Finding success as first time entrepreneur and first time mother, guest post by Nkese Applewhite
Finding success as first time entrepreneur and first time mother, guest post by Nkese Applewhite
/ July 23, 2014 1 COMMENTS
GUEST POST: Nkese Applewhite, founder of Oshun Designs, LLC, has at least one thing ...
Does Your Startup Need A Corporate Secretary?
Does Your Startup Need A Corporate Secretary?
/ July 16, 2014 0 COMMENTS
In my last post, I gave you a guide to keeping your corporate (or LLC) “veil” from being “pierced.”  That’s colorful terminology for a rather fundamental question:  What do you need to ...
How To Build The Personal Brand You Want
How To Build The Personal Brand You Want
/ July 10, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Whether you know it or not, you already have a personal brand. What you do and say, how you spend your time, who you associate with – all make up your personal brand. In the age ...
3 Bold and Brave Challenges for Entrepreneurs by Sue Stockdale
3 Bold and Brave Challenges for Entrepreneurs by Sue Stockdale
/ July 1, 2014 0 COMMENTS
I recently attended the Dell Women Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) conference in Austin, Texas. The theme was being Bold and Brave, which was illustrated by the great mix of speakers and ...
5 ways to make it easy to do business with you by Sue Stockdale
5 ways to make it easy to do business with you by Sue Stockdale
/ May 24, 2014 0 COMMENTS
You know how it goes. Your friend tells you about this great product or service that you must buy, and then you try to make contact with the provider and it just becomes too difficult.  ...
3 Successful Women Entrepreneurs Tell What They Were Wrong About by Heather Lambie
3 Successful Women Entrepreneurs Tell What They Were Wrong About by Heather Lambie
/ May 10, 2014 0 COMMENTS
We’ve all made personal or professional missteps at one time or another. It’s unavoidable. The important part is to learn from them. In times of uncertainty, the journalist in me ...
Blogging: Use Your Personal Story As Competitive Advantage
Blogging: Use Your Personal Story As Competitive Advantage
/ April 27, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Thinking of starting a blog but not sure how you will fit in and compete with the thousands of existing blogs in your topic area? You already have a secret weapon, a competitive ...
How to start a successful blog (part 2 of 3)
How to start a successful blog (part 2 of 3)
/ April 10, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Are you wondering where to blog? What to blog? How often? How to promote your blog? And how to make time for it all?  If yes, read on; this three-blog-series will give you realistic ...
How to start a successful blog (part 1 of 3)
How to start a successful blog (part 1 of 3)
/ March 27, 2014 0 COMMENTS
This is the first post in the 3 part series “How to start a successful blog” by Natascha Thomson. Are you wondering where to blog? What to blog? How often? How to promote ...
Entrepreneurs Find Mentors In Unlikely Places
/ March 20, 2014 0 COMMENTS
As an entrepreneur, when you hear the word “mentor” do you associate that with someone who is climbing the corporate ladder? Since I live in both the corporate world and the ...
Entrepreneurs and Startups: How To Protect Personal Assets
Entrepreneurs and Startups: How To Protect Personal Assets
/ March 16, 2014 0 COMMENTS
In my previous blogs I stated that a principal reason to use an LLC or corporation is to screen your personal assets from the debts and obligations (contracts and “slip and fall” ...
Long Term Career Planning: Step 2 – Assess if you have the right mentor
/ March 6, 2014 1 COMMENTS
My last post covered what a mentor is and why you need one if you want to quickly move forward in achieving your long term goals.  This week we’ll talk about how to continually assess ...
Woman Under Construction
Woman Under Construction
/ February 27, 2014 0 COMMENTS
When I met with Heather Boggini about the possibility of writing for PSDNetwork, I was giddy with excitement. No matter the title on my business card over the years (and there have been ...
9 Habits Of Personal Excellence
9 Habits Of Personal Excellence
/ February 24, 2014 0 COMMENTS
“Put on your own oxygen mask before helping others.” If you find you devote little time and energy to your well being you are not alone! Many of us prioritize work, family ...
3 Steps To Write Your Life’s Next Chapter
3 Steps To Write Your Life’s Next Chapter
/ February 20, 2014 0 COMMENTS
As a writer, I tend to look back on my life experiences as chapters.  There was the college chapter, the first job, followed by the first career move chapter. Things inevitably happen ...
Where and how to create your LLC or Incorporate your startup
/ February 16, 2014 0 COMMENTS
OK, so you are leaving the earliest stages of your business and it’s time to create a legal entity that protects you more than a sole proprietorship or partnership. In a prior blog I ...
Long Term Career Planning: step 1 – find a great mentor
Long Term Career Planning: step 1 – find a great mentor
/ February 6, 2014 0 COMMENTS
When you look forward at your vision for success in the future, most likely you have short term and long term goals.  These goals may be a title, it may be a level of income that will ...
Letter From The Founders: February 2014
Letter From The Founders: February 2014
/ February 4, 2014 2 COMMENTS
Greetings! I am a sponge.  Give me a good book and I will dive right in.  I love books that challenge my construction of meaning, my value system, and how I work.  If I didn’t already ...
How to legally structure your startup: part 2 of 2
How to legally structure your startup: part 2 of 2
/ February 2, 2014 0 COMMENTS
In my last post we covered how to legally structure a startup that is very early stage. In this post I will cover the legal structure of a startup that is beyond very early stage. The ...
Use Social Media To Recruit Top Talent
Use Social Media To Recruit Top Talent
/ January 30, 2014 1 COMMENTS
If you have been trying to hire employees, chances are that you have at least considered using social media to find the right candidates. There is ample proof that social media can help ...
Develop Your Personal Vision Statement
Develop Your Personal Vision Statement
/ January 26, 2014 2 COMMENTS
You may think that vision statements are only for organizations. Not so! Creating a personal vision statement is one of the most important things you can do to propel yourself towards ...