Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week September 9th thru 23rd, 2017

This week’s top stories include information covering the following four topics:

  • Why Work Only From Home? Here Are 17 Jobs You Can Do From Anywhere in the World.
  • The 4 Most Dangerous Lies Entrepreneurs Tell Themselves When Starting a Business
  • Age Matters – Generational Marketing from Baby Boomers to GenZ
  • The 5 Actions You Must Take to Beat the Fear Blocking Your Success

Each week we scour all the top business-related magazines and newspapers for articles with the best advice for the small business owner, so you do not have to.


Why Work Only From Home? Here Are 17 Jobs You Can Do From Anywhere in the World.

Entrepreneur
By:  R.L. Adams

Woman at Laptop
Image credit: Johner Images | Getty Images

For all those proverbial 9-to-5 cord-cutters out there who want to work from home or even travel the world as a digital nomad, there are boundless opportunities thanks to the rise of the internet. Today, no matter where you live or what your background, you could make a healthy amount of money online through a variety of means.  Read the full story

Related Post: Why Your Options Are Limiting Your Success

The 4 Most Dangerous Lies Entrepreneurs Tell Themselves When Starting a Business

Inc.
By: Marissa Levin

boy with wings
CREDIT: Getty Images

Launching a business is one of the most exciting times of your life. It’s also one of the riskiest.  What doesn’t kill you makes your stronger. Based on my own experiences, as well as the experiences of hundreds of business owners that I’ve worked with, here are the 4 most dangerous lies that can derail any entrepreneur. Read the full story

Related Book: Before you LeapBefore You Leap is a wisdom packed book that was written for the nascent entrepreneur. It uses stories and personal examples from the author to reveal uncommon things that can make or break your venture before it starts. The book not only gives the entrepreneur the tools for self-reflections but also exposes readers to options to building a full blown business around their idea.

Age Matters – Generational Marketing from Baby Boomers to GenZ

Business 2 Community
By: James Glover

Bird on Stick
LubosHouska / Pixabay

Every year we see countless studies pinning generation against generation as researchers and retailers alike try to uncover the cultural differences among age groups. Retailers especially need to move at the speed of the changing environment around them, paying attention to these cultural divides as they look to generate sales across age groups. To move beyond simply marketing different products to different generations, retail marketers also need to consider the varying shopping habits of each. Read the full story

Related Posts:  Do You Understand the Attitudes and Behaviors of Your Target Demographic?

The 5 Actions You Must Take to Beat the Fear Blocking Your Success

Entrepreneur
By: Jyoti Agrawal

Man at Whiteboard
Image credit: Yuri_Arcurs | Getty Images

You’re brainstorming a crazy idea, thinking of quitting your day job and building a wildly successful business. You want to build your own company, recruit your own talent, and make the world a better place. But… deep down, something strong is holding you back. Fear. You’re afraid of failure. You’re not sure of your crazy business idea. You don’t think that you can quit your day job because your dream of building a million-dollar company might just be wishful thinking. How do you beat your fear and succeed as an entrepreneur?Here are five tips to help you.  Read the full story

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