Archive: December 21, 2008 - December 27, 2008

How Do I.... Stick With It? (Entrepreneurs Share Their Inspiration)

I often ask entrepreneurs and small business owners why they decided to start their own business and if they have any advice they'd want to share with other like-minded souls. So for the new year, I thought it might be a good time to reflect on others' inspiration and...

By Sharon McLoone | December 24, 2008; 11:25 AM ET | Comments (1)

The Roses of Success

While watching the classic film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang recently, I realized that small business owners and struggling entrepreneurs may get inspired, or at least get a kick out of, the ditty "The Roses of Success." It pays homage to failure and the struggle of entrepreneurship, Chitty Chitty Bang Bangy-style....

By Sharon McLoone | December 23, 2008; 10:00 AM ET | Comments (2)

Landrieu Outlines Priorities, Pushes for SBA Cabinet Seat

The push to get the Small Business Administration a seat at presidential cabinet meetings got another boost last week when incoming chair of the Senate panel overseeing small business matters called for the elevation. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.), who will take the helm of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee...

By Sharon McLoone | December 22, 2008; 11:45 AM ET | Comments (2)


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