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Entries by Robert Schwab from 03/2011

New Job: Social-Media Tweeter

| Posted 03.07.2011 | Technology

New media is creating jobs in small businesses if only the small business owners recognize that new media needs full-time workers filling the jobs. What small business is going to hire someone to "tweet" all day?

In the Chemo Room: 17 Minutes to Appeal $176,365 Bill

| Posted 03.09.2011 | Denver

I go back to the chemo room later today, but this morning I sat in on a medical panel that heard my appeal of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield's denial of $176,365 of radiation "benefits" I received last summer.

In the Chemo Room: In It to Win It!

| Posted 03.11.2011 | Denver

This is the story of a health insurer -- a company that is often described as the big, bad wolf of the industry -- coming through for a patient who went through the motions required of him.

Startup Ideas From Two Cafes

| Posted 03.22.2011 | Denver

When you start a small business, your first transactions are not conducted in dollars and cents but in the idea you have for the business: you have to convince people your idea will make money.

End the Wars, Cure Cancer, Create Jobs

| Posted 03.23.2011 | Denver

Is the nation war-weary? Would the $700 billion this nation is spending on wars be better spent creating jobs for Americans at home?

8 Fault Lines on the Road to Entrepreneurship

| Posted 03.28.2011 | Denver

All the while I wrote about small businesses for the Denver Post and ColoradoBiz, people asked me: Why don't you go into business for yourself? My answer? I'd have to work too hard!