Archive for the ‘Entrepreneurship’ Category

Write Your Business Plan in Pencil and consider a Vision Board

Write your business plan in pencil!   Bob Reiss’s suggestion is a solace as well as a practical reminder of the nature of planning in a disruptive, ever changing world.   Just taking a few minutes think about the business categories of strategic, tactical and operational is useful when considering what business planning is meant […]


The Entrepreneur Network, for Small Business, Start-Ups, Entrepreneurs

Deb: This site is quite a goldmine of Small Business & start-up resources from those with experience in the small business arena. The site includes articles on how to get started–straight talk, comparing the differences of leasing vs. buying real estate, business plan development resources (SCORE), and marketing advice. I highly recommend a walk-thru, from […]


Helpful Small Business Tools on DocStoc

via flickr.com In looking for a couple resources to help a small business owner, I came across my own membership information (free) in DocStoc.  After refreshing my memory on why I signed up, I realized that small business in general could be well served by reviewing resources on DocStoc.  A number of the free documents […]


3 Things To Know When Starting A Small Business, Lessons from Kitchen Nightmares

 Paring it down to the essentials makes a lot of sense for small business in start-up mode.  via flickr.com Gorilla-Force Blog provides insights into how to set-up simplicity (over simple) for featuring the best of what you do. Excerpted – March 31st, 2010 : If you have ever watched an episode of Kitchen Nightmares, then […]


Connecting with Others for Business Coaching

What happened when a business owner decided to attend a 90 day planning workshop with a local business coach offered to area business owners? He said that taking ½ day out from business to plan out his goals for the next quarter seemed a very helpful plan. Result: He gained much more than he had […]


Small Business can Help Each Other – How To Make A Tribe Page | Ken Pickard

Deb: There are some great ideas here on the power of tribe and networks.  Why not use the tribe to help each other? Excerpted: What is a Tribe page anyway? Good question and I’m glad you asked. The tribe page is one of my favorite pages as it’s the section where I can promote other […]