A business mentor is someone with a lot more experience who is willing to teach you what they know.
But there are common persistent mistakes that entrepreneurs make when consulting a mentor…
Editors note: This blog is authored by John Williams, Director of Innovation for the US Small Business Administration’s Office of Investment and Innovation.
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The SBA’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, which works to expand awareness, participation and success in America’s small business landscape for underserved communities, ended 2014…read more
If you’re looking to start or grow your business, unless you’re fortunate enough to have a reserve of savings or a benevolent angel investor, then you’re going to need a business loan.
Did you ever see the movie “A League of Their Own” with Tom Hanks? If not, you should. There’s a great quote in it, and it pertains to owning a franchise.
“Of course it’s hard…read more
Yesterday, faith leaders and parishioners in communities across this country gathered to reflect on the teachings of America’s most important civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who…read more
When your company needs financing, it may be difficult or impossible to obtain it unless you give your personal guarantee. This means if the company fails to pay its debt, you’re on the hook….read more
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently introduced another online training module to help small businesses and others to better understand the HUBZone program and status protests. …read more