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“A genuinely free society cannot be a spectator society … Freedom, in its deepest sense, requires participation. It requires full and zestful, knowledgeable participation.”
President Lyndon B. Johnson
President Johnson spoke these words when he founded the White House Fellows program.Read More
There are so many things your small business can do to get boost holiday sales – decorations, promotions, savvy email marketing, and much more. But have you made events a part of your holiday...Read More
Entrepreneurship—and particularly franchising—are a natural fit for military veterans. The ability to focus on executing systems and following procedures with precision, leading and motivating...Read More
The first American Indian Day was celebrated in May 1916 in New York. Red Fox James, a Blackfeet Indian, rode horseback from state to state, getting endorsements from 24 state governments, to have a day to honor American Indians. In 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed a joint congressional resolution designating November 1990 as “National American Indian Heritage Month.” Similar proclamations have been issued every year since 1994.
It’s November—have you started thinking about what business gifts you will be giving this year? If not, it's time to get moving. Waiting until the last minute can leave you scrambling to select...Read More
Last week, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker traveled to Berlin and Frankfurt, Germany to underscore the strength of the U.S.-German partnership and address some of our top shared priorities, including concluding the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership; fostering an open, innovation-based transatlantic digital economy; and supporting an independent Ukraine.
There are few things more exciting than the moment when a multi-year project truly becomes a reality. I had the honor of witnessing that this weekend, when I joined Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro García Padilla; Dr. Johannes Bussmann, Chairman of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Technik; Simone Menne, member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG; German Ambassador Dr. Peter Wittig; and hundreds of new Lufthansa employees to celebrate the completion of the Lufthansa Technik Puerto Rico (LTPR) maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility.
This post is part of a series authored by First Lady Michelle Obama to share her visit to Qatar with middle school and high school students in the U.S
This week, I will be traveling to Qatar and Jordan-- countries located in a part of the world known as the “Middle East” (if you look on a map, it’s just to the east of Africa) -- and I want young people like you all across America to join me on this journey!Read More
During the third annual celebration of National Veterans Small Business Week Nov. 2-6, the Small Business Administration will host 30 Boots to Business:...Read More
Small business owners know that...Read More