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December 10th, 2017 by

This week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and upcoming events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. Branding and Marketing 3 Trends that Will Shape Your Marketing Efforts in 2018, Entrepreneur. “As 2017 draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on how well your marketing initiatives […]

December 8th, 2017 by

By Kristie Arslan- Last week I made the long journey from my small business in Alexandria, Virginia to the “city of pearls” and entrepreneurship hub of India – Hyderabad, capital of Telangana state – as part of the U.S. delegation at the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES2017).   The theme of this year’s Summit was Women […]

December 6th, 2017 by

by Raymond J. Keating- The way Americans live, work and do business on a daily basis has been transformed by broadband Internet service. That includes new and improved products and services being supplied to consumers, not just locally but across the nation and around the globe; the ways products and services are bought and sold; […]

December 4th, 2017 by

By Ramon Ray- Last week I attended the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India. The event, co-hosted by India and the United States, was attended by 1500 entrepreneurs. Participants were hungry to learn from each other, learn from the speakers and of course network with various luminaries such as Ivanka Trump and Prime Minister Modi. […]

December 3rd, 2017 by

This week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and upcoming events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan.   Strategy, Management and Operations 10 Strategies for Leaders to Drive Disruptive Change, Startup Professionals. “How is it that only a few business leaders and entrepreneurs seem to drive exceptional […]

November 29th, 2017 by

by Raymond J. Keating- Clearly, one of the hot topics swirling around the current tax relief effort is the tax treatment of pass-through businesses, such as S-Corps, LLCs, sole proprietorships, and partnerships. These, of course, are overwhelmingly small businesses. The House and Senate plans both would reduce the individual income tax rate as applied to […]

November 29th, 2017 by

Small Business Insider The Economy by Raymond J. Keating- The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis increased its estimate for third quarter real GDP growth from 3.0 percent to 3.3 percent. That basically brought the third quarter growth rate up to the historical average, and growth has now exceeded three percent in the last two quarters […]

November 29th, 2017 by

By Susan Solovic- Are you a sprinter or a marathoner? It’s one of the most important questions you can ask yourself, because becoming a local or industry leader – and maintaining that position – is like running a marathon. You may sometimes feel that you’re on a treadmill and not making any progress, but that’s […]

November 28th, 2017 by

Small Business Insider The Economy by Raymond J. Keating- For retailers, the holiday season can be the most wonderful time of the year. That is, if sales are healthy. The early news for Thanksgiving weekend, including Cyber Monday, was very positive, according to the National Retail Federation. More than 174 million Americans shopped during this […]

November 27th, 2017 by

Small Business Insider by Raymond J. Keating- In a FoxNews.com op-ed, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) nails it on taxes. Senator Paul explains why he is planning to vote “yes” on the Senate tax plan, while also calling on Congress to pass annual measures that provide tax relief. Paul lays out a bit of governing […]

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