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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:00:00 PDTWhen it might make sense to discourage customers from buying your products or services; and five startup companies that cater to dogs and their owners.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:00:00 PDTA new way to manage today's job-hopping young adults at your small business; and the latest rankings of the best and worst states for businesses.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:00:00 PDTThe trendy new way to conduct an extremely efficient meeting at the office; and why small business owners suddenly seem interested in boosting contributions to their employees' 401-k plans.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:00:00 PDTUsing a different technology to tell your story: podcasting. Hear how a small business can adopt the strategy...and who can help if you don't know how.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 12:00:00 PDTThe competition for holiday workers is already heating up; hear what that's doing to wages. Plus, ten ways to bounce back once your small business has failed.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 12:00:00 PDTLooking for a small business opportunity with personal safety in mind? We'll examine a list of America's safest jobs; and the latest twist on cyber-hacking of small businesses.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 12:00:00 PDTThe latest performance-management tools identifying slackers at the office; and the people that young entrepreneurs should be getting their advice from.
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:00:00 PDTRethinking the practice of giving ALL employees automatic pay raises; and the teacher in Belgium who created a twist on the Pokemon Go craze.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:00:00 PDTAn unusual way small businesses are helping employees find a way to bond; and determining when it's time to expand your business.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:00:00 PDTIs the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare, discouraging companies from hiring; and the woman who created a successful app without knowing a lick about coding.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:00:00 PDTNew report about today's young adults and their employment over the summer; and is free-shipping coming to an end?
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 12:00:00 PDTHow small businesses are responding to the Zika virus in the Miami area; and the things you can't afford to overlook when launching a startup.
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 12:00:00 PDTHow to compete for a promotion when it seems everyone else has an "in" with a higher up; and what to consider if you're taking on debt to launch your small business.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 12:00:00 PDTPlanning for retirement when you're a 10-99 employee or a "solopreneur;" and the secrets of formulating salaries.
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 12:00:00 PDTThe southern cities that want attention as hotbeds for technology; and lessons about logos from the presidential campaign trail.
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 12:00:00 PDTHow does your small business use email marketing, if at all? We'll chat with the man behind CyberSpaceToYourPlace.com...to find out how he started HIS business, and how firms like his...can help YOURS.
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 12:00:00 PDTUnderstanding the mindset of today's young adults as your customers; and new stats about a red-hot trend in the adult beverage category.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:00:00 PDTThe tech tools available for entrepreneurs ready to launch their ideas; and the biggest face-to-face networking mistakes that can crush your image.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:00:00 PDTEntrepreneurs might sense an opportunity now that department stores are being kicked out of many malls; and five questions to ask before taking your small business to the next level.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 12:00:00 PDTThe growing number of independent workers and what they say about how much they earn; searching for a finance adviser for your business; and the new smartphone game boosting restaurant sales.
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 12:00:00 PDTRules and regulations that limit start-ups; and how to know if you're ready to launch a small business.
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 12:00:00 PDTWhat gyms are doing to attract and keep new members. At least one approach will be appealing to entrepreneurs; and how to launch your start-up when you have very little money.
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 12:00:00 PDTHow to hang on to your dream job...whether with a large or small business; and six steps that'll make it harder for you to give up on your entrepreneurial dreams.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 12:00:00 PDTHow to figure out what your boss REALLY thinks of your work; and what's being done about the sharp drop in veterans who are entrepreneurs.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:00:00 PDTDo your homework before following a key piece of career advice; six tips on owning the room in a meeting; and how to avoid being short-sighted when entertaining a job offer.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:00:00 PDTCompanies trying added services in their stores to keep customers from shopping at online rivals; and what employees admit about their use of social media while on the clock.
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 12:00:00 PDTThe best freelancing gigs in America; and what small business owners need to know about background checks for potential employees.
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 12:00:00 PDTWhy good help may be hard to find this summer for your small business; and one strategy some restaurants are using to attract more customers.
Tue, 14 Jun 2016 12:00:00 PDTThe opportunity for an inventor to tackle the one chore that a machine can't seem to do; and what it takes to create and launch your own marketing agency.
Fri, 10 Jun 2016 12:00:00 PDTIs your restaurant adopting the newest menu trends; and speaking of food...the pastry shop that stumbled onto free publicity because of its cronuts.
