Entrepreneurs and innovators are always pushing forward, always saying yes, and often getting in too deep. Steve Jobs understood the importance of saying no to the thousands of things that don’t matter so you can focus on the ten you and your team have identified as crucial to your mission.
In today’s fast-paced business world, it’s easy to get caught up in the newest apps and forget about people. Technology connects us like never before, but it also makes it easier to hide behind computer screens, separating us from each other. The credit card industry is no exception – it’s suffering from a transparency crisis.
Everyone gets 24 hours a day - even the busiest entrepreneurs. If you want to get ahead, master the art of managing your time. When you manage it poorly, you can never relax. You might feel busy, but you won’t actually get much done until you learn to use your time purposefully.
When it comes to ecommerce, you have plenty of options – sometimes too many. From security to shipping to payment processing, there’s a lot to think about! As you’re designing your perfect ecommerce site, you’ll need to decide how you want to collect and process payments. We break down four options to help you decide.
PCI compliance is a term that often fills business owners with dread. While maintaining PCI compliance is essential for protecting your business and your customers from fraud, it can be aggravating if your system receives a failing grade on its quarterly scan. Here are five common reasons your scan might have failed.
First things first: learn the difference between busy and productive. Being busy means packing as much work as possible into your workday. Being insanely productive means completing big, important tasks without hesitation. Productivity is about being mindful of the work you take on, having few priorities, and making time, instead of managing it.
The credit card processing industry is in desperate need of an overhaul. There’s a distinct lack of transparency, and credit card processors and banks alike often hide behind complex regulations and legalese to take advantage of customers. These attempts to hide the truth are frequently illegal and always inappropriate.
Employee fraud is an expensive problem for businesses both large and small. An ACFE report shows that organizations around the world lose an estimated 5% of their annual revenue to fraud – that comes out to about $3.7 trillion!
If the only thing holding you back from going after your entrepreneurial dream is the high cost of launching a startup, don’t panic. Starting a new company doesn’t require millions of dollars. If you’re willing to start small and make sacrifices when you need to, you can launch your startup on a shoestring budget.