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Why Logistics Cannot Be Overlooked In A Thriving Tech Landscape

Logistics may seem old-fashioned in a tech landscape full of digital services and sharing-economy platforms. For example, there is no unified fleet of Uber drivers. Instead, logistics are handled by individual users of the app with their personal resources. With the  rise of the...
Posted On 14 Mar 2018

Mobile computing will dominate your future

What if I told you that seven-of-ten of the prospects and customers in your market can’t find your business? You’d be very disturbed by that, wouldn’t you? Now, what if I told you that three-fourths of the calls your prospects and customers want to make to your business are not...
Posted On 14 Mar 2018

Financial Literacy And Raising The Entrepreneurs Of Tomorrow

Across the US there is an  emerging trend of entrepreneurship . Over the last 20 years, we’ve seen growing numbers of  young entrepreneurs build successful businesses, many before the age of 18 . Organizations from all over have arisen to help these young entrepreneurs get their...
Posted On 14 Mar 2018

Why Sustainability Efforts Are Good For Business

Sustainability efforts and conservation are two concepts you have probably heard a lot in recent years. These concepts relate to everything in business. This includes natural resource depletion to climate change, cost containment, and waste reduction. There are some companies...
Posted On 03 Mar 2018

How much is call reluctance costing you?

Jim Blasingame explains how much call reluctance is costing Source
Posted On 27 Feb 2018

5 Ways Small Business Owners Can Protect Data

You read the headlines and hear how  cybercrime has become a real threat to consumers and businesses . For example,  CSO  recently reported the  biggest data breaches  of the 21st century, and the companies impacted were huge: Equifax, Yahoo, Home Depot, and Target, just to name...
Posted On 23 Feb 2018

StreetShares, A Small Business Loan Provider For Military Veterans, Is Ready To Scale

The small business lending space has undergone a massive shift in the last decade. Where banks and credit unions once reigned supreme, fintech startups like Kabbage and OnDeck now present entrepreneurs with more financing options than ever before. But one such startup has managed...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018

Lead Meetings More Effectively By Leveraging Technology

Meetings pose an ongoing challenge for business leaders. The goal is to lead meetings more efficiently. However, that’s easier said then done. Although they’re a necessary part of effective communication and collaboration, meetings can easily become a drudgery for attendees. For...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018

Four future 2018 headlines created by the new tax law

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) is now an official part of the U.S. tax code. As you may know, since April 2017 I twice warned in this space that the legislation was going to favor Wall Street over Main Street businesses.  My last column on this topic was a “good, bad and ugly”...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018

Starting A Business For The First Time? Make Sure You Avoid These 4 Mistakes

It’s no secret that we’re living in the age of innovation. Everyday entrepreneurs are setting out on their journey to hopefully create the next big thing. If you’re one of those entrepreneurs starting a business for the first time, you’re going to need all the help you can get....
Posted On 16 Feb 2018