Entrepreneurial

Small business owners feeling glum about economy: poll

October 18, 2012

President Barack Obama called them the “engines of growth” in a debate this week against Mitt Romney, but small businesses are feeling decidedly glum about the broader economy and more than half of them have no plans to hire anytime soon.

Exclusive: Small business backs Obama, not Democrats: poll

September 20, 2011

The Obama administration has hurt small businesses but the president still leads in backing among current 2012 election candidates, a new survey found.

Why the debt ceiling debate won’t stop America’s small businesses

By Guest Contributor
September 9, 2011

– John Krubski is an entrepreneur and the architect of The Guardian Life Index: What Matters Most to America’s Small Business Owners. He is currently working on his next book, “Cracking the America Code: How to Get US Back on Track”. –

Jane Pauley tackles reinvention

By Guest Contributor
August 16, 2011

SecondAct contributor Kerry Hannon is a Contributing Editor for U.S. News & World Report and the author of “Whats Next? Follow Your Passion and Find Your Dream Job”. This article originally appeared here. –

5 reasons to join a startup after graduating

By Guest Contributor
June 6, 2011

– Eric Stromberg joined Hunch in 2010 and works primarily on business development. Prior to Hunch, Eric worked as a summer analyst in Goldman Sachs’ Sales and Trading Division. Eric received a BA, magna cum laude, in history from Duke University. This article originally appeared on his blog. The views expressed are his own. –

Hearty 2011 seen for restaurateurs

June 1, 2011

This year the restaurant industry is poised to put up its best numbers in four years, buoyed by an increase of roughly 2 million jobs since the depths of the recession and improved household income.

Exclusive: Entrepreneurs vow to create 1,000 jobs in two days

September 21, 2010

By the time he was 30, Dan Bliss had started 10 businesses, employing hundreds of people. Now he wants to help other entrepreneurs create jobs.

Big business pipeline for small business

September 14, 2010

CORRECTED: the Universal College Application was created by ApplicationsOnline LLC and not the NCAA as was previously stated.

Golf and career transitions

By Reuters Staff
April 7, 2010

- Candida Brush is the Paul T. Babson Chair of Entrepreneurship at Babson College. The opinions expressed are her own. -

Small Talk: Healthcare debate heats up

November 9, 2009

The healthcare debate is just starting to heat up for small business owners. FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters sister publication, has a nice blog post titled “Healthcare reform & small business: 3 bills explained,” in which they break down Obama’s “Affordable Health Care for American Act” legislation, that was approved by a slim majority of 220-215 by the House over the weekend.