Take Advantage of the American Dream Business Loan Today

July 28th, 2011

Although, there is still much talk about the lack of access to capital for small business owners, there may be a silver lining.
For those of you who are a food, beverage, or hospitality small business owner and is seeking capital to grow your business, today may be your lucky day!
Samuel Adams and ACCION USA have [...]

Have You Mastered Time or Has It Mastered You?

July 21st, 2011

Are you so busy with your personal and professional life that you feel like you are burning the candle at both ends?
I think it is the story of our life these days! In a matter of seven days, I have been on two business trips and one weekend trip. In the grand scheme of things, [...]

8 Tips on How to Buy a Business

July 8th, 2011

Have you ever thought about buying an existing business such as a franchise or a viable business from another business owner instead of creating one?
A very close family member of mine is buying a business. We discussed the necessary steps that are part of the due diligence process especially when there are investors involved.
I asked [...]

The Decoding of the Successful Entrepreneur – Here’s the Secret Formula

June 15th, 2011

Did you hear about the report that was conducted by Ernst & Young, Nature vs. Nurture? Decoding the DNA of the entrepreneur, that looked at the “makeup” of successful entrepreneurs. Good information!
I am definitely in agreement with the report that there is a wide perception that entrepreneurs make a lot of money and live this [...]

Five Steps to Defining and Having the Success You Envision

May 18th, 2011

I had the opportunity to speak at a Women’s Entrepreneurial event this past Friday on work/life balance and entrepreneurship. I literally had five minutes to deliver my message so I knew it needed to be impactful and devoid of “fluff.”
I thought to myself, what can I say to the participants that can help them move [...]