Monthly Archives: February 2013

How to build consensus among your small business team

“We need to get on the same page.”  When was the last time you said that to your small business team?  Getting everyone behind a decision is not the same thing as having everyone agree. In fact, the most highly functioning teams are ones in which members have strong opinions and beliefs about what is … Continue reading How to build consensus among your small business team »

Google Glass Coming to Consumers this Year

In an interview with Joshua Topolsky of The Verge, Google Glass Product Director Steve Lee stated that the product should be making its way to consumers by the end of 2013.  Original estimates put the products release at 2014 and some even at 2015, but Lee seemed confident of a 2013 release date. “We are … Continue reading Google Glass Coming to Consumers this Year »

How marketing with a cause can help your small business

If you live in the California and spend a lot of time in your car listening to the radio – or are a fan of talk radio even listening over the internet with a headset on – you’ve probably heard the Sleep Train ads about the company’s work with California Foster Children. Sleep Train is … Continue reading How marketing with a cause can help your small business »

Mobile apps can make it easier to run your small business

Does your small business depend on mobile devices and the apps that are making them a powerful business tool? A recent survey of small business owners indicates that 72 percent use them on smartphones and tablets to run their business and 38 percent say they couldn’t survive – or it would be a major challenge … Continue reading Mobile apps can make it easier to run your small business »