The good news: your business has grown by leaps and bounds. The bad news: your business has taken over your house and your house feels like it’s bursting at the seams! If your home business has outgrown your home office, here are options to consider if you need additional space.
growing a small business
You start a business with the hope of primarily making a living from the business. Whether you want to earn just enough money to cover your living expenses or money that will allow you to live a jet setting lifestyle, the business needs to earn money for you. But are you making money from your business?
If you are running a business, contracts are an essential tool to understand the duties involved from each party. Contracts are needed to level expectations, state the deliverables, and specify each of the parties’ responsibilities. It is also a means to control your costs as the business owner. But whether you are using contracts for your service business, for your suppliers or advertisers, the key question remains: Do you update your contracts?
Prepare your mind for new challenges ahead. You have already taken stock of where you are. You have thought about where you want to go. The next step is to ensure that you are in the right mindset for your entrepreneurial journey, and committing yourself to staying with it. Pat yourself in the back for […]
Make a list of what worked – and what did not work. As the business owner, you will find it exceedingly difficult to develop a future strategy for your business if you do not know how successful your current strategies are to date. Hence, it is essential that you look at how you perform this […]
To succeed in business, you need to be constantly on the lookout for opportunities that can help advance your business and improve your bottom line. Unfortunately, one of the common mistakes of small business entrepreneurs is the failure to recognize opportunities that their customers demand, or those that can help expand their target market. Many […]
“Great Harvest Bakery in Burke, VA” We often hear of small businesses deathly scared when big boys – particularly Wal-mart – come to town. And they have every reason to be: big businesses have deeper pockets, offer wider goods selection, and have tighter relationships with suppliers that allow them to give deep discounted prices. So […]
“If it can be manufactured, it can be leased.” For the past decade or so, this statement has become more and more true to fact. From computer software to commercial aircraft, equipment leases are utilized day in and day out in a constantly changing and highly aggressive business environment worldwide. To gain or to keep […]