TRENDS

It's hard to run a business and stay on top of the latest industry news and trends. We do it for you! Here's our collection of articles, videos and tools to help you stay on top of what's going on.

Must-have office tech upgrades

It's amazing how technologically advanced our businesses have become. Who would have thought 10 years ago that the classic desk phone and

Business is optimistic about hiring, but worried about employee retention [infographic]

2013 is looking pretty good-and-dandy for business. 15% more businesses plan to hire this year compared to 2012. That's good.  70% expect

The things I carry

Several years ago one of my “online friends” Caleb Gardner created a campaign called Save the Cups in which he encouraged folks to use

6 must-haves for business travel gear lovers

I work for multiple companies, so my "office" is all over the place. I work at an office downtown, one on the northwest side of Chicago, my

RED HOT small business trends for 2013

I’m excited about the new year. Some economists say 2013 will be great for business, technology is doing some cool things too and let's not

Use an iPad for business? I say yes

I got an iPad for Christmas, and despite the many pundits who told me that it wasn’t a business tool, I was determined to make it

Movers and Head Shakers: A Study on Business Owners of Growing & Struggling Companies

The business environment has been difficult over the last three years. We've heard business owners tell us that "flat is the new up." But a

Movers & Head Shakers: A Study on Business Owners of Growing & Struggling Companies

The business environment has been difficult over the last three years. We've heard business owners tell us that "flat is the new up." But a