Small Business

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

Rapid growth brings its own dangers

11/25/2014

  • Inc. online (free registration)

A rapidly growing startup is a good thing, but organizing, motivating and monitoring an expanded operation can be difficult, writes Derek Lidow. "Once expectations and responsibilities have been set … Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

Ind. kitchen store offers classes, food tours to generate revenue

11/25/2014

  • Journal and Courier (Lafayette, Ind.) (tiered subscription model)

Former lawyer Larry Oates opened his business, which sells cooking tools and equipment, after moving to West Lafayette, Ind. The holiday season can be an important time for a small retail business, bu… Read More

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Information and advice for women business owners

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Women Business Owners

Study: Women leaders experience more symptoms of depression

11/24/2014

  • Time.com

Women in leadership positions tend to experience more symptoms of depression than other women, according to a study from the University of Texas at Austin. Men, on the other hand, experience fewer sym… Read More

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small-business news

SmartBrief on Small Business

3 key tax considerations for small businesses

11/25/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Small businesses should pay special attention to three key areas of tax law as the year comes to an end, writes Laura Saunders. She explains what small firms should know about health reimbursement arr… Read More

IFA SmartBrief

The latest franchising news and trends

IFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Franchise Association

Opinion: Joint-employer stance is example of NLRB overreach

11/25/2014

  • Washington Times, The

The joint-employer decision by the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board is bad for businesses and consumers, writes Richard Rahn, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute. "[I]f this pro… Read More

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