Tue, 07 Jun 2016 12:00:00 PDTWhat keeps small business employees happy? The answer may surprise you. And the social media company changing the way we think about online shopping.
Fri, 03 Jun 2016 12:00:00 PDTHow today's college grads with their fancy degrees aren't ready for on-the-job success; and new tools for promoting yourself on Instagram.
Wed, 01 Jun 2016 12:00:00 PDTSide jobs designed to bring in a little money that could turn into entrepreneurial ventures; and the small business that teaches big bouncers how to be peacemakers...in order to avoid lawsuits.
Fri, 27 May 2016 12:00:00 PDTTrending consulting gig: self-proclaimed experts getting hired to advise on how to manage millennial employees; and how the marijuana industry continues to offer new small business opportunities.
Tue, 24 May 2016 12:00:00 PDTLaunching your own business after getting dumped from your favorite job: a chat with entrepreneur and social media influencer Natalie Zfat, who made a promise to not be at someone else's mercy again.
Fri, 20 May 2016 12:00:00 PDTThe niche still available for small business owners in the pet food business; and three tips uniquely designed for today's entrepreneurs.
Wed, 18 May 2016 12:00:00 PDTWarnings about the transition to chip-enabled credit cards for small businesses; why it's time to stop criticizing a key customer base: millennials; and the chain restaurant giving up on the "no tipping" policy.
Fri, 13 May 2016 12:00:00 PDTEntrepreneurs develop apps that deliver gas to your car; a small business scored with product placement on a popular Netflix program; and measuring small business sentiment these days.
Tue, 10 May 2016 12:00:00 PDTCustomers' changing mindset about data breaches; a small business improving its name in the community; and business getting free marketing material from loyal customers.
Fri, 06 May 2016 12:00:00 PDTNew census numbers show that a consumer shift is underway. How will your small business react? And what sales of ping pong tables might tell us about the health of startups.
Tue, 03 May 2016 12:00:00 PDTThe chain stores going against the trend...and actually placing bets on FULL-TIME workers; and the benefit your small business may need to offer in order to stay competitive.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:00:00 PDTThe best and worst cities in which to launch a career for this year's college grads; and how to avoid bad office blood, like what happened on "Live with Kelly and Michael."
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:00:00 PDTWhere to launch yourself as a freelance writer; the growth in minority-owned small businesses; and managing the hyper-competitive employee at the office.
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:00:00 PDTWhat to know if you'd like to open your own warehouse gym; and the trend to watch if you're desperate to hold on to your top employees.
Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:00:00 PDTA new service that helps your business engage more with customers and partner with other businesses; and the trend of entrepreneurs launching their own niche video services. Hear what the videos feature.
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:00:00 PDTCyber criminals take "ransom-ware" to the next level...so is it really better to pay...than fight? Also, the six components to a good apology; and a list of the best jobs in America.
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 12:00:00 PDTA little known segment of the wine industry. We'll explain what it's like to be a negociant.
Fri, 08 Apr 2016 12:00:00 PDTThe new marketing approach to better engage consumers; how craft beer makers are winning right now; and the shocking number of small companies taking a shot at women's athletic wear.
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 12:00:00 PDTWhen a state-wide minimum wage is a fit for some cities, but not others; and the sizable growth of restaurants being opened by women and minorities.
Fri, 01 Apr 2016 12:00:00 PDTThe explosive popularity of conventions...for just about every type of interest; and the careers showing the most projected growth.
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 12:00:00 PDTTax reminders if you run your own small business; and how running moonshine has emerged from the backwoods into a legit industry.
Fri, 25 Mar 2016 12:00:00 PDTWhy small businesses may have to compete for talent with prisons; how to sell your boss on attending an industry conference; and what can go wrong when the internet offers marketing advice.
Tue, 22 Mar 2016 12:00:00 PDTHotels see opportunity in Cuba, but what about for other businesses and entrepreneurs? And the Twitter accounts that small business owners MUST follow.
Fri, 18 Mar 2016 12:00:00 PDTStartups expected to grow virtual reality; companies forcing employees to take vacations; and five tips for launching a small business while keeping your day job...known as "moonlighting."
