8 Morning Habits of Real Entrepreneurs

How you spend your time in the morning affects both your personal life and professional life whether you consider yourself a morning person or a night owl. Start your day off on the wrong foot, and you could end up arriving to work late, lose patience with customers or rush through a presentation you spent […]

Small Business Taxes: Guide to 2019 Taxes for Business Owners

Taxes might not be the most exciting task on a small business owner’s list of priorities, but they’re something you’ll need to think about, plan for and pay on a regular basis. Learning how different tax issues can impact your business — whether they involve corporate income tax, small business tax rates, tax law changes, […]

The 6 Types of Business Structures to Choose From

Every entrepreneur must take several key steps when starting their own business. Some of the first few steps include writing a business plan, deciding on the business name, choosing a location and more. An equally important step, however, is choosing a business structure. Choosing your business structure is of fundamental importance. Your business structure defines what […]

15 Things That Set Successful Entrepreneurs Apart

How often have you heard someone say, “most small businesses fail within the first year,” or even “99 percent of small businesses fail within the first year?” These are the kinds of dubious facts and figures are thrown out all the time as if it’s timeless wisdom. However, the reality is far less dire. According […]

How to Start a Business in California

For all the big-name companies doing business in California like Google, Facebook and Apple, small businesses still form the backbone of the state’s economy and employment market. The 3.9 million small businesses in California comprise 99.8 percent of all businesses in the state, according to the Small Business Administration. At the same time, small businesses […]

5 Lessons You’ll Learn When Scaling Your Business

Starting a new business is a crash course in everything from getting a loan and setting up shop to managing employees and attracting customers. But your education doesn’t end there. You’ll also learn important lessons when it comes time to scale the business, including how to navigate your way through the next stage of growth. […]