We talk a great deal about the practical aspects of starting and running a small business. Perhaps we don’t spend enough time thinking about the great values promoted by entrepreneurs and small business owners.
As Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed here in the U.S., it may be a good time to reflect upon the differences that we, as entrepreneurs, can make in the world. Read more about these ideas in the roundup below
The highest SCORE. SCORE, providing mentoring and workshops for more than 375,000 new and growing small businesses annually, took time recently to recognize companies and entrepreneurs who exemplify the values espoused by Dr. King, just in time for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. On a special Website, SCORE recognizes the accomplishments of clients Annemarie du LeBohn, Marilyn Moats Kennedy, and others. Read more about these committed entrepreneurs at the link above. PR Newswire
Learn to collaborate. Another hallmark of the civil rights movement and other social movements since has been collaboration. And this collaboration can be equally effective in business. Here, Richard Greene, director of Clarus, describes how to set up a “thinking platform” to make collaboration work for your company. Greene looks at the major components of this “thinking platform”: the team, the objectives, execution, and reexamination. Your company needs to plan for more collaboration too. Clarus Advisors
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