The holiday shopping season brings new people into your small business. If you impress them, you have a shot at turning them into loyal customers. Disappoint them, and you risk turning them off forever.
In a speech at Twitter's San Francisco headquarters Monday, the new head of the U.S. Small Business Administration announced the launch of a competition for new and existing startup accelerators, with total prize money of $2.5 million.
Last December, Nur-E Farhana Rahman sat in an Uber car in New York City, tears streaming down her face. Her months-long project to raise $30,000 on Kickstarter, to expand production at her jewelry company, was about to end in failure.
Most people may give little to no importance to small talk but in
reality, it can have a big impact on your personal and professional
life. According to a study conducted at the Midwestern University in
Illinois, most people don’t get ahead in their careers due to lack of communication skills. Mastering the art of small talk can also help you grow your business more effectively.