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Surviving in a Family Business

Over 70% of family-owned business fail before they make it to their second generation. Even more dishearteningly, less than one in five will make it to their third and fourth generations, losing that legacy its founders worked to build. What’s behind these abysmal success rates? Are family conflicts simply too complicated to overcome? Do family […]

How to Start a Successful Online Business From Home

For many would-be entrepreneurs, starting an online business seems like an ideal way to open a company. After all, when your organization is virtual, you don’t have to worry about renting an office or workspace, and you can work from wherever you are. Customers can find you online, and you can even work in your […]

How to Start a Business From Scratch

You may have a wonderful idea and plenty of drive, but starting a new business is daunting. How can you take your new would-be company from a big goal to a real, tangible organization? It starts by checking off all the boxes and meeting all requirements. Starting Your Own Small Business The first step of […]

Businesses That Make Money Right Away

You may want to open your own company for many reasons. Whether it’s a passion for a specific industry or a burning desire to be your own boss, there are many reasons you might want to open the doors. However, one of the biggest reasons for having an organization is to make money. You need […]

Signs of Weak Business Leadership

It’s easy to spot bad leadership qualities in other executives and business owners, but the traits that make organizations stall and even close can be insidious. You’ll want to stay alert for the following qualities of a bad leader and make sure they cannot take root at your company.   1. Ego We’re used to […]

Business Tips for Small Business Owners

Business success is not an accident. It is almost always the result of the right mindset and a consistent, strategic approach. No matter your industry or the size of your company, there are some business tips for success you may want to adopt to start bringing in the right approaches to your company: 1. Think […]

Signs of Successful Businesses

Have you ever noticed that some companies seem to have “it?” Some organizations just seem to possess the special quality that makes them thrive, even as other businesses in the same industry close their doors. It’s not a coincidence. Some companies foster specific traits of success that allow them to go the distance. Understanding these […]

10 Characteristics of a Good Leader

When someone opens a business, they automatically become CEO or president, whether they have leadership traits or not. Even leaders who are hired for C-suite positions may need some help polishing their abilities. However, many people talk about what it takes to show leadership in business, but few people could come up with an accurate […]

5 Challenges Every Business Owner Faces Before “Leveling Up”

For every business owner, challenges represent an opportunity for growth. Initially, however, issues can seem like large obstacles to overcome. The most common challenges facing business owners include: 1. Marketing You may have a great idea, service or product, but it can be difficult to determine how to get your message “out there.” How can […]

Registering a Business in New Jersey

The first step to starting a business is registering it. In New Jersey, business registration is a requirement, just like in any other state. But if you’ve never registered a business in New Jersey before, or anywhere else, you may not know how to begin. What does a business registration application in NJ look like? […]