A Board of Advisers to Help Your Business

October 12, 2010 6:28 am2 comments

How to set up a board of advisers to help you run your small business

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How to Help Your Employees Live Their Potential

October 6, 2010 6:30 am0 comments

How to Help Your Employees Live Their Potential | by Rieva Lesonsky You don’t have to run a big corporation to offer big perks benefiting your team–and ultimately, your business. As the economy slowly recovers, employees are eagerly seeking greener pastures. For the first time since 2008, in the second […]

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Becoming a Trusted Advisor

September 25, 2010 2:58 pm0 comments

Becoming a Trusted Advisor – is the holy grail of selling and the ultimate relationship with your customer – to become a trusted advisor to your clients. To be viewed – and sought out – as a source of valued advice and support.

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Senate Passes Bill to Aid Small Businesses

September 16, 2010 2:37 pm0 comments

By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN Published: September 16, 2010 WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday approved a multi-billion dollar package of tax breaks and government-backed loans for small businesses, as Democrats surmounted months of opposition by Republican leaders. Backers say the bill could spur business growth and new hiring. “Small businesses […]

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Dan Kennedy’s Sales & Marketing Books

September 13, 2010 12:47 pm0 comments

I really enjoyed these books and thought I would pass them on to you. First, they’re easy to read. Second, they’re easy to apply. You can read them in 5-10 minute chunks and quickly apply what you learned. Your business and sales training should get an instant pop! Let me […]

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Health Inspectors Shut Down 7-Year-Old Girl’s Lemonade Stand

August 5, 2010 11:11 am0 comments

Gov’t Shuts Down Girl’s Lemonade Stand Seven-year-old Julie Murphy of Oregon City still smiles about her enterprise despite running afoul of county inspectors for an unlicensed lemonade stand at Last Thursday. It’s hardly unusual to hear small-business owners gripe about licensing requirements or complain that heavy-handed regulations are driving them […]

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Small Biz Stats & Trends

July 14, 2010 5:00 am0 comments

Original Story The small business marketplace changes rapidly. The information included on this page represents the most current information. When discussing a “small business,” this site uses the definitions provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy. Read their FAQ sheet. Small Business Impact on the Economy The […]

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Six ways for small-business owners to save money

June 30, 2010 4:28 pm0 comments

By Marty Orgel SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — In these tough economic times, owners of businesses small and large are coming up with unexpected ways to save money. The University of Wisconsin at Green Bay said it will save $10,000 annually by changing its font type. The university switched from Arial […]

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Michael Jordan – Becoming Legendary

June 29, 2010 8:02 am1 comment

Michael Jordan provides the ultimate motivation with a journey through his legacy that challenges you to look beyond your limits and rise to your potential.

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Remarks by the President on Small Business Jobs Proposals

May 25, 2010 11:41 am0 comments

11:23 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Everybody please have a seat. It is wonderful to see all of you.  Welcome to the White House.  I want to acknowledge a couple folks before we get started.  First of all, we’ve got some special guests who are here from wonderful […]

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The Optimist Creed: Promise Yourself

May 24, 2010 8:34 pm0 comments

The Optimist Creed was authored in 1912 by Chistian D. Larson, appearing in his book Your Forces and How to Use Them. It was adopted as Optimist International’s creed in 1922. Many have found inspiration in The Optimist Creed. In hospitals, the creed has been used to help patients recover […]

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Introducing Google TV [video]

May 20, 2010 7:59 pm0 comments

Discover Google TV. The internet giant explains its new platform that bridges the gap between TV and the web. Watch the video and tell us what you think. [youtube id=”diTpeYoqAhc”]

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