How to Hire for Emotional Intelligence

Work experience and skills listed on a resume aren't the only things to pay attention to. Are you evaluating potential employees for emotional intelligence?

Katie McBeth |

How to Bring the Holiday Spirit of Giving Into Work

Want to take advantage of the holiday spirit? These activities can help strengthen company culture during the holidays, and contribute positively to people in need.

Angelique O'Rourke |

The History of Lean Planning

The traditional business plan simply didn't fit the needs of modern, fast-moving companies. It was time to bring a scientific approach to business planning—and so Lean Planning was born.

Noah Parsons |

Top 4 Crowdsourced Logo Design Sites for Small Businesses

Your new business needs a logo, but finding the perfect designer can be difficult. So, we've made it easier. In this guide, you'll find our reviews, top picks, and recommendations.

Anthony St. Clair |

5 Restaurant Technologies to Have Before Your Grand Opening

If you're planning on opening a restaurant, don't make the mistake of going low-tech. From POS systems to loyalty program management, these must-have tools will make running your restaurant easier.

AJ Beltis |

How to Launch an Awesome Kickstarter Campaign

Make no mistake: Starting a Kickstarter campaign isn't a guaranteed easy funding route. However, it can prove successful if you approach it correctly—and we'll walk you through the process.

Christina Comben |

How to Be a Business Owner and Also Have a Life

It's a busy life as a business owner—but that doesn't mean you should accept feeling constantly overwhelmed. Here's how to find balance and actually have a life.

Jodie Shaw |

Your Invoice Has Been Rejected: Top 8 Tips for Invoicing Corporations

Your invoice may end up rejected for a number of reasons, and the key to having your invoices cleared on time lies in the details. These tips will help save you time, money, and a good deal of stress.

Michał Kamiński |


Free Resources for Entrepreneurs

Business Plan Template Download

Stuck looking at a blank page? Get to know the general layout of a standard business plan with this free template.

One-Page Business Pitch Template

Validate a new business idea, or quickly develop your business strategy by starting with a one-page pitch. Do this before you plan!

Tim Berry's Guide to Starting a Business

Expert guidance on starting a business from business planning authority Tim Berry.

The Art of Pitching for Funding eBook

Need Cash? Pitching expert, Caroline Cummings, shares pitch techniques, secrets and tools in this easy-to-read guide.

Free SWOT Analysis Template

Develop smart strategies to grow your business by conducting a simple SWOT Analysis. Start with this one-page template.

"Start, Run & Grow Your Business" ebook

Tips and advice for entrepreneurs and business owners looking to take their company to the next level.