Small Business Big Impact

Project Grow

Create a Company That Talented People Beg to Work For

There's more to growing your company than sales figures and production metrics can capture. Employee satisfaction is one of them.
Cuba

The President Can Go to Cuba, and Now You Can, Too

After an embargo that's lasted decades, the U.S. government is saying '¡si!' to entrepreneurship in the island nation. Here are the new rules for trade.
sxsw 2016

At SXSW: Wikipedia's Founder on Privacy, Diversity and Robots Writing Encyclopedia Entries

Jimmy Wales talked with Guy Kawasaki about the pressures shaping the online encyclopedia for the future.
Technology

Technologies Like 3-D Printing, Live Stream and Virtual Reality Have Facilitated Fantastic New Business Opportunities

For entrepreneurs who know an opportunity when they see it, new business ideas based on cutting-edge tech are always right around the corner.
Motivation

8 Traits of Exceptionally Motivated Entrepreneurs

The desire to make a positive difference in the world, not simply the desire to be rich, is what distinguishes people driven to succeed.
Challenges

The 5 Biggest Challenges Our Startup Culture Must Overcome

Funding is going disproportionately to the biggest, best established businesses. We have to change that.
Infographics

Ridesharing Services Are Chipping Away at Mass Transit for Some Americans, But Safety Remains Big Concern (Infographic)

A national poll shows that most Americans would be in favor of fingerprint background checks for drivers.
Leadership

Why Your Company Culture Needs to Be a Reflection of You

Give your workforce a reason to work hard, and you will reap the benefits of people who actually want to work for you and share your vision.
Millennials

4 Reasons to Embrace Millennial Values in Change Management

Turn and face the change -- something that is in the DNA of the younger generation.
Hiring Tips

How to Speed up Your Hiring to Find Valuable Talent Now

What are you doing to nab that 'purple squirrel'?
Value

Why Making Money Means Thinking Beyond Profits

Your company values should align with customer values, as today's consumers want more than competitive pricing.
Routines

5 Habits You Should Steal From Other Entrepreneurs' Morning Routines

Steve Jobs used to look into a mirror each morning and ask himself a specific question. You should follow his example.
Cuba

Why Entrepreneurs Should Consider Cuba

Just think how your business may benefit from the Cuban's culture, entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to jump start their economy.
Employee loyalty

Inspire Loyalty With Your Leadership: Here's How

6 ways you can motivate a team to 'follow you to the ends of the earth.'
Women Entrepreneurs

Why Vulnerability, Authenticity and Love Are 3 Must-Haves for Entrepreneurs

It can seem uncomfortable to talk about these things in a business article, but the truth is -- that's where all the magic happens.