BUSINESS START-UP AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TRAINING AND FUNDING

Fernandina Beach Residents Tony Lee and Leah Ward-Lee are offering their courses FREE on Zoom. If you follow the curriculum and complete both courses, your business start-up will be funded up to $1,000. Tony, who has been in the service industry for twenty years, wrote The Bartender’s Guide to Financial Freedom: How to Quit Being […]

The Business Plan: Conduct A Competitive Analysis

A competitive analysis includes identifying the top competitors in your marketspace, comparing their products and services to yours, and planning how you’ll mitigate those risks.

Procrastination

During the Super Bowl, probably about halftime, I was on my way home after running some errands. I had the radio on and was listening to an interview with Tim Urban about procrastination.  Tim, a blogger whose blog, Wait but Why, explores procrastination.  He described his early theory that procrastinator’s brains were different than non-procrastinators. […]

Is 2018 the Year You’ll FINALLY Start Your Own Business?

Now that the new year is firmly on its way the resolutions we made a week ago have started to be tested.  This can be particularly true if those resolutions are those we’ve made year after year and failed to keep. If one of those resolutions was to start your own business, you’re in good […]