• Women’s Entrepreneurship

    Women play an important part in business leadership, and they bring key skills, values and perspectives. This article describes resources, supports and financing available to help women business owners thinking of becoming entrepreneurs. Devise your business plan As discussed in a companion article, an effective business plan provides a solid roadmap to help you chart […]

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  • 7 places to find a small business mentor

    As an entrepreneur, there are myriad things you likely don’t know and are forced to learn. Where can you seek support, useful tips and direction? Mentoring provides guidance and opportunities to develop business and leadership skills. Mentorship can happen organically, especially if you know where to look and what you’re looking for. Read on to […]

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  • 6 summer marketing ideas for small businesses

    Summer brings warm weather, vacation, and frequent visits by food and ice cream trucks. More and more, people venture out to local shops, street vendors and local festivals. Savvy entrepreneurs know this is an ideal time to attract new customers—provided that they market their products and services effectively. In this article, we present six summer […]

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  • Youth entrepreneurship

    Insatiably curious, entrepreneurs are eager to chase their dreams and see them come true. By that definition, youth have unbridled entrepreneurial spirit! We as adults must therefore ignite their passions, inspire them and tap their potential. Enter Junior Achievement, or JA. By engaging students in a number of enriching, hands-on experiences, JA empowers young people […]

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  • What’s in it for you? Benefits of Entrepreneurship and self-employment

    Small business owners want to bring their visions to life. Others have an insatiable entrepreneurial spirit. Still others may see increased earning potential. Entrepreneurs all have their particular reasons for launching their own company, and there may be as many reasons as there are small businesses. Whatever your reason, the team at Lift Legal is […]

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  • Elements of a business plan

    Whether you’re just getting started or are well established, you need a business plan. The key elements of your business plan, as described in this article, can help you build your business and convince lenders that you understand all that running a business entails. An effective business plan provides a solid roadmap to help you […]

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