The start of summer is officially here. That also means some time to spend reading by the pool or the beach if you are lucky enough to get to spend the three day weekend relaxing. If you are looking for a business read, then let me throw out, Preparing Effective Business Plans: An Entrepreneurial Approach… Continue reading Happy Memorial Day! and Book Recommendation
Here's some of the real world corporate office "bite-you-in the-behind stuff" no one really talks about in college or MBA school but you must master if you want to succeed at the real version of the "Corporate Office Game". Although the unemployment rate is low, many people are still looking for jobs. Or perhaps better… Continue reading Red Flags on Job Interviews!
To all of the Moms out there, Happy Mother's Day! We know you work hard for your family, your business, and yourself. Enjoy the day!
Entrepreneurs come in all types and sizes, just like the businesses they run. If you are deciding whether or not you want to start a business, start with the type of business you want to start. There are about 4 types of new businesses: Innovative- These are the entrepreneurial businesses that create new products, expand… Continue reading 4 Types of Businesses to Start
For many small businesses, there are several ways to calculate profitability. The break-even point one way. It is the minimum sales you need to recover your costs. If you're a retailer and you buy a trunk full of clothes for $400, and you know you can sell them for $800, what is the break even… Continue reading Break-even Point for Lemons
Last rainy Wednesday, I attended Amazon's recruiting fair in Nashville at the Ryman. As you may or may not know, Amazon is opening a mini headquarters in Nashville, not the main 2nd headquarters, but enough to employ 5,000 jobs. It's the largest job announcement for Nashville ever. So, what does one of the top companies… Continue reading Amazon Recruiting in Nashville
SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time Limit. This class explains the "SMART" acronym and provide examples on how to write effective goals.