The Employer Mandate Has Been Delayed. Will It Be Rewritten?

July 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

The delay will give businesses time to press their cases to Congress for changes in provisions of the health care overhaul.

Is Paid Sick Leave as Damaging as Some Businesses Fear?

July 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

What do you think? Are the business owners protesting paid sick leave laws overreacting?

Here’s an App to Help You Find a Local ‘Find’

July 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

NoChains helps users search for the best dishes in town. When the app reaches 300 to 400 downloads a day, the owner said, “we’ll essentially be a food search engine.”

Lessons Learned From a Difficult Succession

July 2, 2013 in Uncategorized

Because their father never made a succession plan, two sisters say they are now consumed with creating one: “We want to do everything our father didn’t.”

Mark Cuban Thinks I’m a Moron

July 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

He said that anyone who starts a company with borrowed money is a “moron.” What do you think?

This Week in Small Business: Half-Time Report

July 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

Is Yelp a bully? Or just misunderstood? Plus other highlights from the year’s first half.

My Restaurant Adventure: Gone Fishin’

June 28, 2013 in Uncategorized

I will not miss the voodoo hold the place had on me. You don’t run a restaurant, it runs you, if you let it.

Why Some Companies Promote From Within

June 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

It is much harder to evaluate people from outside the company than to have everyone start at the bottom and promote from within.

My Restaurant Adventure: Can I Pay With Cash?

June 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

In Part 4 of a series, a restaurant owner decides to put his baby up for sale — and quickly rejects an unusual offer. “Is this a sting?”

How Would Immigration Reform Affect Small Businesses?

June 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

An immigration lawyer talks about how she built her law firm and the potential impact of reform.