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  • In The Age Of The Customer, Relevance Trumps Competitiveness

    In The Age Of The Customer, Relevance Trumps Competitiveness

    The new prime differentiator in today's marketplace isn't how competitive you are, but rather a customer's appraisal of a seller's relevancy. So, does this mean that sellers no longer have to be
    - 4 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 11:33pm -
  • The Employee Perks That Actually Work

    The Employee Perks That Actually Work

    By Krister Ungerbock Ping-pong tables are not a  recruitment strategy . Yet some members of leadership and human resource teams think setting up game rooms and throwing occasional pizza parties somehow make their organizations super attractive…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Aug 19, 1:25pm -
  • Your Blockchain Close Encounter Of The First Kind

    Your Blockchain Close Encounter Of The First Kind

    Some form of digital trust technology, like blockchain-type applications, will ultimately become ubiquitous. Make sure your small business is ready for its close encounter of the first
    - 25 days ago, 25 Jul 19, 5:33pm -
  • Blockchain Isn't The End Of Trust, It's The Future Of Trust

    Blockchain Isn't The End Of Trust, It's The Future Of Trust

    In the Analog Age, trust was implied, but not guaranteed. But the more we employ global digital leverage by merely pushing an "Enter" key, the more we need digital trust – crypto-trust, like Blockchain
    - 32 days ago, 18 Jul 19, 4:05pm -
  • Blockchain is Here - Are You Ready?

    Blockchain is Here - Are You Ready?

    By definition, a "killer app" is at once handy and disruptive. And as handy and disruptive as the mother-of-all killer apps, the Internet, has been, Blockchain will be quantum-leap disruptive for everyone, but handy only for those who make the quantu…
    - 41 days ago, 9 Jul 19, 2:51pm -
  • We Began With Freedom And The World Is Better For It

    We Began With Freedom And The World Is Better For It

    America began with freedom and liberty was made manifest. We began with freedom and entrepreneurship was born. We began with freedom and capitalism flourished. This week, we celebrate and honor the American
    - 47 days ago, 3 Jul 19, 2:56pm -
  • 25 Business Tips on How to Save Money

    25 Business Tips on How to Save Money

    The world of business is not a comfortable place to be. The job of a small business owner is hard, but it is often a dream some people aspire to. And, that is why most go after it. Every potential business owner wants to know what success looks like.…
    - 53 days ago, 27 Jun 19, 3:33pm -
  • Sustained Small Business Success Requires Two Kinds Of Passion

    Sustained Small Business Success Requires Two Kinds Of Passion

    Being a high-performing, professional small business CEO requires two kinds of passion. Do you have what it
    - 55 days ago, 25 Jun 19, 1:51pm -
  • Thirty Years Of Living By My Wits

    Thirty Years Of Living By My Wits

    Being a small business owner is one of the hardest jobs in the world because they "live by their wits." Here are lessons learned from three decades of small business
    - 68 days ago, 12 Jun 19, 2:00pm -
  • Patience Is Not Standard Equipment On Entrepreneurs

    Patience Is Not Standard Equipment On Entrepreneurs

    When self-directed, impatience is perhaps one of our redeeming entrepreneurial attributes because it’s borne largely from a quest for excellence. Unfortunately, personal excellence to us can look a lot like perfection to some and sound like impatie…
    - 76 days ago, 4 Jun 19, 1:03pm -

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  • Americans and Self-Employment: How Many Take the Plunge, and Why Many Don’t

    Americans and Self-Employment: How Many Take the Plunge, and Why Many Don’t

    by Raymond J. Keating- So, do Americans want to embrace entrepreneurship or not? Some interesting answers come courtesy of “Freshbooks Third Annual Self-Employment in America Report.” The good news from this Freshbooks 2019 survey of 4,000 Americ…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Aug 19, 9:14am -
  • Industrial Production, Including Manufacturing, Falls in July

    Industrial Production, Including Manufacturing, Falls in July

    by Raymond J. Keating- Assorted key economic data were released on August 15. And while labor productivity and retail sales were positive, industrial production (i.e., the real output of the manufacturing, mining, and electric and gas utilities) decl…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 7:02am -
  • Kerrigan and Talento: Ending Surprise Billing Protects Patients and Honesty in Health Care

    Kerrigan and Talento: Ending Surprise Billing Protects Patients and Honesty in Health Care

    In an August 15 Morning Consult Op-ed, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan and health care expert and consultant Katy Talento, who formerly served as the top health policy advisor to President Donald J. Trump on the Domestic Policy Council, wr…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 9:08pm -
  • July Retail Numbers: Solid Gains

    July Retail Numbers: Solid Gains

    by Raymond J. Keating- According to the latest retail sales numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau, the consumer is withstanding a barrage of uncertainty and market volatility. Retail and food services sales showed a solid gain of 0.7 percent in July. T…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 12:00pm -
  • Kerrigan in the Washington Times: The Pain of Tariffs is Real and Growing for Small Businesses

    Kerrigan in the Washington Times: The Pain of Tariffs is Real and Growing for Small Businesses

    In an August 14 Washington Times Op-ed, SBE Council president and CEO Karen Kerrigan reviews the role that America’s small businesses play in trade, especially with China.  In addition, she highlights the effects of the trade war with China across…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 9:30pm -
  • On the Economy: Fed Needs to Keep Its Eye on the Price-Stability Ball

