January 06, 2020
Female-owned businesses are the US economy’s quiet success story.
A report earlier this year found that 42% of all firms are female-owned and women started 1,817 businesses a day (yes, you read that right) in the past year.
Unlimited vacation isn’t as crazy as it sounds – and it can save you money.
Because 2019 was a year of very tight unemployment, many small businesses offered unlimited vacation to find and keep employees. They are a potential great benefit and not as costly or as risky as they seem.
“Slutty Vegan” became a hit in Atlanta – a city known for its barbeque.
Pinky Cole, a food truck owner opened her first brick-and-mortar vegan eatery called Slutty Vegan and saw more than 1,200 people line up outside its doors on the very first day. She plans on opening more locations in 2020.
Older people are the dynamic demographic running America’s small businesses.
America’s small businesses are still dominated by people in their 50s and 60s. According to a survey, 57%of small business owners were born between 1946 and 1964.
SOURCE:, 12/22/19
January 06, 2020
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January 06, 2020
  • Take more time for yourself. Choosing to spend time alone can benefit your social relationships, improve your creativity and confidence, and help you regulate your emotions.
December 06, 2019
For the first time, a machine that runs on the mind-boggling physics of quantum mechanics has reportedly solved a problem that would stump the world’s top supercomputers – a breakthrough known as “quantum supremacy.”
December 06, 2019
Large volumes of data can be confusing for a small business – you may mistakenly assign too much weight to some data or overlook important information. Forbes Finance Council recently detailed which metrics best help small businesses:
  1. Growth and Profit Percentage - Take your operating profit as a percentage of total revenue and add it to the annualized growth rate.  Targets can vary, but a general rule of thumb is that the sum of growth and profit percentage should be greater than 40.
December 06, 2019
As a storm rolled through Port Charlotte, Florida, Marylou Ward and her husband got an explosive surprise. Ward said she heard  “boom” that was the loudest noise she’d ever heard. “We smelled smoke and I looked outside,” she said. Smoke was coming from her septic tank, but it was the indoor effect that really shocked them: Her master bedroom toilet was in hundreds of pieces. A plumber explained that a nearby lightning strike ignited methane gas that had built up in the pipes and septic tank, destroying not only the tank and the toilet, but the indoor plumbing as well. Fortunately, no one...


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