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Former SBA Chief Raises Alarm Over a Still Tight Credit Market for Small Businesses

inc.com — Karen Mills' Harvard report on the state of small business lending paints a bleak picture, with the exception of technology. Now that we're about four years out from the depths of the Great Recession, it's time to get some clarity on what exactly happened to the 28 million small businesses so vital to the economy.
Jul 22, 2014

For small business borrowers, the recession still isn't over. ow.ly/ztbd4 via@inc @jeremyquittner

Jul 22, 2014

Bank lending to small businesses has fallen precipitously since the financial crisis, and may never return:bit.ly/1rq3cTH @Inc

Jul 22, 2014

Can alt lenders fill the banking gap for small biz? A new @HarvardBusiness paper examines:bit.ly/1rq3cTH

Jul 22, 2014

New @Inc: Former SBA Chief Raises Alarm Over a Still Tight Credit Market for Small Businesses bit.ly/1nkrWek

Jul 22, 2014

A new HBS paper by former SBA chief @KarenGMills shows how bad things were for small biz during recession: bit.ly/1rq3cTH @inc

'Simpsons' Marathon, Digital Simpsons World Coming

inc.com — The celebrated series' full run will also be available online beginning in October. The full 25-year run of "The Simpsons" will arrive on cable channel FXX with a summer marathon, to be followed this fall by a digital extravaganza that could turn other TV shows yellow with envy.
Jul 22, 2014

Odd. Those are the days @RobynUrback booked for vacation. RT @Inc FXX to Air 500 Consecutive Episodes of The Simpsons bit.ly/1ryOICu

Jul 22, 2014

Again, not new, was announced months ago. RT @Inc: FXX to Air 500 Consecutive Episodes of 'The Simpsons' bit.ly/1ryOICu

Money: Can't Buy You Love--Or Employee Loyalty

inc.com — Handing out multiple raise per year may be the thing the cool kids are doing, but it's unlikely to make your employees happy in the long run. Companies that think they can win their employees' love and loyalty by doling out small change throughout the year will find the novelty effect is short lived.
Jul 22, 2014

Money: Can't Buy You Love--or Employee Loyalty @realevilhrlady inc.com/suzanne-lucas/… via @Inc

Jul 22, 2014

RT @Inc: Money Can't Buy You Love--or Employee Loyalty bit.ly/1napiZ0 @realevilhrlady pic.twitter.com/XJ9QOh3mye

Want Happier Employees? Feed Them

inc.com — Sometimes making your employees happy can be as simple as arranging for bagels in the morning or sandwiches at lunch. You can do a lot of really complicated and/or expensive things to boost morale... or you can just buy your employees lunch. Really.