Tag Archives: advice for small business owners

How Ross Cassidy Bounced from Dollar Draft Bartender to ‘Million Dollar Decorator.’

While a handful business owners achieve incredible success overnight, for most it’s a process that takes time, patience, and a lot of courage. Ross Cassidy’s story is no different. His journey to becoming one of New York’s hottest decorators spans three continents and at least 4 careers, including a stint as a dollar bartender. As […]

3 Things Small Businesses Need to Know about Black Monday

Today, the financial world is reeling at the global market downturn that has come to be known as Black Monday. While it’s still unclear whether this is just a temporary stock slide or the beginning of something more portentous, it’s undeniable that many people are alarmed. #BlackMonday is a top trending topic on Twitter, and […]

Top 3 Advertising and Marketing Watchouts for Small Businesses

Advertising can be one of the most fun parts of business.  It’s the perfect opportunity to blend creativity with your business acumen.  And, After all, who doesn’t want to see their company name on TV, hear it on the radio or see it in print? And if you don’t have the budget for any of […]

The Tao of Bethany: Failure is Inevitable and Perfection is a Myth

What’s the cost of not taking a risk? It’s a simple question that propelled Bethany Lyons to leave her comfortable job and found Lyons Den Power Yoga. In episode 3 of our small business docuseries, Courageous Leaders, Bethany shares how embracing failure and learning the value of taking action have contributed to her success as […]

How Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley Tinkered a Bad Week Into 50 Million Users

In episode 2 of Courageous Leaders, FourSquare’s Dennis Crowley explains how he went from losing his job and getting evicted (all in one week) to eventually founding a mobile app with 50 Million users.