Starting a Small Business? Follow Your Passion

June 11th, 2013 → 4:36 pm @

Launching a small business is risky. But if you do what you love, you can find a niche and answer only to yourself. Take a closer look at three entrepreneurs, and see what you can learn from their ups and downs. Plus, watch CNBC Prime’s "Crowd Rules" Tuesdays at 9 pm ET.


How to be a Durham business owner

February 23rd, 2013 → 8:44 am @

This is the second of a two-part series looking at the challenges and rewards of starting a small business. DURHAM — The boardroom at the Business Advisory Centre Durham is crowded, as almost two dozen people are learning what it takes to run their ow…


Big steps for starting a small business

January 29th, 2013 → 10:22 am @

LaTanya White, MBA TLH blogger — For the budding entrepreneur who made a resolution to start a business in the New Year, there are literally 100 things to consider before taking a risk in the marketplace. Here are a few tips to get you started that wi…


Biz Proffesor: Disability shouldn't hamper or change startup

August 17th, 2012 → 1:26 am @

Are the steps to starting a small business, or being self-employed, any different for a person with a disability? In other words, are there any additional considerations I should pay attention to as I develop my business idea?


RCEDA holds ceremony to celebrate success of businesses

July 24th, 2012 → 11:06 pm @

Starting a small business in a semi-rural valley in a tough economy can be a scary proposition. That’s why anytime an entrepreneur is successful in the Bitterroot Valley, it’s cause for celebration.


BUSINESS TIPS: Sources for capital many and varied

June 3rd, 2012 → 8:45 pm @

One of the most important things to consider when starting a small business is raising capital.


Baker: A step up to help small businesses create jobs

April 10th, 2012 → 4:48 pm @

One of the major challenges of starting a small business is initial capital investment. In today's economy, many people are faced with the need to create their own earning power, knowing they can no longer depend on a large business to create it fo…


Mead in New Hampshire

March 19th, 2012 → 3:15 pm @

Starting a small business is always a challenge.  Starting a meadery? Yeah, that’s not easy either. Just ask Michael Fairbrother I talk to people about mead, and they go, What kind of meat do you make?? I’m like, No, I don’t make meat. I make mead.? A…