Leadership Profiles Articles
on June 14, 2013
You’ve probably read plenty of articles about small-business lending. But what if you could talk to a lender and get inside information that might not appear in the advice columns?
The Intuit Small Business Blog recently spoke with Mitchell Weiss for that v…Read » Views: 1,323
on June 13, 2013
At the National Restaurant Association trade show in May, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz discussed how the coffee conglomerate strengthened its brand and solidified its customer base after the company opened too many stores in a short period of time and despite …Read » Views: 1,078
on June 10, 2013
Female entrepreneurship is on the rise. “Women entrepreneurs lead one in five startups around the globe,” Forbes reports. “The ratio of female founders to male soared 30 percent over the last year and a half.”
As women are presented with more opportun…Read » Views: 1,197
on June 5, 2013
Being too trusting of your clients will cost you, according to Pam Krank (pictured), president of The Credit Department, a credit-management firm in Minnesota. Service-oriented small businesses that agree to loose payment terms or that don’t research their c…Read » Views: 962
on May 29, 2013
It’s just a blog, right? Wrong. Untold thousands — even millions — of people may read the contents of your company’s blog over its lifetime. So it’s far from “just a blog.”
Ruth Carter (pictured) is an Arizona attorney and author of The Legal Si…Read » Views: 1,033
on May 20, 2013
Jeff Korhan (pictured) is on his third career — as a marketing speaker, trainer, and coach — after working for a petroleum company, then launching a small business (a landscape-services company) in 1988 and selling it 20 years later. Coaching small-busines…Read » Views: 947
on May 20, 2013
“What would you do if you weren’t afraid?”
It’s one of the provocative questions Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg asks in her best-selling book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead.
Sandberg, a Harvard-educated executive who came to Facebook via th…Read » Views: 923
on May 16, 2013
Few business-related responsibilities are as daunting or stressful as hiring employees.
Perhaps you’ve conducted interviews before, but the stakes are higher when you’re hiring for your own company, says Alison Salisbury, founder of Fiscally Fit, which pr…Read » Views: 776