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Support, Not Attack, Small Business

The Virginia Attorney General labeled a small business in Virginia an “imminent threat” because they did not follow various mandates regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, but the courts ruled in favor of the small business (Lanum, 2021). This type of attack against small...

Adapting To the New Normal

Everyone wants to go back to normal; the vast majority of small business owners want to go back to the way we used to do things. Normal gatherings, foot traffic as a metric, face-to-face communication for closing deals, so and on and so forth. Relying on the old...

Reflections on Mentor Groups

This is a short podcast discussing a few takeaways from our mentor groups this past week. During this week’s meetings, a few things that really stood out were the “I think” vs “I know” thought process, the importance of continuous learning, and the importance of...

Real Small Business with Leah Hoppes

In this episode of Real Small Business, Leah Hoppes of Vision Force Marketing joins us to share her life story of business – why she got into small business, the highs and lows, what she does specifically, as well as her tips for small business owners which you can...

Is $15 Minimum Wage Good for Small Business?

We spoke about it at length during our 24-hour live stream event and we will say it again here: raising the minimum wage to $15 at the federal level is a very bad mistake and will hurt small businesses across the country. We aren’t the only ones holding this position...