When it Seems the Odds are Against You

Carmen Jordan

~by Carmen Jordan~ It happens to most of us at some point; when it seems the odds are against you. For me this happened in 2008. I was laid off from work, recently divorced, had no savings, and was searching for employment. I had a desire to start a business, with no money or credit, …

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How to Increase The Money In Your Pocket

Increase the Money in Your Pocket

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ One of the simplest rules of business is that if you want to increase the money in your pocket, you have to follow a simple rule – increase sales or decrease expenses. It’s that easy. Or is it? Is it like dieting, where you need to eat less, and exercise more? …

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Entrepreneur Interview – Kisha Johnson McRae

Kisha Johnson McRae

Kisha Johnson McRae, a wife and mother of two daughters and one son, is the Owner/Founder of Stiletto Queen Transformations (SQT). She started her personal development, solution-based coaching practice to empower women, ages 18 to 55, to create a new normal despite chronic adversities such as lupus and low self-esteem. Interview Q & A 1. …

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Steps to Incorporate a Family Business

Family Business

~by Donya Zimmerman~ The most valuable step to starting a family business is to ensure protection from lawsuits and loss of personal assets. So you’ll want to incorporate your business. Here are some steps and considerations when incorporating a small business with your local governmental agency: Formation Documentation: The formation documentation to incorporate a business …

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Understanding Why You Are Addicted to Busyness

~by Rebecca Schaeffer~ In technologically wired society, multitasking has become an expectation, but we’ve taken this Puritanical work ethic to an extreme, to the point that busyness has become a seeming hallmark of success! In our previous Leadership Girl post on being Addicted to Busyness, we explored the first step toward tackling your Addiction to Busyness – …

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Why You Need to Know Your Business Financials

Courtney Barbee

~by Courtney Barbee~ What you don’t know can hurt you. You need to know your business financials – inside and out. Imagine that you are about to embark on a long road trip. (For the sake of this thought experiment, assume you’re living in the Triangle.)  You have always wanted to see the Grand Canyon, …

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Tips for Driving Traffic to Your Website

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~by Haley Gray~ Driving traffic to your website and getting in front of more people is the best way to raise visibility of your company, product or service. It’s the holy grail for a lot of business owners – getting in front of more people to get more business.  To get more traffic, there are …

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Entrepreneur Interview – Donna Ghanney

Donna Ghanney

Donna Ghanney is a Certified Professional Life Coach, Leadership Trainer, Author, Talk Show Host, and Motivational Speaker. She is the CEO of Kingdom Empowerment, Inc. (Radio, Magazine and Training Academy), Jewelry4AQueen (Jewelry Collection), and BRIA 100% Natural Whipped Shea Butter Cream. . Interview Q & A 1. What is your business/Business Name?  What does your …

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How to Properly Incorporate a Family Business

Protect your assets in your family business

~by Donya Zimmerman~ When starting a family business, you’ll need to determine the best way to incorporate it so you can protect your assets. By incorporating the family business with the proper governmental agency, you’ll ensure that the business is protected, and the business assets and personal assets are protected. With this type of protection, …

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Addicted to Busyness? Just Say No.

Addicted to Busyness

~by Rebecca Schaeffer~ In our faced paced, 24×7 culture, Addicted to Busyness Syndrome (ATBS) has become an unspoken epidemic, most commonly among women. Women, especially those of us in business for ourselves, are expected to have it all – to be successful entrepreneurs, to raise a family, maintain a beautiful home, keep a robust social …

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