Washington rhetoric calls small businesses "the backbone of our economy." But what's the impact of national laws? We talk to owners about the ways federal changes in minimum wage, health care mandates, and other laws affect their businesses.
In Chapter 2 of 17 in his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview, education entrepreneur J.T. Allen answers "What is the Difference Between Being an Entrepreneur and a Small Business Owner?" Allen frames his answer in aspirations and scale. He compares and contrasts small business examples with what he sees as entrepreneurial focused ventures. As an entrepreneur J.T. Allen is the CEO and co-founder of myFootpath.
This year's National Small Business Award winners built a start-up fragrance company into a multi-million dollar – but still independent – beauty behemoth. The founders join us to tell their story and talk about the small business climate in the U.S.