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Big business is in trouble, small business opportunity abounds!

Turning lemons into lemonade!

Today’s news includes an item about big layoffs at a huge company with the message…

"How many of the 113,000 workers who are being offered buyouts will accept their deal for tens of thousands of dollars and start their own companies with it?"

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Even entrepreneur Rush Limbaugh had something to say (imagine that) about the opportunity to start a small business,

"Most people aren’t self starters; they just don’t know how to do it," said Limbaugh, who — while obviously subject to disagreement over his politics –has impeccable credentials as an entrepreneur in radio. "There’s so much entrepreneurial opportunity in this country, and it’s just waiting to be accessed."

I agree, Rush!

And for those who don’t know how to start a small business, we’ve got the answer!! StartupNation’s 10 Steps to Open For Business.

Start it up!!!!!

About the Author: Joel Welsh

Joel Welsh, Chief Community Officer, is also the CEO of a new startup company ... Showcase U. Joel shares behind the scenes key decisions being made in the "Birth of a Startup" and knocks it out of the park to [...]

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