Category: Entrepreneurship & Small Business

Entrepreneur Interview – Jordan C Lofton

Jordan Lofton After completing her Bachelor’s in Business Management from the University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Jordan began her career in consulting.  Starting with one of the Big 4 IT Consulting firms, Jordan quickly found herself engaged in the firm’s two largest Telecommunications, Media, and Entertainment projects.  During her time in the Big…
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Do You Want to be an Entrepreneur?

Do you want to be an entrepreneur?  Do you want to start your own business?  Have you thought about it?  What kind of idea do you have for a business?  Here are some things to think about prior to stepping out on your own, to decide if maybe it is a good idea. 5 Questions…
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The Value of People

Most businesses that have grown past the point of having a single employee have been built with the people who work for the company.  Some people will have a positive effect on the corporate or company culture, and others will have a negative effect.   But every person will have an effect on the company.…
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Doing What It Takes

One of the most important lessons in entrepreneurship is learning to do whatever it takes to get the job done.  That can mean doing research on something you’ve never done before, or rolling up your sleeves and just wading in, even if you have no idea what you’re doing.  A few examples of this have…
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Remembering Dad And A Year Of Changes

One year ago, today, my father died.  It was one of those moments in my life that wasn’t exactly unexpected, but it was also one of the most difficult.  It was also one of the biggest turning points in my life.  So many things have changed in the last year, despite losing my dad.  I…
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Teams Are Stronger

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ How many times have you just done something because it was faster to do it than to rely on someone else? How many times, because you could do it better, or you didn’t feel like communicating with someone else or dealing with them? Would you believe me that good teams are…
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Do What You Love

I’ve heard it said over and over again that if you do what you love, it will seem right, and that you’ll do better in your career.  I think that it’s important to note that you are going to spend a large percentage of your waking hours working.  If that career or work is something that…
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YAB- Yet Another Business

My friends who know me very well know that I own several businesses, not just the two I talk about here the most.  I actually also own a real-estate investment business as well as a couple of other, smaller businesses/holding companies in addition to Extension of You Home Care, and the Care Patrol of the…
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We Need Your Help

I’m sure that you’ve heard the statistics that every day 10,000 people are turning 65.  This means that there are incredible demands for quality, consistent caregiver services.  We did our work, and obtained our companion care license, but remain unable to provide hands on care to our clients, due to a ban on new hands-on…
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5 Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

There are so many common mistakes that entrepreneurs make that it’s possible to write several books on the topic.  In fact, it would be like shooting fish in a barrel to name a bunch of the most commonly made mistakes.  In fact, I’ve made a few of these in my career, and will share them…
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