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January 17th, 2017 by

by Susan Solovic- I predict that the 2017 business trend forecasts won’t stop being published until we all break the habit of writing 2016 on our checks. But that’s okay, we found a few good ones this week, along with a lot of advice for entrepreneurs and those managing startups. Leadership, Management, and Productivity Kelsey […]

January 17th, 2017 by

by Barbara Weltman– Do you have big plans for 2017, such as starting a new line, hiring additional employees, or expanding to another location? If you need capital to make your vision a reality, borrowing may be a good option. Your relationship with the lender is finite because once you repay the loan you can […]

January 14th, 2017 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. Featured Resource from Small Business Insider Live! Equity and Debt Crowdfunding: The Latest News & Tips for Raising Capital for Your Startup or Small Business On January 12, SBE Council […]

January 13th, 2017 by

Equity Crowdfunding: Tips for Raising Capital for Your Startup or Small Business On January 12, SBE Council hosted Small Business Insider Live, both on Facebook and on the Huzza platform to discuss “Title III” crowdfunding and how small businesses are using and benefiting from this new option for raising capital, which launched only eight months ago. […]

January 7th, 2017 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. STARTUPS & SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURSHIP The Rise in Solopreneur Manufacturing Companies, Small Biz Labs. “Growing numbers of solopreneur manufacturing companies is part of the broader trend towards more solopreneur businesses […]

December 31st, 2016 by

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Here’s the past week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. FINANCE & ACCESS TO CAPITAL After Belt Tightening, Venture Capitalists See More Promise in 2017, New York Times. “Investors who once poured money into the nation’s startups with […]

December 17th, 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. SELF-IMPROVEMENT IN 2017 How to Be Successful: 23 Keys to Success in Life, Self-Improvement.org. The beginning of a New Year is the perfect time to self-reflect and resolve to make […]

December 11th, 2016 by

By Susan Solovic- One of the reasons the recovery from the last recession never really gained much speed is because we didn’t experience the gains in productivity that usually accompany a recovery. While there are policy reasons underlying weak productivity growth, this week’s collection of curated content has advice for entrepreneurs to help fuel your […]

December 8th, 2016 by

  By Kristie Arslan- A critical ingredient to success is surrounding yourself with the right people that have the skill sets you need and the mindset that meshes with the culture and vision of your company. For a small business owner, attracting and managing these vital employees can be a source of high anxiety. How […]

December 7th, 2016 by

By Barbara Weltman- In 2015, many small businesses were taken aback that their traditional arrangement of paying employees’ health insurance premiums on their personal policies was a violation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Potentially, these businesses could have been penalized $100 per day per employee (an annual penalty of $36,500 per employee). However, the […]

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