Acceler8Success Cafe Friday 3.15.19

FEATURED ARTICLE: Opinion: Women Owners Key to Small Business Economy

What do 6,111 women in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa all have in common? They each visited a Women’s Business Center in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Region 7 during fiscal 2018 and are now starting or operating a business.

Nationally, the SBA supports 114 WBCs that contribute to tremendous growth for the businesses they serve – creating $1.7 billion in revenue and 17,000 new jobs. Counseling, training and mentorship through other SBA resource partners including Small Business Development Centers, SCORE chapters and the SBA’s Woman Owned Small Business program helped even more women succeed as entrepreneurs.

READ HERE about why these women are on the forefront of small-business growth.

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The Challenges Of Small Business

How This Entrepreneur Created A Billion-Dollar Business By Selling Meal Kits

The Entrepreneur Who Took On His Family Jewelry Business And Disrupted An Industry

Essential Advice for Unintended Entrepreneurs

After Fleeing Vietnam at 20, This Entrepreneur Built A Thriving Education Franchise

        

What is a Franchise?

Converting a Family Business Into a Franchised Brand

Understanding The Franchise Disclosure Document (PODCAST)

15 Expert Tips for Startups Seeking Angel or Seed Financing

Very early stage startups often seek angel or seed financing in order to gain initial traction on developing their product or technology, land initial customers, and make other progress. Angel or seed rounds typically range from $100,000 to $500,000 or more. READ HERE for four key points investors look for when reviewing an early stage seed or angel investment opportunity:

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Acceler8Success Cafe Thursday 3.14.19

FEATURED ARTICLE: Beware this 1 red flag personality trait. Harvard study says they can bleed you – and your money – dry

We all know at least person in the office who possesses all the traits of a toxic co-worker (i.e., they’re lazy, acts superior to others, loves to gossip, etc.). But one of the biggest red flag personality traits, according to a Harvard Business School study, is the constant need to spread negativity. In other words, they are a pain to be around and their actions can make everyone’s workday utterly miserable.

The data, which observed more than 50,000 employees, found that this type of “toxic” co-worker is a major red flag because of their ability to drive other employees to quit their jobs, faster and frequently. They can “cause major organizational cost, including customer loss, loss of employee morale, increased turnover and loss of legitimacy among important external stakeholders,” the researchers cited.

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Startups With Focus On Older Demographic Gain Traction

How to Become a Master Communicator by Following This One Rule

The Essentials of a Pizzeria Manager’s Survival Kit

CBD Oil Is Everywhere, But Is It Really Safe and Healthy?

How This Nonprofit Consulting Firm Helps Small Businesses, Female Entrepreneurs

Are you thinking of going into business for yourself and learning how the choice of a franchise can “jump-start” the process and your earning potential?

Small Business, Big Lessons: Considering a Franchise

Multi-Unit Franchisee Insight – Career Turning Point & Best Business Decision

Entrepreneur: Are You Or Aren’t You?

IN THIS ARTICLE, the author explains when entrepreneurs should also consider themselves family business owners and what difference that simple but critical mindset shift will make for their businesses’ longevity.

How This Entrepreneur Became His Own Boss by Taking Financial Risks

15 Ways Serial Entrepreneurs Can Regain Focus And Productivity

How To Attract Top Talent: 5 Unique Ideas For Startups

The Illusion of Instant Startup Success

What Brands Are Using Podcasts?

A Comprehensive Business Plan Outline for Small Business

Business plans are an important business start-up step for many small business owners, especially those who are pitching their business ideas to investors or credit institutions for funding. Because of the vastness of information, business plans can also be one of the most overwhelming parts of starting a business. READ HERE about a business plan outline that walks you through each section of a basic business plan in the order they typically appear.

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Acceler8Success Cafe Wednesday 3.13.19

FEATURED ARTICLE: What is Holding Women Entrepreneurs Back From Attaining Success?

Women hold the power to change the world but not all are young and bold to share their stories… A majority of women across the world face multiple barriers like lack of family support, lack of capital and lack of self-confidence that act as hindrances in their entrepreneurial pursuits. From being a perfect mother to running a business, women have the power to balance work and family still somewhere they are being held back from fulfilling their dreams.

A 2018 report by the World Economic Forum, “The Global Gender Gap,” finds that across the 149 countries assessed, there are just 17 that currently have women as heads of state, while, on average, just 18 percent of ministers and 24 percent of parliamentarians globally are women. Women hold the power to change the world but not all are young and bold to share their stories.

Read about five women entrepreneurs who shared that one thing that’s holding back women in business from success HERE!

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The Emotional Roller Coaster of Entrepreneurship

This Unlikely Entrepreneur Started A Social Business Before Graduating High School

Tech Entrepreneurs: How To Market To The Growing Senior Population

Why I Became An Entrepreneur: 10 Founders Share Their Stories

Importance of Market Research for Startups

As many homeowners invest in maintaining what is typically the largest investment in their lives – their homes – learn how you can capitalize on the growing window maintenance, restoration & replacement segment of the home services market. Click on the image to learn more!

Exploring Challenges and Opportunities for Minority Business Owners in 2019

43% of Small and Medium Sized Businesses Preparing for Recession

Why Storytelling Can Help Your Business’ Bottom Line

Growing Focus In Franchising Beyond Financial

Franchise Earnings Claims: What You Can and Can’t Say

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Meet The Social Entrepreneur Who Discovered A Problem Hiding In Plain Sight

Women in the Restaurant Industry: Breaking Glass Ceilings

The Non-Risk Taker’s Guide to Successful Entrepreneurship

The Right Funding Solutions Customized For You

How 16 Great Companies Picked Their Unique Names

Anyone who’s ever had to form a company can sympathize with how difficult it can be to create company names that are descriptive, yet unique. 
However, some companies have gone a less-traditional route and used some pretty unique names. READ HERE for some examples of interesting company names and the backstories behind them.

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