What’s New in Small Business?

What’s New in Small Business? The U.S. Small Business Administration released a snapshot of what’s new for small businesses in the United States this morning. Culling from data effective August 2018, the Agency reported on trends in the establishment and growth of America’s small businesses. According to the SBA’s recent Advocacy alert, there were 3.02 million small businesses in the United States (as of 2015) … Continue reading What’s New in Small Business?

It’s a New Year, Become a New You

It’s a brand new year and of course, we all have at least one resolution – or goal – to improve something about ourselves. A new career, new adventure, new life all sound like great things for which to strive. But, how many times have you resolved to change at the start of the new year, only to fall short and neglect the promise you … Continue reading It’s a New Year, Become a New You

Your Competition Isn’t Who You Think It Is

In developing a SWOT analysis, business owners are taught to identify and evaluate the venture’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Often, these entrepreneurs detail what they know about the competitors, and devise plans to upstage, or eliminate, the threat to the company. But, what if your competition isn’t who you think it is? I am not trying to diminish the importance of knowing which companies … Continue reading Your Competition Isn’t Who You Think It Is