Archives for Entrepreneurship

The Valley Experience for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners

By Stephanie Mitchell Hughes The Valley Experience for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Life is rarely one mountain top experience after another. Over the course of my life I have experienced the mountain top more than a few times. However, I have spent many more seasons lodged between mountains immersed in a valley experiences.   What is a valley experience? A valley experience is a transient period of adversity often sparked by a crisis or life shift. It is often a catalyst for growth and progress. Within the valley experience are the lessons that I must learn to navigate my next chapter.
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Bias, Transparency, Accountability: Recognizing the Ingredients of “Old Boy” Networks

  By Ronald Harris Parker Bias, Transparency, Accountability: Recognizing the Ingredients of  “Old Boy” Networks A granddaughter recently joined our family and my wife quilted a wall hanging for her with a phrase from Dr. Seuss, which read, “Oh the places she will go!”  My first comment after seeing the quilt was, “I love the quilt but I don’t know whether she will ever have the opportunity to go the places she could go.” My skepticism comes from the fact that frequently in today’s workplace women are evaluated on performance and men on potential. Men are more comfortable hiring, mentoring and
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19th Annual “Top 500 Privately-held Owned Businesses in America” Awards Program Announced

Quantise Rodgers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12/18/18 | OMNIKAL | 203.255.8966 | Quantise @omnikal.com OMNIKAL 19th Annual “Top 500 Privately-held Owned Businesses in America” Program Announced: Register at OMNIKAL.com     Southport, CT:  OMNIKAL.com, the Nation’s largest inclusive business organization built to empower all entrepreneurs and corporations, will be conducting its 19th annual “Top 500 Privately-held Owned Businesses” in the United States survey. The research allows entrepreneurs to be identified and honored for their business achievements on a national and regional basis. Over the course of the year, the selection committee for the “Top Businesses in America” awards carefully evaluates the eligibility
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19th Annual “Top 500 Veteran Owned Businesses in America” Awards Program Announced

Quantise Rodgers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12/18/18 | OMNIKAL | 203.255.8966 | Quantise @omnikal.com OMNIKAL 19th Annual “Top 500 Veteran Owned Businesses in America” Program Announced: Register at OMNIKAL.com     Southport, CT:  OMNIKAL.com, the Nation’s largest inclusive business organization built to empower all entrepreneurs and corporations, will be conducting its 19th annual “Top 500 Veteran Owned Businesses” in the United States survey. The research allows entrepreneurs to be identified and honored for their business achievements on a national and regional basis. Over the course of the year, the selection committee for the “Top Businesses in America” awards carefully evaluates the eligibility
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19th Annual “Top 500 Emerging Businesses in America” Awards Program Announced

Quantise Rodgers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12/18/18 | OMNIKAL | 203.255.8966 | Quantise @omnikal.com OMNIKAL 19th Annual “Top 500 Emerging  Businesses in America” Program Announced: Register at OMNIKAL.com     Southport, CT:  OMNIKAL.com, the Nation’s largest inclusive business organization built to empower all entrepreneurs and corporations, will be conducting its 19th annual “Top 500 Emerging Businesses” in the United States survey. The research allows entrepreneurs to be identified and honored for their business achievements on a national and regional basis. Over the course of the year, the selection committee for the “Top Businesses in America” awards carefully evaluates the eligibility for all
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