Leadership Profiles Articles
on November 7, 2012
As a small-business owner, you’re probably always thinking about what more you could do to improve your business, whether it’s adding new products, services, features, employees, or locations.
But author Matthew E. May (pictured) urges you to think about …Read » Views: 2,149
on November 6, 2012
Winning a startup competition often brings in more than mere recognition: The spoils of victory can include prize money and investment capital, introductions to venture capitalists and potential partners, public relations support, training and mentoring, and o…Read » Views: 2,201
on October 25, 2012
Growing up poor in Brooklyn, N.Y., Brandon Steiner (pictured) never dreamed that one day he’d own Yankee Stadium, the home field of the New York Yankees. As CEO of Steiner Sports, the entrepreneur counts himself lucky to live and breathe his passion for spor…Read » Views: 2,055
on October 18, 2012
As regular readers of this blog will surely attest, small-business owners love to share tips about everything from launching a company during a recession to creating a great customer experience. JJ Ramberg (pictured), host of the MSNBC-TV program Your Business…Read » Views: 1,886
on September 11, 2012
Build big. Go fast. Invest heavily. And fly by the seat of your pants. It’s been the American way for business for decades, and much of the time, it’s worked. But it’s just as often led companies into disaster, too.
Eric Ries attempts to shift this paradigm w…Read » Views: 2,567
on September 7, 2012
Entrepreneurs often know — based on intuition and experience — that they’re sitting on a great idea, whether it’s tangible (like a clothing line) or intangible (like a groundbreaking service). The challenge is how to turn their concept into a business …Read » Views: 2,169
on August 28, 2012
Business consultant Cyndee Lake has watched countless small-business owners struggle through growing pains. Their biggest barriers? Not having a long-term strategy and ignoring their own needs.
“Small businesses sometimes feel that they need to be all thin…Read » Views: 1,940
on August 24, 2012
After profiling hundreds of business owners for the Financial Times, journalist Jonathan Moules (pictured) noticed an interesting trend: The most successful ones are often those who buck conventional wisdom about how to create a profitable company.
In his new…Read » Views: 2,170