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Business Resiliency

6 Business Resiliency Lessons to Implement Today

The current economic crunch reminds us of the importance of business resiliency. After all, it’s only the most robust businesses that can manage to withstand the pressures added by a pandemic. For Jenefeness Tucker, two Washington-based pizza shops drive this lesson home. One is no more, while the other thrives even during these hard times....

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Digital B2B Payments Adoption a Pandemic Silver Lining

An upside to the pandemic according to small business owners is the adoption of digital B2B payments. Mastercard found in a recent study that 57% of small businesses increased their use of digital systems for business-to-business payments amid the COVID-19 crisis. A majority of business owners (82%) said they changed the way their business sends and...

Financial Health Trumps Physical Health for Employees Amid COVID-19

Employees of small businesses are more concerned about their financial health than their physical health amid the pandemic. According to a new study by MetLife, 55% of small business employees express concern about their financial health during the COVID-19 crisis. That’s higher than the 41% who worry about their physical health. In fact, concern about financial...

Can Magic Help You Grow Your Business? Maybe, But Differentiation Definitely Can

Mark Levy is the founder of Levy Innovation LLC, a positioning and branding firm that helps thought leaders grow their personal brand and business. Mark says he typically works with 2 types of clients.  The first: those who are already famous before they reached out to Mark, and he helped them differentiate and...

DWEN: How Is Small Business Working for Women?

Ramon Ray got a chance to catch up with Erik Day, who heads up Dell’s Small Business Network. Erik had been at the Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network in Singapore summit as well and noted the amazing relationships and networking he’s seen over the course of his time there.  “Having a community of support to come...

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What Trump Administration is Doing for Small Business

Two years into the Trump Administration the economy is strong, and that’s good for business. With two more years to go, how can we expect this administration’s policies to work even more for small businesses? Brian Blase, Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, National Economic Council, gives us some answers. What is the...

Light Your Ikigai and Get Paid For The Things Your Love To Do

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgy9vUqcVUw I think we have all been in a place where we were doing something we absolutely hated just for the money or you were doing what you are passionate about but can’t seem to make money from it. During my conversation with life coach, Chelsea Zirna, we dig deep into how to find your...