Tag: entrepreneurship

My Care Patrol of The Triangle Venture

As part of my Entrepreneurship and Innovation Concentration at Duke, I put together a business plan for a new, and different home care business.  One thing I discovered when doing my research for the concentration is a company called Care Patrol.  They are a national franchise, and we were quickly intrigued.  Care Patrol has many…
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What 7 Wildly Successful People Wish They Knew When They Were Younger

Maybe you’re having a hard time right out of college. Maybe you’re unsure of where you’re headed or what you want to do once there. Maybe you’re just stuck. You know what? It’s OK. Even some of the most successful people in the world haven’t always known what they wanted. Just ask Tina Seelig, author…
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Bring Up a Business

Right now, we are in the process of bringing up a business or two.  Next Wednesday, we will sit for our state survey for Extension of You Home Care.  After we pass our survey, we will be able to start accepting clients.  It is wildly exciting, and scary at the same time.  We are looking…
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Challenge- Support Your Local Businesses

I have a challenge for everyone who reads this blog:  Support your local businesses, especially the small ones.  I make a point of bringing business to local businesses for a variety of reasons.    As we start gearing up for the holidays for this year, why not buy local gifts?  Support your local small businesses!…
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5 Tips to Teach Kids Life Skills

I’m really big on teaching my kids life skills.  Right now, I have a 15 year old who’s currently visiting friends in Germany.  She flew there by herself, and is taking trains between cities by herself.  My 12 year old is learning to fill out forms for various activities that she wants to participate in.…
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