Posts Tagged ‘business planning’

Thinking About Going Into Business With Your Friends? Consider These 5 Things First

Thinking About Going Into Business With Your Friends? Consider These 5 Things First
Most of us have been there at least once. You happen to be sitting around with a couple of friends, relaxing, talking about work. You start talking about how an industry could be improved, how an invention could change the world, or how you could bring something completely unique to market. Then, it...
March 17th, 2014 | Tips of the Trade | Read More

How to Prepare for a Lender Meeting

How to Prepare for a Lender Meeting
Applying for a business loan can be a stressful part of owning your own business. But, if you’ve done your research, you know your borrowing options and you know it’s time to apply for a loan, actually meeting with a lender can be stress-free, simply by being prepared. By Deanna Barzak, Business...
June 6th, 2013 | $traight Talk | Read More

Suze Orman’s New Book Has Advice for Entrepreneurs

Suze Orman’s New Book Has Advice for Entrepreneurs
Straight-talkin’ finance guru Suze Orman will be in Columbus next week to promote her latest book, The Money Class. And, oh, what a class it is. In the book, Orman, who has written eight consecutive New York Times bestsellers, asserts that the American Dream as we knew it “is dead,”...
March 11th, 2011 | Expert Perspective | Read More

How to Take Your Business to The Next Level

How to Take Your Business to The Next Level
I think as a Small Business Development Center consultant I’m supposed to tell people they need to write a business plan. I guess I’m breaking the rules because I’m going to tell you not to write a business plan! Entrepreneurs put so much focus on the development of a 40-page, 12-point-font...
February 16th, 2011 | How-To Guides | Read More