Small-business resources

November 5, 2012 

Resources

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Hudson Booksellers has announced its list of the Best Books published in 2012. Here’s what it picked for Best Business Interest:

Leadership 2.0 by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves, TalentSmart, 255 pages

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain, Crown, 352 pages

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg, Random House, 400 pages

End This Depression Now by Paul Krugman, W.W. Norton & Co., 272 pages

Heart Smart, Guts and Luck: What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur and Build a Great Business by Anthony K. Tjan, Richard J. Harrington and Tsun-Yan Hsieh, Harvard Business Review Press, 256 pages

Found on Twitter

No power for miles around, one guy at jersey shore making pizza in dark. Small business is US backbone. @MHiggins, Matt Higgins, CEO of RSE Ventures in New York and former executive vice president of the New York Jets

Get a loan

The Small Business Administration’s North Carolina District Office announced its 2012 Lender Award winners last week. Find the complete list at blogs.newsobserver.com/shoptalk. Maybe one of these lenders can help finance your business.

N.C. Lender of the Year: BB&T, Winston-Salem

N.C. Community Lender of the Year: VantageSouth Bank, Burlington

N.C. Export Lender of the Year: Yadkin Valley Bank & Trust, Elkin

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