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Business Success Strategies

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 […]

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 […]

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