Monthly Archives: November 2009

What a Dud!

Do you know how Milk Duds got their name? I do now, after reading an interesting article the other day about the history of eating popcorn in movie theaters. Back in the 1920s, when F. Hoffman & Company of Chicago … Continue reading

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Recovery Effort for Small Biz – What Else Is Needed?

Today the SBA issued a statement from SBA Administrator Karen Mills regarding efforts to ensure continued funding for two key provisions in the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) of 2009. The statement follows. But I ask again: What is being done for small … Continue reading

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Outcomes of Business Health Care Summit in DC

As the national Public Policy Chair of the National Association of Women Business Owners, I traveled to Washington, DC, in late September to participate in a national summit on health care reform hosted by the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC). I … Continue reading

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Take the Haiku Challenge

Last week, one of my radio guests was Jan Sokoloff Harness. In the first half of the show, we talked about creativity and unleashing it in ourselves and in our employees, and how to create the workplace culture in which … Continue reading

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