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Take Stock and Share Results with a September Reboot

2021-09-09T09:11:47-04:00

Take Stock and Share Results with a September Reboot As vacations come to a close, kids go back to school and workplaces return to more typical routines, September can often feel like a second chance at the start of a new year. Such transitions provide a feeling of “then” and “now” that make them a [...]

Take Stock and Share Results with a September Reboot2021-09-09T09:11:47-04:00

What Corporate America Wants and Needs from Diverse Suppliers Like You

2021-09-03T13:06:27-04:00

What Corporate America Wants and Needs from Diverse Suppliers Like You The trendline for spending by Fortune 500 companies with smaller, diverse suppliers is definitely heading up. The Billion Dollar Roundtable, created in 2001 to recognize corporations with at least $1 billion in spending with women- and minority-owned suppliers, has increased its total diverse supplier [...]

What Corporate America Wants and Needs from Diverse Suppliers Like You2021-09-03T13:06:27-04:00

Q&A: Caroline Reed

2021-09-07T19:47:15-04:00

Founders Feature Q&A: Caroline Reed, Founder and CEO, CREED Consulting Services 1. In a few sentences tell us a little about your business -- the clients you serve and the services you provide. We are a boutique full-service advertising operations consultancy. We help advertisers execute marketing campaigns on time and budget without compromising the quality [...]

Q&A: Caroline Reed2021-09-07T19:47:15-04:00

Present Your Business With Professionalism to Build Corporate Contacts

2021-08-30T23:51:57-04:00

Present Your Business With Professionalism to Build Corporate Contacts Landing a large client is an important growth step for many start-ups and can provide a satisfying sense (financially and psychologically) that both you and your business have “arrived.” Small companies that supply large corporations tend to experience significant revenue and job growth. In their survey [...]

Present Your Business With Professionalism to Build Corporate Contacts2021-08-30T23:51:57-04:00

When to Trust Your Gut and When to Second-Guess Yourself

2021-08-17T00:22:17-04:00

When to Trust Your Gut and When to Second-Guess Yourself Successful entrepreneurs are often credited with incredible instincts that enable them to capture opportunities others miss. It’s true, you likely have a keen business sense and well-honed professional intuition that help you make decisions more quickly. But your “intuition” is likely the result of accumulated [...]

When to Trust Your Gut and When to Second-Guess Yourself2021-08-17T00:22:17-04:00

Pivot Purposefully Launches to Change Women’s Lives

2021-08-10T00:10:20-04:00

Pivot Purposefully Launches to Change Women’s Lives Pivot Purposefully is our just-launched non-profit arm of Monica Motivates focused on providing holistic, engaging and high-impact entrepreneurship education for formerly incarcerated women. Our goal is to help them become business owners. With four years of successful entrepreneurship under our own belts, we did not want to wait [...]

Pivot Purposefully Launches to Change Women’s Lives2021-08-10T00:10:20-04:00

Q&A: Tobi Brown

2021-08-10T00:33:23-04:00

Founders Feature Q&A: Tobi Brown, Founder of Curated Brilliance® 1. In a few sentences tell us a little about your business -- the clients you serve and the services you provide. Curated Brilliance® is a high-touch consultancy that supports entrepreneurs, event producers, and influencers.  We partner with our clients to create impactful marketing and [...]

Q&A: Tobi Brown2021-08-10T00:33:23-04:00

A Great Reason Not to Pretend You Have All the Answers

2021-08-02T20:17:51-04:00

A Great Reason Not to Pretend You Have All the Answers It can feel frightening to admit shortcomings and share vulnerabilities in a professional setting. But leaders who emphasize transparency, honesty and a genuine assessment of their own strengths and weaknesses not only engage in more constructive workplace behaviors themselves, but inspire them in those [...]

A Great Reason Not to Pretend You Have All the Answers2021-08-02T20:17:51-04:00

Forget Chasing and Start Stretching to Achieve More of What You Want

2021-07-19T23:16:54-04:00

Forget Chasing and Start Stretching to Achieve More of What You Want More money, bigger budgets and ever-increasing resources are what most people want for themselves and their businesses, but what if working with less and learning to leverage what you already have is a better way to stimulate innovation that drives success? Struggle and [...]

Forget Chasing and Start Stretching to Achieve More of What You Want2021-07-19T23:16:54-04:00

Take a Step (Stroll or Meander) to More Creative Thinking

2021-07-06T09:46:47-04:00

Take a Step (Stroll or Meander) to More Creative Thinking Nearly every day, you are called on to figure out new ways to outsmart the competition, grow your business or breakthrough a tricky workplace challenge. That process of coming up with novel ideas can be a messy, long, iterative procedure where one thing leads to [...]

Take a Step (Stroll or Meander) to More Creative Thinking2021-07-06T09:46:47-04:00
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