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6 things to do when starting a business with your sibling
The Huffington Post
Having a sibling is one of the best things in life. You have a built-in best friend and someone who often understands you better than you understand yourself. However, maintaining a consistently great relationship with a sibling isn't always easy. There's the occasional bickering, irritation when someone borrows something without asking, and annoyance about things you won't remember the next day. Now imagine going into business with your sister or brother. Starting a business with a sibling presents its own different set of challenges.
5 tools for developing your business network
Developing your business network is essential in growing your company. However, 21st Century technology has changed the way we all network. Instead of cold calling or sending out unsolicited email, we're seeking out connections on social media and referrals to help build our networks – and ultimately business. In other words, networking is more than just throwing your name out there like in days past; it’s about creating meaningful relationships in your industry and proving that you’re a trusted resource.
The 10 best accounting apps for small business owners who hate bookkeeping
Business 2 Community
Wow, it seems like there are a million small business accounting apps on the market, with more coming out all the time. In fact, many of them are great, and one is often just as good as another, in terms of features. So it becomes a challenge to distinguish one accounting app for another, especially for small business owners who hate accounting.
What is a sole proprietorship?
Business 2 Community
You don't have to complete complicated paperwork or pay hefty legal fees before becoming a sole proprietor. However, you may need to register with your state and local government and apply for other licenses, depending on the type of business.
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Have an insane startup idea? Try this investor
Small Business Trends
Most investors are interested only in a tried and true startup idea guaranteed to make money. To do this, they shy away from companies that might seem a bit crazy, choosing the safer bets instead. But Bryan Johnson isn't one of those investors. Instead, the serial tech entrepreneur turned investor goes after those ideas that seem impossible.
How old is too old to start a business? The answer may
Yes, Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook at 19. But Charles Flint launched IBM at 61. While Hollywood may love the story of the college kid who starts a billion-dollar business out of his dorm room, that's only one story. For many, life as an entrepreneur begins much later.
Beyond responsive and adaptive: Introducing 'adjustive' Web design
The speed at which technology evolves means every mobile device has a different form factor - some are getting smaller, while others are following the "bigger is better" trend. There's no question that size affects the way we consume content on mobile devices.
10 great habits for working at home
Working from home is becoming an increasingly popular option, with employees from secretaries to CEOs utilizing the advantages of a home office at least part of the time. While there are still some lingering critics who insist that working from home leads to stunted professional relationships and lower productivity, the majority of employers in the United States are becoming more lenient with the alternative work environment.
3 signs you're sacrificing happiness for the sake of your business (and how to fix it)
Under 30 CEO
In a digital world that never sleeps, it can be difficult for business owners to strike a balance between success and happiness. As soon as you set your mind to one task, five more appear. If one gets overlooked, 10 other balls drop. You probably feel like it's a zero-sum game. You either keep your business moving forward or you take time for yourself and allow your business to suffer. If you're like most entrepreneurs, you start to put your business first and yourself second.
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