Seth Godin on the importance of typefaces. (Please read, comic sans users.)
Planning helps reduce the stress of running a business, Colleen Debaise writes at the WSJ.
The number of business school students interested in social enterprise is rising dramatically, Duke University Fuqua School Dean Blair Sheppard tells McKinsey Quarterly. (H/t Small Business Labs)
Small business loan balances are still dropping at the nation’s biggest banks, Catherine Clifford reports at CNNMoney.
Anita Campbell of Small Business Trends looks at a pair of seemingly conflicting studies on whether recessions affect the rate at which people start businesses.
VC Dispatch has a neat interactive timeline of the last decade in venture capital and startups. A decade ago Pets.com was burning cash on Superbowl ads…