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[INTERVIEW] Glen McKay, Newfoundland Business Leader, Co-Founder of Newfoundland Hard-Rok, Inc.

Starting as a deckhand delivering cod and turbot from fishermen in Newfoundland and Labrador, over the past forty years, Glen McKay has molded his career into one that focuses on entrepreneurship and leading the growth of companies operating in a range of industries.

Millennials Dream Of Being Entrepreneurs: 7 Tips For Starting A Small Business

More than one-in-three American workers today are millennials, and this year they surpassed Gen X to become the largest share of the American workforce, according to an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data by Pew Research Center. Lou Casale, Head of Communications, Hiscox USA shares some important tips for millennials who are considering taking the courageous leap to start their own business.

Be a Benevolent Dictator (And Eight More Lessons For Getting Your Stalled Start-up Off...

If you’ve been afraid to act on your great business idea, Michael Feuer says now —yes, NOW —is the time to make your move. To help you get started e offers a few of the lessons he learned building his own well-known, successful businesses.

6 Ways For Startups And Small Businesses To Help Reduce Cost

Cutting cost can be one of the best ways for a startup to grow and expand under its own power, but it isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Here are some tips for startups to cut costs in order to expand their bottom line.

How To Weather The Storm As A Young Startup

The numbers are bleak for start-up success. Only 1 in every 10 will survive the first year of operation due to various reasons. High on the list of reasons is the lack of sufficient capital.

How To Take Your Next Idea From Concept To Creation

Roger Osorio, author of "The Journey to Reinvention", shares four steps that can help you bring an idea to life.

Six Tips For Startups Outside Of Traditional VC Hubs

With technology making communication, collaboration and connection easier, more VC firms are now actively investing in companies located in non-traditional markets, says Chris Sloan of Baker Donelson. He shares six tips how you can position yourself for investment.

Business Failure Is Common, But Don’t Let That Stop You

Adam Witty, co-author of "Authority Marketing" shares some advice to those on the verge of taking that entrepreneurial plunge to lessen their chance of failure.

No Job Security? Then Do It Yourself.

By Patrick Bet-David,  CEO of the PHP Agency, and author of "Doing The Impossible: The 25 Laws for Doing The Impossible" First it was The Great...

50 Excellent Lectures For The Small Business Owner

There's more to learn about business than what you get out of classes and textbooks. Bschool.com puts together 50 of the best resources on lectures to help the small business owner.

5 Small Business Mistakes And How To Fix Them

Many of the errors small business owners will make in the coming year can be easily fixed with a few simple strategies. Here are five common small business mistakes and their solutions.

How Can You Find Free-Of-Charge Support For Your Company?

Whether you’re looking for help with research, training or mentoring, there are numerous organisations that businesses can turn to for help. Mike Mead of DigitMe, and head judge of Cartridgesave.co.uk’s 3D Print Cup recommends a few tips.

4 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Dragon’s Den

For rising and aspiring entrepreneurs alike, the BBC's Dragon's Den television series offers a multitude of learning experiences. DJ Miller points out four of them.

Four Lessons New Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Walmart

With annual sales of more than $1 billion, Walmart is easily one of the largest companies in the United States. Entrepreneurs hoping to operate their own companies can learn a thing or two from this retail giant.

7 Ways To Master The Art Of Running A One-Person Business

By Greg Waldorf, CEO of Invoice2go Being a one-man or woman-show is a tough gig, but for someone taking the leap of faith on a...

Seeking A Job – Do’s And Don’ts For The Modern Worker

Looking for a job can be a difficult and sometimes disappointing task. The dos and don’ts of job seeking in this article will help simplify the job search.

Understanding What A Good Mentor Can Do For Your Startup

There is no doubt that having a capable mentor (or mentors) brings a lot of benefits when you are new to the startup scene.

Seven Reasons Why Today’s Boomerang Kids Can’t Hack It In Business

We all know adult children, especially college grads, are moving back to the nest. But have you ever wondered why they can’t seem to find their way in today’s cash-strapped lean-and-mean economy? Michael Houlihan says it’s more than a lack of jobs — it’s a fundamental unpreparedness for the Entrepreneurial Age.

10 Steps To Creating Your First Product

Creating a successful product or service is about constantly prototyping, tweaking, refining, making mistakes, learning, and repeating. That might sound like a chaotic mess, but there’s a process behind it. Eran Weinberg, founder and CEO of the personalized health and wellness platform Liv360 shares his experience.

4 Ideas For Getting Your Business Idea Off The Ground

Having a good idea for a business is the easy part. Trying to get it up, running, and off the ground? Well, that’s another...

Taking Big Action – For The Big Dreamer

Amongst a crowd of wannabes are the rare entrepreneurs who are actually striving for a unique, big dream, that separates visionaries from these conformists. Jay Bedi, founder of Nylero Entertainment, shares his thoughts.

The Power Of Visualization

Author of "Beautiful Ambition: My Secrets to Love, Happiness & Success" Tara Brook recommends the use the powerful tool of visualization to help you imagine with your minds-eye what your dreams and goals can be.

[Video] Inside The Minds Of A Millennial Employee: Mercer

According to Mercer, the youngest employee demographic tends to be the most satisfied with their jobs and organizations, yet are the most likely (almost 50-percent) are seriously contemplating leaving their employers now. Watch this video for an insight into the minds of the working Millennial.

5 Ways Tennis Prepared Me for Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs won’t find success solely because they’re passionate. Meghdad Abbaszadegan shares some of the lessons he learned while refining his tennis game that have proven invaluable as he explored the world of entrepreneurship.

Five Things Business Owners Really Ought To Prepare More For

It can be terribly frustrating to fall to what seems to be one of the more obvious problems in business. Here, we’re going to look at someone of those potentially fatal blows more businesses ought to prepare for.

The #1 Mistake That Entrepreneurs Continue To Make And How To Avoid It

Bryan Miles, CEO and co-founder of BELAY says there’s something that every single entrepreneur needs to hear (and sometimes more than once) — you aren’t as special as you think you are.

Questions Every Young Entrepreneur Should Ask Themselves

A lot of young entrepreneurs rush into business without giving it the proper thought and consideration beforehand. Make sure you can answer these questions in detail before you get started:

Do What You’re Good At, Not What You Love: Real Talk for Today’s Job...

While “follow your passions” is popular career advice, it isn’t necessarily the best career advice. Ben Carpenter shares five compelling reasons why matching your job to your skill set, not your biggest passions, is a much better bet.

The Way You Do Anything Is The Way You Do Everything

When many entrepreneurs hit a snag, they point the finger at outside factors. But Suzanne Evans says that you, and you alone, are the source of your success or failure. Here, excerpted from her book are 10 inconvenient but ironclad truths that all business owners should take to heart.

5 Top Tips To Keeping Your Small Business Afloat

Whether you’re trying to turn your favorite hobby into a career or simply like the idea of being your own boss, starting a small business can be hard, especially for someone young. It’s even harder to keep your business going once you’ve got it off the ground, so here’s a few tips to help you out.