Small Business

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

Denial can be dangerous

7/21/2014

  • Entrepreneur online

Too many bright startup CEOs fail to question their beliefs and consider that they might be wrong, writes Steve Tobak, managing partner of Invisor Consulting. Businesses may go belly up for any number… Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

5 management mistakes you may be making

7/21/2014

  • TheMuse.com

Many leaders multitask, but it can backfire if it prevents you from giving subordinates the attention they deserve, writes Avery Augustine. Other common management mistakes include failing to give wor… Read More

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Information and advice for women business owners

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Women Business Owners

Bracelets could bring success for 8-year-old entrepreneur

7/20/2014

  • News Times (Danbury, Conn.)

Samantha Sperrazza is only 8 years old, but she has already taken her first steps into the entrepreneurial world. She is the inventor of Kandy bandZ, a bracelet that can be filled with candy. Sperrazz… Read More

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small-business news

SmartBrief on Small Business

How to keep your (and your company's) commitments

7/21/2014

  • Strategy+Business magazine (free registration)

Too many managers and companies work hard and lead well but neglect to consider whether what they've promised will get done, writes Elizabeth Doty. Try keeping track of your commitments. "You can star… Read More

Location SmartBrief: Business Game Changer

News on location business intelligence and data

Location SmartBrief: Business Game Changer

Published in partnership with: LBx Journal

Location data make other advertising relevant, experts say

6/18/2014

  • BBC

Location-based data through smartphones is increasing the relevance of other outdoor forms of advertising, such as billboards, writes Matthew Wall. The ability to see what mobile users are searching a… Read More

IFA SmartBrief

The latest franchising news and trends

IFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Franchise Association

Lawmakers, employers grapple with implications of wage increases

7/21/2014

  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

The impact of rising wages would be felt politically and economically, and Seattle and nearby SeaTac's controversial measures to double the minimum wage would give large companies three years and smal… Read More