    On the Economy: Fed Needs to Keep Its Eye on the Price-Stability Ball

    by Raymond J. Keating- As we’ve seen a variety times over recent decades, the Federal Reserve can get distracted, or even lost in visions of grandeur, forgetting what the true job of a monetary authority is. The lone job that the Fed is fit to do i…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 12:19pm -
  • STATE SPOTLIGHT: “Entrepreneurial Florida” is Much More than Mickey Mouse and Retirement

    STATE SPOTLIGHT: “Entrepreneurial Florida” is Much More than Mickey Mouse and Retirement

    by Raymond J. Keating- Small Business Policy Index 2019: Florida ranked 3rd – or third best – among the 50 states. SBE Council’s “Small Business Policy Index 2019” ranks the 50 states according to 62 different policy measures, including a w…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Aug 19, 9:39pm -
  • Binding Arbitration: A Non-Starter that Won’t Resolve Surprise Billing

    Binding Arbitration: A Non-Starter that Won’t Resolve Surprise Billing

    What they are saying… The last thing a patient needs after getting hit by a surprise medical bill is to endure a federally established “arbitration” process to settle the dispute.  The idea is being advocated by some – largely hospitals and…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Aug 19, 9:05pm -
  • The Trade War with China and Lost Economic Growth

    The Trade War with China and Lost Economic Growth

    by Raymond J. Keating- In December 2018, President Donald Trump tweeted, “I am a Tariff Man.” In fact, Trump’s pro-tariff stance goes back to the 1980s. However, higher tariffs – like any other tax increases – are bad news for U.S. consumer…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Aug 19, 8:34am -
  • Mixed Data on Consumer Credit
    by Raymond J. Keating- According to the latest consumer credit report from the Federal Reserve, revolving credit (mainly credit cards) declined in June at a seasonally-adjusted, annual rate of 0.1 percent. Overall consumer credit grew by 4.3 percent,…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Aug 19, 8:37am -
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  • Advocacy March – April 2016 Newsletter Released

    Advocacy March – April 2016 Newsletter Released

    The Office of Advocacy  has released the March – April 2016 edition of its newsletter, The Small Business Advocate. This edition highlights the 2016 Small Business Profile release. The newsletter also covers the office’s legislative prioritie…
    - 28 Apr 16, 3:42pm -
  • Advocacy Economists participate in the annual Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Conference

    Advocacy Economists participate in the annual Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Conference

    By Michael McManus, Regulatory Research Fellow   Late last week the SBA Office of Advocacy participated in the annual Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Conference. The conference, widely attended by government employees and academics alike, works to…
    - 4 Apr 16, 5:06pm -
  • Gender gaps in the STEM field discussed during monthly Small Business Economic Research Forum
    By Miriam Segal, Research Economist On Wednesday, March 9, 2016, Dr. Waverly Ding presented at the Office of Advocacy’s monthly Small Business Economic Research forum. Dr. Ding is an Associate Professor of Management and Organization at University…
    - 30 Mar 16, 10:16am -
  • Chief Counsel travels to California for listening tour     

    Chief Counsel travels to California for listening tour     

    By Emily Williams, Outreach and Events Specialist In February, Chief Counsel for Advocacy Darryl L. DePriest, along with members of Advocacy’s Office of Economic Research, traveled to California to present research results and hear from small busin…
    - 24 Mar 16, 12:30pm -
  • Advocacy Releases February 2016 Edition of The Small Business Advocate

    Advocacy Releases February 2016 Edition of The Small Business Advocate

    The Office of Advocacy  has released the February 2016 edition of its newsletter, The Small Business Advocate. This edition highlights the testimony of Chief Counsel Darryl L. DePriest before the House Small Business Committee, Subcommittee on inves…
    - 22 Feb 16, 11:29am -
  • Union Kitchen Provides Recipe for Success for Food Entrepreneurs in DC

    Union Kitchen Provides Recipe for Success for Food Entrepreneurs in DC

        By Janis Reyes, Assistant Chief Counsel  In January, Advocacy staffers met with Jonas Singer, co-founder of Union Kitchen, at a new $2.75 million dollar, 15,000 square foot facility in the Ivy City section of Washington, D.C.   Union Kitchen…
    - 5 Feb 16, 11:39am -
  • The Missing Millennial Entrepreneurs

    The Missing Millennial Entrepreneurs

    By Economist Daniel Wilmoth, PhD Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook 12 years ago, on February 4, 2004, while still in college. He dropped out, moved the company to Silicon Valley, and, in 2012, held an initial offering of stock to the public. In 2015,…
    - 2 Feb 16, 3:00am -
  • Advocacy Releases Annual Regulatory Flexibility Act Report

    Advocacy Releases Annual Regulatory Flexibility Act Report

    The Office of Advocacy releases the Regulatory Flexibility Act report annually to inform Congress of how well agencies are complying with the RFA. The Fiscal Year 2015 annual report includes interviews with four of advocacy’s former chief counsels.…
    - 12 Jan 16, 10:35am -
  • Small Businesses Key Players in International Trade

    Small Businesses Key Players in International Trade

    Even though international trade makes up 30 percent of the U.S. economy, and U.S. exports of goods and services reached a record $2.3 trillion in 2014, the pace of export growth has been slowing in recent years. U.S. small businesses face a host of c…
    - 11 Dec 15, 4:44pm -
  • IRS Regulations Take Into Account the Concerns of Small Business Owners
    By Dillon Taylor, Assistant Chief Counsel The Office of Advocacy’s efforts on behalf of small businesses were successful recently when the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) revised proposed regulations to be less burdensome on small businesses. Notice…
    - 10 Dec 15, 12:05pm -

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