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10 Important personal characteristics of entrepreneurs

Are entrepreneurs born or made? In most cases, it's a little bit of both. Discover some of the most important traits of entrepreneurs and even how you can gain them.

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How outsourcing can grow your business

As your business starts to take off, you may find yourself with a good problem: more work or orders than you can currently handle. If you are unsure about future demand, should you go ahead and hire additional staff or expand your manufacturing capacity? 

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Why a profit and loss statement is essential for your business — and how to create one

How do you know if your business is successful? Well, you can take a look at your online reviews — good reviews are a good indicator that you’re doing something right. 

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Black Entrepreneurship

Empowered: How Black entrepreneurs empower America

August is National Black Business Month – a time to recognize the rich economic contributions made by Black entrepreneurs.

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10 Tips for long-term business success

Your business ideas are hot -- and fire in your belly is going to keep them that way. That’s the attitude that launches promising start-ups and sustains industry icons. It can’t be learned, faked, or manufactured. So hold onto it. It’s gold. 

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Are you self-employed, a sole proprietor, or both?

For many of the more than 16 million self-employed individuals in the United States, the answer to this question is probably ‘both.’ All sole proprietors are, by definition, self-employed.  But not all self-employed persons are sole proprietors. A little confusing, right?

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My Business Dream Story: Devante Blackwell, Director and CEO, Captivating Cinema

We’re talking with Hiscox customers who had a business dream and made it come true. Meet Devante Blackwell, Director and CEO of Captivating Cinema, an award-winning, full service film and video production company.

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