Do you need a business plan? Most business owners assume this is an automatic yes. Earlier this year, the Women CEO Project hosted a virtual summit and one of the speakers said something that totally shocked me. She said entrepreneurs should ditch the idea of a business plan.… Continue
This week is just me! I share my thoughts on the the upcoming Thanksgiving season…from a marketer’s perspective of course! I’ll say this, Costco just got a new member behind a corporate-wide decision they made!
Then I share some of the cool things coming up on ShopTalk beginning in December.… Continue
Small business owners! You are going to love today’s podcast! Denise Betts-Moore is my special guest and she knows her stuff when it comes to funding small businesses and even nonprofits! However one of my most treasured takeaways from our time together has nothing to do with money.… Continue
I see blog posts, Twitter and Facebook updates that would have many believe that you can start a business on a shoestring budget and yes you could start a business on such a budget. Especially if you’re a real do-it-your-selfer. I did and know lots of people who start in this way.… Continue
It’s the story of the entrepreneur/business owner who has been burned by another business owner and has since vowed to work independently henceforth now and forever more.… Continue
A pretty famous guy wrote a best selling book and sold like a gazillion copies. In it he said that entrepreneurs didn’t need things like personal assistants and that he was getting along just fine without them. I have two words for this.… Continue
Los Angeles is just as I remembered.
The weather was absolutely gorgeous.
The beaches and the Pacific welcomed me back home. I breathed in the salt air, felt the wind on my face and I exhaled.
I did notice the city had less graffiti and there was one other thing I noticed.… Continue
During the 1990s, telecommuting was a growing concept but didn’t really infiltrate the business community as many of us had hoped. Even today if you peruse the classified section on Craigslist, employers looking for freelancers insist that the work be completed on site.… Continue