Darius Bonton

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10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Measuring Your Management Strengths

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Managers often have no problem evaluating their employees' strengths and weaknesses, but taking stock of their own skills is just as important. After all, one of the keys to success in business is knowing what you're good at and …

Employment

Techniques For Building Rapport And Wealth

The word <i>rapport</i> is derived from the French verb “rapporter” – to carry something back. It conveys a give-and-take, a sharing of values, ideas and beliefs. The result of good rapport between parties is a strong and influential relationship.<p>Self-made millionaires talk about the need to build …

Few Americans Invest in Startups

Few Americans finance new companies, particularly those founded by non-relatives, recent studies by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and Babson …

Invest in Your Success: Strategic Planning for Small Business - Small Business Trends

Running a small business can be chaotic. It’s easy to get sucked into the day-to-day operations required to keep things running smoothly and …

Small Business Ideas and Resources for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship

The Formula for Better Sales Success

Are you getting the most out of your sales efforts? Get out your calculators--here's a formula to help you figure it out.<p>I'm a fan of Tim Ferriss' "The 4-Hour Workweek" and other books about hacking life. That's what Tim calls it, hacking. The term refers to getting a higher yield of outcome for …

Mathematics

How to Cut Startup Costs Down and Still Attain Your Dream

A snazzy office, the latest equipment, smart employees and the option to complete a project on your time, and perhaps at the beach – many new …

How Do Your Employee Benefits Stack Up?

Are you worried about retaining your key employees as the economy heats up? Or do you need to attract new workers to help with growing demand for …