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What is the right size for your business?
  • 13 January 2020
  • Alex Penfield

What is the right size for your business?

Most small businesses are built in a similar way—as lean machines running on little manpower, few resources, and a lot of passion. But everywhere you turn these days, it seems one of these small start-ups has found overnight success, grown exponentially, and landed a larger-than-life IPO. Even if your small business vision is not as elaborate as taking over the world via a ride-sharing service, these blockbuster success stories beg the question, is expanding headcount and resources the only way to reach your entrepreneurial dreams?

Five New Year’s Small Business Resolutions To Start 2020 Off Right
  • 06 January 2020
  • Jelani Markus

Five New Year’s Small Business Resolutions To Start 2020 Off Right

The holidays are behind us and a new year is just beginning. For many, now is the time for the annual tradition of creating (and keeping) resolutions for the rest of the year. As a small business owner, what changes should you make to help you thrive in 2020?

Goal Setting For 2020
  • 29 December 2019
  • Alex Penfield

Goal Setting For 2020

You blinked, and just like that 2019 has come to an end—time flies when you’re chasing your passions! You and your business have most likely experienced a range of ups, downs, twists, and turns this year. Whether you accomplished all you’d been hoping for or 2019 has been a tough one, the beginning of a new year is always an opportunity to refresh your priorities.

Making the Call on Industry Conferences
  • 20 October 2019
  • Maya Harper

Making the Call on Industry Conferences

All conferences are not created equal. While industry events and conventions hold an immense amount of potential for helping you make the kinds of connections that could make a real difference for your business, there are also important costs, watch-outs and pitfalls to be aware of before you decide which ones are right for you.

Wise Ways to Reinvest in Your Small Business
  • 13 October 2019
  • Jelani Markus

Wise Ways to Reinvest in Your Small Business

Just as a plant parent knows sun, water and a little love are needed for flourishing results, small business owners know certain components go into creating a thriving business. Growth requires using the power of your profits for the right kind of reinvestment. Here are a few important tips to help you find the when, why and where of wise small business reinvesting.