Tue, 15 Mar 2016 12:00:00 PDTEntrepreneurs have created a twist in international travel; and the five things keeping you from launching your business...and how to overcome them.
Fri, 11 Mar 2016 12:00:00 PSTHow cyber-security firms can make their tech-talk simpler for clients to understand...potentially leading to more sales; and the latest trends on the job scene.
Tue, 08 Mar 2016 12:00:00 PSTThe new trend among some independently owned coffee shops; beyond tracking websites employees visit, the new way companies are tracking productivity on the job; and free publicity for a clever restaurant marketing stunt.
Fri, 04 Mar 2016 12:00:00 PSTLaunching your own business after retirement; and how to potentially make money with your hacking skills.
Tue, 01 Mar 2016 12:00:00 PSTThe entrepreneur blazing new trails in fitness; what causes most of our stress at work; and proof of how popular craft beers are.
Fri, 26 Feb 2016 12:00:00 PSTEntrepreneurs develop apps to reduce doctors' office wait times; the woman who was laughed at for her idea to help dogs...now laughs all the way to the bank; and a new way to retain top talent.
Tue, 23 Feb 2016 12:00:00 PSTA child's dietary need inspires a new type of restaurant; customers ramp up their expectations beyond just "fast" shipping; and one of the most effective locations for sales of Girl Scout cookies.
Fri, 19 Feb 2016 12:00:00 PSTHow to get a loan for that new restaurant you're launching; a new jobs platform for freelancers and independent contractors; and four tradition strategies that could actually sidetrack your small business.
Tue, 16 Feb 2016 12:00:00 PSTTips for generating new and more sales leads; how to know if your business is ready to be franchised; and a small business finds another niche in online dating.
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:00:00 PSTThe best places for entrepreneurs to moonlight away from their day jobs; customer service lessons from a hospital; and the credit-card with a renewed focus on small business.
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:00:00 PSTUsing an unrelated current event to get free publicity for your small business; reinventing yourself in retirement, using tools learned during your career; and how an entrepreneur is capitalizing on a crisis.
Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:00:00 PSTThe problem with small business job postings; how pro football players market themselves away from the NFL; and five tips for retaining valuable employees.
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:00:00 PSTEntrepreneurs develop apps for drunks; at the risk of looking a gift horse in the mouth...why you may not be so appreciative of your year-end bonus; and how one man is monetizing his street camera.
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 12:00:00 PSTApps to help small businesses; can small businesses fill the new voids created by WalMart closings; phrases bosses use when firing workers; and the small business that won a contest for a Super Bowl ad.
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:00:00 PSTSmall businesses get government pressure to offer retirement plans; the business having trouble enticing the next generation of customers...and what's being done about it; and the social media platform focusing on small business.
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 12:00:00 PSTSmall businesses suffer the ups and downs of an oil boomtown; the startups landing the most venture capital funding; and the frustrating trend on the hiring scene.
Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:00:00 PSTThe least stressful jobs in America: how does your small business career stack up? Also, a lesson in generating news coverage; and how small stores can take advantage of big store mistakes.
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 12:00:00 PSTSmall businesses and local TV stations strike a balance when presidential campaign ads clog the spot schedule; and the pluses and minuses for companies that try an open-salary plan...when everybody knows what everybody earns.
Tue, 12 Jan 2016 12:00:00 PSTNew opportunities in marketing and public relations; why golf courses are a new target for the tax man; and a trend for small business money managers to watch.
Fri, 08 Jan 2016 12:00:00 PSTA list of the best franchise opportunities in 2016; a look at America's most stressful jobs...in case you're considering a career...or a career CHANGE; and how one business owner cleverly adopted a scientific study into his marketing.
Tue, 05 Jan 2016 12:00:00 PSTThe jobs that may not be around at the end of 2016; and the risks of using robots outside your small business to promote it.
Fri, 25 Dec 2015 12:00:00 PSTThe full story on an entrepreneur from England who started his own men's clothing line. He didn't reinvent the wheel; but he changed it, and then created a clever marketing hook.
Tue, 22 Dec 2015 12:00:00 PSTThe housing trend your small business might see opportunities in; the risks if you're trying to be a new entrepreneur in Cuba; and the new twist on a "green" Christmas.
