Cox Business Barometer Survey Results

Cox Business conducted a survey of more than 600 U.S. small business owners. The survey, conducted in late April, has just been released to coincide with National Small Business Week, May 12th-16th.

How to handle criticism as an entrepreneur

On an emotional level, you might be tempted to go on an angry tirade and strike back against those who criticize you, but that might not be wise. Here are a few tips on handling criticism maturely and responsibly.

Anyone can become an entrepreneur

If you have an idea for a small business, it can be difficult to get off the ground, hatching a plan and executing it from start to finish. There are many intermediate steps between the moment inspiration first strikes and the point where you can actually begin marketing your business.

The art of networking

The business world can sometimes feel like a cut-throat environment, which often leads small business owners to believe that they have to always be on guard against potential competitors.

Are you a good entrepreneur and leader?

Branding your business in a complex industry can be taxing if you’re a startup company. It’s important to remain committed to developing your corporate and public image, as these characteristics are often what help you attract top talent.