Sam Walton, the founder of Wal-Mart, grew up poor in a farm community in rural Missouri during the Great Depression. The poverty he experienced while growing up taught him the value of money and to persevere. Today, the store he founded, Wal-Mart, is the world’s #1 retailer. Learn Walton’s winning formula for business.
A home business is a significant endeavor requiring time, energy, foresight and a whole lot of creativity. To increase the chances of your home business succeeding, you need to ensure that some critical elements are present when launching the business. Here are some tips to successfully start a home business.
Many people underestimate the skill, discipline, perseverance and huge adjustments that need to be made when you decide to start a home business. They think it is so easy; so simple. Afterall, how hard is it to work in your pajamas? Working from home and starting or running a home business is NOT easy. Many […]
Magic Johnson was a famous NBA basketball player who has made a highly successful transition from sports to business. Since leaving NBA, he has started several businesses focusing mostly on densely populated yet underserved urban communities. Today Magic Johnson Enterprises is a multimillion dollar company. In his book “32 Ways to be a Champion in Business,” he shares the lessons he has learned as he stumbled and succeeded in his business journey.
Why is customer service important, especially for a small business? Kathy Doering, President of market research agency Ann Michaels & Associates, Ltd. http://www.ishopforyou.com/ , shares her views on the importance of customer service to a company. Kathy is well entrenched in the business of customer service as her company offers various market research services such […]
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If you want to know the secrets to success of top business leaders, check out Business 2.0’s December 2005 issue. They interviewed 30 top business visionaries (the best of the best) — from Warren Buffett to Richard Branson to Russell Simmons and many more — and asked them the single philosophy they swear by. The […]