self-growth

Put the Unique Power of Focus to Work for You

2021-04-19T18:34:28-04:00

Pivot to Your Purpose . . . Put the Unique Power of Focus to Work for You Right on the heels of launching your own business comes the equally formidable task of running your own business. And that takes focus. With so many things competing for your attention and limited hands on deck, it is [...]

Put the Unique Power of Focus to Work for You2021-04-19T18:34:28-04:00

Taking Care of Business Means Taking Care of You

2021-04-12T02:22:11-04:00

Pivot to Your Purpose . . . Taking Care of Business Means Taking Care of You As a leader and entrepreneur, you are famous for your can-do attitude. In fact, you may even be famous for your can-do-everything attitude. Whether you’re a one-man or one-woman show, or growing at a pace where you can’t secure [...]

Taking Care of Business Means Taking Care of You2021-04-12T02:22:11-04:00

Motivation is an Inside Job

2021-04-05T16:41:55-04:00

Pivot to Your Purpose . . . Motivation is an Inside Job The victories and challenges of growing your own business can feel like riding a roller coaster. Blips in sales, investment or employee turnover that can easily be absorbed in a larger organization can bring a small start-up to a halt. But one of [...]

Motivation is an Inside Job2021-04-05T16:41:55-04:00

How and When to Ask for Help

2021-03-30T10:48:02-04:00

Celebrate Women’s History Month . . . How and When to Ask for Help We have a tendency to lionize entrepreneurs as larger-than-life characters with exceptional talent, nerves of steel and perfect instincts whose success is all their own making. While founders do possess an innovative spirit and the courage to get behind their ideas, [...]

How and When to Ask for Help2021-03-30T10:48:02-04:00

Beat Back Self-Doubt and Stake Your Claim

2021-03-22T22:41:10-04:00

Celebrate Women’s History Month . . . Beat Back Self-Doubt and Stake Your Claim Every entrepreneur needs an unwavering belief in her own ideas and capacity. When others invariably question whether your business concept has legs, or if you are the right person to carry it to fruition, you have to dig deep and know [...]

Beat Back Self-Doubt and Stake Your Claim2021-03-22T22:41:10-04:00

Overcome the One and “Lonely”

2021-03-16T00:22:56-04:00

Celebrate Women’s History Month . . . Overcome the One and “Lonely” At some point in their careers, most women experience being an “only” — the only woman on a project team, in a senior leadership role, pitching investors or heading a startup. It can lead to lot of paradoxical feelings; being both ignored and [...]

Overcome the One and “Lonely”2021-03-16T00:22:56-04:00

Q&A: Cole Banks, Founder of Sisters Traveling Solo

2021-02-19T11:04:39-05:00

BHM Founders Features: Cole Banks, Founder of Sisters Traveling Solo Monica Motivates was created by founder Monica McCoy to help women, Black and Latinx, and underrepresented founders gain critical access to capital and successfully launch their dreams. Throughout February, in honor of the spirit of Black History Month, we’ve featured founders who are making [...]

Q&A: Cole Banks, Founder of Sisters Traveling Solo2021-02-19T11:04:39-05:00

Q&A: Angela Hawkins, Founder of Bamblu, a sleep company

2021-02-19T11:36:25-05:00

BHM Founders Features: Angela Hawkins, Founder of Bamblu February signals the start of a month of celebration and reflection on the many contributions Black Americans have made to the United States and the world. Indeed, the man credited as the visionary for this annual celebration, Carter G. Woodson, hoped to educate young black people [...]

Q&A: Angela Hawkins, Founder of Bamblu, a sleep company2021-02-19T11:36:25-05:00

Q&A: Lisa Bailey, Founder of FeaturesFirst Auto

2021-02-19T11:37:07-05:00

BHM Founders Features: Lisa Bailey, Founder of FeatureFirst Auto February signals the start of a month of celebration and reflection on the many contributions Black Americans have made to the United States and the world. Indeed, the man credited as the visionary for this annual celebration, Carter G. Woodson, hoped to educate young black [...]

Q&A: Lisa Bailey, Founder of FeaturesFirst Auto2021-02-19T11:37:07-05:00

THIRD ANNUAL GLOBAL SUPPLIER DIVERSITY CONFERENCE TEACHES FOUNDERS HOW TO PIVOT BUSINESS STRATEGIES AMIDST COVID-19 PANDEMIC

2020-10-20T23:26:13-04:00

Keynote Addresses from Top Executives and Entrepreneurs from Jordan Brand, BBVA Compass, Turner Construction, and Survey Monkey Over 50 percent of small businesses face immediate or near-term risk of shuttering permanently due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent analysis from the Brookings Institution. Minority-owned businesses are at an [...]

THIRD ANNUAL GLOBAL SUPPLIER DIVERSITY CONFERENCE TEACHES FOUNDERS HOW TO PIVOT BUSINESS STRATEGIES AMIDST COVID-19 PANDEMIC2020-10-20T23:26:13-04:00
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