Top Chronicles

Quick facts on why Toyota is the top admired car-brand for 2013

What are then the main reasons for Toyota Motor Corporation’s success in this highly competitive car industry even after the 2011 earthquake that shook Japan and the 2010 recall of more than eight million...

Fail at negotiating? Here is how to make it work.

The ability to negotiate is one of the key factors that can make the difference between success and failure. Here are the top 10 ways to succeed: 1. Want something? Ask for it. Be assertive and...

Potential Shortfalls for University Life-Science Entrepreneurs

Did your new innovation get its start in a university lab? If so, you’re in good company. A recent Kauffman Foundation study found that new innovations and the startup companies formed to commercialize them are increasingly...

15 Common Characteristics Of Successful Home-Based Entrepreneurs

Regardless of your definition of success, there are, oddly enough, a great number of common characteristics that are shared by successful businesspeople. You can place a check beside each characteristic that you feel that...

8 Successful Entrepreneurs Give Their Young Selves Lessons They Wish They’d Had Known Then

Looking at the success trajectories of today’s disruptors--from Pandora cofounder Tim Westergren to Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales--it’s easy to think that they had everything figured out from a young age. But many of today’s success stories learned lessons later...

A Financial Model That Attracts Investors

The financial model in your business plan could be the most important document you create for your business.   That’s because it’s the first section any investor wants to see, says Michael Sheridan, COO of Docstoc....

How To Know When Your Side Project Is Ready To Be A Startup

The word startup seems to be used too loosely in this day and age. Some people think something built in a weekend or over the course of time on the side is a full...

12 Tips For Solo Entrepreneurs

For the neophyte, going solo in business sounds heavenly. You can work in your pajamas. You can set your own hours. You can be your own boss. Easier said than done. Sure, a solo entrepreneur does...

Are Entrepreneurs Born Or Can They Be Taught?

You have got a great business idea and you think you could make a lot of money from it - what do you do? Perhaps you set up your own company, dedicate your life to...