conferences

It’s time to celebrate! October is the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)’s National Women’s Small Business Month—a way to acknowledge the tremendous trajectory of women owning businesses, taking control of their financial futures and packing economic power. A recent SBA article stated, “Thirty years ago, some state laws prevented women from getting a business loan without having a male relative co-sign for it. That changed in 1988 with the passage of a federal bill known...

Women: Power in the House

I took my place at an empty table in the hope other business people would populate its seats after exiting the bountiful buffet line. The reason for our collective attendance to the recent Department of Defense Northeast Regional Council conference was to have a 15-minute audience with a federal government agency, or a prime enterprise that may be offering subcontracting opportunities to small- and medium-sized businesses—in order that they may fulfill supplier diversity quotas. (Twirling...

Making Connections Through Conferences, Content Marketing and…Spam?

We’ve all done it at some point in our adult lives—veered off in the wrong direction in either personal or business matters. Whether you’re reassessing a relationship, developing a marketing strategy for your company, or searching for a job, it’s wise to be aware of your passion and stay aligned with it. The work you do with your heart at the core will be the most gratifying and likely lead you to prosperity. At this...

(Re)Connect with Your Passion to Stay on the Right Path