Few subjects are as plagued by myths and falsehoods as starting a small business. Everywhere you turn, someone is making sweeping proclamations about small businesses – the difficulty of starting one, the risks involved, the odds of failure or what you “have to do” in order to make it.
Hot on the heels of McDonald’s entering the premium coffee market, Starbucks is reportedly testing a $1 coffee offering. Is this the beginning of the end for Starbucks or a brilliant ploy to get cheapsters in the door and jack them up on high quality caffeine and ply them with samples of the $5 a […]
Having a good idea doesn’t make you an entrepreneur. Neither does a business degree. Entrepreneurs come from a wide range of backgrounds, challenges and influences. Unfortunately, many businesses are started and then dissolved, not because they didn’t have a workable idea, but because the entrepreneur lacked certain skills. Often times many hardships must be experienced […]