Entrepreneur Interview – Debbie Jacobs

Debbie Jacobs is a positivity mindset Transformational Life Coach whose emphasis is on success and happiness. She’s been a certified workshop leader, and is currently pursuing certification from the Napoleon Hill Foundation. Debbie studies the many principles of universal law and teaches alignment as fundamental happiness practices. She also developed the “My Inner Voice” app for her training program. Entrepreneur Interview Q & A 1. What is your business/Business Name? What does your business do? My business is a coaching program called Empowering with Positivity. We focus on gaining control of the mind – taking the mind off autopilot and

Working Mom Interview – Rachel Withers

A busy Mom of two boys, Rachel Withers blogs about Fitness, Faith and Family at FitTriangleMom.com. A North Carolina native, she likes to share local activities happening in the Triangle region. When she’s not playing with her kids, she enjoys writing, reading, running, and date nights with her husband. Interview Q & A: 1. Do you stay at home, work at home, or work outside the home? I stay at home with my kids and blog part-time at FitTriangleMom.com 2. How many kids do you have?  2 boys, ages 3 & 6. 3. What’s your go-to dinner during the week?

Working Mom Interview – Rachel Brenke

Rachel Brenke is an author, photographer, lawyer and business consultant for photographers and bloggers. She currently helps creative industry and blogging professionals all over the world initiate, strategize and implement strategic business and marketing plans through various mediums of consulting resources and legal direction. Interview Q & A 1. Do you stay at home, work at home, or work-outside the home? I manage several businesses of my own. Some of that is done in my home, but some of it requires I go to our studio. 2. How many kids do you have?  Five: Three boys and two girls. 3. What’s

How Can I Find a Lawyer for My Business?

How Can I Find a Lawyer for My Business?

If you are starting a business or you recently took over one, you may be looking to fill a number of positions, including important contractors. While you may not always think about having a lawyer, it is important to have someone to watch your back legally. A business without a legal relationship is likely to end up in an emergency situation where they need help, but don’t have the time to find the best help possible. When searching for a business lawyer, here are a few things you should do. Keep Your Needs in Mind Before you go about searching

3 Ways Business Owners Protect Themselves from Life’s Catastrophes

Running a business is a juggling act. You must keep all the balls in the air, so your business does not fold. These balls include costs, clients, expenses, family, your health, taxes, and a host of other small and large issues. Chances are, if you are a business owner, then you are an expert at managing the multiple lever of your business. To keep these balls in the air, business owners must be prepared to hedge against unforeseen circumstances. If you want your company to survive, beware of “black swan events” or a black swan for short. What is a

10 Red Flags That Mean Your Employees Are Experiencing Burnout

10 Red Flags That Mean Your Employees Are Experiencing Burnout

A ReliaStar Life Insurance Company survey reported that 4 out of every 10 employees suffer from work stress. While some stress serves as a positive motivator, a constant state of anxiety can create employee burnout. “Employee burnout syndrome” has global impact. So, what are the symptoms of burnout and what can companies do to alleviate this problem? Increased absenteeism As absenteeism increases, the operation of the business suffers. Companies can combat this apathy by empowering employees and showing them that their presence makes a difference. Decreased productivity When employees lack energy and enthusiasm, their productivity suffers. Managers need to open

How Can I Get the Funds to Start My Own Business?

How Can I Get the Funds to Start My Own Business?

Starting a business is a risk, but it brings with it great rewards. The first step towards starting a business is the hardest, though, because it requires a decent amount of money, which tends to be in short supply, especially if this is your first business. Fortunately, there are several possible sources of funding for starting a business. Below are the three categories into which most outside funding sources tend to fall. Informal Loans A significant number of businesses get their start through informal loans. Whether the money comes from a friend or a family member, this type of loan

Entrepreneur Interview – Susan-Jane Rome

As the owner of Rome Bodies, Susan-Jane Rome helps women gain personal and financial freedom. She focuses strongly on the importance of mindset and spirituality… Empowerment to uplift women, and the planet. Entrepreneur Interview Q & A   1. What is your business/Business Name? What does your business do? Rome Bodies, LLC. I focus on success and personal and financial freedom for women. Empowering women to make changes and do what they want, whether it’s body, mind, career, or relationships. It’s about self-empowering women. 2. Why did you get into this field? What opportunities did you see? When I started,

Entrepreneur Interview – Alla Petcheniouk

Alla Petcheniouk was born in Russia and grew up in Germany, then moved to the U.S. in 2010. She moved to NY in 2012 after a divorce, and began her spiritual journey. This is the point at which she considers her life to have truly started. . Entrepreneur Interview Q & A   1. What is your business/Business Name? What does your business do? Alla Loves is the name of my business. I’m a soul whisperer and spiritual guide. Currently I’m coaching clients 1:1, and I’m working on a meditation guide. I always said I’d never have a big program,

Entrepreneur Interview – Felicia Goldwire

Felicia Goldwire is the owner of Deluxe Virtual Assistance.  Her company provides social media management, email marketing and administrative support to busy business owners.  In her free time, you can find her cruising the highways and byways on her 2015 Harley Davidson Street Glide. Entrepreneur Interview Q & A   1. What is your business/Business Name?  What does your business do? I’m the proud owner of a virtual assistant business called Deluxe Virtual Assistance. I help busy business owners with their social media management, email marketing and administrative needs so they can focus on growing and sustaining their businesses. 2. Why