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4 U.S. Industries Where Cannabis Means Big Business

This week, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee voted 24-10 in favor of the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act — a groundbreaking reform bill which, if adopted into law, would legalize cannabis at the federal level. The first legislation of...

5 Helpful (And Free) Resources For Small Business

If there’s one thing every entrepreneur can agree on when it comes to building and running a business, it’s this: You can’t go it alone. Here are 5 go-to resources for small businesses that will keep you organized and informed, no matter where you are in your...

10 Books on Brand That Every Business Needs

Branding is highly conceptual, process-oriented and quantifiable, but reconciling these things (in a way that doesn’t make your head explode) is a challenging feat indeed. But just ask brands like Apple, Nike and Amazon: Branding pays off tremendously when you go to...

The 4 Traits of a Winning Mission Statement (With Examples)

Mission statements can be surprisingly hard to write. The overall gist seems pretty straightforward — stating why a company exists and its general goals — and yet, businesses frequently miss the mark or struggle to create one. The key? A just-right balance of 4 traits...

10 Things You Must Juggle Like a Pro to Start a Business

Mark Twain once said, “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” Fair enough. But if you’re an entrepreneur, you could probably write an entire book just on getting started and all of its moving parts. Here’s our breakdown of 10 things that entrepreneurs must...

WBENC Conferences: Your Secret Weapon to Better Business

The population of women entrepreneurs is higher than it’s ever been, but it’s still a relatively small percentage — which means there are tons of learning opportunities to capitalize on. Enter The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the largest...