Events Like Sage Summit Energize Small Business

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For the fifth year, I just finished speaking and participating in Sage Summit. It has grown from a few thousand attendees to over 15,000 this year in Chicago. Today, I kept wondering why I still have a smile on my face.

I realized that these events are so […]

By | July 28th, 2016|Entrepreneur, Small Business|0 Comments

When Never to Apologize in Small Business

When not to apologize

My mother always taught me that if you do something wrong, it’s good to apologize. But some people actually say “sorry” too much. This is a problem in business because it makes them seem smaller than they actually are. Unfortunately, this also works against […]

By | July 7th, 2016|Confidence, Entrepreneur, Failure|0 Comments

The 10 Office Supplies You Need for Your Office

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This post is sponsored by the Staples brand products that help your small business stock up for less.

To be effective these days, a small business owner still needs more than a computer or a smartphone. Consumable office supplies still are required to complete daily work. I’ve teamed […]

By | May 18th, 2016|Entrepreneur, Marketing, Start Up|Comments Off on The 10 Office Supplies You Need for Your Office

How to Get Providers and Payers to Become Investment Players

devicesAccording to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 29 million people or 9.3% of the U.S. population have diabetes. The picture is even more bleak with 117 million or over 30 percent of Americans suffering from chronic conditions (like heart disease, stroke, cancer and arthritis).

Unfortunately, the […]

By | April 17th, 2016|Entrepreneur, Small Business, Success|Comments Off on How to Get Providers and Payers to Become Investment Players

A Lesson in Negotiations: Get the Accountant in the Room

Guest post by Mike Michalowicz, author of The Pumpkin Plan and The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur Mike Michalowicz

Negotiations are a critical part of the daily life of an entrepreneur. In some cases, the negotiations will get intense. Yet after the tough talk, if […]

By | November 11th, 2013|Entrepreneur, Guest Post|Comments Off on A Lesson in Negotiations: Get the Accountant in the Room

Entrepreneurs and the Lies We Tell Ourselves

Guest post by Britt Raybould

“It was an accident.” Britt Raybould

For a long time, that’s been my answer when people asked how I started my small business marketing firm. In a way, it was true, but it’s an answer that points to a bigger issue […]

By | November 6th, 2013|Entrepreneur, Guest Post|1 Comment