By Bert Seither, Director of Operations at Corporate Tax Network
About the author: Bert Seither is the Director of Operations at Corporate Tax Network, a national accounting and business development firm. For nearly 10 years, Seither has assisted small business owners to help put their companies on a path to prosperity.
In the small business…
Added by Bert Seither on January 23, 2014 at 12:49pm — No Comments
According to a Dun & Bradstreet* study, ‘businesses with fewer than 20 employees have only a 37% chance of surviving four years (of business) and only a 9% chance of surviving 10 years.’ Restaurants have only a 20% chance of surviving two years. Of these failed businesses, 90% closed because the business was not successful, did not provide the level of income desired, or were…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on June 19, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
Over the past two years I have interviewed over forty successful entrepreneurs. My criteria for an interview subject is that they must have built and sold at least one successful business. Many of them have been serial entrepreneurs – having created more than one business and learned many lessons along the way.
As I’ve talked to these people it has become apparent that they all share certain traits that ultimately lead to their success. If you want to succeed at your business (of…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on June 5, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments
Here is another extract from Liber8 Your Business, the soon to be released must have hand book for every small business owner. In this chapter I talk about the importance of being a visionary, starting with a concept called ‘The soccer game of life”…
“Earlier in the book I talked about successful people having an ability to see their success ahead of them – and…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on May 8, 2013 at 7:22am — No Comments
If you are one of those small business people who took advantage of Microsoft's free website tools and hosting, you’ve certainly heard Microsoft is discontinuing these services effective April 30th, 2012. I found the Microsoft Small Business Live free website and hosting irresistible, so I built one for myself as well as several clients; this was before I found WordPress. Now I…Continue
Added by Lynn Dye on March 9, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
I'm on the second day of my 12 Ways to Give series over at Suess's Pieces, and today's charity puts the spotlight on helping our fellow entrepreneurs facing poverty -- particularly those in developing countries -- through optional lending. Can you guess which charity I'm talking about?…Continue
Added by Emily Suess on December 6, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments