners is like trying to narrow down advice for first-time parents. Almost anything can and will happen during your journey, but these pointers will give you a strong foundation on which to build your flourishing company. 1. Collaborate with...

Most Successful Business Owners Have These 5 Character Traits (And Not All Are Born With Them)

Some business champions are born. These days, though, many are made. Lifetime employment with a company followed by retirement with a pension isn’t standard any more. With fewer companies committed to employees for the long haul, more success-driven people are seeking their futures in their own businesses. So, can anyone be a...

How to Balance Digital and Human Interaction in Retail

In an environment where online sales are expected to reach a staggering $370 billion by 2017, more retailers are shifting their focus to developing superior storefronts. However, a 2014 national shopping study indicated that consumers prefer shopping at brick-and-mortar stores to those online. As a business owner, where does this leave you? Should...