small business http://kalw.org en Today on Your Call: What does this election mean for small businesses? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-does-election-mean-small-businesses <P>On Today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the future of small business sector. According to small business association firms with fewer than 500 employees provide jobs for over half of the nation's workforce. How do the close ties of both major parties to big business shape their approach to small business?&nbsp; Join us live at 10am PST&nbsp;or post a comment here. If you are a small business owner, what policies do you support? Tue, 28 Aug 2012 06:52:38 +0000 Malihe Razazan 15798 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What does this election mean for small businesses? Young and determined: how a group of young men is reinventing Marin City http://kalw.org/post/young-and-determined-how-group-young-men-reinventing-marin-city <p>Lorenzo Bynum has the &ldquo;baller&quot; build you might see on the cover of GQ, without the swagger. He&rsquo;s clean-cut, 5&rsquo;10&rdquo;, wears two small earrings and has a muscular frame. It&rsquo;s a Wednesday afternoon in Marin City, and the 23-year-old is digging frantically through a 10&rsquo; by 10&rsquo; closet. He&rsquo;s hunting for a parachute large enough for a game with 15 third graders.</p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 23:00:13 +0000 Irene Florez 12370 at http://kalw.org Young and determined: how a group of young men is reinventing Marin City Steering businesses to success in eight simple steps http://kalw.org/post/steering-businesses-success-eight-simple-steps <p>Michael Bush is a Bay Area Native who works with small, local businesses through a nonprofit called InnerCityAdvisors. He&#39;s developed a workshop called <a href="http://www.the8factors.com/course">&ldquo;The 8 Factors&rdquo; </a>to help businesses succeed. KALW&#39;s Holly Kernan sat down with Bush to talk about how to make it in a tough economy.</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 22:55:45 +0000 Holly Kernan 8851 at http://kalw.org Steering businesses to success in eight simple steps