Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Life Cycle of an Entrepreneur

What is an entrepreneur? Are entrepreneurs born or made? The truth is that entrepreneurship is something you can only learn to be good at. Are entrepreneurs born or made? It’s a business variation on the old nature/nurture theme, but still a valid question. You’d be mistaken to think that some of the most successful start-up founders were […]

New Year but Little Cheer: Small Business Owner Confidence Remains Low

It was tough for small businesses in 2012, but it would seem that many entrepreneurs think this year is unlikely to be much better. Two major small business confidence surveys – the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Optimism Index and the Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index – plunged late last year and […]

How to Protect Your Small Business from Lawsuits

Small business insurance is just as essential to your company as a phone number or email address. The questions “When should I buy insurance and what types should I get?” are rarely going to be at the top of an entrepreneur’s to-do list. They’re also unlikely to be at the front of your mind when you’re […]

How Errors & Omissions Insurance Can Protect Your Consultancy Business

Consultants need to understand why giving advice can be a risky business – and how consultant insurance can help. A growing number of business execs are quitting the corporate rat race in favor of becoming freelance business consultants. It’s easy to set up your own firm and the overhead is low – all you need are […]

Leap Year Wins Best Branded Entertainment Series at Streamy Awards

The 3rd Annual Streamy Awards recognizing excellence in original online video took place on Sunday, February 17th in a ceremony at the Hollywood Palladium produced by Dick Clark Productions. Leap Year had nominations in three categories and was the winner of Best Branded Entertainment Series beating out series produced by DuPont, Microsoft Xbox, Symantec/Norton and CliffsNotes/AOL/Mark […]