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Natalie Sappleton

Natalie Sappleton
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Dr. Natalie Sappleton is Subject Matter Expert in Management and Leadership at Smartly. Her research interests are in social networks and social capital in the context of entrepreneurship. Natalie received her M.A. (Hons.) in Economics and Politics at the University of Glasgow and her PhD in Entrepreneurship and Masters in Research from Manchester Metropolitan University. Her PhD thesis investigates the role of gender role (in)congruency on the ability to acquire resources among New York City entrepreneurs. Natalie is co-editor of Entrepreneurship, Self-Employment and Retirement (Palgrave McMillan).
women tech entrepreneurs

The Top Resources for Female Tech Entrepreneurs in Atlanta

It's a popular misnomer that entrepreneurship is a male domain. In fact, every day across the country, women start about 849 new businesses. 203,000...
media interview

The Media Interview: How to Make the Most of Your Press Opportunities

Let’s say that out of the blue, you receive an invitation to be interviewed by a member of the press. What’s the first thing...
apps

The Best Business Apps for Busy Entrepreneurs

You’re busy, so you need some productivity hacks to help you make the most of your day. But your business means you don’t have...
critical thinking

Simple Habits to Improve Your Critical Thinking Skills

If there’s one skill common to all of history’s greatest minds, it’s probably critical thinking. Critical thinking, which involves reasoning and processing information in...
Shark Tank

What You Can Learn about Pitching Your Business from the Latest Season of Shark...

You’re an entrepreneur, so you have no time to watch TV, right? Well, a show that might be worth your time is ABC’s Shark Tank....
small business

Critical Information for Small Business Survival During and After COVID-19

According to a Forbes Financial Council post from October 25, 2018, more than 80% of small businesses thrive the first year. However, each year...
market research

How to Properly Conduct Market Research for Your Business Plan – George Deeb, Startup...

One of the first and most important steps in the business planning process is doing the proper market research for your product or industry....
Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

How to Combat Racism in Your Workplace – Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

On today's episode of The Atlanta Small Business Show we welcome psychologist, author and entrepreneur, Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic. Dr. Tomas has written 10 books...
emotional intelligence

7 Ways You Can Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

One of the many intangible qualities employees look for in their employers is their level of emotional intelligence. While each individual might have a...

How to Understand What Your Customers are Really Thinking

In certain cases, it can be difficult to interpret what your customers are thinking. Even though you can often predict their behavior, at times...