Gig Economy

Risk Taking

How to Know When It’s Worth the Risk

Risks are taken everyday in business - some are worth it and some aren't. Learn what separates a foolish risk from an educated one...
Women Businesses

Infographic: The State of Women-Owned Businesses

What issues and challenges do women face as entrepreneurs today? Take a look at this informative infographic based on a survey of women business owners
People You'll Meet

Oh, The People You’ll Meet – The Rewards of Being Self-Employed

Being self-employed comes with many rewards, but none quite as fulfilling as the variety of people you get to meet on a frequent basis.
Magnetic Leadership

5 Ways Leaders Can Increase Personal Magnetism

Learn how to use personal magnetism to motivate, inspire and energizes everyone in your organization to do their best and contribute at full capacity.
Character Development

Who’s Watching? A Lesson In Character

There are many people in this world who have two very different personalities: their public and private selves. But character does not depend on outside approval as this inspirational story points out

VIDEO: Seth Godin On Creating Your Business Tribe

Seth Godin argues the Internet has ended mass marketing and revived a human social unit from the distant past: tribes
Happy Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks

With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, I am reminded that the self-employed, as well as other small business owners and their employees have much to be thankful for this year.
ca own boss

Hey California Entrepreneurs, Be Your Own Boss!

If you are self-employed, you have a job.  Right?  The self-made businessperson has known this for a while. The federal government is finally catching up
Morning Commute to Office

Infographic: The True Cost of Commuting

For a significant group of individuals, the freedom to work from home is one of the key benefits of being self-employed. However, this freedom is not the only plus side. It turns out you may be saving heaps of money as well! This eye-opening infographic shows the true cost of commuting in both time and finances.

VIDEO: Steve’s Small Biz Tips for The UPS Stores

Steve and the UPS Stores have teamed up to help small business. Check out these tips to help you grow your business