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Entrepreneur or small businessperson: What’s the difference?

The role of entrepreneur has been much celebrated in the last two decades. The media uses the term frequently in most business-related discussions. As a result, the title has been claimed by and bestowed upon a number of people and professions. Entrepreneurs are attributed great powers and believed to be the solution to job creation.É Read More » Keep Reading Entrepreneur or small businessperson: What’s the difference?
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Seven decades in the making

Since 1947, Spartanburg County-based Roebuck Buildings has taken on projects throughout the Southeast while keeping it in the family. Keep Reading Seven decades in the making
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Some questions to ask before you pick a cloud provider

Since most of us are not technical by nature, the language of the cloud, the companies that thrive in it, and even your own IT staff may seem foreign. Still, it is important that you understand the business need that you are filling and how each cloud company will support and protect your business. Keep Reading Some questions to ask before you pick a cloud provider
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OPINION: A new border tax would dampen Hispanic-owned business growth

"The Border Adjustment Tax (BAT) was introduced to promote American jobs and products, but the proposed 20 percent hike on imported goods will be an increase that many businesses simply can’t afford. The options available to adapt to the BAT are not good: pass the costs along to customers, downsize, or close doors altogether." Keep Reading OPINION: A new border tax would dampen Hispanic-owned business growth
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The Net Weaver

Myles Golden, who died in February at age 76, believed that people were good and really wanted to help each other, given a chance. He built a life and a career on those beliefs. Keep Reading The Net Weaver
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The Man at the Hub

Retiring after four decades at J M Smith, CEO Bill Cobb saw the beginning of the tech boom and helped mold Spartanburg into a modern city. Keep Reading The Man at the Hub
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Creativity goes to work

Creativity is a valuable element of fun that makes work interesting and allows us to excel in our chosen pursuits. Keep Reading Creativity goes to work