About Ty Kiisel

Small business evangelist and veteran of over 30 years in the trenches of Main Street business, Ty makes small business best practices, tips and advice accessible by weaving personal experiences, historical references and other anecdotes into relevant discussions about leading people, managing a business and what it takes to be successful for Lendio. Ty also shares his passion for small business every week on Forbes.com. Follow on G+
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Access or demand? What’s really stopping Main Street from recovering

Last week, Andy Peters of American Banker wrote that Regional Bankers predict weak loan demand for the rest of the year. Although that may be… more...
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Small business lending still struggling?

It doesn’t appear that the recession is what caused the small business lending slowdown. It appears the decline in flow of money to Main Street… more...
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If employees aren’t a good cultural fit—Fire ’em!

It’s considered chic to say culture is important to your organization, but is it really? Not too long ago I stumbled upon a brief video… more...
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Getting a Small Business Loan Could Cost You—Information

Last month the Treasury Department and the Small Business Administration held their Capital Access Summit. The biggest take-away for small business owners looking for a… more...
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Online doesn’t necessarily mean impersonal

Times are changing for community banks, the places small business borrowers traditionally go for a small business loan. An article shared with me by Lendio… more...
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People make mistakes—Get over it

Several years ago I had an employee who made a decision I wouldn’t have made that cost me a lot of money. Nevertheless, he made… more...
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You’re not as good at multitasking as you think (PART II)

You’re not as good at multitasking as you think (PART II)

I’ve been reading studies like this for several years now. What once was considered a strength to tout on a resume or in a job… more...
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You’re not as good at multitasking as you think (PART I)

You’re not as good at multitasking as you think (PART I)

Despite what some people believe, it might not be a good idea to tout your multitasking prowess. According to the preponderance of the evidence, you’d… more...
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Young companies without a strong credit history still have options

One of my best friends is a CPA. He teaches accounting to small business bookkeepers all over the country. I’ve even been through his course… more...
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