Few things in life come without sacrifice. It’s that way with small business too. Here are some ways entrepreneurs are paying the cost to launch small business dreams.
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Sacrifices necessary for business success. You won’t believe what this family sacrificed to build their highly successful business from scratch. What sacrifices are you making to build your small business dream? Yahoo! News
How much does it cost to launch your business? Nowadays costly networking events and contests have become the trend when launching a new company, especially in the world of tech, but are these really a good investment? Inc.com
Firing employees is an emotional investment. It may not seem like a tough part of the job, but getting rid of employees who aren’t working out is a drain. Here are some ways to approach this tough issue. Small Business Trends
How business can (really) innovate. If you’re wondering what it really means to put new ideas into action in your business, don’t miss the interview with Noah Brier, co-founder of Percolate. Are you an innovator? Fast Company
Want to increase productivity? The change starts with you. Of the many sacrifices you’re likely to make as an entrepreneur, none is more important than self-discipline. The Center for Workforce Excellence
It happened to Steve Jobs! No one sacrifices for a company like its founder, so why do some founders end up getting ousted from the very company they helped create? Here’s a look at one reality in small business growth. UPrinting.com
Local grants boost small business. There’s an alternative to loans that more small businesses and communities may want to consider. Here’s how this kind of local investment by a community in its small business sector works. Small Biz Survival
Putting in the time for small business success. A large amount of the work that goes into starting a business and making it successful has to do with perseverance and nothing else. Is it an investment you’re willing to make? Instigator Blog
Are you investing in influence? Huge companies are spending millions to learn the answer, but small businesses already know the importance of nurturing their communities and the benefits that result. Brian Solis
Investing in creativity. An important trait that helps entrepreneurs is not new but old. Most people have had it since childhood, even if they’ve forgotten how to use it well. How can you reclaim the tools of imagination? Danny Brown
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