Why It’s Better to Make Your Business Wait for a Delayed Filing (Rescue a CEO) – Though the end of the year may seem like a perfect time to finally follow up on those big business ideas you’ve had in your head all year long and start incorporating your dream startup, take it from me that you’ll want to wait and opt for a delayed filing.
Can You Learn to be an Entrepreneur? [ANSWERS] (Teach a CEO) – Entrepreneurship is more than a popular buzzword. It is a way of life. There has been an ongoing argument about whether entrepreneurs are born or made so we asked entrepreneurs and business owners if someone can learn to be an entrepreneur.
Across the Web
Richard Branson on Beating the Competition(Entrepreneur.com) – Building an innovative culture requires that you strike a balance, learning from your competitors’ mistakes while pushing ahead with ideas of your own. Here are three tips for forging that balance.
Self-Love for the Busy Entrepreneur (She Takes on the World) – When you’re busy, love what you do and immerse yourself in work 24/7, it’s super easy to forget to take care of yourself.
The cycle of customers who care (Seth Godin) – Organizations that grow start by selling their services and products to people who care. These organizations are staffed by people who care making something that demands “caring-about” for people who have chosen to care.
The hottest start-up cities in the world [Sideshow] (Washington Post) – A look at the latest rankings compiled by Startup Genome and Telefonica Digital, based on data from 50,000 early-stage companies around the world. Researchers gave each city a score based on its levels of start-up output, funding, performance, talent, support, mindset and trendsetters.
3 Tips to Help a Small-Business Owner Survive the Holidays (Manilla Blog) – One of the hardest things to do as a small business is survive Q4 (October through December). Sales are coming in and you have to buy gifts, visit family, and have employees calling off on a regular basis. I’m not sure how we all do it, but I have figured out a few tricks to help make surviving Q4 as a small-business owner much easier.
The MBA Holiday Gift Guide (Bloomberg Business) – Coming up with the perfect holiday gift for MBA students can be hard because they often seem to have everything. If you’re playing Santa for an aspiring B-schooler, these gift ideas, broken down by category and come from students, professors, and administrators at top business schools, should help.
Standing Out During the Holidays (Open Forum) – There’s still plenty of time for your small business to make money this holiday shopping season. If you’re wondering how to attract new customers, we have some advice.