8 Tips for Managing Small Business Finances



8 Tips for Managing Small Business Finances

From: www.businessnewsdaily.com Managing finances can be a challenge for any small business owner. Often, the reason your small business is successful is because of the skills you bring to making your product or providing your service. If you don’t have a lot of experience with managing business finances, it can feel like a chore and you […]

40-Plus Certifications to Advance Your Networking Career



40-Plus Certifications to Advance Your Networking Career

From: www.businessnewsdaily.com Image credit: optimarc/Shutterstock Networking careers: wired, wireless, mobile and more One of the largest categories for IT certifications, and thus IT careers, has to be networking. Without applying more specific criteria, a networking cert could cover local wired and wireless IP network design, connectivity, routing, and administration, but also mobile communications technologies like LTE […]

Characteristics of a Good Leader: Tips for New Managers



Characteristics of a Good Leader: Tips for New Managers

From: www.businessnewsdaily.com Image credit: Pressmaster/Shutterstock It takes time to adjust to a new position at work, especially when you’re taking on a management role. Your responsibility is to guide an entire team to success; instead of turning to someone for supervision, you’re the person others turn to. It might feel like you’re grasping at straws, but […]

GDPR Requirements: What Your Small Business Needs to Know



GDPR Requirements: What Your Small Business Needs to Know

From: businessnewsdaily.com Image credits: On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will begin to be enforced. It’s one of the largest and most far-reaching data privacy laws in the world. Its requirements will apply to all businesses handling the consumer data of EU citizens, no matter their size, industry or […]

National Small Business Week Touts Entrepreneurs, Companies Brace for Google Mobile First



National Small Business Week Touts Entrepreneurs, Companies Brace for Google Mobile First

From: smallbiztrends.com Tops in the news for small businesses is National Small Business Week. The event included tons of events and the recognition of entrepreneurs for their achievements. SBA Administrator Linda McMahon had some warm remarks about the importance of small businesses too. Meanwhile, those with business websites are trying to wrap their heads around […]

Millennials get plenty of financial advice – but most of it is wrong



Millennials get plenty of financial advice – but most of it is wrong

From: bostonglobe.coom WASHINGTON — Older adults love to smugly talk about the “entitled” attitude of millennials. But today’s young people actually have a lot in common with both the Depression-era generation and baby boomers: Sixty-two percent of millennials identify themselves as savers and 80 percent say they budget their money, according to a TD Ameritrade […]

Entrepreneurs shine during National Small Business Week



Entrepreneurs shine during National Small Business Week

From: sba.gov Author:  Linda McMahon, SBA Administrator National Small Business Week shines a spotlight on our nation’s 30 million small businesses. Through awards ceremonies, media interviews and community events, we honor entrepreneurs whose achievements stand out. As an entrepreneur myself, I know the hard work that goes in to starting and building a small business – […]

Small Business Administration awards downtown Springfield business owners



Small Business Administration awards downtown Springfield business owners

From: wwlp.com SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Two downtown Springfield business owners have been honored for their success in the city. Nancy Feth and Mikki Lessard started a micro-business on Main Street at the Shops at Market Place. Their success was recognized by the Small Business Administration, who honored them with a micro-enterprise of the year award. Feth and Lessard told […]