3 Things I Learned Last Week 9.27.15

This week: iOS9 update could be costing you money; entrepreneurship story unfolding in Africa; a whale of a discovery

iOS9 Chewing Through Your Data Plan?
Your iPhone could be running up a tab if you’ve updated to iOS9 and you don’t have an unlimited data plan. A setting called WiFi Assist is part of the upgrade and is defaulted to On. It allows your iPhone to detect weak WiFi signals and switches over to a cellular connection. Click here for more details and instructions on how to turn the setting off.

Entrepreneurship on the Rise in Africa
Young Africans are embracing entrepreneurship, and it’s creating a boom for many African economies. Read more . . .

Whales May Hold Key for Trauma Patients
My innovation tidbit for the week: Proteins that allow deep-diving whales to hold their breath for nearly two hours could hold the key for creating synthetic blood for humans with traumatic injuries. Read more . . .

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About Smart Companies Thinking Bigger®

Kelly Scanlon is the owner and publisher of Thinking Bigger Business Media. She recently finished a term on the national board of directors of the National Association of Women Business Owners, and was the national chair from 2010-2011. An advocate for small business owners, Kelly sits on numerous boards and committees to advocate on behalf of small business owners. She has won several awards for her advocacy. Among them are the 2011 United Nations NGO Positive Peace Award on behalf of Kansas City area small business owners, the U.S. Small Business Administration's Region VII Women's Business Champion of the Year in 2009, and the Women in Business Advocate of the Year from the State of Kansas in 2006. In 2002, she won the SBA's Region VII Small Business Journalist of the Year Award (Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas). Whatever your business stage—aspiring, startup, established, mature—Thinking Bigger Business Media has the resources you need to grow to the next level. We are a resource organization dedicated to providing the strategic, "how-to" information small business owners need to become more productive and more profitable. We also provide information that helps owners connect with resources within the business community that can help them grow. We deliver that information through a variety of media products and other channels easily accessible to business owners.
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