• MOTIVATION
    How to Get Back on Track with Motivation & Habits

    It happens to all of us: you are going strong with a project, with learning something new, with a new habit or two … and things go sideways. You get derailed. This is a critical junction. If you let yourself quit, all your time and effort up until now has been for naught. If you […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Narendra Modi to meet 200 start-up entrepreneurs today

    Narendra Modi’s meeting with start-up entrepreneurs is aimed at forging a partnership between the government and them from across key sectors. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint New Delhi: More than 200 start-up entrepreneurs and chief executives who have set up successful businesses from scratch will interact with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday on a range of issues […]

  • NEWS
    Why Handmade Matters

    We live in a world where many things are mass produced. Not that there is anything necessarily wrong with that. It’s great that some things are manufactured in massive quantities in order to fill a worldwide demand for them. But it’s also wonderful that more people everywhere are beginning to embrace things that are made […]

  • STARTUPS
    Declines in Traffic to Your Retail Store May be Slowing – Finally!

    U.S. brick-and-mortar stores including small businesses are showing signs of life again. In the retail month of July 2017, in-store analytics company RetailNext found stores’ traffic decline was the lowest since January 2016. Sales also experienced a relatively low year-over-year decline, which is a positive sign for the retail industry as a whole. RetailNext Retail Performance Pulse […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    4 Ways to Master Risk in Your Small Business Without Breaking a Sweat

    Risk is something that few people enjoy. Sure, there are always daredevils who push things too far, but the majority of people are relatively cautious. And while there’s something to be said for protecting yourself, successful entrepreneurs don’t shy away from risk altogether. The Role of Risk in Entrepreneurship and Business When most people think […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    New T-Mobile REVVL Smartphone Should Fit Small Business Budget

    A smartphone for only $5 per month can give your small business an affordable solution to bring your workforce together, which is what T-Mobile (NYSE:PCS) has done with the REVVL. A Look at the T-Mobile REVVL At only $125, the T-Mobile REVVL is a smartphone with features good enough to perform all basic communication, image capturing, […]

  • NEWS
    Small Restaurants Likely Will Notice Impact of Chinese Aluminum Foil Tariff

    The Trump administration is considering a plan to tax aluminum foil imports from China after finding that the country is heavily subsidizing aluminum foil. Looming Aluminum Foil Tariffs The Department of Commerce could impose a reciprocal 16.56 to 80.97 percent tariff on aluminum foil after the department discovered that the Chinese government supported aluminum producers. “The United […]