Category Archives: MB2MB Columns + Features

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READY. SET. STARTUP!

Financing Your Future Paper or Plastic? Fast Company started the article with…”Rather than using traditional loans to fund their businesses, the majority of small business owners dig into their own…

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Work @ Home @ Work

Work at Home Lifestyle . Spring     Options Best places to work? For a microbusiness it’s the living room floor, kitchen table, and who knew… library. Outside the sun…

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HEADGAMES

Columnist . Grif Sadow The Hero’s Journey Asking for help can feel uncomfortable and difficult, at first because it may feel like an admission that you aren’t perfect, are weak,…

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WORK DIFFERENT

Publisher . Jackie Menne     Back to the Future The Industrial Revolution moved much of the workforce from self employment to structured payroll jobs. Now the digital revolution may be creating…

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Close The Sale

Feature . Rich Scorza     Practical Selling Techniques For the Non Sales Professional Bronx baby Richard Scorza grew up in New Jersey, fell in love and moved to Minnesota…

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MICROS ARE FROM VENUS

Columnist . Ron Wacks     Part Two You’ll read about Microbusiness as a demographic… a market, and a constituency and as the largest business demographic in the US economy—95.8% of…

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A Knockout Bunch

microbusiness mi·cro·busi·ness | ˈmīkrōˌbiznəs/ | noun A single digit business, startup, cooperative or nonprofit. Many are non-employee enterprises requiring little capital to launch. Most are a force of one. Micros…

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CORPRENEUR

Columnist . Amy Jauman     Traditional to Micro and (Not Really) Back Again I missed having a steady team… to bounce ideas off of …  The Traditional Office Job I…

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WRITERS’ BLOC

Columnist . Joe Zeigler   When you don’t write it right. The Perils of Publishing. “Writer” is one of the many hats you wear. On any given day, every microbusiness owner…

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THE BIG PICTURE

Columnist . Joe Ralstin   Necessity’s Mother They say that necessity is the mother of invention, which I believe to be true. However, depending on your specific demographic, this perspective…