More than $3.1 billion! That’s how much is being spent by businesses
annually on remedial writing training. According to a study from CollegeBoard, a panel
established by the National Commission on Writing, blue chip businesses
are spending as much as $3.1 billion on remedial writing training each
year for their employees. Today, in a business world driven by online content, this is especially true. But poor writing skills can be improved.
Not every startup has to have a David vs. Goliath confrontation. Expensify, a San Francisco company that markets cloud-based expense management software, has prospered by pursuing self-employed individuals and companies with a few hundred to a few thousand employees.
On Tuesday morning, the latest National Federation of Independent Business’s Small Business Optimism survey was released, showing that small businesses are feeling sunnier than at any time since the financial crisis.
Ask any parent how they would like to spend their days, and they'll likely give you one of three answers: "Spend more time with my kids," "Work my dream job," or "Solidify my family's financial future."
For one father, all three of these dreams are a reality.