“Expo Mexico Emprende” Features Who’s Who is Mexican Entrepreneurship

August 18, 2011 § Leave a comment

The first interactive conference designed to ignite the entrepreneurial spark in Mexicans living in the U.S. and in Mexico, Expo Mexico Emprende (which in English would be something like “Mexico Embarks Expo”) will take place in Los Angeles this August 19-21. The free Expo “aims to create jobs, combat poverty and improve the quality of life for families in the U.S. and Mexico.”

Potential entrepreneurs will discover that Mexico and 16 participating states are offering a wide range of resources and assistance, as well as access to the who’s who in Mexico entrepreneurship.

Workshop topics will include: how to navigate the current economic climate, movie business franchising, exploring the cosmos and the aerospace industry, innovation as a key business strategy, financing, marketing, starting or growing high tech businesses, green businesses, franchising with over 500 Mexican and American companies participating, and the basics on how to start a business.

Click here for more information and a link to pre-registration. 




American Entrepreneur: “Basics of Accounting are Key to Survival”

August 15, 2011 § Leave a comment

Via The NYTimes:

“Few people start a business because they are good with numbers. In fact, the terms “accounting” and “financial analysis” tend to put business owners to sleep or send them screaming from the room. But to run a business effectively, most owners need to have some understanding of their finances.  […] “It’s like a racecar that goes too fast and runs out of gas,” said Doug Tatum, a serial entrepreneur who is a visiting professor of entrepreneurship at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro. Business owners do not necessarily need to know how to prepare a balance sheet, but they do have to know which gauges to watch.” Click here to see what those gauges are.

How do you manage your finances? I’d love to hear about your tips and techniques!

The Basics of Angel Funding and Venture Capital

August 15, 2011 § Leave a comment

If you’re just starting out on your entrepreneurial way, here are the fundamental differences between Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists.

Top Web Design Mistakes Small and Large Businesses Make

August 15, 2011 § Leave a comment


This video will give you a few key tips that will prove very valuable when you go to create or revamp your company’s website.

Do you have any other advice for creating a company web site? If so, I’d love to hear about it!

The Most Successful Entrepreneurs Focus on Solutions

August 1, 2011 § Leave a comment


 9 Steps to Effective Problem Solving

Read this great post on Inc.com via Beverly Shares’ blog that will teach you what all successful entrepreneurs must know.

What is a Full Accounting Cycle?

August 1, 2011 § Leave a comment

Via Beverly Conquest’s Accounting and Small Business Blog:

There are tools like QuickNooks and Peachtree Complete Accounting software  that make the life of an accountant easier, but there’s nothing like having a good grasp on the fundamentals of the full accounting cycle. It’s is essential for creating correct financial statements. This article provides the 10 basic steps to making a full accounting cycle that works.


Finance: What Managers Need to Know

July 29, 2011 § Leave a comment

Here is the practical stand-point on what you need to know as a general manager in order to succeed in finance and accounting in the business you’re in, and what the real difference between finance and accounting is. Also, how can teaching your employees “the numbers” of your business improve employee activity and drive them to work with more motivation towards specific certain goals.

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