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So you want to start a microbrewery?

Industry expert shares advice on starting a microbrewery business.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming                                                                                                             Photo credit pixabay.com… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/2016/03/so-you-want-start-microbrewery/

5 Ways to Survive an Economic Downturn

Surviving and economic downturn is tough so here are some quick ideas to help you stay ahead of the curve and grow your business.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming Photo courtesy www.creativemarket.com  By Rob Condie   Here are just a few pointers on what you can do as an entrepreneur to… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/2016/03/5-ways-survive-economic-downturn/

Balance Your Life by Saying “YES” and “NO”!

Leonard Holler, Regional Director, shares insight on finding your life-work balance.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming Balance Your Life by Saying “YES” and “NO”   Life has a way of keeping us incredibly busy all the time, not just in the summer.… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/2015/08/balance-your-life-saying-yes-and-no/

Don’t Be A Lone Eagle!

Most entrepreneurs can't stand alone. Who are the people you need to help ensure success?
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming   One thing I hear from a lot of new entrepreneurs is that they are looking to being on their own, not having to have a boss or… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/2015/05/dont-be-lone-eagle/

Signs You Shouldn't Be an Entrepreneur

If you are thinking about starting your own business, you need to consider these signs that might make finding success more difficult.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming “Here’s your sign!” (Bill Engvall)   I read a recent article by Annie Mueller (freelance writer from St. Louis) about the signs… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/2014/12/signs-you-shouldnt-be-entrepreneur/

Are You an "Entrepreneur" or simply "Self-Employed"?

Both terms, “self-employed” and “entrepreneur” begin with the desire to make money from a business that you own and control. An entrepreneur, however, has the extra motivation to take the business to a higher level with drive, passion, dedication, technic…
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming Both terms, “self-employed” and “entrepreneur” begin with the desire to make money from a business that you own and control. An… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/are-you-entrepreneur-or-simply-self-employed/

Customer Retention The Old Fashioned Way – Using New Fangled Tools

One of the things I hear for business clients frequently is that they don’t understand how customers think today.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming One of the things I hear for business clients frequently is that they don’t understand how customers think today.  Actually times… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/customer-retention-old-fashioned-way-using-new-fangled-tools/

Is Kickstarter a good way to finance my start-up business?

The answer is “maybe”, as it is too early to be sure especially with unanswered liability questions for funded failed projects.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming The answer is “maybe”, as it is too early to be sure especially with unanswered liability questions for funded failed projects.  … http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/kickstarter-good-way-finance-my-start-business/

Workplace happiness

It is believed that when employees use their strengths it will tend to create a sense of purpose, and "happiness" with their work. So, what does this mean to you as a small employer?
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming WYOMING BUSINESS TIPS A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Entrepreneur Network, a partnership of business… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/workplace-happiness/

Why Can't People Get Along and Just Do Their Job?

Each personality type has an Achilles Heel. Left unchecked, your Achilles Heel will undermine you and keep you from attaining what you want most in life. Is your Achilles Heel wreaking havoc in your life?
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming By Dr. Sabrina Schleicher   Each personality type has an Achilles Heel. Left unchecked, your Achilles Heel will undermine you and… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/why-cant-people-get-along-and-just-do-their-job/

Creativity in the business world

Creativity might be defined in different ways, I define it as the thought process that leads to value added innovation. Creativity is asking "why", rather than accepting the status quo.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming WYOMING BUSINESS TIPS A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Entrepreneur Network, a partnership of business… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/creativity-business-world/

Think Carefully When You Speak – You Might Be Offending a Customer

I had just finished a presentation where I was discussing the importance of marketing plans and planning to an audience of folks from the non-profit world. I thought the presentation went well and there was lively discussion at the end. All-in-all, I wa…
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming I had just finished a presentation where I was discussing the importance of marketing plans and planning to an audience of folks from… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/think-carefully-when-you-speak-you-might-be-offending-customer/

Do I need a business degree to be a Wyoming entrepreneur?

Now that is a big question and a great one. Not necessarily but learning what a person who has earned a business degree knows is unavoidable to be successful. Starting with what skills do you need, in my opinion an overview of business administration and …
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming Now that is a big question and a great one. Not necessarily but learning what a person who has earned a business degree knows is… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/do-i-need-business-degree-be-wyoming-entrepreneur/

Living and Working on the Frontier of Wyoming - part 2

A blog series about starting a business in Wyoming
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming by Shelli Johnson (see Living and Working on the Frontier of Wyoming - part 1 - March 7, 2011)   Currently, I am starting up a… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/living-and-working-frontier-wyoming-part-2/

Living and Working on the Frontier of Wyoming - Part 1

Greetings from my mobile office on the Frontier of Wyoming. The season dictates the mode of travel for my work “commute,” but suffice it to say it will be a 10-minute walk, a 4-minute bicycle ride, or a 2-minute drive. It’s a cold one this morning, so I d…
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming By Shelli Johnson Greetings from my mobile office on the Frontier of Wyoming. The season dictates the mode of travel for my work… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/living-and-working-frontier-wyoming-part-1/

Where Do I Purchase State and Federal Forms to Start My Business? John, Jackson, Wyo.

How many times do new business owners come to me AFTER paying for State and Federal Forms to start their businesses?
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming How many times do new business owners come to me AFTER paying for State and Federal Forms to start their businesses? I’m talking about… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/where-do-i-purchase-state-and-federal-forms-start-my-business-john-jackson-wyo/

What Type of Entrepreneur are You?

When I work with business owners and entrepreneur it is often extremely obvious that there are a number of different types of entrepreneurs. I recently came across the work of Skip Shuda, who has divided tech entrepreneurs into 8 types
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming When I work with business owners and entrepreneur it is often extremely obvious that there are a number of different types of… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/conventional-wisdom-suggests-when-you-are-falling-behind-you-should-just-work-little-harder-get-more-done-productivity-experts-h/