Running a small business or start-up requires much constant action, including strategizing, analyzing data, marketing and consistent learning, just to name a few. Entrepreneurs frequently account for these components of growing a business, but overlook one crucial element that impacts their organization’s day-to-day functioning: listening to their gut.
There’s a correlation between reading and achievement which begins when you’re a little kid. In fact, researchers consistently find that children who read well do better in school. It’s also an activity which lights up your brain and enhances your vocabulary, cognition, and ability to pay attention. If that sounds right to you, and if pushing yourself to the next level is something you’re always […]
Being a stay-at-home parent is someone who stays home to raise her children and manage the household. She or he could be highly educated; however, they’ve left a job to stay home to raise children and plans on returning to the workforce once the children are older. Being a stay-at-home parent used to mean that you had to choose between your career […]
Limited start-up capital, mentorship, support networks, and access to credit and business loans continue to put African-American entrepreneurs at a disadvantage from the start. Research conducted by Prosperity Now places a human face on the numbers. Black-owned businesses nationally average only $58,000 in annual revenue compared to $546,000 for white-owned businesses. This one statistic illustrates the very real problems confronting African-American entrepreneurs when they try to […]