The Mad Men start a business

By Karen Axelton Photo by Carin Baer; Courtesy For business owners who—like three of the four partners in our ...
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Have you checked your credit report lately?

By Karen Axelton I recently spoke with a small-business owner who was telling me how she launched her business a ...
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The accidental entrepreneur

By Karen Axelton Ever since I moved to the Long Beach, California, area years ago, I’ve heard about the gondola ...
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Sometimes it pays to think small

By Rieva Lesonsky If you’re like most entrepreneurs I know, you love to think big. Sure, you may be a ...
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Close to my heart

By Maria Valdez Haubrich One of the reasons my partners and I decided to start a business was the freedom ...
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Help where it counts

By Rieva Lesonsky Since October is Women’s Small Business Month, I can’t think of a more fitting time for the ...
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Mark Your Calendars!

By Maria Valdez Haubrich Wednesday, October 14, 1:00 p.m. (ET), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Dun & Bradstreet ...
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That cheap location may be no bargain

By Karen Axelton You know the old saying about how in real estate, there are three things that matter: location, ...
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Listen and learn (I did)

By Rieva Lesonsky I spoke recently at the Grow Smart Biz Conference sponsored by Network Solutions—and boy, did I learn ...
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The shadow

By Maria Valdez Haubrich The NAWBO-LA speaker series I attended last week was called Women of Influence, but perhaps it ...
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Inspiring woman: Jane Wurwand, founder of Dermalogica

By Maria Valdez Haubrich When I heard Jane Wurwand, founder and CEO of Dermologica, was going to be one of ...
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Inspiring women

By Maria Valdez Haubrich “Stay true to yourself and ask for help!” “Leadership should be inspiring and motivating.” “I’ve been ...
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