Fri, 18 Dec 2015 12:00:00 PSTLessons on managing your supply from a big retailer; how your job could be making you more intelligent; and the city drawing attention as possibly the next hot start-up hub...
Tue, 15 Dec 2015 12:00:00 PSTWhat if your small business data is held for ransom; profiting from the climate agreement in Paris; and the race to make a hand-held device to scan food for bacteria.
Fri, 11 Dec 2015 12:00:00 PSTToday's topics: how to create a more productive workplace at your small business; and how to recognize if you're working in a toxic office environment.
Tue, 08 Dec 2015 12:00:00 PSTWhat happened to the SHOP program, designed to help small business owners with health insurance? And two small biz angles about those online courses that provide specialty certification.
Fri, 04 Dec 2015 12:00:00 PSTConnecting restaurants and non-profits who serve the less fortunate; and how to entice your customers into promoting your store or product.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:00:00 PSTAs Washington dithers over whether or how to extend tax breaks, it's another annual round of angst for small business owners; and overseas entrepreneurs take a page from Uber.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:00:00 PSTPassing down the family business; and when a good deed gets you accidentally recognized nationwide.
Fri, 20 Nov 2015 12:00:00 PSTThe Paris attacks have some companies rethinking travel policies; an example of jumping on a current event to generate unrelated publicity; and gaining an edge over the competition during the holidays.
Tue, 17 Nov 2015 12:00:00 PSTTime off for employees grieving the loss of a pet; freelancers versus employees: classifying workers in the on-demand economy; and how a veteran launched a non-profit.
Fri, 13 Nov 2015 12:00:00 PSTWrestling with the idea of closing on Black Friday; improving your social media presence ahead of the holidays; and a new way to help employees choose a health insurance plan.
Tue, 10 Nov 2015 12:00:00 PSTWho's to blame when you're unhappy at your small business; why employees dread the office; and protecting customer data at your firm.
Fri, 06 Nov 2015 12:00:00 PSTThe increase in stolen merchandise at small businesses; what entrepreneurs should look for in a mentor; and an example of elevating a hot trend to a new level.
Tue, 03 Nov 2015 12:00:00 PSTSmall and large companies tinker with closing on Black Friday; which businesses retirees are exploring; and the people at the office who do well at delivering bad news, like firings.
Fri, 30 Oct 2015 12:00:00 PDTOverwhelmed landlords push back against a consequence of e-commerce; how to perfect your pitch to investors; and beware of developing an "office bod."
Tue, 27 Oct 2015 12:00:00 PDTA technology niche that may need to be filled; should small businesses still hand out holiday bonuses; and why suppliers are feeling renewed pressure from Wal-Mart.
Fri, 23 Oct 2015 12:00:00 PDTGiving your customers a shopping "experience;" the consistent value of email marketing when done correctly; and the push for a return to a traditional 40-hour work week.
Tue, 20 Oct 2015 12:00:00 PDTThe latest way some small businesses are cutting costs; one company's experiment with unlimited PAID vacation; and how restaurants manage sick employees. Or not.
Fri, 16 Oct 2015 12:00:00 PDTOn the endangered business list: neighborhood bars. We'll explain why. Also, the general unawareness small business owners have about the new chip-enabled credit-cards; and marketing lessons from a high-end retailer.
Tue, 13 Oct 2015 12:00:00 PDTDoes your small business have too many leaders and not enough followers; three signs you're ready to expand; and an example of a big business sending its legal team after smaller firms.
Fri, 09 Oct 2015 12:00:00 PDTLearning from the historic flooding in South Carolina. Is your small business prepared? Also, how to make your invention stand out when submitting it online; and when older workers might be willing to stick around.
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 12:00:00 PDTCustomer service lessons from a tech firm that could be misfiring; Feeling ignored by mainstream banks? Guess who's rushing to get your business instead; And a payments company finds a way to increase exposure in the political world.
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 12:00:00 PDTThe delay for more secure credit-cards; two men in Wisconsin are designing a unique museum...find out what it is...and the strategy they're pursuing; and separating your business from the competition on social media.
Tue, 29 Sep 2015 12:00:00 PDTHow cyber-security firms are attracting new customers; new numbers about the cost of healthcare; and the silliness of some crowdfunding campaigns.