Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Sound Advice: Funding a Small Business

What's the best way for a small company to fund expansion? Would you rather be indebted to a banker or a venture lender? Find out what people said here.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

News of Interest: WPO at WBENC Conference

A cross-posting off our WPO national headquarter office blog. I had to ... I just love the photo. Read more here.

Pictured (left to right): Sara Goldwitz (Facilitator Support), Dr. Marsha Firestone (President and Founder), Camille Burns (Vice President of Operations) and Amy Blais, (Program Manager).

Monday, July 16, 2007

Article of Interest: Emotional Dynamism

Emotions play a vital role in how we make business decisions. Do you find that to be true? If so, then this article will show you how to leverage the power of emotions.

Emotional Dynamism: Playing the Music of Leadership
by Terri Egan, PhD, and Ann E. Feyerherm, PhD

Monday, July 09, 2007

Article of Interest: Who Are the Greatest Entrepreneurs of All Time?

We could spend a lifetime compiling a list without ever agreeing on who deserves a mention. From the pirates of Silicon Valley to the captains of industry, there are far too many figures to choose from to give anyone the final say.

BusinessWeek picked the brains of professors, authors, and its own staffers. Their criteria for entrepreneurs to be considered among the greatest was simple. If they had the vision to create new markets or tap into underserved markets, changing the way people lived in the process, then they were candidates on a list they whittled down to 30 players.

Find out who's a player here. Hint: Four (4) women made the list and one (pictured) is based in our sweet home town Chicago.

Thursday, July 05, 2007