Businesses all over the nation have been getting a lot of attention lately. Politically, there are a lot of questions regarding changes in policy and the health of the economy that strongly influence whether or not small businesses can keep their doors open. It can be difficult to remember that businesses of all sizes are still a community and so they sometimes reach out to help each other out.

In Boston, theybve been pairing large corporate CEOs with small businesses and upstarts for bspeed coachingb sessions. In fact, since 2009 when the economy was in the midst of a recession, bigger businesses like Goldman Sachs, Starbucks, Staples, and more have been contributing to keep giving small entrepreneurs a chance.

American Express also encourages people to participate in Small Business Saturday after Thanksgiving to help people remember how important it is to invest in their local business owners. Read more about this and what businesses are doing to support their community on The New York Times.

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