In case you've been living under a rock for about a decade, I should let you know that I'm a huge self-improvement junkie. I think that none of us is strong enough, fast enough, smart enough, talented enough, or skilled enough to ever stop getting better. There will always be room for improvement until the day we die. With that in mind, understand that I will often recommend something that will fit in to the self-improvement category. Today is one of those days.
This week is National Small Business Week, a week where we celebrate the contributions small business makes to both the national economy and to the local community. It's a big deal for us at Visceral Concepts, for local communities, and ultimately for you. However, our promotion is seeing a change of plan.
It's that time of year again. The time we look back at the last 12 months and see where we started, where we've gone, and where we have yet to explore. With so many dramatic changes over the past year, it's nice to look back at some of the biggest things to happen to small business in 2014. Here are our top 5 biggest news stories of 2014.
Since this week's business news seems to be a lot of opinion, especially with the results of the election and the coming Thanksgiving holiday, we figured this week was a great time to make an announcement. Click on over to read it!
I came across this article from RangerUp.com's Rhino Den on November 4th and felt it was something my readers would want to take a peek at. It's written by veteran Marty Skovlund, Jr of Blackside Concepts, and if you're like me, it will bring a tear to your eye. Enjoy!
The Texas Federal Reserve Bank says the AHCA is too expensive, Ohio wants more minority business contracts, and a textbook buying and selling business is successful at the hands of a 10-year-old. See what happened this week in small business.
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is sweeping the internet. However, it's more than a craze. Its a form of support and awareness for an awesome cause. It's also revealed the power of using challenges to publicize a charity. Have a read.
There are a couple of new studies that are making news, and I think we should pay attention to them. Let's check out the importance of Facebook, the highest profiting small business types, and the speed of small business lending recovery.
This week in business news we're putting the focus on DC. The President's State of the Union Address gets a check up, women owned businesses get more assistance, and the federal government hits it's small business spending goal.