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We, every one of us, can make a difference if we so desire. It really is all about choices. We can be proactive, progressing towards change that will make today better than yesterday for ourselves and for others, but only if we choose to do so. In essence, we can choose to be victims of societal decay or, we can be advocates and drivers of positive change. The choice is ours to make… and live with.

Acceler8Success Cafe Friday 3.15.19

FEATURED ARTICLE: Opinion: Women Owners Key to Small Business Economy

What do 6,111 women in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa all have in common? They each visited a Women’s Business Center in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Region 7 during fiscal 2018 and are now starting or operating a business.

Nationally, the SBA supports 114 WBCs that contribute to tremendous growth for the businesses they serve – creating $1.7 billion in revenue and 17,000 new jobs. Counseling, training and mentorship through other SBA resource partners including Small Business Development Centers, SCORE chapters and the SBA’s Woman Owned Small Business program helped even more women succeed as entrepreneurs.

READ HERE about why these women are on the forefront of small-business growth.

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The Challenges Of Small Business

How This Entrepreneur Created A Billion-Dollar Business By Selling Meal Kits

The Entrepreneur Who Took On His Family Jewelry Business And Disrupted An Industry

Essential Advice for Unintended Entrepreneurs

After Fleeing Vietnam at 20, This Entrepreneur Built A Thriving Education Franchise

        

What is a Franchise?

Converting a Family Business Into a Franchised Brand

Understanding The Franchise Disclosure Document (PODCAST)

15 Expert Tips for Startups Seeking Angel or Seed Financing

Very early stage startups often seek angel or seed financing in order to gain initial traction on developing their product or technology, land initial customers, and make other progress. Angel or seed rounds typically range from $100,000 to $500,000 or more. READ HERE for four key points investors look for when reviewing an early stage seed or angel investment opportunity:

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Acceler8Success Cafe Thursday 3.14.19

FEATURED ARTICLE: Beware this 1 red flag personality trait. Harvard study says they can bleed you – and your money – dry

We all know at least person in the office who possesses all the traits of a toxic co-worker (i.e., they’re lazy, acts superior to others, loves to gossip, etc.). But one of the biggest red flag personality traits, according to a Harvard Business School study, is the constant need to spread negativity. In other words, they are a pain to be around and their actions can make everyone’s workday utterly miserable.

The data, which observed more than 50,000 employees, found that this type of “toxic” co-worker is a major red flag because of their ability to drive other employees to quit their jobs, faster and frequently. They can “cause major organizational cost, including customer loss, loss of employee morale, increased turnover and loss of legitimacy among important external stakeholders,” the researchers cited.

READ THE COMPLETE STORY AT Make It on CNBC.COM

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Startups With Focus On Older Demographic Gain Traction

How to Become a Master Communicator by Following This One Rule

The Essentials of a Pizzeria Manager’s Survival Kit

CBD Oil Is Everywhere, But Is It Really Safe and Healthy?

How This Nonprofit Consulting Firm Helps Small Businesses, Female Entrepreneurs

Are you thinking of going into business for yourself and learning how the choice of a franchise can “jump-start” the process and your earning potential?

Small Business, Big Lessons: Considering a Franchise

Multi-Unit Franchisee Insight – Career Turning Point & Best Business Decision

Entrepreneur: Are You Or Aren’t You?

IN THIS ARTICLE, the author explains when entrepreneurs should also consider themselves family business owners and what difference that simple but critical mindset shift will make for their businesses’ longevity.

How This Entrepreneur Became His Own Boss by Taking Financial Risks

15 Ways Serial Entrepreneurs Can Regain Focus And Productivity

How To Attract Top Talent: 5 Unique Ideas For Startups

The Illusion of Instant Startup Success

What Brands Are Using Podcasts?

A Comprehensive Business Plan Outline for Small Business

Business plans are an important business start-up step for many small business owners, especially those who are pitching their business ideas to investors or credit institutions for funding. Because of the vastness of information, business plans can also be one of the most overwhelming parts of starting a business. READ HERE about a business plan outline that walks you through each section of a basic business plan in the order they typically appear.

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