Devoting time and attention to employees and their needs and offering flexible working arrangements are among the ways that managers can get the most out of their workers, says Cindy Bates of Microsoft. Also, pay attention to individual employees’ interests and help them take charge in those areas, she advises.
By Russell Holcombe, CEO of Holcombe Financial At its core, an entrepreneur is commonly seen as an innovator of new ideas who takes on considerable financial risks to start a business. They are full of energy and have an intoxicating and contagious positive attitude. They work day and night to make their idea, invention or […]
In the latest Kauffman/LegalZoom Startup Confidence Index, startup business owners’ confidence reached the highest level since the study was initiated in first quarter 2012. That’s according to the second-quarter 2013 Index, just released by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and LegalZoom. Business owners’ confidence in achieving greater profitability over the next 12 months saw an […]
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The SCORE Association “Counselors to America’s Small Business” provides “10 Tips to Starting a Business” Entrepreneurship has always been a significant stabilizer of economic recessions. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) report The New American Evolution: The Role and Impact of Small Firms, during the 1990s the U.S. economy was reinvented, “by fostering […]
SBOMAG.com and 1&1 Internet Celebrate Banner Anniversaries With Website Makeover Offer Small Business Opportunities magazine, celebrating 25 years of publishing moneymaking ideas for entrepreneurs, and leading web hosting company 1&1 Internet, proud to announce their 10th anniversary in the U.S, is offering a free website makeover! In today’s business world, a professional website can be […]
Bird-B-Gone Inc., leading manufacturer of effective, humane bird deterrents, announced the introduction of its new Sonic Shield™. The innovative pest control device frightens birds and other unwanted critters away from property using sound and light. Self-contained and completely portable, the Sonic Shield™ operates on 4 AA batteries and is easily installed virtually anywhere. The versatile […]
Detroit’s annual citywide celebration of design, the Detroit Design Festival, launches Sept. 17 with a kick-off party that will set the stage for more than 60 events set to take place Sept. 18-22, 2013. Home to the highest concentrations and quantities of commercial and industrial designers of all U.S. metropolitan regions, the third-annual Detroit Design […]
PeoplesVC announced that it will soon be launching PeoplesVC-TV, an integrated multi-media platform it expects will revolutionize capital formation for startups and existing small businesses and hopes will help create meaningful American Jobs. The nascent crowdfunding industry has been growing rapidly and evolving quickly, and New Hampshire-based PeoplesVC, Inc. has developed a new business model […]
New technology is available to help small businesses efficiently manage clients, quickly prepare invoices, and successfully reach prospects through e-mail marketing. Career Coach Office, the company and the software, makes it easy to grow business, grow clients from anywhere. “After leaving the corporate world, I got into career coaching and met a lot of entrepreneurs […]
Bar Louie, a neighborhood bar and eatery known for its handcrafted cocktails, local brews and craveable food, just announced that it is in the midst of an aggressive expansion. The company is experiencing solid growth with 40 projected new openings for 2013 and 2014. In addition, Bar Louie has plans for nearly 100 new corporate […]
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