Talking Video Production Basics with Industry Veteran Stu Sternbach

Talking Video Production Basics with Industry Veteran Stu Sternbach

I recently had a conversation with Stu Sternbach, President of Pangea Reps. His firm represents high-level video production companies, the folks who are creating some of your favorite TV commercials & branded content for tv, web, and corporations. Stu’s one of the most knowledgeable and personable people I know in the video industry. With...

KDS Smart Chair

Powered Wheel Chair Inventor Shares His Story of Entrepreneur Success

While working in his father's business, Roland Reznik, observed the difficulty many wheel-chair using customers had in navigating around. Reznik's inventive mind started putting some designs together and he launched KD Smart Chair, a lightweight power wheelchair. This is what entrepreneurs do, they find solutions to problems. We're sharing this story, in partnership with KD Smart Chair. Approved...

Government Contracting - Should Your Business Try It?

Government Contracting: Should Your Business Give It a Try? American Express Expert Shares Tips

Lourdes Martin-Rosa walks the talk in her role as an American Express OPEN Advisor on government contracting. A small business owner herself, she founded the professional services firm Government Business Solutions (GBS), which provides expert programs in landing a government contract. I recently sat down with Lourdes to discuss the reasons why a small business...

growth hacks

9 Growth Hacks from Your Favorite Startups (and How to Use Them)

Startup = Growth. That’s how Paul Graham, founder of YCombinator, defined a startup. As per this definition, growth is the most important metric for a startup. It doesn’t matter whether this growth is in users, traffic or revenue; as long as the chart keeps pointing upwards, the startup is succeeding. But how do startups actually...

Reinventing the Family Business to Find Success in a New Era

Reinventing the Family Business to Find Success in a New Era

Everyone has their own reasons for starting a business. Some are passionate about an idea and want to bring it to life. Some are motivated by the profit potential. Others are lured by the lifestyle it allows you to have – being your own boss and being able to control your own time. None...

The Small Business Influencer Awards: Your 2015 Winners are Here

The Small Business Influencer Awards: Your 2015 Winners are Here

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"]The votes have been tallied and the Top 100 Champions for the 2015 Small Business Influencer Awards have been chosen! The champions, a mix of well-known small business enthusiasts and up-and-comers as well as companies and members of the media, represent the best of the best in small business. The process to...

4 Tips on How to Hire a Small Business Bookkeeper

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"]"Work on your business, not in your business" is one of most common bits of advice most small business owners hear. But what might that entail? Another thing small business owners are advised to do is to surround themselves with a trusted team. People that they can count on, bounce an...

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