July 21, 2011

News & Opinion: Carol Roth + Phil Gerbyshak: Tips for Small Businesses

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 8:54 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I spent some time in Chicago yesterday with author and business strategist Carol Roth, and marketing technology strategist Phil Gerbyshak. We talked about a wide range of perspectives, from small business, to authors, bloggers, and more, and one central theme started to develop: small organizations have the flexibility to change, and the proximity to their customers, to make big things happen.

Here's a glimpse into one of those conversations:

Feeling inspired to start your own small business? Check out Carols hard but smart advice in her new book The Entrepreneur Equation: Evaluating the Realities, Risks, and Rewards of Having Your Own Business. And pay a visit to Phil Gerbyshak to read his latest advice on the always developing world of marketing and technology.

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.