Leadership Blog Posts

Guides, advice, and examples on how to become a more efficient and effective leader of your organization.

What’s New and What Lasts: Small Business News – January 28-February 1, 2013

Regardless of the growth of the economy, innovative business ideas are constantly being created, discussed, and tested. They either become the new dogma, or are discarded, but all of these ideas have an intrinsic value for small business owners.

The Young and the Restless: Small Business News – January 21-25, 2013

What’s the matter with kids today, what with their innovation and their desire for employee engagement? The news for this past workweek was concerned primarily with young people, their penchant for unique ideas and entrepreneurialism, and how to hire good workers just like them. As a former young person myself, I’m proud of where these new entrepreneurs… Read the full article.

Paychex Explains Fiscal Cliff Deal: Small Business News – December 31, 2012 to January 4, 2013

With the end of 2012 and the fiscal cliff deal (There’s a joke about “dropping the ball” in there somewhere.) there was plenty of small business news to discuss.

Entrepreneur Inspiration: Gary Vaynerchuk

It’s that time of year when our minds tend to be more all over the place than usual. Thoughts of spending time with family and friends paired with the anticipation of the new year share brain space with our business priorities. So by now it’s either got us wiped out or ready to just barrel… Read the full article.

SCORE Business Tools, Professional Mentors, and More

Small business resources are BuildMyBiz bread and butter, but what could be better? If those resources are topped with experienced business professionals ready to provide insights, advice, and support to entrepreneurs and small businesses. Take advantage of this one-two punch with SCORE, a nonprofit organization supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). In 2011,… Read the full article.