How These Cities Attract Talent

How These Cities Attract Talent

As a Brooklyn native, I’m inclined to believe that New York is the greatest city to do business.  If you can make it there, as Frank Sinatra once mused, you can make it anywhere.  Across the country, Silicon Valley has also been earning a reputations as a place for...
(P)Raising Your Children

(P)Raising Your Children

As a father, I know how important it is to provide and look out for my children and be the best parent that I can.  That involves feeding and providing for them, but it also means supporting them in no matter what they do.  You want your child to be successful as an...
Starting Over After a Setback

Starting Over After a Setback

Failure isn’t just normal for entrepreneurs; it can be argued that it’s even essential.  Failure, as I’ve written before, is a great learning experience, but that doesn’t mean it can’t a major setback.  Sometimes, failure means losing everything, but just because...
Getting an Advisor

Getting an Advisor

When you’re starting a business, people often talk about how important your first hire is.  And they’re absolutely right.  But hiring your first advisor is a huge, arguably even bigger, step.  Among other things, a good advisor is able to assist with strategy,...
Myths About Entrepreneurship

Myths About Entrepreneurship

Over my time writing about being an entrepreneur, I’ve talked about various, sometimes contradictory, things that you need to know.  There are many myths about being an entrepreneur that novices might believe, but there are also plenty of myths that entrepreneurs,...
The Rise of Small Business Sales

The Rise of Small Business Sales

As an entrepreneur, I have a long history with small businesses, whether it’s starting them, investing in them, trading them or selling them.  Since 2007, the website BizBuySell has been tracking data related to buying and selling online businesses.  According to...