Confused by the income statement, and by your financial statements in general? Learn what an income statement is, including a line-by-line explanation of its components, and view income statement examples.

Managing a Business

What Is an Income Statement?

Confused by the income statement, and by your financial statements in general? Learn what an income statement is, including a line-by-line explanation of its components, and view income statement examples.

By Angelique O'Rourke |

The Difference Between Cash and Profits

Never forget: Profits are not the same as cash, and understanding the difference between the two is an important part of running a successful business. Brush up on the crucial difference between cash and profits with this guide.

By Tim Berry |

What Is a Balance Sheet?

Learn what defines a balance sheet, the importance of a balance sheet in your business plan, and view some balance sheet examples.

By Angelique O'Rourke |

Home Office Essentials for Entrepreneurs

Being organized and having everything you need at your fingertips will help you make the most of your time wherever you work. Here's how to make sure your home office works for you, and helps you run your business better.

By Jennifer Turnage |

5 Fall Must-Read Books for Entrepreneurs

Looking for inspiration from scrappy, unconventional entrepreneurs? How about advice on how to blaze your own path? These five books make up a fall reading list for every entrepreneur this year.

By Sarah Hovet |

Resources for Global Entrepreneurs

If you’re an entrepreneur planning to start a business outside of the United States, you might be looking for assistance and resources that are available in your specific country. There are plenty of local resources and services available to help entrepreneurs in their local areas around the globe. Here's our guide to finding global entrepreneurship resources.

By Sarah Hovet |

How to Use Your Business Plan to Be a Better Manager

Use your business plan to set milestones, tasks, performance measurements, and numbers to track. Then get the people together once a month (or so) to review results. The outcome? The management "magic" of business planning.

By Tim Berry |

Tips and Tools for Keeping Your High Growth Startup on Track

Rapid growth is a signal that things are headed in the right direction—but it can also be a critical turning point that determines a startup's long-term success. Failing to keep up with a sudden increase in demand for your product or service can lead to an equally sudden downfall. These tips and tools will help you stay on track.

By Manish Dudharejia |

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Confused by the income statement, and by your financial statements in general? Learn what an income statement is, including a line-by-line explanation of its components, and view income statement examples.