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Street business, Ty makes small business best practices, tips and advice accessible by weaving personal experiences, historical references and other anecdotes into relevant discussions about leading people, managing a business and what it takes to be successful for Lendio.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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Those closest to the work know it best

Recently, I was listening to Morning Edition on NPR and discovered a very interesting interview Steve Inskeep had with urban scholar and editor at the… more...
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Are you always on? How’s that working out for you?

Late last night a friend of mine posted on Facebook, “I love these thirteen-hour days.” I could relate. Over the course of the last thirty-plus… more...
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Don’t be part of the 10 percent

It wasn’t too many years ago that a business owner looking for a loan didn’t have many options. He or she would visit their local… more...
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Three Things I learned from Abraham Lincoln

I’m a big fan of Abraham Lincoln. Needless to say, I’ve seen the movie “Lincoln” with Daniel Day Lewis in the title role, but that’s… more...
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4 Smart Ways to Leverage Twitter for Your Small Business

Last week I was speaking with a small business owner who asked me if I really thought Twitter or Facebook was a worthwhile investment in… more...
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Think Big—But Not Too Big: 3 Tips for Setting Goals You’ll Actually Achieve

Think Big—But Not Too Big: 3 Tips for Setting Goals You’ll Actually Achieve

I have a couple of major personal and professional goals that I’m working towards this year. When I came across Gell Browning’s article this morning,… more...
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4 Secrets to Create “Regulars” Out of Regular Customers

Ty KiiselRepeat customers are the lifeblood of small business. I don’t think it matters if you own a local restaurant or a hardware store –… more...
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