|Small-Business Owners Say SBA Capital Was critical|
Congress has expanded the Small Business Administration's loan-guarantee
program, upping the guaranteed loan amount from 75% to 90%, and is now
considering extending the changes beyond February, when they are due to run
This article explores other changes Congress is considering for SBA loans
and how the current program has affected two restaurateurs.
Fear of Success Can Attract Failure
If the fear that you are experiencing is related to doubt, that is a good
fear because it makes you check and recheck every little detail to
avoid failure. However, if you are feeling the fear of success, it's
best to deal with it immediately.
As strange as it may seem, there are folks who
are afraid of success. When that's the case, you can set yourself up to
attract conditions to support your failure. It's like a self fulfilling
|9 Secrets of Motivated People|
Real-life strategies that will help you to actually accomplish the goals you've set for yourself this year.
New year, new you. It's the perennial January catchphrase that holds
such conquer-the-world promise. And then, well, you get sidetracked
with conquering your to-do list. But even the loftiest resolutions
(running a marathon, writing a book) don't have to fall by the wayside
come February. Staying motivated and achieving what you set out to do
on that bright New Year's Day is surprisingly possible. Just follow
these nine mantras, provided by researchers who study motivation and
backed up by women who have used them to realize their biggest
|A Tale of Two Studies: Do Recessions Lead to More Startups?
Do people start businesses more frequently as a result of
recessions? You might think so, but a new study just released by the
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation suggests otherwise.
The study Exploring Firm Formation: Why Is the Number of New Firms Constant? shows that the level of new firm formation has remained virtually consistent from year to year for more than 30 years.