Business Success Strategies

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 […]

January 13th, 2019 by

Tips, Trends and Market Intelligence for Entrepreneurs Here’s the latest roundup of helpful content from some of our favorite resources to boost the growth of your business, or to help you start a new one! Trends in the Marketplace 6 Hot Trends Driving Business Growth in 2019, Bank Of America. “Consumers have rising expectations…so you’ll […]

January 5th, 2019 by

Tips, Trends and Market Intelligence for Entrepreneurs It’s National Mentoring Month! In this week’s Small Business Accelerator, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan recommends her favorite mentoring organization: SCORE. The group’s regular webinars offer vital information and ideas to help startups and small businesses grow and succeed. Karen also provides some key resources and […]

December 30th, 2018 by

Growth in 2019 What is Brand Identity and How To Create a Great One: A Complete Guide for Marketers and Businesses 2019, CrowdSpring.  “This is the most comprehensive guide online to creating a strong brand identity for your business or organization in 2019. A brand identity is the most effective way any organization (startups, small businesses, agencies, nonprofits, […]

December 20th, 2018 by

Business Success Strategies December is National Write a Business Plan Month by Karen Kerrigan- Is a business plan necessary? A few years ago that question was being hotly debated, and lingers to this day. Some suggest “the business plan” is an outdated relic and a waste of time.  Many small business owners have, of course, […]

December 19th, 2018 by

Business Success Strategies BY BARBARA WELTMAN Small business owners who’ve incorporated may be reluctant to share ownership with staff. However, the National Center for Employee Ownership lists a number of compelling reasons why it may make sense to give employees some ownership, even for very small companies. Doing so is a way to retain employees as well as […]

December 19th, 2018 by

by Raymond J. Keating- Over the decade that I taught innovation and entrepreneurship to MBA students, the Harvard Business Review proved to be a valuable resource, in terms of article magazines and books published. HBR published two books in 2018, and I recommend both – The Harvard Business Review Entrepreneur’s Handbook: Everything You need to […]

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 […]

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