By Bill Riegler If you are a small business owner or starting up a new business, get yourself a mentor, or six. You read correctly; the more the merrier. Most small business owners, myself included when I owned a small business recently, do not get a mentor. That doesn’t mean we don’t ask occasional advice Read More →
By Marsha Bailey “What keeps you awake at night?” We’ve all been there — unable to shut down our brain and turn off the anxieties that can become the monster lurking under the bed. But today, I don’t want to talk about what keeps me up at night. I want to talk about what gets Read More →
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Studies show that in cities where small businesses account for a relatively large share of the economy, communities thrive because citizens are more connected to each other, more engaged and more likely to work together to solve problems.
Last week we wrote about the gaping donut hole in Santa Barbara County when it comes to funding for economic development.
One of the region’s leading catering firms and a longtime advocate for female entrepreneurs were honored at the annual Small Business Awards at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on June 13. The program is co-sponsored by the Los Angeles District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. Wedgewood Wedding Read More →