PLANNING ARTICLES & POSTS

This section contains some essential "How-Tos" for small business owners and Entrepreneurs. The goals are to provide critical information, tips and recommendations to improve your business and help you focus on urgent components. After you have reviewed them, you should move to the PLANNING TEMPLATES section located in the Navigation bar beneath PLANNING ARTICLES.

Is Your Business Participating in the Shared Economy ?

The market place is seeing the evolution of a new category – the Shared Economy .  Trend setters, such as Uber, Air B&B, and other companies, are changing the relationship in the buyer/seller market. The Shared Economy structure allows people to share resources such as equipment, services, and skills. The major benefits are greater access […]

Is Your Business Structure Getting in The Way of Your Success?

If you want to be successful in your new venture, you should pay attention to the modern examples of achievement like Apple, Google, and Amazon and their business structure . What are these companies doing differently? They have broken down the traditional norms of operation and flattened their business structure into a streamlined, distributed model. […]

Passion & Reality – Do You Have What it Takes To Run a Business ?

Starting a business is a major life changing event replete with a myriad of emotions. It can be stressful, yet invigorating, tiring but also inspiring and sometimes even downright terrifying when you run a business. To be successful in your new venture you not only need to be passionate about your business but you also […]

The Holy Trinity of Brand Development: Features, Benefits, and Advantages

Say what you want about trademarks and logos. They have their place. But if you’re really looking for brand development, making sure it’s successful in the market you’re targeting, there are three aspects you have to focus on the most: You Simply Ask Yourself These Three Questions About Brand Development: What Are the FEATURES, What Are […]