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Are you creating an experience that matters?

Restaurant Week has become an annual event that continues to gain momentum across the country.  Cities typically position it in January, shortly after the Holidays to help bolster what is historically a slow period for the restaurant industry.  In addition to satisfying taste buds, the event also serves as a fundraiser for local non-profits.   For […]

Consider ‘3 Words’ Instead of a Resolution this year…

It’s likely you’ve already heard or read a lot about goal setting and resolutions in the last couple of weeks. They are the go to topic for the end of the year and for good reason… almost everyone will give some thought to how they would like things to be different next year. And a […]

Ecommerce Resources for Entry-Level Entrepreneurs

This is a guest post from Gloria Martinez (see bio at the end) – thanks Gloria… Starting your own ecommerce business can be a great way to make your debut as an entrepreneur. Ecommerce typically carries very little risk, and when it pays off, it can do so on an impressive scale. Plus, due to […]

Business Lessons from “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Next year will mark the 75th anniversary of what’s become a holiday classic. It’s a Wonderful Life is the story of George Bailey, a middle-aged man who in spite of working tirelessly in his family business experiences a calamity of events right before Christmas, that causes him to wish he would have never been born. […]

Is it Time to Bring your Small Business Online?

This is a guest post from Jori Hamilton, see her bio at the end of the article. Thanks Jori! There is no doubt the digital landscape offers benefits for small businesses. There are tools to positively impact productivity and efficiency. The online marketplace can open you up to a global audience of consumers. Yet, small […]

Is your Family Culture helping you win?

How would you describe your business environment? Is it professional and corporate? Is it warm and friendly? Is it a family? Or maybe you don’t really have a consistent environment and it depends on who’s around that day… I know lots of business owners who pride themselves on treating their employees like family (which often […]