Kathryn Smith

Kathryn Smith is a writer, registered nurse and mompreneur with extensive experience in the healthcare, public policy and travel and tourism spheres. She grew up in Tokyo, Japan, where her first job as a sixteen-year-old was teaching English to homemakers and businessmen. She lives in Portland, Maine with her husband and son, Pascal.

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Going Legit: When Your Side Hustle Blows Up (In a Good Way!)

Carlie Veeder is the mother of 4 children. What started as an under-the-table, twice a month job turned into a full-blown business. Read her story about how she went from cleaning offices twice a month to owning her own business.

The Daily Rundown: 4-day Work Week Boosts Productivity, Proposed Tax Credit for Hiring Employee #1

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The Daily Rundown: National Veterans Small Business Week

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The Daily Rundown: Healthy Hiring Numbers Indicate Employer Optimism 

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The Daily Rundown: Lyft, Uber, Instacart Backing Gig Worker Ballot Initiative 

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The Daily Rundown: Gig Work is Here to Stay, Google hosts ‘Small Business Academy’

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The Daily Rundown: The Cost of California’s Outages, the 1099 Generation

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The Daily Rundown: Trends for 2020, Holiday Staffing Headaches, and Starbucks Invests in Small Biz

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App-based Sales on the Rise, the Silver Tsunami is Coming

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Tariffs Strain Manufacturing, Turning Convicts into CEOs, 9 Out of 10 Workers Show Up Sick to Work

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