Business Success Strategies

March 27th, 2019 by

Tips, Trends and Market Intelligence for Entrepreneurs Finding and retaining qualified employees is the #1 concern of small businesses. The labor market is very competitive, and there are simply not enough appropriately skilled workers who fit the wide range of job openings currently available. There are more than 7 million job openings, and while more […]

March 16th, 2019 by

Wow – the end of first quarter of 2019 is almost here! Hopefully you are hitting your revenue goals so far, and utilizing all the innovative technologies and practices to more effectively service and grow your customer base. This week’s Small Business Accelerator is packed with solid ideas and content to strengthen your marketing and […]

March 3rd, 2019 by

Tips, Trends and Market Intelligence for Entrepreneurs By Karen Kerrigan- March is Women’s History Month, and at SBE Council we honor the many trail-blazing women entrepreneurs who have disrupted various industries and launched countless startups over the years, which has been critical to boosting America’s innovative know-how, competitiveness and economic dynamism. According to The 2018 […]

February 24th, 2019 by

Tips, Trends and Market Intelligence for Entrepreneurs By Karen Kerrigan- As we head into the last month of the first quarter of 2019, it’s a good time for entrepreneurs to review product or service offerings, and how these are marketed and supported through customer service. In addition, as detailed in some of our curated selections […]

February 17th, 2019 by

Tips, Trends and Market Intelligence for Entrepreneurs By Karen Kerrigan- National Entrepreneurship Week is February 16-23. This week-long observance is a congressionally-chartered event dedicated to showcasing entrepreneurship and its importance to the United States economy. You can follow all the action on Twitter @NatlEshipweek or #NatlEshipWeek This week’s Small Business Accelerator provides useful content, advice, […]

February 13th, 2019 by

By Barbara Weltman- The determination of whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor has wide-ranging ramifications for both the company for which work is being performed and the person doing it. The matter of worker classification is ongoing because there is no single definition that can be relied upon. What’s more, the […]

February 3rd, 2019 by

by KAREN KERRIGAN- Was it me, or did January 2019 fly right by? In my recent conversations with business owners and entrepreneurs, some feel a bit behind in keeping up with their 2019 goals. Things in business sometimes do not go as planned, and that is why flexibility and resilience are incredibly important traits to […]

February 2nd, 2019 by

For entrepreneurs and business owners, the beginning of the year is a great time to review your financial habits and situation to help you earn more and leverage current resources. In this American Express piece by Amy Cortese, five options are explored, which offer tips from experts including SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan. […]

January 27th, 2019 by

Focus on Data Privacy- January is quickly coming to a close, and it is a good time to review your 2019 plans to determine if the right systems are in place to achieve the sales growth and other goals you’ve set for your business. This week’s Small Business Accelerator includes solid sales, marketing and branding […]

January 19th, 2019 by

Effective Communication and Success Everyone can work on their communication skills.  Even the best communicators strive to get better. Being a better communicator pays dividends for your business and personal life. As noted in this Inc. article on the power of effective interpersonal communication skills, Warren Buffet is dead on when he explains the weight […]

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