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A former party promoter is saving the...

A former party promoter is saving the world from dirty water

03/21/17 01:43PM

More than 600 million people around the world don't have access to clean water. A former New York party promoter decided he would tackle this crisis by working with local experts and community members to identify potential solutions. Founder Scott Harrison tells us how he turned Charity:Water from an idea into a fast growing organization. watch

Top tip: Be nimble

Top tip: Be nimble

03/17/17 11:28AM

Serial entrepreneur Christiane Lemieux, the founder of Cloth and Company, says you have to nimble when it comes to running your business because the unexpected can happen at any moment. watch

Collettey’s Cookies: A sweet story of success

Collettey’s Cookies: A sweet story of success

03/17/17 11:28AM

Down Syndrome may have prevented Collette Divitto from getting a job, but it didn't stop her from starting her own company. Her mission now is to grow Collettey's Cookies so that she can hire other capable people with disabilities. Everyone in the cookie business from Mrs. Fields to Kathleen King, the founder of Tate's, is rooting... watch

Elevator pitch: Karma Organic Nail Polish

Elevator pitch: Karma Organic Nail Polish

03/17/17 11:28AM

Do you know how many chemicals you might be exposed to during a manicure or pedicure? The founder of Karma Organic Nail Polish says the services are more toxic than you think. That’s why he created nail polishes that are safe for people like pregnant women, children, cancer patients and allergy sufferers. Let’s find out if our panelists think he... watch

Will proposed changes to health care...

Will proposed changes to health care affect small business?

03/17/17 11:28AM

The Republican push to replace The Affordable Care Act is getting mixed reviews. As the GOP tries to drum up support for the American Health Care Act, small and medium-sized business owners want to know how they’ll be impacted. John Arensmeyer with the Small Business Majority and Kevin Kuhlman with the NFIB tell us what the future may have in... watch

4 ways your small business can save money

4 ways your small business can save money

03/10/17 09:58AM

Business owners typically have a tough time getting ahead. You may have a great product and great customers, but it may still be hard to keep your financials in order. Amanda Steinberg, the founder and CEO of DailyWorth, has 4 ways your company can save money. watch

The CEO of Perdue has these 5 tips for growth

The CEO of Perdue has these 5 tips for growth

03/10/17 09:58AM

When Arthur Perdue started his company in 1920, he only sold eggs. Today, Perdue is one of the largest American producers of chicken, and the business is still in the family. We speak with Arthur’s grandson Jim Perdue about the importance of getting face time and why the cluck stops here in this Learning from the Pros. watch

Lonely Planet wants to make your travels...

Lonely Planet wants to make your travels first class

03/10/17 09:57AM

Lonely Planet is a name that travelers trust. The iconic brand was in danger of being left in the dust when websites and apps started taking the place of guidebooks. The company’s CEO tells us how the travel company avoided going extinct by changing to keep up with the times. watch

Top tip: Have fun in the workplace

Top tip: Have fun in the workplace

03/10/17 09:57AM

Steve Strauss, senior small business columnist at USA Today, explains why a boring workplace will get you nowhere. Employers need to make sure their employees are having some fun. watch

5 ways to stay connected when you’re...

5 ways to stay connected when you’re always traveling

03/10/17 09:57AM

If you’re an entrepreneur living out of a suitcase, it’s easier than ever to work from any location around the globe. Here are five ways to be productive whether you’re traveling for work or being a digital nomad courtesy of Fast Company. watch

How small vendors deal with cash flow...

How small vendors deal with cash flow problems

03/03/17 11:46AM

Many small and medium-sized vendors have complained that since the recession of 2008 they’ve been forced to accept extended terms of payment from what was once the industry standard of 30 days to 60, 90, 120 days or more. At the same time, these companies are not able to extend their own terms of payment for labor, rent, supplies, shipping,... watch

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