What’s happening in the small business, startup, and entrepreneurial space in the first half of the 2020s? The short answer is, plenty, and it’s happening at a quick pace, even by modern standards. Some of the trends are related to environmental concerns, but others are centered on old-fashioned dilemmas like expense minimization.
After decades of blustery talk from corporate leaders, the concept of employee ownership is finally taking off, as are two related elements of the everyday work world, namely teamwork and decentralized management. One of the truly astounding features of this fresh wave of managerial progress is that it’s even affecting the smallest of entities, micro businesses.…Continue reading