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Policy Making and Entrepreneurism: Navigating A Sea of Red Tape

Recently I heard a corporate executive express optimism about the future of American politics because “nearly 18 percent of the candidates running for office are entrepreneurs.” He stated that: “With more entrepreneurs running, maybe we’ll get some problems solved.”

Intrigued by the perception that entrepreneurs are problem solvers, I wondered:

  • What are the […]
2018-11-13T11:41:44-06:00November 9th, 2018|Entrepreneur|

Intentionally Building Your Infrastructure to Overcome Business Obstacles

Regardless of your industry, entrepreneurs and small business owners face common challenges. According to the August 2018 report on Small Business Economic Trends, the top 10 challenges are:

► Healthcare
► Government regulations
► Federal Income Taxes
► The economy
► Tax compliance
► Cash flow
► Staying passionate
► Client diversification
► Scaling without sacrificing quality
► Hiring new employees

Impact of […]

2018-10-09T16:40:25-05:00October 9th, 2018|Business Growth, Economic Growth|

Seeking Innovative Growth?
Scout Out Uncommon Relationships Like Chewing Gum and Smartphones

By definition, advancing business requires change. If growth is your goal, how do you move business forward? Which mindset do you embrace?

– Status quo?
– Copy the innovators?
– Innovator?
– Trendsetter?

According to Phil Simon, writer for HuffingtonPost.com, companies that fail to understand and quickly adopt emerging technologies will become obsolete. Furthermore, he says, “It […]

2018-04-16T12:07:15-05:00April 5th, 2018|Economic Growth|