Jun
8
2011

Office Space: Effective & Cheap

Corner Computer Desk Peninsula Home Office Furniture Set, ProFle

If you’re a freelancer or one-man business then it’s highly probable that you have no intention of even considering a desk space rental option. After all, many people who work on their own and for themselves are perfectly happy to do it in the confines of a home-based situation. If you’ve got a spare bedroom, study or even a garage space that can act as your office then it does make sound financial sense to [...]

Feb
14
2011

The Average Fella Robert Gozzolla And His Superior Screen Printing Business

Screen Printer

“My story is going to be different than the average fella. You hear about those (successful) guys who don’t finish high school – well, I’m one of ‘em. We don’t make a million dollars every year, but every two years we make a million dollars.” – says Robert Gozzolla, grinning through the phone. Robert is the owner/operator of Superior Screen Printing. He’s a successful and happy man with a nice family. He owns his cars, [...]

Mar
25
2011

The DNA Of Customer Service: Part Next

DNA

Recently, we introduced www.bossstart.com readers to the DNA of Customer Service. The subject is rich with information and meaningful to every business, so we purposefully committed several posts to the subject. The foundation of every customer service-rich organization is it’s talent – the employees they hire. While operational models differ between a Ritz Carlton, Nordstroms, and Starbucks one commonality is ever present: hire the best people and put them in the right job! In an [...]

Apr
1
2011

3 Franchise Methodologies: Lessons For The Independent Business Owner

Independent Business VS Franchise

As a current or future independent business owner, you may have considered the path of a franchise. Our intent with this article is not to weigh the countless pros and cons of being a franchise owner – that’s a personal decision that rests ultimately within you. At the same time, we do want to offer insight to those small business owners who have decided to forgo the franchise path. You have made a conscious decision [...]

May
6
2012

The Creative Mind VS. Auto-pilot

Multitasking

A major issue I encountered in developing my business was lacking clarity among my different tasks.  At one moment I would be looking at price structure, the next moment answering a referral phone call, and then zipping out to treat a patient.  Despite considering myself a “multi-tasker”, these tasks are not easily switched in the brain and I began having trouble being efficient at any of them.  In the same ten minutes, I would get far [...]

May
25
2011

10 Q’s With Ranjith Kumaran Of PunchTab, Inc.

Punchtab

This weeks “10 Q’s With…”; our question and answer series that’s aimed at offering insight to our readers who are interested in the ‘Adventure’ of becoming: The Boss – features Ranjith Kumaran & PunchTab, Inc. PunchTab.com is a site that offers to implement a system for customer retention and loyalty for your website and increase website traffic and interactions. That sounds like a no-brainer. Q. Tell our readers about your business, your passion, and what itis [...]

Apr
29
2011

Entrepreneurial Swagger? Do You Have It? Take Our Test!

Steve Jobs

Are we seriously asking you a question about Entrepreneurial Swagger?? You bet we are! For those of you born before 1999, let’s clearly define “swagger”: a very confident and sometimes arrogant or aggressive style. Now wait a minute, some of these words don’t sound popular in our society. We tend to think of arrogant and aggressive people as annoying and problematic. While that may be true at first glance, we want you to review the definition [...]

Aug
21
2012

Living As An Entrepreneur: A Tale Of Caution

caution

If someone asked you what it was like to live as an entrepreneur, what would be your response? As you think about the dream of becoming your own boss, what do you imagine it would be like in the beginning? How would you live? How do you think those who have succeeded at starting a business live in the beginning? These are important questions if you want to be realistic about your goals. In my [...]

Mar
7
2011

Jeff Finley Of Go Media On Being Remembered In Business

gomedia

Be Remembered Those words are surely prominent in the minds and hearts of most people in regards to passion, and a driving force by which we base our actions and decisions. They permeate through business, art, science, and (for the most part) every other facet of society or life. I assume that’s why Go Media decided to make those two seemingly simple words the largest and most pronounced words on their website’s main page. Go [...]

Jul
18
2011

The Positive Impact Of Entrepreneurialism With Bill Bookout Of Genesis Ltd. & The NASC

Bill Bookout

One of the main focuses here at BossStart has always been to showcase the processes and continuing efforts of those independent business owners with the initiative and drive to succeed in the entrepreneurial arena. We feel it is important to know the stories of the unique individuals out there whom are carving out their own niche in such a competitive atmosphere. We also strive to find businessmen and women who are doing their best to make [...]

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