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WestJet’s Blue Santa Brings Christmas to Dominican Children

WestJet is in the Christmas spirit once again. Last year the airline fulfilled the Christmas wishes of passengers on two of its flights, handing out everything from scarves to flat screen TVs. This year, the company brought the holiday spirit to Nuevo Renacer, an impoverished community in the Dominican Republic. The event came complete with Santa, tree,...

9 Things Every Small Business Owner Should Be Thankful For

The end of the year is quickly approaching. For small business owners, this offers the perfect opportunity to reflect upon the past year and evaluate all of your successes and failures. And in businesses, even the things that didn’t quite work out can be helpful in the long run. So this year, think about all...

How to Optimize Your Free Time

Free time should be used to think better, get healthy, and form relationships. Here is how I spend mine.

How to Handle the Hurdles of Due Diligence

Focusing on the day-to-day can be difficult when complying with appropriate due diligence.

Happy Holidays from the Team at Small Business Trends

The holidays can be an incredibly busy time for small business owners. But it’s also important to take a step back and enjoy this time of year with friends and family. The team at Small Business Trends is no different. So we collected some photos and holiday wishes from the staff to share with you....

How to Radically Change Your Mindset for Success

The only way to reach a high level of success is to radically change your mindset. Here's how.

Why It’s Okay For You To (Do A Little) Work On Christmas

If you love what you do, and it doesn't interfere with the rest of your life, is working "all the time" really a problem?

The Brains Behind Jägermeister Take Another Shot

This time around, there's a lot less money--but plenty of attitude. Meet the company behind Coldcock, an edgy newcomer in the red-hot world of flavored whiskey.

The Best Gift You Can Give Your Staff

No, it isn't more money. When it comes to keeping employees engaged, this is what they really want from you.

8 Steps to Reverse a Negative Culture

In football, when a new leader gets hired, it's usually because his predecessor wasn't successful. Here's what Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells has learned about entering a losing situation, and turning it around.

These engineers are cooking up creativity @DavidWhitford

Looking for some holiday meal inspiration? A group of engineers at Actifio, a $100 million data management company outside Boston, might be able to help. They've found a way to reduce stress, get...

Marcus Lemonis: 'Owning Your Own Business Is a Privilege'

No matter how successful you've been, make sure you stay grounded during this holiday season, the entrepreneur and star of CNBC's The Profit says.

When Sending a Mug Is Not Enough, Send LEGO Instead

It has been a very good year for Mark Anderson, professional cartoonist and proprietor of Andertoons, and he wanted to celebrate it with his customers. But he wanted to celebrate it in a special way, one that would be remembered and talked about for a long time. So what kind of marketing promotion could he...

The Single-Most Common Expansion Mistake

Plus, Dave McKeown, COO of Predictable Success, a business consultancy, explains what you need to do to grow your company successfully.

'The Interview' Becomes an Unlikely Christmas Gift for Small Movie Houses

Sony and theater chains may have cracked under threats about the controversial film, but entrepreneurs are forging ahead with plans to show it.

3 Ways To Become A Thought Leader

An expert explains what it takes to become a thought leader in your market.

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