Author: Karen Southall Watts

You probably know you need to network, and the primary reason you are willing to do so is to grow your business. Yet there’s a difference between just going to […]

Are you ready for entrepreneurship? Is business ownership for you? Before you take the leap it’s important that you understand the realities of starting and running a business. Most articles […]

When I was in high school we learned to type business letters using standard form templates and mastering the art of carbon paper. Communication today is faster, more effective and […]

Baseball cards, tea cozies, stamps—humans love to collect things. Even time pressed entrepreneurs may find the time to acquire a collection of antique dolls or ceramic frogs. Business cards, however […]

It’s a well-known, but dangerous maxim that entrepreneurs need to “wear all the hats.” Often the founder is the person who sweeps up and takes out the trash, especially in […]

Wouldn’t it be great if enthusiasm and passion could protect us from failure? Eventually, it happens to every entrepreneur—a setback. Maybe a new product line didn’t sell, or perhaps an […]

You’ve decided entrepreneurship is the path for you. Now what? Successful start-ups don’t just happen, and it’s time to lay the foundation for your new enterprise. Too many budding entrepreneurs […]

Small business ownership, creating your own job, becoming an entrepreneur—no matter how you say it, controlling your own success is very popular and very tempting. Yet, is this the right […]

By now most of us know that networking is an essential part of entrepreneurial success. However, those of us not blessed with natural networking skills need a strategy to get […]