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Consider this: taking your business into the green

Waste in all its shapes and forms defiles our highways, byways, and roadways. As business leaders, weve got to act now to reverse the trend of plastic-filled oceans, dirty drinking water, and huge expanses of landfill.

When’s the right time to launch a business?

Given the limitations brought on by the pandemic, today may not be the best time to start a business. But if you have a little spare time, do your homework: plan and research.

Need help with your startup? Turn to the internet.

Turn to the internet when seeking help for your small business. Here’s a sampling of websites that are there for you.

Maybe there are two types of people: leaders and followers

Leader or follower? I take a hard look at my own leadership qualities and find I’m a third: the wanderer. What type of leader are you? Here are my ideas, plus a link to a quiz.

Resources to help: COVID 19 and your small business

The organization SCORE wants to help your small business survive the pandemic. Resources abound on their website.

Identity crisis of small proportions

How do you define your business? Have you begun a startup or a small business? What about you – are you an entreprenuer or a small business owner? Are these terms interchangeable?

How do I choose the right structure for my business?

Have you chosen to earn your keep by going it alone? Then you need to decide on a business structure. Your choice will drive what to file, how you’ll pay taxes, and who is liable.

If you want to succeed, advertise.

It’s something we all must do for our business to succeed. Advertise. Do you choose advertising by website, blog, or newsletter? Or take a more traditional route?

Make the complex simple: a business plan of your own

Do you have a business idea but need seed money? Take your vision and make a plan.
If a lack of resources holds you back, you have options.

Weighing your choices – are you ready to go it alone?

Are you ready to create your own business? No better place to begin than with brainstorming. Here are a few ideas to get you going …