Business Trends

>>The Chicken and the Egg: Why Diversity Matters in Investing
Small businesses need investors, and investors need small businesses. These are facts of life in the business world. And just like the chicken and the egg, you can’t have one without the other. But for businesses led by women, African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanics, and other underrepresented groups, sometimes the investors just aren’t there. Thanks to a recent SBA report, we have evidence that explains why.
>>5 Bad Habits That Hurt a Company's Credit Ratings
Procrastination, overspending and nail-biting are common examples of bad habits. Let’s face it, everyone has their vices, but some bad habits are so hard to break. Although we’re all susceptible to have some bad habits in our personal lives, when it comes to business, it’s our customers, employees and bottom line that are subject to them. This can lead to challenges and may result in the loss of business.
>>11 Million Reasons to Celebrate National Women’s Small Business Month
October is National Women’s Small Business Month, and there’s plenty to celebrate as recent research notes major gains for women in business.