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BLOG: Choosing your Entrepreneurial Path: Buying a Business

Many find the idea of running a small business appealing, but they lose their motivation after realizing, as they develop their business plans, talk with investors, and research the legal issues associated with start-ups, that it can be a big risk. For those disheartened by such risky undertakings, buying an existing business is often a simpler and safer alternative. (more…)

BLOG: Becoming an Entrepreneur Part III: Five considerations to help you determine your entrepreneurial goals

Path to EntrepreneurThis is the final part of our initial Becoming an Entrepreneur series.  As a quick recap, we have discussed the questions you should ask yourself before deciding to become an entrepreneur and the most common reasons why small businesses fail.  If you still believe you have what it takes to become an entrepreneur – Congratulations, it’s time to get to work!  So now the next question is what type of business do you start?    Here are five things you should consider when deciding on the type of path you want to choose. (more…)

BLOG: Becoming an Entrepreneur Part II: Why small businesses fail and the resources to help you with your new journey

In the first part of this series we discussed self-reflection and the questions you should ask yourself to decide whether the entrepreneurial path is right for you.Starting a small business is always risky, and the chance of success is slim, but recognizing the reasons businesses fail and avoiding common pitfalls can be some of the keys to success. (more…)

BLOG: Becoming an Entrepreneur Part I: Questions to ask before choosing to become an entrepreneur

While a lot of people would love to be their own boss, not everyone is cut out to be an entrepreneur. If it was easy then everyone would do it, but according to Bloomberg, 8 out of 10 entrepreneurs who start businesses fail within the first 18 months. So before you head down the entrepreneurial path, here are 10 questions you should ask yourself. (more…)