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The CatchFire Funding blog is chockfull of helpful information pertaining to 401k funding and all things small business. We hope to become an ongoing resource that you can turn to for up-to-date advice on the business and franchise funding issues that matter most.

5 Success Traits You Have to Learn the Hard Way

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  We all know the saying “Hindsight is 20/20” and it’s just as true in business as it is in life. We’ve all gotten burned along the way, but it’s not only how we “react” to life’s lemons that counts, it’s how we use them to transform ourselves – for better or for worse. We […]

5 Things You’re NOT Going to Miss About the Corporate World

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If you’re reading this blog – or really, any of the information on my website – it’s because you’re contemplating business ownership. For many of my clients, this means making the leap from employee to entrepreneur. There is zero doubt that this is a daunting proposition, but once you take the giant leap of faith, […]

The Relationship Between Business Growth And Brand Identity

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The name Catchfire Funding, in and of itself, doesn’t really mean much. It is the brand identity we’ve built and fostered over the years that has helped us to achieve long term success. CatchFire Funding stands for a certain type of experience (a positive one, of course!) that our clients have come to know and […]

5 Ways To Stay Motivated According To Bill Seagraves

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When starting a new business endeavor, it’s natural to be excited. The real challenge is whether or not you maintain that same level of motivation years later. Personally, I struggle at times with keeping the momentum and inspiration at full capacity. It’s true. No one is immune to indifference. Recognizing you are in a slump […]

Choosing Your Business Investments Wisely

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Just like we must determine which relationships are worth putting in the time and effort, we must think carefully about which businesses are worthy of our investment. It is easy to get caught up in the excitement of entrepreneurship. And I don’t blame the folks who want to jump right in — I can tell […]

The Benefits for Businesses with a Growth Mindset

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There are many character traits successful entrepreneurs have in common. One that I believe deserves to be at the top of that list is a growth mindset. It is an essential part of operating a successful business. The term “growth mindset” was originally coined by Carol Dweck, a psychologist, professor, and researcher at Stanford University, […]