Happening this Week: Chase’s New Card, Unpaid Invoices, and Quantity Plus Quality

Happening this Week: Chase’s New Card, Unpaid Invoices, and Quantity Plus Quality

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Chase Launches New Small Business Credit Card with Flexible and Rich Rewards

Chase just announced a new credit card for business owners, the Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit CardEarn 80,000 bonus points after you spend $5,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.. Earn 3 points per $1 in select business categories.: (1) travel, (2) shipping, (3) internet, cable and phone services, (4) ad purchases, such as Google AdWordsTM or Facebook®. Earn one point per dollar on all other purchases. Check here for more details on this new card:

Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card

Earn 80,000 bonus points after you spend $5,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. Learn More

National Small Business Week Nomination Awards

On April 30th, 2017, National Small Business Week will commence, honoring the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. The Small Business Administration (SBA) is currently accepting award nominations—if your business has an amazing success story, you’ll want to get in on this. The awards span 14 categories, including Small Business Person of the Year Award, Exporter of the Year, the Phoenix Award for Small Business Disaster Recovery, and more.

The Economic Impact of Unpaid Invoices

The value of unpaid small business invoices is equivalent to 5% of U.S. GDP, according to a new study by Fundbox. Fundbox used proprietary data to analyze the impact of unpaid invoices and estimated that most small businesses in the U.S. wait 21 days to get paid, and 81% of small business invoices are 30 days past due.

There are a number of financing means for businesses to cover the gap between when a product or service is provided and when you get paid. Here’s our objective review of Fundbox, a financing option for businesses to get paid in advance for their outstanding invoices.

The Traits of Leaders Who Do Things Fast and Well

As a leader in your company, which do you prefer: high quantity or high quality? As with most things, the answer will differ from situation to situation, but what if you’re the type of person who prefers a faster pace but also a focus on quality? Authors and researchers Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman found seven key traits of leaders who do things fast and well. Amongst these traits include an absolutely clear vision and direction of the organization, they communicate milestones and projects powerfully, and look outside the organization to identify trends and change mindsets.

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About the Author — Lydia serves as Content Manager for Nav, which provides business owners with simple tools to build business credit and access to lending options based on their credit scores and needs.

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