Leadership Profiles Articles
on March 8, 2013
Bill McBean built one of the most profitable General Motors dealerships in Saskatchewan, Canada. He later helped turn around an underperforming auto dealership in Corpus Christi, Texas. Now he runs McBean Partners, a family-owned investment company, and freque…Read » Views: 923
on February 26, 2013
Consumer privacy concerns affect businesses large and small, says Chris Babel, CEO of TRUSTe. Just look at what happened with the startup Path, whi…Read » Views: 1,204
on February 11, 2013
You love your small business, but you wouldn’t mind if somebody showed up and offered to purchase it. After all, it could be the ultimate payday — and help prove that you did what you set out to do, as in build a successful enterprise from the ground up.
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on January 29, 2013
A small-business credit card can be a valuable tool, but it can also be a source of financial pain (or even ruin) if used irresponsibly.
Rosemarie Clancy is editor-in-chief of Credit-Land.com, a website that specializes in helping people find the best credit …Read » Views: 2,309
on January 23, 2013
Kathy Sidell grew up in a family of foodies. In 2005, the producer-turned-restaurateur opened the Metropolitan Club in Chestnut Hill, Mass. Since then, she’s expanded the upscale burger bar to four more locations.
Sidell (pictured) also published a book in …Read » Views: 994
on January 22, 2013
When Etsy launched in 2005, the e-commerce site turned thousands of hobbyists into professional craftspeople. Woodworkers, knitters, seamstresses, and others suddenly had a virtual storefront through which they could sell their handmade wares for a profit.
Th…Read » Views: 1,418
on January 11, 2013
Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley get ample credit for fostering startups. But they aren’t the only places conducive to business launches. In his new book, Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City, author Brad Feld (pictured) re…Read » Views: 1,030
on January 7, 2013
Ever dream of selling your business for a profit? Or maybe you’d like to know what prospective buyers think of your company’s potential?
Entrepreneur and angel investor John Warrillow developed the Sellability Score to quantify the “sellability” of a …Read » Views: 1,092