Gut instincts and judgment calls are among the most valuable pieces of knowledge. Typically, that is developed over years, or decades, of work in a focused area, such as education, healthcare, law enforcement or finance.
When most people get in their car at the end of the day, it’s almost second nature to pull up a mapping device to find the best way home, check traffic and get an estimated time of arrival. What may seem simple could be seen as a luxury to areas all over the world where the location of buildings, roads and entire villages are left in the dark.
The second annual Microbusiness Support Colloquium presented by Northern Trust brought together 20 micro-entrepreneur support organizations from 12 states to Goizueta Business School to discuss data, leading practices and new collective efforts that will help more microbusiness start, grow and succeed in underserved communities.