The Great Recession seems to finally be turning around – albeit slowly – but many people are still having trouble finding jobs, and other have realized that the security they once thought working for a corporation brought them is an illusion. Because of this, more and more people are looking to start their own businesses and build something for themselves. But what if you’re just not sure what kind of business you’d be qualified for, or which ones have the best chance at succeeding?
One industry that a lot of people don’t give a lot of thought to is fitness and nutrition – but they should, because success stories happen all the time in this industry. Since its birth in the mid-90s, Zumba has spread to 110 countries and 90,000 locations. The Fresh Diet, a healthy meal delivery service created in 2006, has quickly grown to become the “largest U.S. food producer in the freshly-prepared, daily delivery category,” according to their website. Why? Read on and see. Continue reading
We’re a pretty close knit bunch here at MyCorp. Everybody knows everyone pretty well and gets along. But our team is also pretty small and since we aren’t a large corporation, sometimes a couple of us wonder what our lives within a more global company might be like…
There are two different first impressions that come to mind. The first is Google headquarters based. Picture bright colors, ping pong tables, free food and drinks, and flip flops. Laidback and interactive while still getting the job done. The other comes from the film Office Space. Hours of sitting in traffic, hours of sitting in a cubicle, a copy machine that doesn’t work, and a mountain of pointless “TPS reports.” The worst case scenario, as we all voted and agreed on. Continue reading
The months from February to April can be some of the slowest of the year. After the excitement of the holidays, winter can feel endless while waiting for summer. Spice up those short winter days with a new business venture or by taking your business to the next level of success. To give you some inspired ideas, here are some of the newest industries that are taking off this year.