According to May 2019 figures from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), approximately 3.4 million people voluntarily left their jobs in March of 2019. Many of these former employees made the choice to leave corporate America to pursue their own entrepreneurial ambitions.
Is your 2019 business budget realistic? As the new year opens, it is important to take a look at your budget and make some strategic decisions that will position your company for a successful 2019.
If you are considering starting an online business, there are many options available to you.
Choosing the right online business means doing a little homework, as seen in the recent post, E-Commerce 101: How to Start an Online Business. It also means selecting a venture that fits with your background, expertise, and interests.
Margaret Lewis had a great job and a great salary in what she described as the high point of her career. It was 2016 when she suffered a stroke and was hospitalized for 23 days.
Women over 50 have the skills, experiences, and talent to be successful entrepreneurs. As seen in the recent post, The Senior Startup: Tales from the Second Act, there are powerful stories of women who have made the leap to make their entrepreneurial dreams a reality.
Age is just a number. For entrepreneurs over 50, age – and the wisdom, experience, and insights it provides – are invaluable when contemplating starting a business.
Women have made meaningful strides when it comes to entrepreneurship during the past 20 years, according to data released from the latest Kauffman Index study of startup activity. However, having access to capital to start and grow businesses continues to be a challenge for female entrepreneurs.
Women-owned businesses can leverage financing options and preferred-vendor status with various federal departments by registering as such. Taking advantage of these opportunities, depending on the industry, can open up major perks for women looking to start or grow their own companies.
Women business owners face a different set of challenges than their male counterparts. In a prior blog, the hurdles range from societal obstacles and misperceptions to a lower rate of acceptance for small business loans.
Finding the right source of funding for your business can be challenging. Whether it is securing bank loans, using venture capital or angel investors, or relying on your own savings, the process can be stressful, slow, and time-consuming.