Small Business

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

Don't let passion lead to inflexibility

9/30/2014

  • Globe and Mail (Toronto) (tiered subscription model), The

Passion can backfire if it prevents you from being flexible enough to adapt to changing market realities, writes Cameron Chell, co-founder and CEO of Business Instincts Group. "To prevent this risky '… Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

What entrepreneurs can learn from Derek Jeter

9/30/2014

  • Entrepreneur online

Jeter

Entrepreneurs have much to learn from Derek Jeter, who recently wrapped up a 20-year career in Major League Baseball, writes Jonathan Long, CEO of Market Domination Media. Jeter knew the value of main… Read More

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Information and advice for women business owners

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Women Business Owners

Why women business owners need a million-dollar vision

9/29/2014

  • Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Mass.)

It's critical for women business owners to conquer their fear of failure, work with other people and develop an inspiring vision for the future, says Lynn Bardowski, the keynote speaker at a recent ev… Read More

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small-business news

SmartBrief on Small Business

Move beyond an "either/or" mindset

9/29/2014

  • ThoughtLeaders blog

Leaders need to learn to appreciate "paradox thinking," in which apparently opposing priorities or problems are addressed in tandem, writes Deborah Schroeder-Saulnier. That means acknowledging that ma… Read More

IFA SmartBrief

The latest franchising news and trends

IFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Franchise Association

Business owners face too many regulations

9/29/2014

  • Hill, The

Many business owners find the number of regulations daunting, but more than 80% could not name specific ones that troubled them, according to a recent survey, which indicates that there are too many r… Read More