Opeds and Columns

Why the U.S. Economy Needs Small Businesses to Hire More

By Karen Mills Nov. 18, 2013 Entrepreneur.com About one in five U.S. small businesses has more than one employee. This might lead you to believe that [...]

A Business Plan for the Startup Economy

By Karen Mills Nov. 7, 2013 Entrepreneur.com Any small-business owner looking to start or grow will tell you that access to capital is the first thing [...]

Former SBA Chief on 3 Keys to a Better U.S. Entrepreneur Economy

By Karen Mills Oct. 28, 2013 Entrepreneur.com The government shutdown is thankfully behind us, but this needless crisis certainly damaged the economy -- [...]

A Blow to America’s Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

By Karen Mills Oct. 2, 2103 Huffington Post I've spent most of my career in the private sector. I've run companies, invested in businesses, and helped [...]