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Small Business Success

Successful startups from the Midwest and how they did it. Who doesn't like a little inspiration?

Top Chicago Startups: 4 Startups Who Found Midwest Success

The race is on to become the next Silicon Valley. Here are the 4 startups in Chicago that are making the Windy City proud.

Could Cleveland Be The 'Valley' Of The Midwest?

Ray Leach is CEO of JumpStart, a Cleveland-based organization that wants to see a boom in entrepreneurship in the Midwest. He works with startups on finding them cash, human capital and resources.

Detroit Strong: How Don Jaeger Built a Fitness Business by Putting Community First

In this Bootstrapper interview, Don Jaeger explains the challenges and triumphs of being a business owner, and how he built his success on his core values.

4 Reasons to Stand by Your Midwest Startup Location

The Midwest region is home to 150 of the Fortune 500 companies and generates 22 percent of the nation's gross domestic product.

The 20 Best Entrepreneurial Stories of 2015

These entrepreneurs prove that the road to success may be rarely easy--but it's always eventful.

Want to Increase Your Company’s Visibility? Start at Home

At a recent life sciences breakfast, I was in awe of the mix of people attending the event from various industry sectors: medicine, agriculture, academia, trade associations, investment, IT and mar...

Here Are the 17 Detroit Startups You Need to Know About

Detroit Startup Week is in full swing and the startups involved are more than impressive. Check out this list to get acquainted with these Detroit startups.

Detroit Startup Week: The Lowdown from Motown

Detroit Startup Week wrapped up last Friday. Can startups and these kinds of events finally re-rev the city's business engine?

Tech startups are cool, but Detroit’s other small businesses need help, too

The Next Idea In 2007, 10 foundations came together and put together a $100 million fund. The New Economic Initiative recapitalized in 2014 with an

Detroit Is Having a Total Entrepreneurial Moment This Month

Detroit has been trying to attract fresh startup activity since the Great Recession, and now they are finally getting there. Read more about the restoration and recovery of one of the world's great manufacturing cities.

How Leadership Won the World Series for the Chicago Cubs - Steelcase

With a team culture built around overcoming obstacles, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon shows leadership the business world can learn from.

What Most Stores Get Wrong About Retail Sales Training

The following column by Bob Phibbs (The Retail Doctor) is excerpted from Credibly Business Journal Vol. 4: Nailing Your In-Store Strategy. Download it here!

How to Tell Your Boss You Have Too Much Work

Don’t suffer in silence.

3 Signs That You Don't Really Know Your Core Business

When it comes to core strategy, 'Fake it 'til you make it' won't make it