Archive for April, 2010

Dr. Leslie Roberts talks small business training on The Orange Files

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Dr. Leslie Roberts was interviewed today on The Orange Files Small Business Podcast. She chatted with Stuart Crawford about the creation of GoForth Institute, our extensive research into small business training, the demand for online small business courses and – of course – why well-rounded business training is so important. If you missed the interview, […]

What makes a great small business leader?

Monday, April 12th, 2010

In a recent blog post, we presented a list of questions to ask yourself if you’re thinking of starting a small business. One of those questions was related to leadership in small business. What answer did you give to that question? What qualities does a strong leader of a small business possess? As providers of […]

Statistics from USAID’s Global Pulse 2010

Sunday, April 11th, 2010

In a recent blog post, Dr. Leslie Roberts summarized her participation in USAID’s Global Pulse 2010. The event is now over, and Dr. Rajiv Shah, Global Pulse 2010’s administrator, has given us some of the event’s statistics. Considering it was initiative of the United States Agency for International Development, it’s surprising that 60% of participants […]

Are you ready to start a small business?

Monday, April 5th, 2010

At GoForth Institute, we know all too well that a great idea doesn’t always translate into a great business. If you’re thinking of starting a small business, here are some questions to ask yourself: How well do I handle risk? How do I cope with stress? Do I have the support of my family and […]