Tag - small businesses

The FEARLESS: 3 Entrepreneurs Who Didn’t Let Fear Stop Them

The FEARLESS: 3 Entrepreneurs Who Didn't Let Fear Stop Them In this issue of Smart Hustle Magazine we are proudly highlighting small business entrepreneurs who looked fear in the face and instead of letting it stop them, took the leap! They ignored the naysayers and skeptics and threw caution to the wind to start their...

Survey Reveals Small Businesses Optimistic About 2015

Survey Reveals Small Businesses Optimistic About 2015 A new survey conducted by Xero, a Global leader in one accounting software, shows that small businesses are quite optimistic about 2015 based on the growth they found in 2014. According to the survey of 304 US based small businesses, 81 percent experienced revenue growth this year and nearly...

I’ve long dreamed of starting my own business. How do I make the leap?

I've long dreamed of starting my own business. How do I make the leap? This issue our expert mentor is Michael Alden, business guru and author of the best-selling book Ask More, Get More. Michael overcame a traumatic childhood (born into poverty, his father, step-father and brother all were drug addicts, and his mother was...

How Cyber Secure Is Your Small Business?

How Cyber Secure Is Your Small Business? If you’re like most entrepreneurs, the answer is “not very.” 78 percent of small business owners say it is very important to protect their data and computer systems But… 25 percent say they have a little to no understanding of cyber security.   What security risks are small business owners most worried about? 63%: Undetected...