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Valerie Jarrett

Overtime Pay Gives Working Families a Boost

Valerie Jarrett | May 19, 2016 | Politics
Overtime protections are a fundamental part of being a worker in America. If an employer asks you to put in extra hours at work, your employer should pay you extra, too, regardless of whether you receive an hourly wage or a salary.
Kimberly E. Stone

Q&A With Edward Rhodes: Crowdfunding vs. Delaware

Kimberly E. Stone | May 15, 2016 | Business
The biggest challenge with respect to raising capital online is making your project stand out from the pack.
Lucinda Watrous

4 Small Business Lending Options for Women

Lucinda Watrous | May 16, 2016 | Business
Beyond using credit cards, personal savings, retirement accounts, and reaching out to friends and family, there are many ways to get the capital you need to run your business.
Ahmad Raza

Image vs. Substance in Your Self-Made Journey

Ahmad Raza | May 15, 2016 | Business
Whether it's driving a clunker, or couch surfing instead of renting your own place, the necessities of making the entrepreneur lifestyle work can look like failure from the outside. But the bridge to success is built with sacrifice; personal and financial.
David Finkel

21 Business Controls to Help You Let Go of More (and Worry Less)

David Finkel | May 4, 2016 | Business
In this article I wanted to go into greater detail about "business controls" by giving you a list of 21 concrete examples of business controls. Read through the list. It will give you a clear grasp of what controls are and how they fit into the plan of scaling your company.
Alex Pirouz

The Difference Between Business Failure and Success

Alex Pirouz | May 3, 2016 | Business
When I look back at my career, there are a number of things that have contributed to both my success and failure, one of those is setting up my businesses to be legally sound and protected.
Linda Coles

Leaving a Legacy

Linda Coles | May 2, 2016 | Impact
Every year some 150,000 to 300,000 businesses owned at least in part by Boomers have owners that hit retirement age. Together they employ millions of Americans. Like many other retiring Boomers, we worried A Child's Place might be downsized by a new owner or have to close.
Neal Samudre

5 Ways Minimalism Helped Me Build a Profitable Online Business

Neal Samudre | May 1, 2016 | Business
I chased every lead to market my business online. I didn't know where to put a majority of my efforts. And I spread myself thin because I was driven to make this work. After months of trying and failing, I finally hit a turning point that made my business profitable.
Marie-Sophie Vaucher Rais

Good Night, Children: Sleep a Nonnegotiable Issue

Marie-Sophie Vaucher Rais | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
For my pajamas I choose the softest, lightweight cottons, and if possible made with organic fabrics. Pajamas for children have to be comfortable, and keep the body temperature uniform throughout the night.
Pauline Paquin

Can You Make Money as an Airbnb Host?

Pauline Paquin | April 29, 2016 | Business
You hear a lot about people making money by renting out rooms on AirBnB, but what really goes into being a great host? Here is how I run a small AirBnB guest house in Guatemala.
Apryl Beverly

How to Work the Heck Out of Networking Events like PeriCON

Apryl Beverly | April 26, 2016 | Business
A conference or any other marketing/networking strategy is only as good as how you leverage the opportunity.
Sandra Guynes

5 Secrets to a Successful Business with a Baby at Home

Sandra Guynes | April 22, 2016 | Business
Maybe I was experiencing some crazy postpartum psychosis, because when my daughter turned three months I decided to take my coaching business online. I literally worked with my baby in one arm and my laptop in the other. A decision and journey I'm so thankful I started on.
Camilla Webster

Million Dollar Startup Dreams Coming True at Brooklyn CoLab-Factory

Camilla Webster | April 21, 2016 | Small Business
What will be the next startup to arrive, the next lesson to be learned in the neighborhood as important to New York's own business history as the city itself? I don't know yet. I can't wait to find out.
Erin Zimmerman

Content Repurposing Tips for the Small Biz Owner

Erin Zimmerman | April 19, 2016 | Business
Many businesses that have traditionally served in-person (health coaching, personal training, tax services, etc.) are rapidly moving towards a primarily online presence. Doing so cuts down on many costs, such as rent, gas, and other commodities that in-person services necessitate.
Alexis Shaak

What I Learned in My First Year as a Young Entrepreneur

Alexis Shaak | April 15, 2016 | Business
At age 22, I quit my (not-so-awesome) design job, moved to a new town, with 3k to my name and created TwinFin Media. Which let me add, at the time was just a name, a blank website, three people, no business plan, no clients, and a huge risk! 
Ariel Rule

How to Create a Logo for Your Startup When You're Bootstrapped

Ariel Rule | April 13, 2016 | Business
Most savvy business owners are aware of a simple truth: It takes money to make money. When you're bootstrapping your startup, every penny counts.
Madelaine D'Angelo

Arthena Spotlight: The Clarion List

Madelaine D'Angelo | April 12, 2016 | Arts
We interviewed Co-Founders Jessica Paindiris and Gaia Banovich on their art service directory, The Clarion List. Read about what makes their platform unique and their advice for other female entrepreneurs. Tell us about The Clarion List and...
Charmaine Belonio

Top 4 Reasons Hiring a Professional Photographer for Your Wedding Is the Best Decision You Can Make

Charmaine Belonio | April 11, 2016 | Weddings
Professionals photograph weddings for a living, so you can be assured that they'll strive to give you the best results to make you satisfied and recommend them to your friends and family members. It's a motivation that your friend with a good camera won't have.
Neil Patel

How to Eliminate Friction and Boost Sales on Your Ecommerce Site

Neil Patel | March 24, 2016 | Business
Why do many e-commerce sellers experience unseasonal plateaus or a dramatic decline in sales? There is a wide variety of reasons, but in my experience, there is a broad and prevailing concept that accounts for this situation: friction.
Lillian D. Singh

Where Is the Diversity? Florida Government Spending Bypasses Minority Businesses

Lillian D. Singh | March 24, 2016 | Black Voices
Gender and racial bias -- intentional or not -- in the process of awarding contracts in construction, architecture, engineering and professional services is a major hindrance to small business growth for minority- and women-owned companies.
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