Small Business

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

After failure, finding the "light at the end of the tunnel"

5/26/2015

  • CNBC

Startup failure can be more painful than you might expect, but it doesn't have to ruin your life, said Elisha Tan, a Singapore-based entrepreneur who shared her struggles to build a tutoring startup a… Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

Former Google employee launches juice bar in Ireland

5/26/2015

  • Independent.ie (Ireland)

Raymond O'Hara says he decided to start a juice bar in Ireland after spending time as an account strategist for Google. "Handing in my notice in Google was not easy; it was a massive step into the unk… Read More

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Information and advice for women business owners

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Women Business Owners

Number of women business owners in NYC rises, but there's room for growth

5/20/2015

  • Forbes

The State of Women Entrepreneurs in NYC, a report issued by New York City's Department of Small Business Services, indicates that the number of women-owned businesses there has risen 43% in the past 1… Read More

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small-business news

SmartBrief on Small Business

Know when to fire a high performer who has fallen off

5/26/2015

  • Harvard Business Review online (tiered subscription model)

Even experienced managers struggle to dismiss underperforming employees who were once highly valued, write Jodi Glickman and Alicia Bassuk. Weigh the decision by asking whether you'd experience relief… Read More

IFA SmartBrief

The latest franchising news and trends

IFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Franchise Association

Wash. attorney general files amicus brief in wage case

5/26/2015

  • SeattlePI.com

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson has issued an amicus brief backing Seattle's move to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. IFA contends that the measure is discriminatory, as it treats… Read More

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