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As a small business owner, who you choose to hire can make or break your business and creating a hiring process will save you time, money, and possibly your reputation. For this podcast I interviewed Valencia McDuffy, Sr. Human Resources Manager at DHL to see what advice she has for small business owners looking to hire...
It seems like every few months one major business magazine or another publishes a list of what characteristics a person must have to become an entrepreneur. Some attributes I agree with, some I don’t, so I decided to make my own list! These five characteristics have helped me immensely in my own entrepreneurial quest: The...
Lessons from Cuba #5: Find the Problem, Offer the Solution   One tried and true way to stay in business is to offer a solution to a problem. It may be a problem your consumer is aware of, or one they don’t even know they have. In Cuba, I saw so many innovative ideas used...
Lessons from Cuba #4: Relationships Matter If you’ve ever been to Cuba, you know and understand (at least I hope) that community and family are very important pieces of Cuban culture. ¬†People work together to help each other survive. In business, whether you have a business partner or external support, you are working in a...