February - How Does Your Business Rate in Heart Health Month?

February is heart health month, a great time to review what you know about heart attacks and heart health risks, but it’s also a good time to review your business to rate its health. Even though you may have revamped your business somewhat at the beginning of the year, it’s always wise to keep your finger on the pulse of things and do unscheduled as well as scheduled reviews to make sure you're headed in the direction you want your business to go.   

Let’s review our knowledge of heart attacks and how we evaluate them, and then apply a similar approach to rate business. These impromptu business reviews can be used anytime throughout the year.

Small Business Jobs Act of 2010

An important piece of legislation affecting small businesses was signed into law on September 27, 2010. The Small Business Jobs Act contains a variety of provisions designed to help small businesses to invest, expand, and add jobs.

This article provides a summary of the highlights of this new law:

Warm and Cozy Quilting Ideas!

What better way to stay warm and cozy during cold, wintry months than to explore quilt making from home. Whether you're an avid quilt maker or a quilting admirer, you can enjoy this expressive art by nestling into your favorite chair or corner to view magazines and visit websites devoted to quilting, some websites featuring how-to videos, as well as written instructions for creating these beautiful handmade pieces of art.

There are many facets to making quilts; this article focuses on the following:

·         How to Make a Quilt: www.quiltingarts.com/topics/How-to-Make-a-Quilt.aspx
·         Embellishment Techniques: www.quiltingdaily.com/topics/embellishment-techniques.aspx  
·         Memory Quilts: www.quiltingdaily.com/Making-Memory-Quilts