Small Business Resources

What You Need to Know About Debt-to-Equity Ratio

If you’ve ever looked at obtaining financing for your business, you’ve likely heard of the debt-to-equity ratio. But, what is it? And, what does it mean to lenders? Here's what...

3 Reasons Why a Budget is Important for Your Business

Entrepreneurs are often told that a budget is an important tool to use in managing their business.  However, many don't know why it's important.  Maybe you set a budget at...

3 Methods for Evaluating Your Business to Determine its Value

What is Your Business Worth? If you’re a business owner, chances are you’ve had this question before: What is your business worth? After all, the end game for many entrepreneurs...

How to Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and get the Right Things Done.

Time Management Solutions from Peter Bregman's 18 Minutes You sit down at your desk at 9:00 O’clock on a Wednesday morning knowing you have one thing you need accomplish: write...

HOW WILL YOU SPEND YOUR 525,600 MINUTES THIS YEAR?

FIVE HUNDRED TWENTY FIVE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED MINUTES. Catchy tune. Thought-provoking subject. When you break down a year into minutes, it may seem like there is so much time. In...

Book Review: The Lean Startup

  The Lean Startup by Eric Ries is a must read for any entrepreneur, manager, or small business owner who is interested in launching a new product or service. Ries’...

10 Powerful Tools for Small Businesses

  There are a variety of business tools available for entrepreneurs and small business owners, and it can be overwhelming determining which is best for your company. To help you...

Core Competencies: Where Should You Spend Your Time?

Focusing on your company’s core competencies can give you a significant competitive advantage over your competitors. What is a core competency? A core competency is a defining capability or advantage that...

Accounts Receivable Financing: What You Need to Know

For many small business owners, selling accounts receivable may be one of the only methods to financing. The qualification criteria is much less stringent than traditional bank financing and factoring...