PROTECTING SMALL BUSINESS, PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Business Success Strategies

August 30th, 2016 by

Please join SBE Council and SAP on August 31 at 12:00 noon ET for our first in a series of live Facebook video chats scheduled for the remainder of 2016. The topic on August 31 focuses on key ways technology is helping small businesses grow, compete, and succeed. We have an amazing lineup of presenters […]

August 29th, 2016 by

by Susan Solovic- Learn from email marketing heat maps, liven up your brand, and find out what Shark Kevin O’Leary thinks of Trump’s economic ideas. Those are just three of the important (and interesting) topics covered in this week’s collection of curated content. Leadership, management, and productivity With small business depending more and more on […]

August 27th, 2016 by

The past week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. Business Growth, Innovation, & NPS Opportunities To Grow or Not to Grow, Some Successful Small Business Owners Say No, AP/ABC News. “When a small business is successful, an owner […]

August 22nd, 2016 by

By Barry Moltz- I just lost an opportunity that I thought I should have won. After the company informed me that I did not get the gig, I started to question the price I was proposing. Should I have lowered the price just to land the opportunity? I thought that maybe I should have asked for […]

August 22nd, 2016 by

  By Susan Solovic- It looks like a lot of people are thinking about entrepreneurship right now. I’m especially heartened by the fact that some of them are working on ways to teach our youth about being a successful entrepreneur. Entrepreneurship, startups, and innovation One tech entrepreneur sees coding as a way for underprivileged young […]

August 20th, 2016 by

The past week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. SUCCESS, INSPIRATION & STARTUP IDEAS How a 34-year-old former bodybuilder became one of the richest young tech founders in America, Business Insider. “Brian Chesky didn’t know much about tech […]

August 18th, 2016 by

By Barbara Weltman- One of the hottest issues with the IRS continues to be worker classification. Businesses may treat workers as independent contractors while the IRS may argue they are employees. If the IRS is successful in its position, companies must reclassify workers; reclassification means paying back employment taxes, plus interest and penalties. In many […]

August 16th, 2016 by

By Susan Solovic- NPR’s Planet Money once followed the top vendor at Fenway Park as he plied the stands and introduced listeners to a slice of life that’s a microcosm for sales everywhere. But before we get into the habits that make Jose Magrass the highest-earning vendor at Fenway Park, there’s another lesson here that management needs […]

August 13th, 2016 by

The past week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. ACCESS TO CAPITAL & FINANCE Crowdfunding Investor Commitments Surpass $5 Million in Three Months, Crowdfund Insider. “Investment crowdfunding has experienced world-wide recognition as an important innovation in the democratization […]

August 6th, 2016 by

This week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. ACCESS TO CAPITAL Startup Webinar –FREE: The Essentials of Launching an Equity Crowdfunding Campaign, August 10, 1: 30 p.m. PDT (4:30 p.m. ET). Presented by Next Gen Crowdfunding, Dr. Richard […]

News and Media Releases