Guest : Steven D. Strauss, USA Today columnist
Aired : Sunday February 17th, 2008
At the beginning of the year, USA Today columnist Steven Strauss laid out in a two part series his top ten trends in 2008 for small business. And with Steve being the author of the Small Business Bible, he has some very interesting insights on the subject. Steve fills us in on why it's time for entrepreneurs of the world to unite, why green is the new black, and why Networking 2.0 tops his list of trends. Plus Steve tells us how Martin Luther King, Mohandes Gandhi and Buckminster Fuller influenced is outlook on business, and life.
Also Brent and Michael give their impressions of the SoCon 08 "uncoference" recently held in metro Atlanta. And Brent shares his experience participating in the Small Business Summit that took place in New York last week. Also check out Brent's latest article for Inc.com on why he feels 2008 is THE year small businesses finally embrace CRM.
Steven D. Straussis the country's leading small business expert. An internationally recognized lawyer, columnist, speaker,, he is also the author of 15 books, including the best-selling Small Business Bible. Steve's column, Ask an Expert, appears weekly at USATODAY.com and is one of the most highly syndicated business columns in the world. He is also the online small business columnist for Microsoft, and AT&T who calls him "America's Small Business Expert."
A highly sought after commentator and media guest, Steve has been featured on CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg Television, The O'Reilly Factor, and the BBC. He is a regular guest on MSNBC's small business show, Your Business. Steve has been seen in many magazines and newspapers, including Time, Inc., Entrepreneur, New York, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, Investors Business Daily, The New York Daily News, and scores of others.
Finally, Steve is also an entrepreneur. He is president of The Strauss Group, Inc: The Strauss Law Firm, Strauss Seminar Co., Strauss Syndication. And MrAllBiz.com.
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