Monday, September 16, 2019

Today in Global Small Business: wegg® Workshop 9/18/19 Helps Women Export

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What's affecting me, my clients, my colleagues and other global small business owners:
  • Learn how to start and grow a global business at the upcoming on-the-ground wegg® workshop held in Chicago and hosted by Associated Bank on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Central Time.  The presenter is the fabulous business owner Loree Sandler, founder of Let Them Eat Candles.  To learn more and to register, visit:
  • Quote of the week: “As young people make decisions about which jobs to pursue, I always tell them that [global] learning is more important than initial compensation – they can't afford not to learn." – Hank Paulson, former Secretary of the Treasury
  • According to the most recent International Trade Association data available through the federal Small Business Administration [9/15/19], small businesses represent 97.7% of the U.S. firms that export goods to other countries. In fact, they account for more than a third of the country’s known export value.
  • Advancements in machine translation technology are helping consumers, gamers and small businesses.  See how and why here.
  • Remembering people we lost to the casualties of 9/11.  It never goes away ...
  • In the face of severe competition, McDonald's identifies a big weakness and does something about it. Can it make a difference?

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