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Business Success Strategies

December 8th, 2018 by

Tips, Trends and Resources for Entrepreneurs While small business owners and entrepreneurs are working hard to finish 2018 strong, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan is looking ahead to help them prepare for 2019. Here are some highlights and insights on what’s to come, what to watch and how to respond. Your Best Year […]

November 26th, 2018 by

Tips, Trends, and Resources for Entrepreneurs It’s Global Entrepreneurship Month! To cap off the month, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan has dedicated this week’s edition of Small Business Accelerator to providing a roundup of helpful resources that will assist and encourage the budding entrepreneur toward pursuing their dream of starting a business! FREE […]

November 18th, 2018 by

The State of Small Business Policy Going into 2019 SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan looks at “unfinished business” when it comes to key policy issues for small businesses, and what is on the agenda that will impact many small firms. She looks at key issues, including access to capital and regulatory reform items […]

November 17th, 2018 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. Small Business Saturday November 24, 2018 It’s not too late to participate in Small Business Saturday!  For marketing materials, visit the American Express “Shop Small” resource center where you can […]

November 13th, 2018 by

Finding, recruiting and retaining talent is today’s top challenge for small to mid-size firms. Join SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan and a team of experts on this Tweetchat, where tips will be shared on navigating this competitive and challenging area!   Join us on Twitter: #SMBExperts  

November 7th, 2018 by

H.G. Wells said: “Adapt or perish, now as ever; is nature’s inexplorable imperative.” – As in nature, so too in business. By Barbara Weltman- On October 14, 2018, Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after being unable to pay a debt. Sears started business in 1886 (132 years ago). By using Chapter 11, Sears hopes […]

November 3rd, 2018 by

Tips, Trends and Resources for Entrepreneurs 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. November 6 is Election Day How to Handle Employee Requests for Time Off to Vote, SHRM. “Many employees will be eligible to cast their […]

October 27th, 2018 by

Tips, Trends and Resources for Entrepreneurs 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. Small Business Saturday & The Holiday Season SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY     November 24, 2018 #ShopSmall SBE Council has been a Small Business Saturday partner […]

October 25th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider – Business Success Strategies by Raymond J. Keating- During the ten years that I taught MBA students, I turned to Peter Drucker as a go-to source for business wisdom and insights. That’s not unique. After all, Drucker, who died in 2005 at the age of 95, had once been called by BusinessWeek […]

October 15th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider By Karen Kerrigan- The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (TCJA) was signed into law on December 22, 2017, and the U.S. Treasury Department continues to work on guidance for some of its more complex provisions. A good number of these provisions impact entrepreneurs and small businesses, and the IRS has established an […]

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