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The dog ate my homework
by Sarah Rainone Mon, Jul 06, 2015 2:00:00 PM
A quick update for those of you following the Kickstarter campaign to launch my new book The Leader's Guide (and good news for those of you
Mon, Jul 06, 2015 2:00:00 PM
I cut my entrepreneurial teeth on SMART goal setting. I loved it! All my goals were lined up and neatly
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 12:00:00 PM
Last week, the Supreme Court upheld a significant provision of Obamacare. The Supreme Court confirmed that health insurance tax subsidies
Tue, Jun 30, 2015 12:00:00 PM
How Employment Lawsuits Can Ruin Your Small Business
by Margaret Jacoby Tue, Jun 30, 2015 8:00:00 AM
Lawsuits are nasty—as discussed by American Express, many lawsuits cost small businesses upwards of $270,000, and it’s not unknown for these lawsuits to reach $1 million
Tue, Jun 30, 2015 8:00:00 AM
Intuit Labs Takeover
by Eric Fri, Jun 26, 2015 8:07:00 PM
This week, the Lean Startup took over the blog on Intuit Labs with original stories centered around experimentation as a method for investigating all parts of
Fri, Jun 26, 2015 8:07:00 PM
10 Qualities I’d Look for in a Business Partner
by Tim Berry Thu, Jun 25, 2015 4:25:00 PM
Here are 10 qualities I’d look for in a future business partner: Integrity. The whole truth, not just the good news. Actually I want to know the
Thu, Jun 25, 2015 4:25:00 PM
For small business owners, the busy track of entrepreneurialism often railroads the daily thought process, providing little time for growth
Thu, Jun 25, 2015 12:00:00 PM
10 Signs You Need a Growth Strategy for Your Small Business
by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia Thu, Jun 25, 2015 8:00:00 AM
It’s a rare business owner that doesn’t want to grow their business in some fashion. Unfortunately, most small business owners are so busy working “in” their
Thu, Jun 25, 2015 8:00:00 AM
Will Illinois be next to adopt “intrastate crowdfunding”?
by Kenneth Obel Wed, Jun 24, 2015 11:19:00 PM
Would you like to accept small investments in your company from your Aunt Rose, your brother-in-law Bobby and your best friend from high school? Many people are
Wed, Jun 24, 2015 11:19:00 PM
3 Tools to Reduce Employee Turnover for Your Small Business
by Margaret Jacoby Tue, Jun 23, 2015 8:00:00 AM
According to an article in The Wall Street Journal, employee turnover can cost a business more than double an employee’s yearly salary. Finding and training a
Tue, Jun 23, 2015 8:00:00 AM