If you’re not quite ready to open a brick and mortar storefront for your business yet, our ABC’s for business this week focuses on the next best bet for your start-up – a home based business. Operated out of the home of the owner, the advantages that starting your business from the homestead include:
Despite the fact that the world of entrepreneurship has been largely male dominated throughout history, the tide seems to finally have shifted, and over the last 20 years or so, women have been starting businesses at a higher rate than men.
Crystal Culbertson and Lisa Hufford may not be household names like Mary Kay Ash and Oprah Winfrey, but they both founded companies that made more than 10 million in revenue in 2010 and have experienced enormous growth in the last three years. How much growth? Try over 3,700% for Hufford’s consulting company, and more than 16,000% for Culbertson’s IT firm. (more…)
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. (more…)