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September 20th, 2017 by

by Susan Solovic- We’re surrounded by the cyber-sphere today almost as much as we are surrounded by the air we breathe. And, for many, maintaining a constant connection to this digital reality is almost as important as inhaling and exhaling. While this is true for members of every consumer demographic, it’s especially true for today’s […]

September 18th, 2017 by

By Susan Solovic- Whether you think of it as your “daily grind” or simply your daily schedule, you’ll find a lot of tips to help you get it under control and maximized for success and productivity among this edition of our carefully curated content. Leadership, Management, and Productivity Even when you’re chasing your dreams you […]

September 9th, 2017 by

The past week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and future events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. Hurricane Disaster Assistance and Emergency Preparedness SBA Disaster Assistance: Who Can Use a Low-Interest Disaster Loan? And more of your questions answered here. FEMA Rumor Page There is a […]

September 7th, 2017 by

by Susan Solovic- Looks like a disaster waiting to happen… We all know that common expression and it perfectly reflects my thoughts when I was recently reviewing the results of Nationwide’s 2017 Business Owners Attitudes and Usage Study. Here are the key findings that I found rather scary: • Only 20 percent of business owners […]

September 4th, 2017 by

  Hurricane Harvey Relief Top 5 Steps to Your Hurricane Harvey RecoveryRead SBA Administrator Linda McMahon’s blog post here. Did you know the Small Business Administration (SBA) is providing an automatic 12-month deferment on SBA-serviced business and disaster loans in primary counties designated as disaster areas? Read all about it and Hurricane Harvey disaster assistance programs on the SBA […]

September 1st, 2017 by

The past week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and future events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. Hurricane Harvey Resources For the most up-to-date information on recovery and assistance for small businesses impacted by Harvey, visit SBA’s web portal on disaster loans and other information here. […]

August 31st, 2017 by

BY BARBARA WELTMAN How much can or should an employer intrude on employees’ personal activities? With technology, such as GPS, employer-provided cell phones, and company computers, employers have the ability to monitor employees’ phone calls, email, online searches, and even their whereabouts. And there can be testing for alcohol and drug use. The question is should […]

August 28th, 2017 by

                By Susan Solovic- Grab your bootstraps, stay calm like Warren Buffet, and squeeze the most out of your tiny marketing budget! Those are some of the topics and advice you’ll glean from this week’s collection of curated small business content. Leadership, Management, and Productivity Looking for a […]

August 19th, 2017 by

The past week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and future events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. Current Events and Key Data U.S. Business Sectors Gain or Hold Steady in Public Esteem, Gallup. “…a majority of Americans rate nine business sectors positively this year — the […]

August 18th, 2017 by

by Susan Solovic- I was reviewing a calendar of various “special days” recently and I noted that a few weeks ago it was “National Simplicity Day.” I guess things were a bit too hectic in my life to notice it at the time… Sorry. Generally, I load these pages up with things you need to […]

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