5 Tips to Balance Business and Family

July 5, 2011 § Leave a comment


This CNNExpansion article, in Spanish, recounts the experience of an entrepreneur who was starting a business in Mexico, and how his unsuccessful life/work balance brought problems…here I offer a list of important things to keep in mind when opening that first small business.

The U.S. Small Business Administration is “Open for Business”

June 7, 2011 § Leave a comment


The U.S. Business Administration is “Open for Business” in terms of having started a new SBA community with social media links, helpful blogs and interactive platforms for accessing information and advice. Visit www.sba.gov  and join the SBA Community. Why? Well, it’s home to more than a dozen discussion boards that “put the collective knowledge of over 20,000 small business owners and entrepreneurs at your fingertips”. Click here to become a member and start asking away.

 

 

 

Hiring Slows in May

June 3, 2011 § Leave a comment


The U.S. Labor Department reported this morning that the unemployment rate is up 0.1% from April, with only 54,000 new jobs having been added in May. The latest data has sent markets ‘tumbling’, as the New York Times reports, and economists are worried by the unusual employment numbers that were expected to go up this time around. See further into employment and the economy in this NYT article. 

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