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Seattle, August 11 is the place and time for the latest trade show of Small Business Expo, the only US national business-to-business network specifically for owners and representatives of small firms.

AGENTs Networking: Small Business Expo

Seattle is the place to be for Small Business Expo, the only US national business-to-business network for owners and representatives of small firms.

London-based entrepreneur Nakul Sharma spoke to AGENT about his startup Hostmaker, which provides a range of accommodation management services to time-pressed Airbnb hosts.

Startup Q&A: Nakul Sharma - Founder & CEO, Hostmaker

London-based entrepreneur Nakul Sharma spoke to AGENT about his startup Hostmaker, which provides accommodation management services to Airbnb hosts.

Leonardo DiCaprio needs no introduction, thanks to his roles in some of the most successful movies ever. But away from the sets and cameras, his demonstrable commitment to heightening awareness about social responsibility and the future of the planet show that DiCaprio is motivated by a ‘big picture’ of a different kind…

Pay it Forward: Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio needs no introduction, thanks to his roles in some of the most successful movies ever. But away from the sets and cameras, his demonstrable commitment to heightening awareness about social responsibility and the future of the planet show that DiCaprio is motivated by a ‘big picture’ of a different kind…

Computer coding is longer the stomping ground of nerds. The ability to understand code has become a core business skill. But a solid grasp of the fundamentals carries you a long way. And second, there are a host of websites where you can pick up these basic skills for free. (Image Source: iStock)

Learn Coding for Free at these 7 Great Websites (December 2020)

Coding has become a core skill. but if you’re unable commit to full-time paid courses, you can effectively learn coding for free at these 7 websites in 2019

Podcasting is undergoing a renaissance—brilliant news for long-term fans, and a treat for newcomers to the format. The business world is particularly fertile subject matter for podcasters. This is Agent’s guide to 10 of the best available right now. (Image Source: iStock)

10 Podcasts For Online Learning Resources (December 2020)

Podcasting is undergoing a renaissance—great news for long-term fans who will find them brilliant online learning resources in 2019

Traditional models of ‘top down’ leadership are no longer relevant. But while trust in political leaders declines, more people across the world are placing steadily greater trust in business leaders. The latest Edelman Global Trust Barometer is full of findings that no entrepreneur can afford to ignore. (Image Source: iStock)

What Is Your Leadership Style? 6 Reasons For Assessment

What is your leadership style? It matters. Traditional approaches are no longer engaging but business leadership is more trusted. Reflect on your style now!

Amid the high-speed changes of the modern era, TV news remains the medium most people—not just Boomers and their seniors—turn to for knowledge about current events. (Image Source: iStock)

TV Among Top Headline News Sources for Millennials

In the IT era people need solid reference points to understand the world locally and globally. And surprisingly, most continue to rely on TV headline news.

There is no way to measure the damage that your reputation, or the credibility of your product or service, can suffer from emails laced with typographical errors and grammatical mistakes. These errors arise from carelessness and also genuine confusion about fundamental rules. You should set about addressing them immediately. (Image Source: iStock)

11 Common Grammatical Errors To Purge From Your Emails

There is no way to measure the damage that your reputation can suffer from emails laced with common grammatical errors and typos. Tackle them immediately!

Does high Emotional Intelligence (EI) make you more likely to succeed? Not conclusively, but in the past two decades there has been a tendency to reduce EI to a thing that can be boosted into a kind of weapon to help you conquer the world. But what exactly is EI, and can it be enhanced or improved to help you lead a happy and successful life? (Image Source: iStock)

Why is Emotional Intelligence Important? 4 Key Considerations

Why is emotional intelligence important? Principally because, properly understood, it can help you to lead a happier, more successful life…

These 15 websites answer the entrepreneur’s dilemma of how to create the space for ongoing learning in a schedule-packed world. (Image Source: iStock)

15 Websites That Will Boost Your Brainpower (December 2020)

lifelong learning is one of the keys to success but with a busy schedule its hard to find the time. 15 Websites that will boost your brainpower in 2019

Art rock pioneer Brian Eno’s John Peel Lecture for the BBC positioned art as a core human factor that can help us face the challenges of accelerating change in the 21st century. (Image Source: iStock)

Business and Art: 5 Reasons Why the Arts is Not a Luxury

A 2015 lecture by Brian Eno at the BBC provided food for thought on business and art, and how art helps us meet the fast-paced challenges of the modern era.