The Value Of A Small Business Advisory Board

As a small business owner, it’s important to surround ourselves with good people.  Good people who know more good people and how to do things.  And that’s why I suggest business owners put together their own advisory board. It doesn’t have to be a formal board, with paid positions and regular monthly meetings.  But gettingRead more

Invest in Yourself, Invest in Your Business – Part 2

It’s important to continue to broaden your horizons and while it’s true that there is tremendous value in the school of hard knocks and doing, there’s also value in learning from others who’ve already made the mistakes you’re about to make. A well-rounded approach contains lessons from each side. Last week, we talked about local networking andRead more

Invest in Yourself, Invest in Your Business

As small business owners, we frequently tend to have to wear all hats in the business and, sadly, that leaves us with little time to work on our business.  Working on our business means investing in the business to make it better, more effective, more efficient, and that means you too. Taking the time toRead more

Key Takeaways from Chris Brogan’s “Google+ For Business

We couldn’t have asked for this book to come from a better source than Chris Brogan — someone with real experience playing with social networks and understanding how to use a network like this for business.  And that’s really the value of this book and that’s exactly what I wanted to know. As a business owner, IRead more