Our Contributors

Learn more about our panel of small business experts.

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Rieva Lesonsky

Rieva Lesonsky is an award-winning business journalist who had covered small byusinesses and entrepreneurship for over 30 years. She was the long-time editorial director at Entrepreneur magazine.

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James Monroe

Jim Monroe is an author, business leader, and marketing and product strategist. He is passionate about helping young managers be successful by avoiding common mistakes. His latest book on management is, “Don’t Be a Jerk Manager:The Down & Dirty Guide to Management.”

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Brian Moran

Brian Moran is an entrepreneur, podcaster, and small business consultant. He is the creator and co-host of the podcasts “Bricks or Sticks,” and “Small Business Edge.” His career includes management positions at The Wall Street Journal, Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur, and Success Magazine.

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Steven D. Strauss

Steve Straus is often called, “the country’s leading small business expert.” A best-selling author and USA Today’s small business columnist, Steve is a thought leader, global speaker, spokesperson, content creator, and author of 18 books.