Historic Figures Re-cast as CEOs

Historic Figures Re-cast as CEOs

Some of our greatest business leaders are also remembered as historic icons (e.g., Ford, Disney, Edison), but the opposite isn’t usually true. Most history texts focus on political, military and artistic accomplishments, so the titans of commerce – unless they’ve...
Three Legal Aspects of Small Business

Three Legal Aspects of Small Business

It’s no fun being paranoid, and there is no intent to make you worry unnecessarily here, but the fact is that as a small business owner or operator, you need to watch your own back when it comes to potential legal troubles. The chance of legal action is always present...
The Pros and Cons of Summer Internships

The Pros and Cons of Summer Internships

A business associate about to hire a summer intern for the first time couldn’t believe what he was about to do. “It seems like I was just an intern myself,” he said. It had actually been about twelve years, but if you were fortunate enough – or ambitious enough – to...
Five Tips for Better Hiring

Five Tips for Better Hiring

There is no sure thing when it comes to hiring decisions. But a little creativity and preparation can help tilt the odds in your favor, and that is good for both you and for the right candidate. The hiring process can be as stressful for a company as it is for the...