November 2013

  • Out of the Shark Tank & Into the Elevator (Pitch)

    Nov 25, 2013

    If you have seen the ABC Television show “Shark Tank,” you can picture the scene. An enthusiastic, passionate, entrepreneur is about to pitch his product to the panel of uber-successful investors, hoping to land that desperately needed funding to launch his business to the next level. With 22 million self-employed people in the United States, there are bound to be a fair number hoping for that big chance.

  • Ask The Experts: Consultants

    Nov 25, 2013

    Q: I have reviewed several resources regarding how a consultant typically sets rates. There are many variables to consider, including factoring in “down time” and determining profit levels. What guidance can you provide about setting consulting fees?

  • Success of d’Nort

    Nov 25, 2013

    Carl Surges has been an NASE member since 2007 and is president of Pier of d’Nort, a company that sells lake piers that can be easily installed and removed.

  • Rocky Start to Health Care Enrollment

    Nov 25, 2013

    Millions of America’s small business owners who were eagerly awaiting the opening of the Exchange Marketplace found themselves experiencing a computer system fraught with “time out” delays, broken links, and software bugs. In the end, very few interested individuals have been able to purchase health insurance on the Exchange Marketplace.

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