Five Ways to Increase Employee Satisfaction from Atlanta’s “Best Places to Work”

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If you could create your ideal place to work, what would it look like? What benefits or perks would you include for workers? How would you facilitate a healthy culture? Well, others have thought about this question, and have done something about it. Every...

How Employee Ownership Can Reshape the Economic Outlook of South Atlanta’s Minority Neighborhoods

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When it comes to small businesses and entrepreneurship, Atlanta is where business owners go to thrive. However, the story is not as bright for all of the city’s citizens. While Atlanta boasts a booming economy for most, the city became the number one most...

Four New Atlanta Development Projects That Impact the Business Ecosystem

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As the rankings have down, entrepreneurship and innovation in Atlanta are on the rise. More and more startup and small business owners are making the city their own. Much of this is due to Atlanta's growing entrepreneurial ecosystem. From incubators to tech hubs, Atlanta...

SBA Opportunity Zones in Metro Atlanta

What would happen if Atlanta’s most impoverished areas received the resources they needed to mirror the progress of some of the city’s most prosperous regions? A two-year-old Federal government program is seeking to do just that. SBA Opportunity Zones were created in the Tax...

Coda: Atlanta’s Newest Hub for Innovation and Collaboration

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A new High-level technology innovation hub has made its way to Midtown Atlanta. A decade ago, ideas for the new collaborative mixed-used development building, named Coda, were put into place. Fast forward to May 23, 2019, and the revolutionary building has finally opened its...

Five Critical Takeaways from LinkedIn’s Atlanta Workforce Report for Small Business Owners

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Each month, LinkedIn produces a monthly report on the U.S. workforce. While the platform does an overall national recap, they also create smaller reports for major cities within the country. Fortunately, Atlanta is included on this list. If you are an entrepreneur or small...

Small Business Events You Should Be Attending in May

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As spring begins to make its presence known in Metro Atlanta, there are a variety of professional and business-related events taking place around the city. From courses about company cultures to guidance concerning the development of brand authenticity, May has a lot to offer...

National Small Business Week: Celebrating America’s Entrepreneurial Community – Ashley Bell, Regional Administrator, SBA

In honor of National Small Business Week coming up May 5th through May 11th, we’re pleased to welcome back Ashley Bell, Regional Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 4th region. Ashley is also joined by two Georgia Small Business Week Award winners, Labriah...

Is Entrepreneurship Stalling? This Year-long Study Turned Up Some Interesting Results

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This country was built by those willing to take a risk. That character continues to shape America, as entrepreneurs remain vital to this nation's economy. This is particularly true of small business entrepreneurs as today’s small business is tomorrow’s game-changing giant. For this reason,...

The Landscape of Small Business in Atlanta Now

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A few decades ago, outside of Coca Cola and CNN, Atlanta was still growing into the innovative southern business capital that it is today. Skyscrapers and business centers have always lined the streets of the midtown and downtown area, however as the years have...

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