Tag: business ownership

Women Over 40: 10 Steps to Starting a Business Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, and establishing as a legal entity. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage the process of starting your own business. Your business plan is your roadmap to success....
10 Business Tips to Give Your Start-up a Boost Before you jump into entrepreneurship, there are certain things you’ll want to know in order to succeed. Here is just a summary of some of those important things you must consider before embarking on the brave journey of entrepreneurship. Granted, you’ll need...
PRICING:  ARE YOU PRICING LIKE A….. CONSUMER OR A BUSINESS OWNER? One of the major obstacles we face in growing our businesses is learning HOW to ACCURATELY PRICE our product or service to make a PROFIT!  There are several factors involved in making our pricing decisions. Some factors are logical and some...
6 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your Business For every successful business, there are just as many unsuccessful ones that started at the same time, in the same industry and with about the same capital as the successful ones. Why then did some succeed even when the playing field was...
Being in business is one thing; staying in business is something else entirely. Staying in business will be determined by how much money you bring in, how much of that you actually get to keep, and how well you manage it. At the end of the day, business is about "MONEY"....
Licensed realtor and young adult mentor Shaquanna Wilson has released a new book titled From Debt to Deeds Planner, which offers readers a cost-effective, easy-to-follow tool for creating a budget, fixing credit, and understanding the process of purchasing and paying off a home. The book also reveals surprising racial disparities among...
Many people work long and hard to get access to the right opportunity. The right opportunity can lead you in the right direction, and get you closer to your goals. So why then do people pass up opportunities in hopes that, like a bus, another will come along?  I...
Are You Making Money? Being in business is one thing; staying in business is something else entirely. Staying in business will be determined by how much money you bring in, how much you actually get to keep, and how well you manage it. At the end of the day, business is...
Do you know what information is on your desk? Do you have documents that should have been answered, hidden somewhere under a pile?  Generally, you’ll find yourself with a messy desk because you have no system in place.  Here are some tips to overcome the barrage of papers covering your...
What’s a Girl to Do? I have been working from home for almost 30 years. I considered it a movement a long time ago; backed by all of the studies which indicated that African-American women were one of the fastest-growing groups of entrepreneurs. Fast forward to the 2020 Coronavirus self-distancing dilemma...
Start paying closer attention to the people who are doing the things that you want to do. A friend and I were having a conversation about people not following their dreams. She said  today there is really no excuse for people not doing the things that they really want to...
By Denise Turney Speaking in public is an effective way to grow your career or your business. For entrepreneurs, the right presentation can create enthusiasm in listeners that generates word-of-mouth buzz about you, your products and/or services. You will build trust in listeners if you deliver your message with confidence....
Learn. Grow. Connect. A Conference for Women in Business Saturday, November 3, 8:30am-1pm A half-day conference at Chatham's Eden Hall Campus in Gibsonia, PA for women to move their businesses forward, with sessions focusing on growing your market, HR, exit strategies, CRM/EOP/POS software, and cybersecurity. Register before October 30 to take...
Dionna Rojas-Orta CEO & Cultural Awareness Trainer Safe Space Communications   How many years have you been in your industry? I have been in the Human Service field for 24 years.  My experience included working in the earlier years as a paraprofessional at the Western PA School for Blind Children then shifting into the...