Even more important than the presence of employee-friendly policies is the implementation of those policies -- providing an atmosphere in which employees feel they will not be penalized for work-family conflicts, and they will receive reasonable, affirmative support in their attempts to address work/non-work life issues.
There is a lot more work to do and many more Chicago entrepreneurs who are ready to succeed. Our challenge as a city is to continue thinking of ways that we can support them, because by helping more small businesses grow, in turn we will help more neighborhoods succeed all throughout the City of Chicago.
There are so many messages floating around on how to get the best out of your social media marketing. Messages that sing the praises of fan engagement, social media platforms, tools, trick and tips. However, many Entrepreneurs are finding that for as much effort and these days money; that they pour into their social media campaigns, there still seems to be something missing.