When it comes to running a small business, hiring is almost always a good sign since it often coincides with a company’s expansion and development. But as economic uncertainty reigns supreme, the decision to bring on another employee is one that should be weighed carefully.
Go to most business-related sites and chances are you’ll find a post or two about the qualities of a successful entrepreneur; you may even find a test to take. But are these lists really accurate or worthwhile?
Underlying all the factors that can determine the success or failure of your business, there is passion. If you find yourself missing this key ingredient, then running your business can become an unbearable burden. What should you do about it? Last week I wrote a guest post over at Bloggertone in which I explained that [...]
Though many studies have been conducted and articles written attempting to pinpoint why half of new small businesses don’t make it past five years, in reality small businesses often fail as a result of several simultaneous factors. The following are ten root causes of small business failure.