Employees First

One6Three the Pizza Joint has a kind of crazy notion. It is not a universally accepted business model, but after working in the restaurant world for their entire lives, the owners know this one wild idea to be true: If the workers aren’t happy, then no one is happy. This sounds so basic, but we … More Employees First

The Big Dreams, Big Risks, and Big Effort of a Small Business

Risk and Reward In 2015, small businesses in Connecticut employed almost half of the private workforce. And while Connecticut still falls in the middle of the pack in terms of unemployment rates in the country (we rank 23rd with a 4.4 unemployment rate), it is easy to imagine how much worse that ranking would be … More The Big Dreams, Big Risks, and Big Effort of a Small Business