Dr. Seuss on Working On Your Business and Taking Action

Earlier this week I wrote about a lesson we can learn from Oh, The Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss’. In that post I discussed the need for focus for every business. Now let’s review two more important aspects of business ownership: working on the business instead of just in it and taking action.
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By |May 16th, 2014|Blog|

What Dr. Seuss Said To Encourage Small Business Owners

We typically think of Dr. Seuss’s books as fun books to read to kids. But, as I read Oh, The Places You’ll Go! to my daughter the recently I was struck by Dr. Seuss’s genius. I realized that Dr. Seuss was simultaneously writing for children and small business owners. So in honor of National Small […]

By |May 14th, 2014|Blog|

How the Government Shutdown Affects Small Business Loans

While the Federal Government is shutdown, many small businesses are left in the lurch. The delay in processing the SBA’s 7(a) loans are leaving small businesses across Minnesota and the nation waiting for that desperately needed working capital to fuel their growth. The SBA has guaranteed over $300,000,000 in 7(a) loans in Minnesota through September […]

By |October 2nd, 2013|Blog|

Small Business Loan Volume Is Down

The Wall Street Journal has an article about how the dollar volume of small business loans down, while the number of loans is has increased, according to the SBA.

As of June 2013, the number of business loans under $1,000,000 increased from 21.3 million loans to 23.5 million loans from the previous year, for an increase […]

By |July 15th, 2013|Blog|