Micro Business Roundup features five articles from the week that we think are read-worthy. This time, we highlight tips from successful business owners, how to score top talent, the complexities of small-business lending, and more.
5 Success Tips from Award-Winning Entrepreneurs — This article provides some great advice from successful business owners. Our two favorite tips: “Hire your weaknesses,” and “Don’t be afraid to share your idea.” What is one piece of advice YOU would pass along to another small business owner or entrepreneur?
How to Win the Talent War — Are you hiring? This might be an article you want to read before starting the process. Just finding true talent can be difficult, sure, but what can be even harder is getting that top talent to work for you. This Fast Company article has a few helpful bits of advice to keep in mind during your next LinkedIn search.
Why Small-Business Lending Is Such a Confusing Mess — This thought-provoking article from The New York Times explores small-business lending, and sets up a new series of blog posts from business owner Ami Kassar that will explore why, exactly, this topic is often so difficult to navigate and understand.
Who Runs Most Business Establishments? — The answer might surprise you.
4 Blossoming Green Business Opportunities — Eco-friendly business opportunities still exist — this article highlights four of them. Would you ever start a green business?